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EHIS 211 Kings and Philosophers: Europe 1648-1789
This course looks at Europe during the age of Absolute monarchy and the Enlightenment, with a special focus on eighteenth-century politics, government, culture and society against the backdrop of overseas expansion and globalization. The course will also focus on the radical Enlightenment, the development of a "public sphere" and the roles of reading, gossip, and caricature in shaping pre-revolutionary politics and society. (LA)
Prerequisite: SoS or 3 s.h. 100-level HIST course.
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