Prerequisite: HIST 263 or permission of the instructor. (Offered every 3 years/4 credits)
A study of Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from the French Revolution through the two World Wars to the age of the European Union. The course examines the political, economic, social, and cultural aspects of the modern European experience. Events, ideas, individuals, and institutions of particular concern include the rise of nationalism, socialism and communism, humanitarianism, imperialism, democracy, and the labor movement.