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Early Modern Europe & the Wider World - AS.100.103

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 1 - August 2 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

This survey course examines the history of Europe from the early sixteenth to the late eighteenth centuries. Topics to be examined include the Reformations and religious wars, curiosity, contact and conquest of non-European lands, the rise of modern bureaucratic states, the emergence of popular sovereignty as a political criterion, the new science, as well as expanding literacy and consumption.

This course is scheduled to run Tuesday and Thursday between 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
Humanities
Department
History
Instructor
Loiselle, Kenneth

Error and Chaos in Military History - AS.100.141

Pre-College students & Undergraduate students July 1 - August 2 Homewood Campus
3 Credits Status: Open Save this Course View Saved Courses

What does the aphorism that “war is hell” mean in practical terms? The course will serve as a deconstructive introduction to military history, overviewing soldiers’ and generals’ experiences of historically significant military disasters. Students will also be guided through the creation of a research paper on a conflict of their own choosing.

This course is scheduled to run Monday and Wednesday between 1 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.

Duration
5 weeks
Area of Study
Humanities
Department
History
Instructor
Bentov, Achinoam

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