Apr 17, 2024  
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HIST 135 - Worlds of Enlightenment

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
Traces the “revolution of the mind” which occurred in late 17th- and 18th-century Europe, the social networks that generated and supported it, and the links between Enlightenment thinkers and contemporary rulers such as Frederick the Great of Prussia and the Russian empress Catherine the Great. Starting in the reign of Louis XIV, the course explores religion, science, race and slavery, gender, encounters with the non-European world, international trade and diplomacy, government and revolution.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
(Formerly Intellectual History of Europe, Reformation to Enlightenment.)





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