State and Society in Early Modern Europe HIST 321 (4)
Examines major themes and developments in the political and social history of early modern Europe (1500-1789). Will consider various forces (e.g. religious, cultural, economic, military) that contributed to or challenged the strengthening of state power. While the focus of the course will usually be comparative in nature, it may on occasion also emphasize one particular state. Prerequisite: 45 units, including six units of lower division history.