2021-22 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Jan 25, 2022  
2021-22 Pomona College Catalog
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HIST071 PO - Modern Europe Since 1789

When Offered: Each spring.
Instructor(s): P. Chu
Credit: 1

This course offers an introduction to the political and social history of Europe since the French Revolution, focusing on the themes of revolution, modernity, totalitarianism, and globalization. We examine liberal and nationalist challenges to absolutism; industrialization and imperialism; great power competition and World War I; fascism and communism; World War II and the Cold War; and decolonization and European integration. While tracing pan-European developments, we pay attention to the diversity of experiences within Europe as well as Europe’s relationship with the wider world..
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3



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