MMW 14

Winter Quarter

Revolution, Industry and Empire (4 credits)

This course examines the great changes in European society occurring from the late Seventeenth Century to the time of the Russian Revolution and considers the impact of those changes on the non-Western world. Topics include absolutist states and the Enlightenment, the French and American revolutions, industrialization, the rise of nationalism and the nation-state, mass politics, Western imperialism, and the colonial experience. Developments in non-Western countries during this period will be examined from their own internal perspectives. Prerequisites: completion of MMW 12 or MMW 2; and completion of MMW 13 or 3; open to Eleanor Roosevelt College students only. Students may not receive credit for both MMW 14 and MMW 5. Must be taken for a letter grade to meet the requirement.