This course will examine the history of revolutionary ideas in nineteenth century Europe. It will explore some of the major revolutionary theories (such as socialism, conservatism, Darwinism, and feminism) and their application to events, such as the Napoleonic era, industrialization, the development of the modern state, and the 1848 Revolutions. As well, the impact on society, colonization, and the international tensions that loomed over the end of the century will be explored through the lens of the various revolutionary ideas.
HIST 248 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.
Students who receive credit for HIST 103 cannot receive credit for HIST 248.