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Towards war and revolution: 19th century Europe - ARTS2273
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Campus: Kensington Campus
 
 
Career: Undergraduate
 
 
Units of Credit: 6
 
 
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
 
 
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
 
 
Enrolment Requirements:
 
 
Prerequisite: 30 units of credit at Level 1
 
 
Excluded: EURO2410, HIST2410, IRSH2410
 
 
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
 
   
 
Further Information: See Class Timetable
 
 
Available for General Education: Yes (more info)
 
  

Description

Subject Area: History
This course can also be studied in the following specialisation: European Studies



For better or for worse, nineteenth-century Europe shaped the modern world through the rise of industrial capitalism and the global conquest of colonial empires, turning European wars into world wars. This course focuses on the unique dynamism of nineteenth-century Europe but also its internal conflicts and contradictions which culminated in the bloodbath of the Great War and the eventual collapse of much of the old European order in revolution. This is a genuinely pan-European course, paying attention not only to England, France and Germany but also to the often neglected Mediterranean, East European, and Scandinavian "peripheries", and complements a focus on political developments with aspects of cultural and intellectual history.

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