Course: HIST 456. Modern France (3)

Over the last five hundred years, France has transformed itself from a medieval kingdom into a modern state. Explore how the French Revolution and Napoleon broke radically with the past and helped usher in the modern world. Investigate how the French have struggled with issues of identity and diversity from the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre, through the Dreyfus Affair, to modern-day Islamophobia. Better understand how industrialization, imperialism, and war continue to shape France in the twenty-first century.

Fall-2024 - Schedule of Classes

HIST 456

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