Courses: Statecraft and Selfhood in Early Modern Europe (HISTH227A01)
This course examines the political, social, and cultural responses to the perceived crisis of authority that followed the Reformation era in Europe. The crisis in faith was accompanied by innovations in all areas of human life from political thought and science to art and literature. Topics include the emergence of the royal state, absolutism and constitutionalism, protest and rebellion, religion and popular culture, court society, and Baroque aesthetics.
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or above.
Fulfills: SO III
Haverford, Hall 106