Courses: Topics in Mod European History-Surveillance in European Hist (HISTB319001)

Spring 2012

Class Number: 1715
This is a topics course. Course content varies.
Div: I or III; Haverford: Social Science (SO)
Current topic description: What does a history of Big Brother look
like? What are the historical origins of state surveillance in
Europe? How and why has it changed over time? Ranging from the
medieval to the modern era, this course will attempt to answer these
questions by studying the production of social categories, medieval
and early modern inquisitions, the emergence of the police, the
invention of the passport, and surveillance regimes in modern
dictatorships and democracies.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1715 Div: I or III; ; SO


History (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, DAL212E

Meeting Times

TH 1:00pm-3:30pm