HIS 364 / FRE 374 / ECS 364 (HA)

France and its Empire from the Renaissance to Napoleon, 1500-1815

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A survey of France and its colonial empire during centuries in which this country dominated the Western world. Major topics include the sixteenth-century Wars of Religion, the absolute monarchy, colonization and slavery in North American and the Caribbean, the Enlightenment, eighteenth-century social and cultural change, the French Revolution and the Terror, the Haitian Revolution, and the Napoleonic empire.

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