HIST 107 Western Civilization II introduces students to major themes and problems in Western society from the rise of absolutism in the early 18th century to the aftermath of World War Two. As part of this, students will gain an understanding of the origins and impact of the French and Industrial revolutions, the rise of the nation state in the 19th century, and the origins and effects of World War One including the Russian Revolution, the Great Depression, and the rise of authoritarian regimes in the 1930s. By the conclusion of the course, students will be able to view World War Two from an historical perspective.
Western Civilization II
English Studies 12 or equivalent with a minimum of 60%