HIST 144

Modern Europe, 1700-2004: From Absolutism to EU Enlargement

This survey of European political and diplomatic history covers the development of the absolutist state to the 2004 enlargement of the European Union. Though focusing on political history, it delves into European developments in economics, industrialization, social Darwinism, nationalism, Marxism, imperialism, fascism, communism, decolonization, genocide, and the welfare state. V.1

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