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HIST 222 Emergence of Western Europe

Europe from the Renaissance to the early Enlightenment. The first half of the course concentrates on the Renaissance, the second half on the foundations of modern Europe. The emphasis in the second half is on the interrelationship of socioeconomic change, the new European political order, and the intellectual revolution of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. [SS]