Hp207 Western Civilization II:The Renaissance Through the Present 4 credits
As a continuation of the introductory course, Hp206, Western Civilization II will further investigate Western culture. The primary focus of this study will be the growth of the modern state. Topics for discussion may include the rise of nations like Great Britain and France, the Age of “Discovery,” the Reformation and Imperialism. The use of warfare as a facet of foreign policy may also be covered. Students will spend a great deal of time analyzing and separating historical data from historical mythology.