2012-2013 Catalog 
    
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 129 CM - London and Paris in the 19th Century

A seminar comparing how these two great urban centers experienced the tremendous social upheavals of the 19th and early 20th century. How did the developments of capitalism, revolution, war, urbanization, modernity, and alienation play themselves out in London and Paris between the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the end of the First World War? We will examine historical texts, maps, economic and demographic data, art, architecture, novels, poetry, popular culture, detective stories, photography, and early film.

Offered: Every other year

Credit: 1

Course Number: HIST129 CM