Apr 20, 2021  
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

HTY 405 - Early Modern Europe: The Age of Reform


A survey of the cultural, religious, social, economic and political history of Europe from 1300 to the end of the period of religious wars.  Emphasis on the cultural rebirth following upon the recovery of the art, literature and philosophy of cultural antiquity; on the Reformation and Counter-Reformation as marking the end of the “closed,” relatively homogeneous world of Medieval Christendom and an entrance into a more open universe of spiritual and intellectual possibilities; and on the economic, social and technological transformations that made possible and were in turn accelerated by the expansion of European societies into Africa, Asia and the Americas.

General Education Requirements: Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives, Western Cultural Tradition and Writing Intensive

Prerequisites: Three Credits of History or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3