HIS341Y1: Germany Among the Global Empires 1840-2010

Hours: 
48L

This course places Germany's long national history in a transnational and global context, exploring its place among the global empires of Britain, Russia, France and the United States from the mid-seventeenth century to the present. Events of the German nation-state's political, social and cultural developments are analyzed through a framework focused on both military expansion and the development of the world economy after 1700. Particular attention is paid to the interplay between strategies for a global expansion and transformations in national culture, looking atGermany in the world and the world in Germany.

Prerequisite: 

Two HIS courses from the following: HIS102Y/103Y/107Y/109Y/241H/242H/243H/244H/EUR200Y/HIS250Y/271Y

Recommended Preparation: 

HIS102Y/109Y/241H/242H

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Society and its Institutions (3)