HIS341Y1: Germany Among the Global Empires 1840-2010


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 at Germany in the world and the world in Germany.


Two HIS courses from the following: HIS102Y1/​HIS103Y1/​HIS107Y1/​HIS109Y1/​HIS241H1/​HIS242H1/​HIS243H1/​HIS244H1/​EUR200Y1/​HIS250Y1/​HIS271Y1

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Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Society and its Institutions (3)