HIS384H1: The Baltic Sea Region from the Vikings to the Age of Nationalisms

Hours: 
24L

This course traces political, cultural and socio-economic developments in North-Eastern Europe, the Baltic Sea region, from the Viking Age to the end of the 19th century. Topics include the crusades, the Hanseatic League and trade, the Reformation, the struggle for hegemony between the Swedish and Russian empires, the Enlightenment, national movements, and industrialization.

Prerequisite: 

9.0 FCE including 1.0 FCE in HIS courses

Recommended Preparation: 

A course in European History

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)