21H.241 France: Enlightenment and Revolution


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Explores the question of whether the French Enlightenment caused the French Revolution. Studies France prior to 1789, analyzes some of the most critically corrosive works of the French Enlightenment, and considers how ideas circulated through France and Europe in the eighteenth century. Examines the role of enlightened ideas in France during the revolutionary decade from 1789 to 1799.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.241 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by J. Ravel.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-253.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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