HSTR 339B

A Social History of Enlightenment in Europe, 1680-1789

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 383B

Examines the social, economic, legal and cultural developments that fostered Enlightenment in Europe in the period c. 1680-1789. Topics include: the emergence of the public sphere; the coffee house as a site for Enlightenment; the Enlightenment as a function of urbanization; the relations between Enlightenment and the consumer revolution of the eighteenth century; the role of print in the dissemination of Enlightened ideas and values.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 339B, HIST 383, HIST 383B.

Recommendation(s):

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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