Europe, Renaissance to the French Revolution

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 140A, part of 140

Explores the major social, political, cultural and economic developments from 1450 to 1800 which together created the basic shape of modern Europe. Key themes include: artistic, literary and scientific challenges to the status quo; religious conflict and warfare; contact with the "New World"; politics and the emergence of the nation-state; and the lives of everyday people, both commoner and elite.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 240A, HIST 140, HIST 140A, HIST 240.


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

Summer Fall Spring

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