War and Society Prior to 1700

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Examines the development of warfare and its role and impact on society until the formation of the European nation-state, starting from the earliest written records. Main themes include: Christian and non-Christian views of war; technology of war; the role of war in early societies; attempts to control warfare; intellectual concepts of war; the tactics and strategy of war.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 383A, HIST 393 (if taken in the same topic).

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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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