Early Modern/East Central European History

History 280B.001

Spring 2007
Instructor: 
Frick
Location: 
204 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
Th 2-5
CCN: 
3975
Units: 
Units

The course will examine topics in the history of early modern (East) Central Europe. The main areas of interest will be the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the Czech lands, and the Holy Roman Empire. The topics will include: confessional and national identities, ecumenism, white magic and Rosicrucianism, witchcraft, Jews and Poles, Cossacks and religion, and the cities. We will read one book or collection of articles each week. Participants will be responsible for discussion and a 2- or 3-page response to the readings each week.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing; consent of instructor.

Notes: 

Also listed as Slavic 280.001