European Economic History

History 159B

Spring 2014
Instructor: 
Location: 
145 MOFFITT
Day & Time: 
TuTh 330-5P
CCN: 
39630
Units: 
4

This course surveys major trends in economic history of Europe from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the outbreak of World War I. It will focus on the spread of modern industry From Britain to continental Europe, North America, and Japan; the development of an integrated international economy, or “early globalization"; the gold standard; and the economic impact of imperialism and colonial empires.