Lecture 9: French and Other Absolutisms 
Lecture 9: French and Other Absolutisms
by UC Berkeley / Thomas W. Laqueur
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Date Added: December 7, 2010

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This course is an introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central questions that it addresses are how and why Europe--a small, relatively poor, and politically fragmented place-- became the motor of globalization and a world civilization in its own right. Put differently how did "western" become an adjective that, for better and often for worse, stands in place of "modern".


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