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10.16 History

1100

Introduction to History

is an introduction to the study and writing of history which will emphasize the concepts of history through a thematic approach to the history of western civilization from ca. 1500 to ca. 1815. (Offered only at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.)

CR: History 1000

1101

Introduction to History

is an introduction to the study and writing of history which will emphasize the concepts of history through a combination of research and writing within a thematic approach to the history of western civilization from ca. 1815 to the present. (Offered only at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.) Students in their first year normally take History 1100 and History 1101

CR: History 1001

2035

History of Classical Greece

is survey of Greek history from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander the Great, with special reference to the social and political institutions of the fifth century B.C.

CR: Classics 2035, History/Classics 2030 since 1985-86 or the former History/Classics 3910

2040

History of Rome

is a survey of Roman history from the early monarchy to the reign of Constantine, with special reference to society and politics in the late Republic and early Empire.

CR: Classics 2040, History/Classics 3920

2100

Empires of the North Atlantic, 1500-1820

will examine European expansion across the Atlantic to North America, the attempt to take possession of that continent through commercial investment and colonies, and the way in which European colonies were transformed into new societies.

2120

The History of Canadian-American Relations, 1783 to the Present

is a survey of the major themes in the history of Canadian-American relations, from the American Revolution to the present. Emphasis will be placed on economic, social, political and cultural developments.

2200

Canadian History to Confederation, 1867

is a survey of Canadian History to Confederation, 1867.

2210

Canada Since 1867

is survey of Canadian History since Confederation.

2300

Introduction to Modern European History: 1500-1789

is an introduction to the main issues and problems in early modern European History with an emphasis on the political, social, economic and cultural developments from the sixteenth through the eighteenth century.

2310

Europe in the Nineteenth Century: 1789-1914

is a survey of the economic, social, political and cultural developments of Europe from 1789-1914.

2320

Medieval Europe to 1050

is a survey of the economic, social, political and cultural developments of the early Middle Ages.

CR: the former History 2030

2330

Medieval Europe, 1050 to the Reformation

is a survey of the economic, social, political and cultural developments of Europe in the high and late Middle Ages.

CR: the former History 2030

2500

The Twentieth Century I

is a study of the world-wide impact of the main events and developments in the age of global interdependence.

CR: the former History 3700

2700

Art History Survey I

is the history of art from pre-historic times to the Renaissance.

CR: Visual Arts 2700

2701

Art History Survey II

is the history of art from the Renaissance to the 20th century.

CR: Visual Arts 2701

3050

History of Warfare to 1789

is a survey of major developments in the history of warfare from the earliest times to 1789 with particular emphasis on changes in the nature and conduct of warfare, the evolution of military thinking, the organization of military and naval forces, the impact of technological change, the emergence of professionalism and the relationship between societies and armed forces.

3060

History of Modern Warfare since 1789

is an examination of those major developments which have affected the nature and conduct of warfare in the period since 1789, with particular emphasis on the evolution of military thinking, the impact of technology on organization and planning, the role of air power, the civil-military relationship, professionalism in the armed forces, and the changing nature of warfare: the emergence of total war, global war, guerilla warfare, and limited warfare.

3090

Alexander and the Macedonians

investigates the impact of the conquests of Alexander the Great and his Macedonian Successors on the political, social, cultural, intellectual, and religious world of the Mediterranean and Near East between Alexander’s accession in 336 and the battle of Ipsus in 301, when his vast empire was carved into Hellenistic kingdoms.

CR: Classics 3090

3110

History of Newfoundland to 1815

is the growth of settlement and the manner in which a `migratory' fishery carried on from England and Ireland changed into a `sedentary' fishery carried on by residents of Newfoundland.

3120

Modern Newfoundland Since 1815

is the establishment and development of political institutions, changes in economic structure and the growth of populations.

3135

France in the Americas: 1500-1815

investigates the French presence mainly in New France, but also Newfoundland, Florida, Louisiana, the Caribbean, Acadia, Ile Royale, and Brazil, from the earliest voyages of exploration to the Anglo-French struggle for North America. This topic will be studied within the greater framework of the transplantation of a European society onto a different continent, delving also into various subject themes such as French-aboriginal relations, politics, and government, women and gender, and society in France and New France.

3250

Migration History of North America

is a survey of migration to and within North America from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.

3320

Early Modern France, 1500-1789

is French History from 1500 to 1789, with a focus on such themes as the Renaissance, political and social change, gender history and the Enlightenment.

CO: 6 credit hours that have the initial digit '2'

PR: 6 credit hours that have the initial digit '2'

3440

History of the British Empire and Commonwealth since 1815

is the transition from British Empire to Commonwealth of Nations.

3445

Witchcraft and the Witch-Hunts in Early Modern Europe

is a history of witchcraft, demonology, and witch-hunts from 1400 to 1750, focusing on such themes as gender, the body and medical knowledge, religious dissidence, and popular culture.

3450

British History: 1485-1714

is the emergence of Britain under the Tudors and early Stuart monarchs.

3460

British History Since 1714

is British History from the accession of the Hanoverians to the welfare state.

3490

History of Ireland Since the Great Famine

is a survey of Irish history from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

CR: the former History 3470

3520

The Early Ethnohistory of North America's Native People

is the North American native response to early European contact and initial settlement. Particular attention will be paid to cultural change resulting from the adoption of European goods, participation in the fur trade, the introduction of European disease, and the adaptation to a permanent European presence.

CR: Anthropology 3520

3525

The Later Ethnohistory of North America's Native People

is Indian and Inuit cultural history of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries, including the fur trade, resistance and accommodation to European expansion, the emergence of revitalization movements, demographic changes, and population shifts. Special emphasis will be placed on the ethnohistory of the native peoples of what is now Canada and northern United States.

CR: Anthropology 3525

3700

Art History: The Italian Renaissance

is an overview of the art and architecture of Renaissance Italy with an emphasis upon the historical context in which art was produced.

CR: Visual Arts 3700

3701

Art History: The Renaissance Outside Italy

is the Renaissance outside Italy from the late Fourteenth century and the international style through the 16th century.

CR: Visual Arts 3701

3770

Women in Western Society and Culture (II)

are selected themes in the history of women in the modern period with a focus on cultural attitudes toward women, demographic trends affecting women, the impact of changing economic roles, and the development of feminism.

CR: the former History 3761

3840

Historical Methods

is an introduction to the methods and practices of history in the modern era. This course is compulsory for Honours students and recommended for Majors, including those intending to apply for graduate studies. For Historical Studies students at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College this course is required for all majors and minors.

CR: the former History 4801

PR: 12 credit hours in History including History 1100/1101 or permission of the instructor

4101

The Renaissance in Europe, 1400-1550

is a seminar on the Renaissance in Europe, particularly in Italy and northern Europe, focusing especially on its intellectual and cultural aspects but also the social and gender history of the topic.

CO: History 1100, 1101 and an additional 6 credit hours in History or permission of the instructor

PR: History 1100, 1101 and an additional 6 credit hours in History or permission of the instructor

4230

Special Topics in Newfoundland History I

are specialized studies in the History of Newfoundland.

4231

Special Topics in Newfoundland History II

are specialized studies in the History of Newfoundland.

CR: the former Political Science 4731

4254

Special Topics in Canadian History: A History of Social Welfare

is a study of the broad theme of the state and social welfare in Canada. It examines the origins of modern forms of social control as evidenced in the nineteenth century prison, the lunatic asylum, and the poorhouse. As well, it compares Canadian and British and American social welfare institutions and policies, and traces their historical evolution into the twentieth century.

4320

Special Topics in European History: The British Empire, 1688 to the Present

has a range of special topics.

4410-4430

Historical Problems

are specialized studies in historical problems.

4560-4570

Special Topics in Social and Intellectual History

are specialized studies in social and intellectual history.

4730

Art History: Modern Art I

is an examination of the cultural, social, and political forces which, from 1750 to 1850, were to have a major impact on modernity and later modern art.

CR: Visual Arts 4730

PR: 6 credit hours in art history or permission of the chair of the Visual Arts Program

4731

Art History: Modern Art II

is an examination of the various cultural and social forces between 1850 and 1914 which shaped the rise of the Modern movement.

CO: 6 credit hours in art history or permission of the chair of the Visual Arts Program

CR: Visual Arts 4731

PR: 6 credit hours in art history or permission of the chair of the Visual Arts Program

4821

Reading Course

(F and W)

is a directed reading course for Honours and selected students including those intending to apply for graduate studies. Readings will be taken from a list of significant works in History, the Humanities, and the Social Sciences.

PR: permission of the Program Chair

4950

Independent Project in Historical Studies

will have students complete an independent research project under the supervision of a faculty member or members. Topics must have the approval of the Program Chair of History.

PR: History 3840 and nine other History courses

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).