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Problems in French History: Problems in the History of France and its Empire, 1650-1962

HIS 551

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This course provides students with a introduction to the advanced, graduate study of the history of France and its overseas empire between the 'grand siècle' of Louis XIV through the foundation of the Fifth Republic and the independence of Algeria. Readings focus on recent historiography, with the aim of introducing students to some of the most exciting and innovative recent work in the subject, and to a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches. A reading knowledge of French is helpful, but is not required.
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Section S01