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AUHIS104 World History: The West Course Page

Description: Introduction to understanding our world: aspects of European, North American, and Islamic history.

AUHIS105 World History: The East and the South Course Page

Description: Introduction to understanding our world: aspects of Asian, African, and Latin American history.

AUHIS121 Topics in Global History Course Page

Description: Selected topic in global history. Topics vary from year to year depending on instructor and student interest.

AUHIS190 The Historian's Craft: Research Skills and Tools Course Page

Description: Introduction to the skills and methods needed for the study of history. The course familiarizes students with the specialized vocabulary of the discipline. It guides students through all the steps necessary to write a research paper: the choice and delineation of a research topic, the elaboration of the thesis, the collection of data and the treatment of the information, the outline and the writing of the paper. Note: This course is only open to students with a major or a minor in History.

AUHIS201 European History I: Fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution Course Page

Description: Major themes in the development of European society from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West to the eve of the French Revolution.

AUHIS202 European History II: French Revolution to the Present Course Page

Description: Survey of the social, political, and military history of Europe from the French Revolution to the present. Topics include the causes and results of revolutions, strategy and diplomacy of the two World Wars, and the emergence of a new postwar Europe.

AUHIS207 History of the Roman Republic Course Page

Description: History of the Roman Republic from its beginnings to the Battle of Actium in 31 B.C. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 207 and AUCLA 223.

AUHIS208 History of the Roman Empire Course Page

Description: History of the Roman Empire from the time of Augustus to the fall of the West in the fifth century A.D. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 208 and AUCLA 224.

AUHIS212 Sport, Physical Activity, and the Body: Historical Perspectives Course Page

Description: Examination of major themes in the history of sport, physical activity, and the body. Beginning with the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, the course explores the social, cultural, political, philosophical, religious, and economic factors that have influenced sport, physical education, and attitudes toward the body in various time periods. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 212 and AUPED 262.

AUHIS243 British History since 1688 Course Page

Description: Introduction to the salient features of British history from 1688 to the present.

AUHIS250 United States History to 1865 Course Page

Description: Survey of the social, political, and military history of the United States from Colonial times to the Civil War. Topics include European settlement, the War of Independence, making a new country, westward expansion, slavery, and the disruption of the Union.

AUHIS251 United States History since 1865 Course Page

Description: Survey of the social, political, and military history of the United States from the Civil War to the present. Topics include Reconstruction, industrial and economic development, Indian wars, the Great Depression, World Wars and the Cold War, and early twenty-first century American exceptionalism.

AUHIS260 An Introduction to the Study of Canadian History to 1867 Course Page

Description: Canada's political, social and economic development from life before European Contact to Confederation. Lectures, assigned readings, films and discussions will provide factual background on Canadian history and stimulate critical thinking.

AUHIS261 An Introduction to the Study of Canadian History, 1867 to the Present Course Page

Description: Political, social, economic and cultural questions of Canada since 1867. Taking a thematic approach, lectures, assigned readings, films and discussions will provide factual background on Canadian history and stimulate critical thinking.

AUHIS262 History of Canadian Economic Development Course Page

Description: Survey of Canada's economic development from before Confederation until the present. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 262 and AUECO 251.

AUHIS271 The History of Women in Canadian Society Course Page

Description: History of Canadian women from the seventeenth century to the present, looking at how Canadian women were affected by, and how they contributed to, changes in Canadian society.

AUHIS312 The Modern Olympic Games Course Page

Description: Examination of the historical development of the modern Olympic Games. Topics include politics, nationalism, culture, commercialism, media, gender, race and identity. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 312 and AUPED 369.

AUHIS316 Europe in the Eighteenth Century Course Page

Description: Royal absolutism from Russia to France, the Enlightenment, and the French Revolution. Prerequisite: None, but AUHIS 201 and 202 would be useful.

AUHIS322 Nineteenth-Century Europe to 1849 Course Page

Description: Restoration, liberalism, nationalism, and revolution. Prerequisite: None, but AUHIS 202 would be useful.

AUHIS323 Nineteenth-Century Europe since 1849 Course Page

Description: Industrialization and modernization of continental Europe; origins of World War I. Prerequisite: None, but AUHIS 202 would be useful.

AUHIS325A Twentieth-Century Europe Course Page

Description: Social, economic, national, intellectual, and military development of Europe from World War I to the end of the twentieth century. Prerequisite: None, but AUHIS 202 would be useful. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 325 and 425.

AUHIS325B Twentieth-Century Europe Course Page

Description: Social, economic, national, intellectual, and military development of Europe from World War I to the end of the twentieth century. Prerequisite : None, but AUHIS 202 would be useful. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 325 and 425.

AUHIS328 Germany since Frederick the Great Course Page

Description: Survey of modern German history from Frederick the Great (1740) to the defeat of Hitler in 1945.

AUHIS329 Topics in the History and Culture of Southern France Course Page

Description: Aspects of the social, political and religious history, as well as the arts, architecture and literature of Southern France. All lectures and readings are in English. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 329 and AUFRE 307.

AUHIS337 History of the Soviet Union, 1917 to 1941 Course Page

Description: Historical survey of Soviet domestic and foreign policy from 1917 to 1941.

AUHIS338 History of the Soviet Union, 1941 to 1991 Course Page

Description: Historical survey of Soviet domestic and foreign policy from 1941 to 1991.

AUHIS356 History of the United States West Course Page

Description: Study of the western United States from the late eighteenth through the twentieth century. Special emphasis is given to the west's integration into the industrial and urban life of the nation. Prerequisite: AUHIS 251 or consent of the instructor.

AUHIS358 History of United States Foreign Relations to 1914 Course Page

Description: Survey of United States foreign relations from 1774 to 1914, the problems of winning and maintaining independence, a century of expansion at home and overseas, Civil War diplomacy, the emergence of the United States as a world power. Prerequisite: AUHIS 250 or consent of the instructor.

AUHIS359 History of United States Foreign Relations since 1914 Course Page

Description: Emphasis upon United States leadership in world affairs in the twentieth century, United States relations with the Far East and Latin America, the breakdown of neutrality in the two World Wars, the search for collective security. Prerequisite: AUHIS 251 or consent of the instructor.

AUHIS360 Selected Topics in Canadian History Course Page

Description: Seminar course which deals with selected topics in Canadian history. Topics vary from year to year. They are announced before registration. Subjects are selected from, but not limited to, politics, labour, education, ideas, family, the legal system, regional issues, ethnicity. Prerequisite: One of AUHIS 260, 261.

AUHIS361 Selected Topics in Canadian History Course Page

Description: Seminar course which deals with selected topics in Canadian history. Topics vary from year to year. They are announced before registration. Subjects are selected from, but not limited to, politics, labour, education, ideas, family, the legal system, regional issues, ethnicity. Prerequisite: One of AUHIS 260, 261.

AUHIS368 History of Sport in Canada Course Page

Description: Examination of the history of sport in Canadian society, from colonial times to the present. The course links developments in sport to wider changes in Canadian society and social relations. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 368 and AUPED 368.

AUHIS369 History of Canada's Aboriginal Peoples Course Page

Description: Examination of the history of Aboriginal Canada from the beginning of human occupation of what is now Canada to the present. Special attention is paid to the period after European contact, and to the relationship between Native peoples and the French, British, and Canadian governments. Prerequisite: One of AUHIS 260, 261, consent of the instructor.

AUHIS372 History of Quebec Course Page

Description: A general history of Quebec from the French Regime to the present-day. Lectures and tutorials will place particular emphasis on the development of French Canadian nationalism, and the relationship between Quebec and Canada. Prerequisite: AUHIS 260 or 261.

AUHIS375 Canadian Environmental History Course Page

Description: Historical examination of the dynamic interrelationships between the natural world and humans, with a focus on Canadian issues within a North American context. Topics and perspectives will include: Aboriginal peoples, colonization, fur trade, exploration, settlement, western agriculture, science, and the conservation movement. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 375, 475, AUENV 375, 475.

AUHIS401 Directed Reading I Course Page

Description: Intensive study of a specific area of history as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUHIS401A Directed Reading I Course Page

Description: Intensive study of a specific area of history as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUHIS401B Directed Reading I Course Page

Description: Intensive study of a specific area of history as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUHIS402 Directed Reading II Course Page

Description: Intensive study of a specific area of history as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: AUHIS 401 and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUHIS425A Twentieth-Century Europe Course Page

Description: Social, economic, national, intellectual, and military development of Europe from World War I to the end of the twentieth century. Prerequisite: *9 in European history. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 425 and 325.

AUHIS425B Twentieth-Century Europe Course Page

Description: Social, economic, national, intellectual, and military development of Europe from World War I to the end of the twentieth century. Prerequisite: *9 in European history. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 425 and 325.

AUHIS454 The United States Civil War Era, 1846 to 1877 Course Page

Description: Political, military, and socio-economic history of the United States Civil War: its causes, prosecution, and aftermath. Prerequisite: AUHIS 250.

AUHIS460 Selected Topics in Canadian History Course Page

Description: Seminar course which deals with selected topics in Canadian history. Topics vary from year to year. They are announced before registration. Subjects are selected from, but not limited to, politics, labour, education, ideas, family, the legal system, regional issues, ethnicity.

AUHIS461 Selected Topics in Canadian History Course Page

Description: Seminar course which deals with selected topics in Canadian history. Topics vary from year to year. They are announced before registration. Subjects are selected from, but not limited to, politics, labour, education, ideas, family, the legal system, regional issues, ethnicity. Prerequisite: One of AUHIS 366, 369, 372, 378.

AUHIS467 The Collaborative Research Seminar: Selected Topics in Canadian History Course Page

Description: This research seminar explores a field of Canadian history (to be determined by the professor). The course has three main components: critical reading and discussion of a specialized field of Canadian history writing, an historiographical research paper, as well as a collaborative research paper done from archival material and written jointly by members of the seminar.

AUHIS475 Canadian Environmental History Course Page

Description: Historical examination of the dynamic interrelationships between the natural world and humans, with a focus on Canadian issues within a North American context. Topics and perspectives will include: Aboriginal peoples, colonization, fur trade, exploration, settlement, western agriculture, science, and the conservation movement. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 375, 475, AUENV 375, 475.

AUHIS480A The Historian's Craft: Historiography Course Page

Description: How do historians do history? Problems of evidence, interpretation, methodologies, and various paradigms are investigated in the course as the student explores how historians research and write about the past.

AUHIS480B The Historian's Craft: Historiography Course Page

Description: How do historians do history? Problems of evidence, interpretation, methodologies, and various paradigms are investigated in the course as the student explores how historians research and write about the past.