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HIST110 The Pre-Modern World Course Page

Description: World history from the end of the 6th century to the 15th century.

HIST111 The Early Modern World Course Page

Description: World history from the 15th century through the 18th century.

HIST112 The Modern World Course Page

Description: The world since the beginning of the 19th century. Not open to students with credit in HIST 120.

HIST114 The History of the World in the Last 10 Years Course Page

Description: Global historical developments over the last 10 years with emphasis on the interaction of states and peoples.

HIST115 Technology and History Course Page

Description: The role of technology in historical developments around the world.

HIST116 The Emergence of the Atlantic World Course Page

Description: The history and legacies of the transatlantic slave trade that linked Europe, Africa, and the Americas, emphasizing economic, political, social and cultural ramifications.

HIST121 Topics in Global History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST123 Plague: Disease and Epidemics in History Course Page

Description: The causes, impacts, and experiences of disease in human history.

HIST127 Drugs in Modern Global History Course Page

Description: The social, cultural, and political histories of criminalized drugs like opium, marijuana, amphetamines, and cocaine.

HIST128 War, Revolution, and Society Course Page

Description: The causes, course, and consequences of major conflicts around the globe, including their wider social effects.

HIST130 Democracy, War and Consumer Capitalism: The Making of Modern Europe Course Page

Description: European history from the Enlightenment to the present.

HIST206 Introduction to the History of Women in Europe Course Page

Description: Introduction to the study of women's history. Examines the position of women in Western societies from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

HIST207 Pre-Modern Europe I Course Page

Description: A survey of Europe from the fourth to the thirteenth century.

HIST210 Europe in the 19th and 20th Centuries Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST212 Pre-Modern Europe II Course Page

Description: A survey of western and central European history from approximately 1200 to 1800.

HIST228 The Early History of the British Peoples Course Page

Description: Survey of the development of and relations among the societies and cultures of the British Isles from early times to 1688.

HIST229 Britain and Its Peoples in the Modern Era Course Page

Description: Survey of the major themes and issues in the formation of modern Britain from 1688 to the present.

HIST231 Scotland from Early Times to the Present Day Course Page

Description: Survey of the history of Scotland from the Reformation to the present.

HIST232 Ireland from Early Times to the Present Day Course Page

Description: Survey of the history of Ireland from St Patrick to the present.

HIST241 Colonial Latin America Course Page

Description: Survey of Latin American history to 1810.

HIST242 Modern Latin America Course Page

Description: Survey of Latin American history since 1810.

HIST243 The Golden Age of Islam: History of the Muslim World to the 16th Century Course Page

Description: Historical overview of the rise of Islam in seventh century Arabia and the political, economic and cultural impact of subsequent expansion into Asia, Africa and Europe.

HIST246 Africa from Medieval to Modern Times Course Page

Description: African history to the 19th century.

HIST247 Africa: From Colonialism to Self-Rule Course Page

Description: African history since the 19th century.

HIST250 American History to 1865 Course Page

Description: Survey of United States history from colonial times to the Civil War.

HIST251 From the End of Slavery to the Present: American History Since 1865 Course Page

Description: Survey of United States history from the Civil War to the present.

HIST260 Pre-Confederation Canada Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST261 Post-Confederation Canada Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST272 Religion in History Course Page

Description: A study of a religious tradition(s), its teachings and rituals, along with its function in a specific historical setting, including its role in conditioning and reflecting a particular society and culture. Registration priority will be given to students in Honors, Majors or Minors in History.

HIST280 East Asia to 1500 Course Page

Description: Survey of history of East Asia (China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam) to 1500.

HIST281 East Asia from 1500 Course Page

Description: Survey of the history of East Asia (China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam) from 1500 to the present.

HIST285 China and the West Course Page

Description: A survey of Chinese-Western cultural interactions from the time of Marco Polo to the present.

HIST287 The Chinese in Canada and Canadians in China Course Page

Description: The history of the Chinese in Canada since the 1850s, and Canada's cultural and social relations with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, through historical and literary sources, media and film.

HIST289 Introduction to Classical India Course Page

Description: The world of Classical India, from the emergence of the Mauryan Empire in the fourth century BCE to the close of the Gupta Empire in the fifth century CE.

HIST290 Introduction to Historiography Course Page

Description: Introduction to the basic concepts of historical inquiry and techniques of research and writing in History. Required for History majors. Prerequisite: A previous course in History and/or consent of the Department.

HIST293 History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Key Moments Course Page

Description: Pivotal events in the history of science, technology, and medicine using a wide variety of historical sources, such as photographs, artifacts, films, letters, and diaries.

HIST294 An Introduction to the History of Sciences, Technology, and Medicine Course Page

Description: Broad survey of topics in the history of science, technology, and medicine.

HIST295 20th-Century Warfare Course Page

Description: In-depth look at some of the conflicts of the 20th century, the course examines wars and revolutions including the two world wars, the Korean and Vietnam wars, African guerrilla wars, and the Gulf War. Analyze the causes and consequences of war and the evolution of weaponry. To be offered in alternate years.

HIST296 World War Two Course Page

Description: The global conflict, with emphasis on political, social, scientific, and cultural aspects.

HIST297 The History of Christianity Course Page

Description: Lecture and discussion course about the development of Christian traditions in the world.

HIST300 Topics in European History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST301 Europe in the Age of Total War, 1890-1945 Course Page

Description: European experience with total war, economic crisis, cultural change and totalitarian regimes in the new era of mass politics and Great Power conflict.

HIST302 Germany in the 20th Century and Beyond Course Page

Description: The economic, social, cultural, and political histories of the various Germanies in their European and global contexts, from 1900 to the present.

HIST306 Contemporary France (Since 1914) Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST309 The History of Paris Course Page

Description: Introduction to the history of Paris from late antiquity to the present day, drawing on film, music, art, philosophy, geography, architecture, and literature.

HIST310 A History of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1526-1918 Course Page

Description: The multinational empire of the Habsburgs from the unification of Austria, Bohemia and Hungary to the destruction of the empire in World War I.

HIST312 Foundations of East European History Course Page

Description: The ethnic, religious, social, and political factors which shaped the development of the peoples of Eastern Europe from the Middle Ages through the Age of Enlightenment. Intended as background to the later histories of the Balkans, 'Central Europe', and Ukraine.

HIST313 Medieval and Early Imperial Russia Course Page

Description: Russia from Kievan Rus' through Catherine the Great's reign, 900s to 1800. Note: Not open to students with credit in HIST 318.

HIST320 Russia from Reform to Revolution, 1800-1917 Course Page

Description: Reaction, reform, and revolution, from Paul I to Nicholas II. Note: Not open to students with credit in HIST 318.

HIST322 Russia in the 20th Century Course Page

Description: An historical survey of domestic and foreign policy, from Nicholas II to Yeltsin.

HIST323 The Middle East in the Making: 1300-1920 Course Page

Description: The rise and demise of the Ottoman Empire. An overview of the religious, cultural and political making of current-day North Africa, Near and Middle East, and Eastern Mediterranean. HIST 111 and 112 are recommended but not required.

HIST326 Topics in History at the Movies Course Page

Description: Provides students with the historical tools to analyze history as it is presented in movies. Topics will vary according to the instructor(s).

HIST337 France: From the Restoration to the First World War (1815-1914) Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST339 The Modern British Empire and the Commonwealth Experience Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST342 Political and Social Revolution in Latin America Course Page

Description: Twentieth-century Chile, Guatemala, and Mexico. No prerequisite but HIST 242 is recommended.

HIST345 Topics in Latin American History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST351 History of Women in the United States Course Page

Description: A multicultural and multiracial history of women from the colonial period to the present.

HIST352 African American History from Slavery to Black Power Course Page

Description: The African American experience in the United States from the colonial era to the present.

HIST353 History of American Medicine Course Page

Description: The social history of American health care and health practitioners. How sickness, health, and healing have changed over the course of American history.

HIST355 Southern Africa in the Nineteenth Century Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST359 Canadian Environmental History Course Page

Description: Brings the natural environment onto a shared stage with social, economic, political and cultural history in Canada from the last ice age to the present.

HIST360 Topics in Canadian History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST362 History of Alberta Course Page

Description: Economic, social, and political realities that underlie the many images of Alberta.

HIST365 The Canadian West to 1885 Course Page

Description: Native diplomacy and warfare, the development of fur trade societies, and European colonization to the suppression of the North-West Rebellion.

HIST366 The Canadian West Since 1885 Course Page

Description: Economic, social, and political aspects of regional alienation, identity, and protest.

HIST368 History of the Native Peoples of Canada to 1867 Course Page

Description: Native cultures and societies, Native-newcomer relations, colonial Indian policy, and Native resistance to colonialism.

HIST369 History of the Native Peoples of Canada Since 1867 Course Page

Description: Federal Indian policy, treaties, reserve life, Native political resurgence, and legal and constitutional developments.

HIST373 Peasants, Slaves and Workers Course Page

Description: The history of work regimes and regulation from feudalism to the present.

HIST376 Canada 1900 to 1945 Course Page

Description: Booms and depressions, world wars, social strife, and political experiments mark one of the most turbulent and critical eras in the nation's history.

HIST377 Canada Since 1945 Course Page

Description: Economic, political, social and cultural developments in the postwar era.

HIST378 Topics in the History of the United States Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST379 Religion in Modern Europe Course Page

Description: Religious revival and secularization in Europe from the French Revolution to the present. Topics include: relations between church and state; intellectual challenges and responses; and religion transformed by modernity.

HIST382 Search for a Destiny: Japan's Modern Era, 1868-Present Course Page

Description: Social, political, economic and technological development; motivations, policies, obstacles and achievements are emphasized.

HIST383 The Civilization and Culture of Early China Course Page

Description: This course focuses on the formative periods of Chinese civilization from prehistory to circa 600.

HIST385 Modern China Course Page

Description: The history of China from the late nineteenth century to the present. Prerequisites: *3 from EASIA 101, HIST 280, 281, 285 or 290, or consent of Department.

HIST387 History of Indian Yoga and Meditation Course Page

Description: The history and philosophy of early Yoga, exploring its focus on meditation, its literature, its connections with Buddhism, and its historical evolution. HIST 110, 289, or CLASS 110 are recommended but not required.

HIST390 Imperial China from circa 600 to 1911 Course Page

Description: The institutional and social history of imperial China from the Tang to the Manchu Ch'ing dynasties.

HIST391 History of Technology Course Page

Description: History of technology from the beginning of the Industrial era to the modern day. HIST 115, HIST 294 or STS 200 are highly recommended but not required.

HIST392 Ancient India- Diversity in History Course Page

Description: Taking the case of ancient India, this course highlights how diversity can be explained in a multicultural society and how it defines the character of civilization on the sub-continent.

HIST394 History of Astronomy and Cosmology from Stonehenge to the Space Age Course Page

Description: An examination of the major themes in the history of astronomy and cosmology from the ancient world to the present day.

HIST395 The Early British Empire Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST397 History of Science I Course Page

Description: Introduction to the intellectual, institutional, and ideological development of science, from Aristotle to the 'Scientific Revolution'.

HIST398 History of Science II Course Page

Description: Introduction to the intellectual, institutional, and ideological development of science, from Newtonianism to the present day.

HIST401 Topics in the History of the Habsburg Monarchy Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST403 Topics in Medieval European History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST405 Fashion and Material Culture c. 1600-1900 Course Page

Description: The evolution and practice of fashion as a social, economic, political and cultural phenomenon from a cross-cultural perspective. Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST409 The Cultural and Intellectual History of the Enlightenment Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in European HIST or consent of Department.

HIST414 Topics in the History of Modern Germany Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST416 Topics in Eastern European History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST419 Topics in Soviet History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST420 Topics in the History of Early Modern Europe Course Page

Description: Thematic studies in European cultural, religious, and social history emphasizing popular culture and religion. Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST421 Topics in the History of Europe Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST428 Topics in the History of Christianity Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST429 Topics in British History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST442 Topics in Latin American History Since 1850 Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST444 Topics in Transnational History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST446 Themes and Issues in African History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST450 Topics in American History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST460 Topics in Canadian History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST465 History of Edmonton Course Page

Description: Themes in the history of Edmonton from the 19th century fur trade to the present day. Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST467 Topics in Alberta History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST470 Topics in Canadian Social History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST478 Topics in the History of the Canadian North Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST481 Topics in Chinese History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in Asian HIST or consent of Department.

HIST488 Topics in the History of Medicine Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST490 Topics in British Empire and Commonwealth History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST493 War and Society in the Modern World Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST494 Topics in Comparative History Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST496 Topics in the History of Science Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST497 History of Women and Health Course Page

Description: This seminar examines the multi-cultural history of women as health practitioners, patients, and health activists in North America. Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST498 Directed Study Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *3 in HIST at the 300-level or consent of Department.

HIST500A Methodology and Historiography for Honors Students Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST500B Methodology and Historiography for Honors Students Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST501A Special Subject, Fourth Year Honors History Course Page

Description: Preparation of the Honors essay, required in the fourth year of the Honors program.

HIST501B Special Subject, Fourth Year Honors History Course Page

Description: Preparation of the Honors essay, required in the fourth year of the Honors program.

HIST602 Research Methods and Resources in History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST603 History of Historical Writing Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST604 The Application of the Social Sciences to History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST605 Topics in the Nature of Historical Controversy Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST609 Directed Study Course Page

Description: This is a credit/fail course. Not open to students in the non-thesis program.

HIST614 Topics in the History of Later Medieval and Early Modern Europe Course Page

Description: A reading knowledge of at least one of the following languages is required: Latin, German, French, Dutch or Italian.

HIST617 Fashion and Material Culture: Politics, Economies, Societies, c. 1600-1900 Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST628 Topics in the History of Christianity Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST630 Problems in Imperial Russian History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST631 Problems in 20th-Century Russian History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST633 Problems in Modern East European History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST641 The Rise of Consumer Society: Comparative Explorations of Culture, Society and Economy, c. 1500-1900 Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST646 The British Empire and Commonwealth Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST655 Slavery and Anti-Slavery in the United States Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST660 Topics in Canadian History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST664 Topics in Western Canadian History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST665 History of Edmonton Course Page

Description: Themes in the history of Edmonton from the 19th century fur trade to the present day.

HIST685 Tradition and Modernity in China Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST692 Topics in Latin American History Since 1850 Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST693 Topics in Military History Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST696 Topics in the History of the Sciences Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST698 Topics in the History of Medicine Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST699 Research Seminar Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST800A Conference Course Course Page

Description: Not open to graduate students in the Department of History.

HIST800B Conference Course Course Page

Description: Not open to graduate students in the Department of History.

HIST850 Advanced Topics in Historical Study Course Page

Description: Not open to graduate or honors students in the Department of History.

HIST900 Directed Research Project Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST900A Directed Research Project Course Page
No description available for this course.
HIST900B Directed Research Project Course Page
No description available for this course.