HISE 341 Spain, 1369-1716

Surveys the course of Spanish history from the completion of the medieval Reconquest and the rise of the Trastmara dynasty in the fourteenth century until the end of Habsburg Spain in the early eighteenth century, with particular attention to state formation and the role of Spain as a great European power in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Besides politics, the course examines central topics in the social, religious and cultural history of late medieval and early modern Spain.