HISE H421 Topics in European Social History 1500 to 1800

Readings, discussion, and a research paper focusing on a selected topic. These include: Death, Disease, Destitution and Despair in Early Modern Europe: an in-depth seminar on the experience of and social reaction to illness, insanity, poverty, and death in Western Europe; and Crime and Punishment in Hanoverian England: an in-depth seminar on crime and the justice system in eighteenth-century England.