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David Birdsong, Chair 201 W 21ST STREET STOP B7600, HRH 2.114A, AUSTIN, TX 78712 • 512-471-5531

Spring 2004

FR 340P • MAKING AND IDENTITY OF FRANCE

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32620 MWF
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
HRH 3.102A
KIBLER

Course Description

This course will be taught in French. READINGS: Daniel Rivière, Histoire de la France

Concentrating on political and social history, rather than "high culture," this course is designed to introduce you to the great moments and great personages who have defined France and what it is to be French across the centuries. Some high points include Roman Gaul, the Carolingian Renaissance, St. Louis and the high Gothic Period, Jeanne d'Arc and the Hundred Years' War, Renaissance and Reform, Louis XIV and Versailles, the Revolution, Napoléon, Revolution and Restoration in the 19th century, France at was in the 20th century.

Grading Policy

ASSIGNMENTS AND COMPUTATION OF GRADE: 45% three 3 to 5 page papers (in French) 20% mid-term 25% Final 10% class participation. FINAL EXAM: Yes

Texts

Daniel Rivière, Histoire de la France (UT Co-Op Custom Publishing)

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