FR 340P • MAKING AND IDENTITY OF FRANCE
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
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.
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
Daniel Rivière, Histoire de la France (UT Co-Op Custom Publishing)