HIST 203 - The Royal Treatment: The Construction of Charismatic Leadership throughout History
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 SS
New course added 05.13.08.
King. Tyrant. Dictator. Hero. Why do people follow a leader? What kind of power do leaders have? Does gender make a difference? How have religious leaders, popular writers, and political theorists used the idea of Kingship? This class explores leaders such as Augustus Caesar, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Elizabeth I and Shaka Zulu to deconstruct the meaning of royal power, the circumstances leading to its creation, and its significance to the societies in which it exists. Enrollment limit: 20.
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