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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 315 - From the Mediterranean to the Atlantic: Europe and the Sea from Late Antiquity to the Early Modern Era

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 4 Hours
Attribute: 4SS

New course added 05.13.08.

Seas have been potent vectors for trade, cultural exchange and imperialism for Western Europe. This course investigates the shifting importance to Europeans of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. We read primary sources including Renaissance merchant notebooks, medieval crusade accounts, and missionary writings as well as the well-developed secondary literature to examine the meaning of theses shifting seas in trade, politics, religion and culture. Enrollment limit: 15.
Instructor: S.M. Miller

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