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History

This is an historical sampling of translated course descriptions for history courses that have been taken by previous program participants outside of the Skidmore Center. This list should be used as a guide. Courses listed are not guaranteed to be offered during your semester in Paris and require department approval at Skidmore.


JPHI 361 TOPICS IN HISTORY: HISTORY OF FRANCE FROM ROMAN TIMES TO 1789 (3)
(Université de Paris IV-La Sorbonne)

A broad historical survey of French political and social life from the Roman Conquest to the death of Louis XIV.

Major areas of investigation include:

  • The impact of Rome on Gaul
  • The role of the Church in Medieval life
  • The Feudal System
  • The Carolingian Renaissance
  • The triumph of the Monarchy
  • French Classicism and Religious Wars absolutism

 

JPHI 362 TOPICS IN HISTORY: 20th CENTURY MIDDLE-EASTERN HISTORY (3)
(Université de Paris IV-La Sorbonne)