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HIST581 - The Great Revolutions

Course Details

Course Code: HIST581 Course ID: 3227 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course compares and contrasts revolutions recognized as monumental in scope and/or consequences they are labeled "great"; specifically, the American, French, Mexican, Russian, Chinese, Cuban, Vietnamese, and Iranian. Students examine their causes and consequences, to include the transformation of economic, social, and political systems of social stratification. Of particular interest is the relationship among the structural and intentional elements, the impact of revolutionary crisis in a society, and various insurgent challenges to the ancient regime.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Europe's Reformations, 1450–1650 Doctrine, Politics, and Community, 2nd ed.
Publication Info:Rowman and Littlefield
Author:James D. Tracy
Unit Cost:$40.40
Book Title:Turban for the Crown (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Oxford University Press
Author:Arjomand, Said A.
Unit Cost:$21.35
Book Title:Decolonization Since 1945: The Collapse of European Overseas Empires
Publication Info:Palgrave Macmillan
Author:John Springhall
Unit Cost:$41.39
Book Title:The Age of Revolutions in Global Context, c. 1760-1840
Publication Info:Bedford
Author:David Armitage, Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Unit Cost:$35.37
Book Title:Theorizing Revolutions - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
Publication Info:Routledge N. Y.
Author:Foran, John
Unit Cost:$67.35

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.