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HIST 223 War and Society in Premodern Europe

Faculty: Westervelt
Content: Social transformations in premodern Europe caused by organization for and conduct of war. Topics include the hoplite revolution, military professionalization in the Roman Empire, the monopoly on violence in the Middle Ages, technology and "total war" during the Hundred Years' War, and the military revolution of the sixteenth century.
Prerequisites: None.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.