102-History of Western Civilization II
Professor: Anne Parrella, Ph.D. Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or call (757-822-5227) for more information.
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Welcome to History 102. (If it is your first online course
please review this
information before your registration.).
There will be one required meeting on campus in addition to a required for
the final exam.
This course surveys the development
of the West from 1600 to the present. Essentially
it is a story about the rise of Western European states from a position
of relative weakness in the seventeenth century to global preeminence by
1914. The years from 1914 to 1945 witnessed the political and moral
collapse of Europe. Since 1945, Europe has recovered much of her
vitality. The fall of communism, the re-unification of Germany, and
the effort towards European union seem to point towards a new European