Spring 2008

Modern Spain

Listed in: History, as HIST-36


Brian D. Bunk (Section 01)


(EU)This course explores the history of Spain from the Napoleonic period (1808) through the transition to democracy in the 1970s. The class will focus on significant topics within this time frame including the process of decolonization during the nineteenth century, the social and cultural changes of the early twentieth century, the Spanish Civil War, the rise of regional nationalisms, the dictatorship of Francisco Franco and the transition to democracy. We will utilize secondary readings and discussion along with a variety of primary source texts including literature and film. Knowledge of Spanish is not required. Two class meetings per week. Second semester. Visiting Lecturer Bunk.