Empire, Nation, and Immigration in France since 1870

HIST 1206
Mary Lewis
T Th 10:30-11:45
This course explores the history of France from the foundation of the Third Republic to the beginning of the 21st century. Topics include the advent of modern left-wing, right-wing, and anti-Semitic politics; imperial expansion and its consequences; the devastating impact of the First World War; the tumultuous interwar era; the Second World War and the politics of resistance, collaboration, and memory; decolonization; the May 1968 movement; immigration and identity politics since the 1970s.