PREREQUISITE: FREN-UA.0105 OR FREN-UA.9105. SAME AS FREN-UA.0164 & HIST-UA.0169.
An introduction to French history, politics, and social relations from 1900 to the present. Attention is paid to the successive crises that challenged France’s stature, its national identity, and its Republican model. Topics include the French political and social systems; France’s “exceptionalism” and relationships with Europe, the United States, and globalization; colonialism, immigration, and postcolonialism; and gender and class relations.