From Classical Rome to Renaissance Florence: The Making of Urban Europe
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HIST 015. From Classical Rome to Renaissance Florence: The Making of Urban Europe


The course will explore the emergence of Western towns from the decline of the ancient city to burgeoning of Western urban forms. Were medieval towns the seedbeds of distinctive communal organization and capitalism? To answer this question, students will explore the material foundations, family structures, communal expression, commercial structures, and architectural projection of Western urbanism.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for MDST
Spring 2018. Bensch.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history


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