Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HI359
Paris: History of a Capital City
0.5 Credit

This course studies the birth, growth and development of Paris over the last two millennia, as well as selected aspects of politics, culture, and daily life in the metropolis within the wider context of French and global civilization. Topics covered include class conflict, municipal politics, architecture, city planning and urban renewal, criminality, popular and elite culture, art, architecture and mass consumerism. {E}