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HIST BC3324 Vienna and the Birth of the Modern. 4 points.

BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Historical Studies (HIS).
Not offered during 2018-19 academic year.

Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 15. Preregistration required.

Examines Vienna from the 1860s through the 1930s as the site of intellectual, political, and aesthetic responses to the challenges of modern urban life. Through readings in politics, literature, science, and philosophy, as well as through art and music, we explore three contested elements of personal identity: nationality, sexuality, and rationality.