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Chateaux of the Loire Valley

Architecture, Court Life, and Warfare in Renaissance France

Instructor(s): Sara Galletti

The course explores the architecture of the French chateau from the time of Charles VIII (1483–98) to the time of Henri III (1574–89) in its relationship to the social structure of the court, to the political and economic environments of late fifteenth- and sixteenth-century France, as well as in the context of warfare and territorial conquest at both the regional and national level.

Course Code(s): VMS 551LS

Curriculum Code(s): None

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