Economic and Social History

Universidad de Belgrano

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Economic and Social History

  • Host University

    Universidad de Belgrano

  • Location

    Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Area of Study

    Economics, European Studies, History, International Economics

  • Language Level

    High Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    8
  • Overview

    Economic and Social History

    The economy during the Middle Ages. The overseas expansion of Spain and Portugal. The European economic structure during the 16th and 17th Centuries commercial capitalism. Discovery and exploration of the Americas. The economic and institutional reforms of the Bourbons. The industrial revolution. The evolution of the European continent during the 18th Century. Economic and social antecedents of the May Revolution. Unity and diversity of Federalism in the economic-social material. The Argentine economy up to 1880 in the context of international economy.