Modern American History: New and Different Perspectives

HIST 0520 S01 [CRN: 23978]

Rather than a survey, this course uses specific episodes and events to reveal different modes of analysis. Examples of questions are: What do gender perspectives tell us about men on the frontier and women in dance halls? What is the importance of baseball to American culture? How do a historian and a lawyer differ in their analysis of a sensational crime case? How can we understand why the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Japan? How did scandals in television and popular music signal an end to American innocence? How has the Baby Boom generation altered American society? And more. M
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Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
09:00 am - 10:20 am Tue, Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
08 (May 10, 2014 2:00pm)