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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 2525 - The Americans: A Cultural History (3)

When Offered: Fall; Spring
GEN ED: Historical Studies Designation; Integrative Learning Experience (Theme: “American Culture: Past and Present”)
A history of American cultural traditions, both formal and popular. The course focuses on cultural and social trends in American history, including the rise of a national culture via the development of distinctively American forms in art and literature, music and religion; social thought; and reform movements. It includes an examination of everyday life, popular entertainments and attitudes, and the impact of technological change on American culture.