2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 27, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 225 Modern U.S. History Through Popular Culture


3 credits

This course studies the history of the modern United States through the lens of popular culture, an increasingly influential force in American life. Situating the U.S. in a global context, emphasis is placed on political, economic, social, and intellectual themes as students examine how Americans coped at home and abroad with the wider world. Students will work with a wide range of popular culture–including film, television, music, and literature, among others–as primary documents. HIS 125



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