Category Archives: History

History

  • HIST3850 – History of Utah, Fall 2003
    This course is designed for anyone interested in history and there are no specific prerequisites, bu
  • 21F.027J / CMS.874 / 21H.917J Visualizing Cultures, Spring 2003
    In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples a
  • 21H.101 American History to 1865, Fall 2005
    This course focuses on a basic history of American social, economic, and political development from
  • 21H.102 The Emergence of Modern America 1865-Present, Spring 2003
    This subject studies the changing structure of American politics, economics, and society from the en
  • 21H.105 American Classics, Fall 2002
    ��What then is the American, this new man?�� asked J. Hector St-John de Crèvecoeur in
  • 21H.105 American Classics, Spring 2006
    This subject is devoted to reading and discussing basic American historical texts that are often cit
  • 21H.112 The American Revolution, Spring 2006
    This course is concerned primarily with the revolutionary origins of American government. Topics cov
  • 21H.126 America in Depression and War, Spring 2003
    The Great Depression and World War II permanently changed American politics and society. Topics incl
  • 21H.131 America in the Nuclear Age, Fall 2000
    This course examines the American experience at home and abroad from Pearl Harbor to the e
  • 21H.150J / 21F.043J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, & Historical Experience, Fall 2002
    An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, anthropology, film, and cultural stu
  • 21H.206 American Consumer Culture, Fall 2001
    This course examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the \”good life\” throug
  • 21H.223 War & American Society, Fall 2002
    Writing in the wake of the Civil War, poet Walt Whitman insisted that \”the real war will never get
  • 21H.224 Law and Society in US History, Spring 2003
    As events of the last few years have shown, the Supreme Court has played a crucial role in American
  • 21H.301 The Ancient World: Greece, Fall 2004
    This course elaborates the history of Ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander.
  • 21H.302 The Ancient World: Rome, Spring 2005
    This course elaborates the history of Rome from its humble beginnings to the fifth century A.D. The
  • 21H.306 The Emergence of Europe: 500-1300, Fall 2003
    This course surveys the social, cultural, and political development of western Europe between 500 an
  • 21H.311 The Renaissance, 1300-1600, Fall 2004
    The \”Renaissance\” as a phenomenon in European history is best understood as a series of social, po
  • 21H.326 The Making of Russia in the Worlds of Byzantium, Mongolia, and Europe, Spring 1998
    Medieval and early modern Russia stood at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. In this course we
  • 21H.342 The Royal Family, Fall 2003
    This course is an an exploration of British culture and politics, focusing on the changing role of t
  • 21H.346 France 1660-1815: Enlightenment, Revolution, Napoleon, Fall 2005
    A century and a half ago, Alexis de Tocqueville argued that the Revolution of 1789 in France constit
  • 21H.402 The Making of a Roman Emperor, Fall 2005
    Focusing on the emperors Augustus and Nero, this course investigates the ways in which Roman emperor
  • 21H.411 History of Western Thought, 500-1300, Fall 2004
    This course examines the development of the western intellectual tradition from the fall of the Roma
  • 21H.416J / 14.70J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective, Spring 2006
    This course will survey the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relatio
  • 21H.418 / CMS.880 From Print to Digital: Technologies of the Word, 1450-Present, Fall 2005
    There has been much discussion in recent years, on this campus and elsewhere, about the death of the
  • 21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History, Spring 2004
    This seminar provides a historical overview of the interactions between people and their environment
  • 21H.433 The Age of Reason: Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries, Spring 2005
    Has there ever been an \”Age of Reason?\” In the western tradition, one might make claims for variou
  • 21H.443 European Imperialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Spring 2006
    From pineapples grown in Hawaii to English-speaking call centers outsourced to India, the legacy of
  • 21H.447 Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, Fall 2004
    The rise and fall of National Socialism is one of the most intensively-studied topics in European hi
  • 21H.466 Imperial and Revolutionary Russia, 1800-1917, Fall 2002
    This subject analyzes Russia\’s social, cultural, political heritage; Eurasian imperialism; and auto
  • 21H.504 East Asia in the World, Spring 2003
    This subject examines the interactions of East Asia with the rest of the world and the relationships
  • 21H.560 / 21F.191 / 21F.991 Smashing the Iron Rice Bowl: Chinese East Asia, Fall 2004
    This subject examines the experiences of ordinary Chinese people as they lived through the tumultuou
  • 21H.580 From the Silk Road to the Great Game: China, Russia, and Central Eurasia, Fall 2003
    This subject examines interactions across the Eurasian continent between Russians, Chinese, Mongolia
  • 21H.615 The Middle East in 20th Century, Spring 2003
    This course explores the 20th-century history of the Middle East, concentrating on the Fertile Cresc
  • 21H.802 Modern Latin America, 1808-Present: Revolution, Dictatorship, Democracy, Spring 2005
    This class is a selective survey of Latin American history from the beginning of the twentieth centu
  • 21H.907 Trials in History, Fall 2000
    This seminar examines a number of famous trials in European and American history. It considers the s
  • 21H.909 People and Other Animals, Fall 2005
    A historical survey of the ways that people have interacted with their closest animal relatives, for
  • 21H.912 The World Since 1492, Fall 2004
    This class offers a look into the last five hundred years of world history. Rather than attempt an e
  • 21H.912 The World Since 1492, Spring 2003
    This course explores the last 500 years of world history. Rather than trying to cover all regions fo
  • 21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods, Spring 2003
    This subject is designed to give 21H majors and minors an introduction to the methods that historian
  • 21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods, Spring 2002
    This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental issues and debates in the writing of hi
  • 21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods, Spring 2004
    This course is designed to acquaint students with a variety of approaches to the past used by histor