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Americans have historically preferred to think of the United States in classless terms, as a land of economic opportunity... see more

How — and why — do people seek to capture everyday life on film? What can we learn from such films? This course... see more

This course is an investigation of the Roman empire of Augustus, the Frankish empire of Charlemagne, and the English... see more

This subject studies the changing structure of American politics, economics, and society from the end of the Civil War to... see more

This subject is devoted to reading and discussing basic American historical texts that are often cited but often remain... see more

This course is concerned primarily with the revolutionary origins of American government. Topics covered include: English... see more

Although attention will be devoted to the causes and long-term consequences of the Civil War, this class will focus... see more

This course examines the American experience at home and abroad from Pearl Harbor to the end of the Cold War. Topics... see more

In this seminar we will examine various issues related to the intersection of race and gender in Asian America, starting... see more

This course explores the history of the ideal of personal freedom with an eye towards contemporary debates over the pros... see more

This class examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure,... see more

This course will explore how Americans have confronted energy challenges since the end of World War II. Beginning in the... see more

This course examines the history of the United States as a "nation of immigrants" within a broader global context. It... see more

Writing in the wake of the Civil War, poet Walt Whitman insisted that "the real war will never get in the books."... see more

As events of the last few years have shown, the Supreme Court has played a crucial role in American political life. There... see more

This subject explores the legal history of the United States as a gendered system. It examines how women have shaped the... see more

This seminar focuses on downtowns in U.S. cities from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. Emphasis... see more

Hitherto it had gone by the original Indian name Manna-hatta, or as some still have it, 'The Manhattoes'; but this was... see more

This course analyzes Russia's social, cultural, and political heritage in the 18th and 19th centuries, up to and... see more

This course elaborates the history of Ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander. It covers major... see more

This course elaborates the history of Rome from its humble beginnings to the fifth century A.D. The first half of the... see more

This course surveys the social, cultural, and political development of western Europe between 500 and 1350. A number of... see more

The "Renaissance" as a phenomenon in European history is best understood as a series of social, political, and cultural... see more

Medieval and early modern Russia stood at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. In this course we will examine some of the... see more