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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 theĀ 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

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

This seminar considers "difference" and "sameness" as they have been conceived, experienced, and regulated by peoples of... see more

This course examines the development of the western intellectual tradition from the fall of the Roman Empire through the... see more

There has been much discussion in recent years, on this campus and elsewhere, about the death of the book. Digitization... see more

This course asks students to consider the ways in which social theorists, institutional reformers, and political... see more

The rise and fall of National Socialism is one of the most intensively-studied topics in European history. Nevertheless,... see more