Fall 2007

Twentieth-Century America

Listed in: History, as HIST-10

Faculty

Francis G. Couvares (Section 01)

Description

(US) The course traces United States political, social, and cultural history from 1900 to the present. Among the topics covered are the rise of the modern corporation, class conflict and the Progressive movement; immigration, ethnic pluralism, and the rise of mass culture; the Great Depression and the New Deal; World War II, the Cold War, and McCarthyism; the civil rights and women's movements, the New Left, the New Right, and the continuing inequalities of race and class. Films and videos will regularly supplement class readings. Three class meetings per week. Limited to 40 students. First semester. Professor Couvares.

 

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