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Turner, E.R., Chair; Adler, J.; Banerjee, S. M.; Colburn, D.R.; Corney, F.C.; Curta, F.; Dale, E.; Davis, R.H., Jr.; Esenwein, G.; Freifeld, A.; Gallant, T.W.; Gannon, M.V.; Geggus, D.P.; Giles, G.J.; Gregory, F.G.; Harland-Jacobs, J.; Hatch, R.A.; Karlin, J.G.; Kroen, S.T.; Kwolek-Folland, A.; Louthan, H.P.; MacLeod, M.L.; McKnight, S.A.; McMahon, R.J.; Milbrath, S.; Montgomery, C.H.; Needell, J.; Newman, L.M.; Paul, H.W.; Petigny, A.; Pleasants, J.M.; Scott, D.; Sensbach, J. F.; Smocovitis, V.B.; Sommerville, C.J.; Spillane, J.F.; Sterk, A.L.; Thurner, M.W.; Tsin, M.; Ward, B.E.; White, L. S.; Wyatt-Brown, B.; Zieger, R.H.; Undergraduate Coordinator: F. Corney; Graduate Coordinator: R. H. Davis

Not all courses listed below are offered every semester. They are only a sampling of the topics available. Check ISIS for the listing of current courses.

AFH 2003 Africa in World History.

Credits: 3.

A one-semester introduction to African history for undergraduates. By focusing upon major historical themes, this course will enable students to link the history of African societies with other world civilizations. (H, I)

AFH 3100 Africa to 1800.

Credits: 3.

Ancient Africa, the expansion of Islam, savannah kingdoms, East African trading cities, maritime contacts with Europe, the slave trade. (H, I)

AFH 3200 Africa Since 1800.

Credits: 3.

The end of the slave trade and the growth of "legitimate" commerce; Islamic renewal and revolution; the European partition and the colonial era; the growth of nationalism and the reemergence of independent Africa. (H, I)

AFH 3341 History of the Sahara.

Credits: 3.

This course surveys the history of the Sahara from the ancient to the modern period. The main themes of the course include the spread of Islam; the Muslim conquest of Spain; the Saharan slave trade; and European colonization.

AFH 3342 History of West Africa.

Credits: 3.

History of West Africa from the Ghana empire to the contemporary period. (H, I)

AFH 3930 Undergraduate Seminar in African History.

Credits: 3.

Undergraduate seminar in African history will be offered in several sections with rotating topics. Only juniors majoring in history may elect this course.

AFH 4250 Modern Africa.

Credits: 3.

Selected topics in 19th and 20th century African development; pre-colonial conditions, colonial rule, nationalist movements and the problem of independence. (H, I)

AFH 4291 History of African Agriculture.

Credits: 3.

Beginning with the transition to agriculture and continuing through an examination of African agriculture in the post-colonial period. (I, S)

AFH 4302 History of North Africa, 1500 to Present.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

The regions including Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco are examined from 1500 to present. Topics include colonialism, nationalism, revolutionary movements and the independent states.(H, I) GR-Eć

AFH 4450 Southern Africa.

Credits: 3.

The history of southern Africa from the pre-European era to the present. (H, I)

AMH 2010 United States to 1877.

Credits: 3.

A survey of the development of the U.S. from its colonial origins to the end of Reconstruction. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 2020 United States Since 1877.

Credits: 3.

A survey of the emergence of modern America as an industrial and world power; the Progressive Era; WWI; Great Depression and New Deal; WW II; and the Cold War Era. (H)

AMH 2093 African-American History, 1877 to Present.

Credits: 3.

A survey of the African-American experience from the end of Reconstruction to contemporary times.

AMH 3098 American Indian History.

Credits: 3.

The history of indigenous groups, within the territory of the United States, focusing on Native American interaction with the expanding Euro-American culture. Emphasis is on sociocultural diversity, the persistence of native culture throughout their history, and the role of American Indians in the larger context of American history.

AMH 3223 The Gilded Age.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

This course covers the changes that occurred in America between 1877 and the advent of WWII, emphasizing the meaning of Americanism, conflicts between labor and capital, and the relations between historical events and race, gender and politics.

AMH 3273 America in the Sixties.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Course examines the social and political movements of the turbulent era of the 1960s in America, covering primarily the civil rights, feminist and anti-war movements.

AMH 3357 History of the American Presidency.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

A survey of the presidency from the Constitutional Convention of 1787 to the present. Emphasis is placed on the men and the times and their impact on the evolution of the office. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3371 The Industrial Revolution in the United States.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Examines the industrial revolution as it developed in the years 1850-1920. Emphasizes the economic, social and political consequences of industrial development; focuses on public policy in these years and examines the constitutional and legal background for economic growth in the United States. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3421 Florida to 1845.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Exploration and settlement, colonial history of Spanish and British Florida, U.S. territorial days to statehood. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3423 Florida Since 1845.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Statehood and secession, Civil War, Reconstruction, reform and reaction, Progressive Era, boom and bust, diversification and growth of Florida since World War II. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3444 The Far West.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

A history of the nineteenth-century trans-Mississippi West with special attention to the exploration, acquisition and settlement of the Great Plains. Emphasis on the Mexican War, Manifest Destiny, cowboys, violence and the impact of whites on Indian cultures. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3460 U.S. Urban History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Analysis of the growth and development of urban civilization in the U.S. Emphasis on how cities began and their impact on politics, economics and culture. (H, S) GR-Eć

AMH 3500 U.S. Labor History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Emphasizes the history of Americaĺs working class people, and addresses such issues as working class consciousness, theories of organized labor, methods of organization, and class relationships. (H, I) GR-Eć

AMH 3510 American Foreign Relations and Expansion, 1776-1914.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Focus is on the roots and consequences of American continental expansion and the emergence of the United States as a world power. (H)

AMH 3511 American Foreign Relations and Expansion, Since 1914.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Focus is on the origin, conduct, and consequences of American diplomacy during an era of global conflict and revolutionary upheaval. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3544 America in Vietnam.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Examination of the origins, course and impact of Americaĺs involvement in Vietnam, concentrating on the period from 1941 to 1975. (H)

AMH 3551 Constitutional History of the United States to 1877.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Analysis of the development of constitutionalism from English colonial origins to the end of Reconstruction, emphasizing the inherent tension between concepts of power and liberty. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3552 Constitutional History of the United States Since 1877.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Continuation of AMH 3551, giving special attention to the way in which constitutionalism has been adapted to the growth of an urban and industrial society, extension of civil liberties and civil rights, and the growth of executive authority. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3558 United States Legal History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

A nontechnical survey of American legal development from its English common law origins to the present. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 3560 Women & Diversity in U.S. History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

This course explores the history of women in the United States from 1500 to the present by focusing on such social differences as ethnicity, class, race, age and sexual orientation.

AMH 3562 Women in Modern U.S.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

This is a course intended to introduce undergraduates to major events, trends and issues in the history of U.S. women from the Civil War period to the present. (H)

AMH 3574 Problems in African-American History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

A reading and discussion course with primary focus on the question of black nationalism versus assimilation. GR-Eć

AMH 3611 Intercollegiate Sports in America, 1900-Present.

Credits: 3.

Even with all the focus on American intercollegiate sports, much remains poorly understood about the relationships between sports, universities, and the academic enterprise. This course addresses some of these issues within a historical context. We seek not to resolve the question of values ľ whether intercollegiate sports are a good or a bad thing ľ but to understand the historical development of intercollegiate sports in Americaĺs major research universities.

AMH 3930 Undergraduate Seminar in American History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Undergraduate seminar in American history in several sections with rotating topics. Only juniors majoring in history may elect this course. GR-Eć

AMH 4110 Early America.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

The origin and development of an American society along the eastern seaboard of North America. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 4111 Imperialism and Amerindians, 1600-1840.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Presents an analysis of the intellectual, cultural and social changes which resulted in a mixture of ideas and cultures from Europe, Africa and native America. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 4130 American Revolutionary Era.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Presents an analysis of the political, social, cultural, and economic transformation of American society during the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1820, concentrating on the breakdown of the imperial relationship, the struggle for power, and social upheavals caused by fourteen internal revolutions and the conflict between aristocratic and democratic forces during the post-revolutionary settlement. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 4160 The Early Republic, 1789-1848.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

This course covers the social, political, cultural and economic history of America in its formative years. The Age of Jefferson (1789-1824), and the period of the first party system will be concerned with the policies and the wars of the Virginia dynasty. The second half of the course, the Age of Jackson (1824-1848), discusses the rise of the Democratic and Whig parties, Indian removal, trends in religion and reform, further western expansion and the sectionally divisive Mexican War. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 4172 Era of the American Civil War, 1848-1865.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Explores the background to and the conduct of the American Civil War, stressing Northern abolitionism and Republicanism, Southern disunionism, and confederate military and political activity. Examining why the South seceded, why the North responded with force of arms, why the South lost and how the war drastically altered the South, especially regarding slavery. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 4231 U.S. World War I to World War II.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Post WWI America: the Twenties, Depression and New Deal, WWII. GR-Eć(H)

AMH 4270 U.S. Since World War II.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Post-World War II America; America as world power; social revolution, Vietnam, Watergate and after. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 4307 U.S. Social and Intellectual History to the Civil War.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Colonial religious and social structure, enlightenment, revolution, constitutionalism, liberalism, emergence of a national culture, age of reform. (H)

AMH 4310 U.S. Social and Intellectual History: 1945-1975.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Covers important social and intellectual developments that unfolded in the thirty years after World War II. (H)

AMH 4312 History of Sexualities.

Credits: 3.

This course explores the social history of sexuality, tracing history of ideas about and attitudes toward sexuality in law, politics, medicine and science from ancient Greeks to the present, with an emphasis on the North American experience.

AMH 4316 Violence and Social Conflict in American History.

Credits: 3.

This course explores changing patterns and levels of violent behavior, including rioting, lynching, domestic violence, street violence, during the last four centuries of American History.

AMH 4317 History of Hollywood.

Credits: 3.

Hollywood films are compared with traditional historiographic accounts to explore the cultural and political history of the 1950s, Ĺ60s and Ĺ70s, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, civil rights, the Vietnam War and political assassinations.

AMH 4319 Crime and Punishment in American History.

Credits: 3.

This course examines the historical development of crime and criminal justice in America. It devotes particular attention to the ways in which social, political, and cultural forces have shaped legal institutions, during the last four centuries.

AMH 4353 U.S. Populisms, Democratic and Reactionary.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Grass-roots, mass movements of protest, reform and reaction are the subject of this course, considered in the broad sweep of U.S. history and in relation to mainstream politics.(H)

AMH 4354 The Transformation of Liberalism.

Credits: 3.

An exploration of changing ideas, practices, and criticisms of American liberal tradition. Course follows liberalismĺs evolution from "classical" to "modern" and how critiques of modern liberalism from right and left shaped liberal society today.

AMH 4402 The South to 1865.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Development of southern culture from the earliest settlements to the development of southern nationalism. (H)

AMH 4403 The South Since 1860.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Impact of Civil War and Reconstruction; economic, political and social development of the new south. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 4524 The Warren Court.

Credits: 3.

Study of a series of landmark decisions rendered by the Warren Court. Course examines emergence of innovation in Constitutional jurisprudence in 20th Century, judge-made law through federal appellate jurisdiction, limits of judicial power.

AMH 4550 Origins of the U.S. Constitution.

Credits: 3.

The colonial origins, drafting and ratification of the U.S. Constitution, and its application through 1819. Course examines the political, economic and intellectual influences that helped shape the Constitutional system designed by the framers.

AMH 4563 Women, Work and the Family in American History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Examines the impact of industrialization and demographic transition on womenĺs work and the family from the colonial period to contemporary America. (H, I) GR-Eć

AMH 4571 American Civil War and Reconstruction, 1859-1876.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Analyzes the political, social and economic transformation of the Union, highlighting the Presidency of Lincoln, the evolution of federal policies of Unionist loyalty and slave emancipation, the development of Union military leadership, and the tragically unsuccessful post-war attempt to provide justice to the freed people. (H) GR-Eć

AMH 4575 The African-American Freedom Struggle Since WWII.

Credits: 3.

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the origins, development and legacies of the African-American civil rights and black movements in America, focusing primarily on the period between 1945 and 1980.

AMH 4932 Studies in American Civilization.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Examination of periods, themes and movements in U.S. history, pursuing concepts and data from the humanities and social sciences. (H)

AMH 4935 Undergraduate Seminar in American Civilization.

Credits: 3.

Topics and themes of the American past examined from interdisciplinary perspectives. Individual projects based on student training and interest will be emphasized.

ASH 2033 Themes in Asian History, 1800-Present.

Credits: 3.

Surveys major themes in South and East Asian history, covering India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Japan, Indonesia and Malaysia. Examines the processes of imperialism, colonialism and nationalism and their social, political, economic and cultural ramifications. Focus on womenĺs lives and construction of gender roles. (H, I)

ASH 3305 History, Memory and Nation in East Asia.

Credits: 3.

Study of the politics of memory and the political uses of the past in modern Japan, China, and Korea. These are particularly sensitive topics in this area, given the legacy of Japanese colonialism. Major themes will include historiography, commercialization of the past, oral testimony, revisionism, national mythology, and ethnic descent.

ASH 3323 Introduction to Modern South Asian History, 1700-1947.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Traces the establishment and collapse of British power in South Asia from the 18th century to Indiaĺs Independence and Partition in 1947. Uses films and primary literary sources for a deeper understanding of the history and culture of the subcontinent.

ASH 3381 Women in Modern South Asian History, 1800-Present.

Credits: 3.

Examines womenĺs roles in colonial South Asia with special attention to impact of colonialism on womenĺs lives, construction of gender roles and ideology, womenĺs movements and the instrumentality of women in the nationalist struggle. Uses live videos, films literature and other primary sources.

ASH 3400 Chinese History.

Credits: 3.

The history of China from its beginnings to the present, tracing the political, social and cultural forces that shaped the emergence of China as an identifiable entity. A central theme is the key question of the definition of China and Chineseness.

ASH 3404 Modern China.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Survey of the social, political and economic transformation of modern Chinese society from 1800. (H, I) GR-Eć

ASH 3442 Modern Japan.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Survey of the social, political and economic transformation of modern Japanese society from 1800. (H, I)

ASH 3443 Japan to 1600.

Credits: 3.

Examination of the nature and development of traditional Japanese society with a broad emphasis on social, political, economic and cultural factors. (H, I)

ASH 3930 Undergraduate Seminar in Asian History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Undergraduate seminar in Asian history will be offered in several sections with rotating topics. Only juniors majoring in history may elect this course.

EUH 2000 Western Civilization: From Early Times to the Middle Ages.

Credits: 3.

An introduction to western civilization. Treats the early cultures in Mesopotamia and Egypt, the Minoan-Mycenaean society, Greece, the Hellenistic period and the Roman Empire to the Barbarian invasions. (H, I)

EUH 2001 Western Civilization: From the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century.

Credits: 3.

Treats feudal, urban and religious institutions in medieval society, Renaissance and Reformation, the Thirty Yearsĺ War, the Age of Louis XIV, and the Age of Reason. (H,I) GR-Eć

EUH 2002 Western Civilization: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present.

Credits: 3.

Treats the eighteenth century revolutions, Napoleon, romanticism and reaction, national unifications and imperialism, competing ideologies, the world wars, and Europe in the postwar era. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3033 History of the Holocaust.

Credits: 3.

A survey of the origins of anti-Semitism in central Europe, and the execution of the Holocaust by Nazi Germany. Examines not only the ideology of the Nazi leaders, but the role of the SS, Army, Police and ordinary citizens in perpetrating genocide. (H, I)

EUH 3090 Intellectual History of Europe, Ancient to Medieval.

Credits: 3.

Examines intellectual developments from the ancient to the medieval period that form the foundations of Western views of human nature, society, the natural world and God.

EUH 3091 Intellectual History of Europe, Renaissance to Modern.

Credits: 3.

Examines intellectual developments that have shaped modern views of human nature, society, the natural world and God.

EUH 3121 The Early Middle Ages.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

A study of the formation of the Medieval West from the dissolution of the Roman Empire to the year 1000 A.D. The course will particularly examine the ways in which Roman, Christian and Germanic traditions fused to form a new civilization. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3122 The High Middle Ages.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

A topical examination of European civilization from the eleventh through the fourteenth centuries. The course will contrast the urban and rural, northern and southern forms of economic social, cultural and political phenomena.

EUH 3140 Renaissance.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Interpretations of the Renaissance. Italy: political, literary and artistic developments. The northern Renaissance and Christian Humanism. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3144 The Reformation.

Credits: 3.

An overview of critical religious changes in Europe from the 15th to 17th centuries. Particular attention is paid to the broad ranging impact of religion on the social, cultural and political developments of the period.

EUH 3182 Medieval Archaeology.

Credits: 3.

Methods and Theory of Archaeology with particular emphasis on the medieval period. Attention is also given to the relation between the written and the archaeological evidence.

EUH 3204 Eighteenth Century Europe.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Study of European politics, economics, society, ideas and institutions in eighteenth century including early modern forms of governance, the Enlightenment and the Age of the. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3205 Nineteenth Century Europe.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Study of European politics, society, ideas and institutions, including the French Revolution, emergence of modern politics, upheavals of 1848 and 1871, rise of nationalism, urbanization and socialism. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3206 Twentieth Century Europe.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Course will cover the origins and outcomes of the two world wars, the varieties of European social and political ideologies, and the ever-changing pattern of national and trans-national identities. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3300 Byzantine History.

Credits: 3.

Survey of Byzantine history topics. Emphasis on political, economic and religious institutions and on the role of Byzantium in medieval Europe.

EUH 3323 Medieval Eastern Europe.

Credits: 3.

Eastern Europe from late Antiquity to the fifteenth century. Examines the major problems of Medieval history, with special emphasis on the role of the region in the history of the continent.

EUH 3383 Pagans, Christians, Barbarians: The World of Late Antiquity.

Credits: 3.

This course surveys the history of the Mediterranean region from the second to the seventh century with a particular focus on religious and cultural developments that marked the rise of a Christian Roman Empire.

EUH 3401 Economic and Social History of Ancient Greece.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hrs of history.

An analysis of the social and economic development of Greece from the time of the Mycenaean palaces until Roman conquest. Attempts to view Greek society in its entirety. (H, I, S) GR-Eć

EUH 3411 Rome and the Mediterranean.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hrs of history.

Charts the development of Rome from a small town to the center of an empire. Emphasis placed on the social, economic and political transformations which occurred across the Mediterranean in response to the growth of this empire. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3431 History of Modern Italy.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 2 hours of history.

From the origins of the Risorgimento to present; emphasis on unification, Giolittli, fascist era and World War II. (H, I)

EUH 3455 The History of Modern Paris.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

The history of Paris since its transformation under Napoleon III. Some attention is given to "money and politics," but the main emphasis is on intellectual life, culture, art and science. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3500 Medieval England.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

The creation of a national society and culture in the time of Englandĺs constitutional development (to the sixteenth century). (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3501 Early Modern England.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

The development of a revolutionary tradition and of a parliamentary monarch in the period of Englandĺs cultural flowering (sixteenth to eighteenth centuries). (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3502 Modern Britain.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Social, political, and economic developments in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3530 Colonies to Commonwealth: The History of the British Empire.

Credits: 3.

This course surveys the history of the British Empire from its origins in Ireland to the decolonization movements of the 20th century. It examines not only the ways in which the British established and extended the empire through the political, military, economic and cultural spheres, but also resistance to empire.

EUH 3533 Ireland in the British Empire.

Credits: 3.

This course examines the place of Ireland in the British Empire and the imperial experiences of the Irish people. It covers the main themes of Irish history from the Tudor conquest to the establishment of the Irish Republic, all the while being attuned to the broader imperial context.

EUH 3573 Soviet History Since 1953.

Credits: 3.

Emphasis is on the political, ideological and cultural development of the Soviet Union through its demise in 1991, covering the eras of Khrushchev through Yeltsin and focusing on the upheaval of the 1980s and 1990s. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 3574 History of Imperial Russia, 1796-1914.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Emphasis is on the major institutional, political, social and economic issues confronting the Russian state. The course draws on source materials and on Russian literature to illustrate these issues. (H,I) GR-Eć

EUH 3576 Twentieth Century Russia to 1953.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Emphasis is on internal political, economic, and social history; the impact of modernization; the rise of radical ideologies; the Bolshevik revolution; and the evolution of the Soviet Union. (H,I) GR-Eć

EUH 3605 Science, History and Change.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Examines the historical and cultural relations of ideas about science and history as they converge on notions of nature, reason, time, causality, change, evolution, progress, continuity, and revolution, from antiquity to Einstein. (H)

EUH 3930 Undergraduate Seminar in European History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Undergraduate seminar in European history will be offered in several sections with rotating topics. Only juniors majoring in history may elect this course.

EUH 4145 Human Nature and Gender, 1350-1650.

Credits: 3; Prereq: EUH 3140.

This course investigates attitudes toward human nature and gender in the medieval and early modern periods of European history.

EUH 4220 The Expansion of Europe: Exploration and Settlement.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

European expansion overseas, its impact on Africa, Asia and the Americas, and the development of a global economy. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 4280 History of the Second World War.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

An analysis of the Second World War covering especially the origins, politics, resistance movements, grand strategy and consequences. (H) GR-Eć

EUH 4314 Spain and Portugal.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Spain and Portugal from the Middle Ages to the present. Emphasis on early modern period and twentieth century, and on creation of colonial empires in Latin America. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 4331 The Ottoman Empire and the Balkans.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

First of a two-semester sequence on the history of Southeastern Europe (the Balkans). Examines the main themes of Ottoman history with particular reference to the history of the Balkans. (H, I)

EUH 4332 The Modern Balkans.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Second of a two-semester sequence on the history of Southeastern Europe (the Balkans). Examines the main themes of the history of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Albania, and the countries of the former Yugoslavia during the 19th and 20th centuries. (H, I)

EUH 4405 Modern Greece.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Analyzes the social, political, cultural and economic development of Greece since the eighteenth century.

EUH 4442 History of France.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

France from the seventeenth century to the present: the absolute monarchy and its fall, the rise of a revolutionary tradition, the "civilizing" model of empire, and the crises of national identity after 1870 and 1944. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 4463 Nineteenth-Century Germany.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history. Offered alternate years.

Germanyĺs political development towards nationhood in the nineteenth century, and the imperial policies of Bismarck and Wilhelm II. The social history of specific groups in German society. Germanyĺs role in the outbreak of WW I. (H,I) GR-Eć

EUH 4464 Twentieth-Century Germany.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history. Offered alternate years.

Collapse of the monarchy and tribulations of the Weimar Republic. A detailed examination of Hitlerĺs seizure of power, and of social, political, and ideological aspects of the Third Reich. The two Germanies to the fall of the Berlin Wall. (H,I) GR-Eć

EUH 4511 Elizabethan England, 1509-1660.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history. Offered alternate years.

Cultural, social and constitutional developments in the time of the emergence of political and religious consciousness. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 4513 Restoration England, 1660-1793.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Cultural, economic and political developments in the era of Englandĺs industrial, imperial and diplomatic dominance. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 4534 Modern Ireland.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

An introductory course on Irish politics, society, institutions, and culture from the Act of Union (1800) to the present. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 4563 Habsburg Monarchy.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

A study of the multiethnic dynastic state from its formation through its revitalization under Maria Theresa, conservative retrenchment under Metternich, and the challenge of nationalism from its peoples, to Austro-Hungaryĺs collapse in World War I.

EUH 4564 Twentieth Century Eastern Europe.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

The collapse of the Austro-Hungary, Successor States in the inter-war period, World War II and the Holocaust, and the rise and fall of Communism.

EUH 4586 Soviet History through Soviet and post-Soviet Film.

Credits: 4; Prereq: 3 hours history (upper level).

A study of selected themes and topics of Soviet history explored through film, including the relationship between revolution and state-building, the complex place of terror in it, efforts to rewrite the social structure of the new state, WWII as a new cultural revolution, the Brezhnev stagnation and the crisis of socialist values and Gorbachevĺs new revolution.

EUH 4602 Renaissance to the Scientific Revolution: Intellectual and Cultural History of Europe.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

An examination of fundamental European intellectual, cultural, and social developments from the early Renaissance to the Scientific Revolution. Includes interdisciplinary study of key ideas in religion, philosophy, art and literature. (H, I) GR-Eć

EUH 4610 Society and the Sexes in Modern Europe, 18C to the Present.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Gendered analysis of great historical events, political movements and ideologies. Other topics of social and cultural history are discussed. (H,I)

EUH 4617 "Cops and Robbers": Crime and Policing in Europe, 1700-1914.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

This course investigates, using primary and secondary sources, the social history of crime, criminal justice, and policing in Europe between approximately 1700 and 1900.

EUH 4664 Modern European Revolutions: 1789-1989.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

History of key European revolutions that occurred between 1789 and 1989. Special emphasis is given to the economic, cultural and political conditions that gave rise to and accompanied the development of these watershed events.

HIS 3460 History of Science and Religion.

Credits: 3.

A survey of the interaction between the religious and scientific communities in the West from the time of the early church to the present.

HIS 3463 History of Science: Origins to Newton.

Credits: 3.

An introduction to the emergence of scientific thought from its mythopoeic beginnings to the time of Newton. The course will focus on the interrelationships among science, philosophy and religion in Greece, Islam and the Latin West. Special emphasis is given to Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Descartes and Newton. (H, I)

HIS 3464 Introduction to the History of Science: Renaissance to the Present.

Credits: 3.

A general survey of the major issues in physical and biological science from the time of Galileo to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the impact of scientific development on society, culture and thought. (H, I) GR-Eć

HIS 3465 The Scientific Revolution.

Credits: 3.

The emergence of modern science from Copernicus to Newton exploring the notions of empiricism, experiment, mechanism, materialism, and the historical concepts of continuity, change, revolution, and progress. (H) GR-Eć

HIS 3466 Newton, Darwin, Freud.

Credits: 3.

This course focuses upon what has been called "the emergence of the modern mind" from the perspective of three symbolic heroes of western science and culture. Beginning biographically, the course raises issues regarding notions of the Great Man, Great Books, Great Ideas, as well as theories of identity, genius, rationality, creativity, change, and the relations between science and the humanities, biography and history.

HIS 3467 Science, Sex, Race.

Credits: 3.

In this course we focus on issues from the history and philosophy of science involving theories of sex and race in modern Western culture. Topics include: Classification, Taxonomy, Disease, Measurement, Eugenics.

HIS 3468 Special Topics in the History of Science

Credits: 3; May be repeated with change of content up to a maximum of 9 credits.

Individual episodes from the history of science dealing with the historical development either of a particular science or of a specific theme. Examples include history of evolutionary thought and scientific exploration in an age of discovery.

HIS 3470 History of Technology I.

Credits: 3.

The development of technology and engineering from antiquity to approximately 1750 with emphasis on the relationship of this development to the growth of western civilization. (H, I) GR-Eć

HIS 3471 History of Technology II.

Credits: 3.

The development of technology and engineering from approximately 1750 to WW I with emphasis on the relationship of this development to the changing patterns of life in western civilization. (H) GR-Eć

HIS 3481 Magic and the Occult in the Age of Reason.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Explores the historical roots of astrology, alchemy, witchcraft and hermeticism in a cultural climate increasingly dominated by rationalism and science (1450-1700). Draws on theory and methods of intellectual and cultural history, anthropology, sociology and literary theory. (H)

HIS 3483 The Nuclear Age.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

History of the changing perception of the political and social significance of science since the discovery of nuclear fission.

HIS 3490 History of Western Medicine.

Credits: 3.

Beginning with primitive societies, the course will trace the development of ideas of medical treatment, concepts of disease, and the growth of medical knowledge over the centuries. Students will also have the opportunity to perform research on an aspect of medical history of interest to them. (H) GR-Eć

HIS 3495 Evolution of Infectious Diseases.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

This course places the emergence of new infectious diseases in a historical and cultural context. The course emphasizes the history of well-documented infectious diseases such as leprosy, bubonic plague, cholera, smallpox, yellow fever, tuberculosis, influenza, polio, venereal disease and AIDS, as well as the more recent Ebola viral-type outbreaks. (S)

HIS 3501 The History of Modern Biological Thought.

Credits: 3.

This course will examine selected areas of modern biological thought after 1800. Topics include Darwin, genetics, the Evolutionary Synthesis, molecular biology and sociobiology. (H) GR-Eć

HIS 3506 Science, Evidence, Law.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

This course traces the emergence of modern concepts of truth and justice by focusing on the historical use of evidence in both science and law. Beginning with 16th-century witchcraft (concepts of act, theory, proof and observation) the course concludes with cases involving DNA, child testimony, expert witnesses, and false memory. Themes include observation and interpretation, identity and possession, competence and expertise.

HIS 3930 Undergraduate Seminar in Comparative History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Undergraduate seminar in comparative history will be offered in several sections with rotating topics. Only juniors majoring in history may elect this course. GR-Eć

HIS 3931 Special Topics.

Credits: 3 (H) GR-Eć

HIS 4306 Alcohol and History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Alcohol is the western worldĺs most widely used drug. The course explores the historical role it has played in society, politics, and the economy in a number of countries.(H, I) GR-Eć

HIS 4472 History of Evolutionary Thought from the Enlightenment to the Present.

Credits: 3; Prereq: some background in evolutionary science or history of science is desirable.

This is an advanced history of science course that examines the history of evolutionary thought from the Enlightenment to the present. Emphasis is on the specific development of Darwinian evolutionary theory, and the lives of key theorists such as Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. Sociopolitical and national contexts will be considered.

HIS 4473 History of Scientific Exploration in the Age of Empire.

Credits: 3; Prereq: HIS 3464 or HIS 3501 or permission of instructor.

This is an advanced history of science course that explores the connections between science, exploration and national interests in the age of empire. The ultimate goal is to understand science as cultural activity.

HIS 4502 The History of Genetics and Molecular Biology.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history and knowledge of the history of science and biology desirable.

This is an advance history of science course that explores the his Marketing tory of genetics and molecular biology.

HIS 4905 Individual Study.

Credits: 1 to 3; maximum of 6 credits; Prereq: 6 hours of history. GR-Eć

HIS 4956 Overseas Studies in History.

Credits: 1 to 18; Prereq: Approval of Undergraduate Coordinator; May be repeated with change of topic up to a maximum of 18 credit hours per semester.

Course work in history as part of an approved study abroad program.

HIS 4970 Senior Thesis.

Credits: 1 to 3; maximum of 4 credits; Prereq: Senior standing and permission of department.

Requirement for candidates for high or highest honors. Directed research leading to the submission of an interpretive and analytical, rather than merely narrative, essay of approximately 40 pages in length. The paper may either be based on research into a particular topic for which there are accessible source materials, or it may involve a thorough critical assessment of a significant historical controversy or historiographical issue. Students must obtain the consent of an appropriate supervisor prior to registration, and topics must be approved by the Departmental Honors Coordinator. Registration for two semestersĺ work is required in order to allow adequate attention to the project. GR-Eć

LAH 2020 Introduction to Latin American History.

Credits: 3.

An introduction to Latin American civilization, from the Conquest to the present, emphasizing select topics in social, political and cultural history. (H, I)

LAH 3100 Emergence of Latin American Nations.

Credits: 3.

The last phase of the colonial regime, movement for independence, and problems of nation-building to the end of the 19th century. (H, I) GR-Eć

LAH 3130 Colonial Latin America.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

A survey of the formation of Spanish and Portuguese imperial systems and colonial societies in America in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. (H, I) GR-Eć

LAH 3300 Contemporary Latin America.

Credits: 3.

Contemporary challenges to traditional structures; revolution and evolution. (H, I) GR-Eć

LAH 3470 Introduction to Caribbean History.

Credits: 3.

The main issues and debates in Caribbean History from the time of Columbus to the mid-twentieth century.

LAH 3741 Revolution in the Americas.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Historical analysis of the armed and unarmed revolutionary movements of Twentieth-Century Latin America, from Mexico to Chile.

LAH 3930 Undergraduate Seminar in Latin American History.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 hours of history.

Undergraduate seminar in Latin American history with rotating topics. Only juniors majoring in history.

LAH 4134 Colonial Andes.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Invasion and conquest of the Inca Empire, including Andean resistance and the political, economic and cultural consequences.

LAH 4433 Modern Mexico.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Aftermath of independence and war with U.S., the Reform and Maximillian, Porfiriato, Mexican Revolution and contemporary trends.(H, I) GR-Eć

LAH 4471 Caribbean History to 1800.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Social, economic and political history of the West Indies and the Circum-Caribbean region to 1800, with particular emphasis on slave society. (H, I) GR-Eć

LAH 4472 The Caribbean, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

A mainly social history of the modern Caribbean: slave emancipation and decolonization; race relations and black consciousness; labor, culture, and economic change. (H, I) GR-Eć

LAH 4473 France in the Caribbean.

Credits: 3.

This course explores the making of the modern Francophone Caribbean. It will introduce students to a range of political, economic and cultural phenomena from buccaneering and voodoo to tourism and transnational identity. Particular attention is paid to slave plantation society, the Haitian Revolution and the black consciousness movements of the twentieth century.

LAH 4520 Andean Nations.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Anthropological and political history of the postcolonial Andean region, including the republics of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. (H, I) GR-Eć

LAH 4602 History of Amazonia.

Credits: 3.

Historical analysis of the Amazon. Need no previous knowledge of Latin American history; for students interested in the issues confronting the region today. (H, I)

LAH 4630 National Period Brazil.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 6 hours of history.

Late and colonial reform; independence and origins and achievements of Brazilian monarchy; "modernization" and neo-colonialism; slavery, the military, and emergence of oligarchical republic; legacy of dictatorship and populism. (H, I) GR-Eć

WOH 3220 World EncounterCredits: 3.

Course covers major themes and issues in world history since 1300. These include regional and global cultural and economic development, exploration, migration, spread of diseases, imperialism, decolonization, and post-colonial change such as economic and cultural globalization.

WOH 4234 Atlantic Exchanges from Columbus to NATO.

Credits: 3.

This course examines the history of the Atlantic world, demonstrating that oceans have been connective forces that facilitate the exchange of commodities, capital, and culture across vast distances. It focuses on topics in the history of the central and northern Atlantic during the age of imperialism.

WOH 4264 Empires and Imperialism.

Credits: 3.

Introduction to the history of early modern and modern empires and imperialisms in Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia.

 
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