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HIST 163: Social and Cultural History: United States VT

Frank Warren

(Submission #46)

Course Description

This course on the social history of the 1920s and 1930s will explore social groups and their institutions, what forces in society impacted them, how these groups and institutions interacted with each other. It will explore popular culture and intellectual culture and how these have been used to interpret social history. It poses questions that require the student to think about how history has been interpreted and the nature of history. Both paper focus on the nature of historical interpretation. The discussion of the primary sources will engage students in active learning.


Area of Knowledge and Inquiry: Analyzing Social Structures (SS)
Context of Experience: United States (US)
Extended Requirement: Not Applicable

Additional Course information

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Existing Course: New
Existing Course Number: 
Course Anticipated to be offered: Other
Other (if specified): once every two years
Number of Sections: 1
Number of Seats: 30 - 40


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