Power and Inequality in American History

We 12:00PM - 2:25PM / 3700 Wesley W Posvar Hall / CRN 30068

Power and Inequality in American History is a readings course that covers the full sweep of American history from early Native America to the near-present.  The course will concentrate on four themes within the broader rubric of power and inequality: race, class, gender, and capitalism.  We will pay special attention to transnational approaches and to the ever-shifting politics of American historical writing.  We will read classic and newer works to demonstrate how historical practice has changed over time.  The course will serve as a broad survey for graduate students in any department or discipline who study any period or theme in American history.

Number of Credits

3

Marcus Rediker

Course Term

Spring

Course Category

Category B: Disciplines and Intellectual Movements

Course Year

2018