HISTORY 680 - Studies in Colonial America
Section: 001 Atlantic World
Term: FA 2018
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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May not be repeated for credit.
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The readings course intro­duces graduate students to and familiarizes them with different topics currently the subject of intense debate in the burgeoning field of Atlantic World Studies. Topics include subjects of long-standing interest or current debate: nationalist v. internationalist tendencies in scholarship; destruction of the environment; migration; production; labor; social and economic development as viewed through the lens of commodities, merchants, and cities; race relations; the struggle for political power; political identity; and the formation of intellectual community. It focuses primarily on the period between 1607 and 1848. Each week, the readings are discussed, and in some weeks individual students make presentations.

Course Requirements:

A final review essay (20-30 pages) is required.

HISTORY 680 - Studies in Colonial America
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001 (REC)
Tu 5:00PM - 8:00PM
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