HISTORY 496 - History Colloquium
Winter 2017, Section 001 - Michigan in the Era of Industrialization
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Other:
Theme
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
HISTORY 202.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Description

You need only to look at China today to see how an expanding industrial base can transform a nation. Michigan in the period 1880-1920 was that kind of force in the United States. This course looks at aspects of industrialization and the various responses to it as a variety of individuals, groups, and organizations worked to grapple with the incredible transformations in American life that resulted. The heart of the course work will be research in the original documents of the time housed at the Bentley Library. You will get to work with the real documents generated at the time and draw from them your sense of the story. Industrial growth, corporate reorganization, advertising, social reform, immigration reform, regulatory economics, urbanization, rural transformation—all are a part of this history. The course will require one paper and three short papers that will be worked into that final paper. There will be one exam on the readings.

Schedule

HISTORY 496 - History Colloquium
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
11535
Open
7
 
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Th 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section 001, Siberia. This course is a mixture of in-person and remote and will be taught synchronously. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times.
002 (SEM)
 In Person
11536
Open
2
 
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W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section 002, Indians & Empires. This course is a mixture of in-person and remote and will have a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times.
003 (SEM)
 In Person
30498
Closed
0
 
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