Geographic setting; early English, French, Dutch, Swedish discovery, conquest and settlement, ; colonial administration; colonial life; inter-colonial wars. Political and social history of selected major figures and important movements in political theory, literature, sociology, art, economics and philosophy in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Continuation of HIST from to the present. Focus on the aftermath of slavery and defeat in those parts of North America where slavery dominated the economy, politics and demographics; transformations in race, culture and politics in such regions and emergence of new identities since Reconstruction; debates over the geographic and cultural roots of the American South.
All books are on reserve at the library. Introduction to the methods and approaches of the health humanities; exposure to key scholarship in this field as well as major methods and approaches; application of such skills to the analysis of cultural case studies such as illness narratives or contemporary debates in scientific bioethics.
Social, political, economic, cultural and religious developments, Puritanism and the Revolution of the s, the Restoration, establishment of constitutional monarchy afterGreat Britain's rise as an imperial power.
Overall, this course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation for subsequent study in European history as well as an introduction to the nature of historical research and writing.
Unexcused absences will lower your participation grade, and any student missing four or more discussion sections will receive a failing grade for class participation. Learn to apply particular environmental historical concepts to both historical and contemporary environmental issues.
History of the Caribbean region from human settlement to the late nineteenth century; indigenous peoples; European colonization; colonial societies; challenges to the imperial plantation model.
The ideas of the great scientists and their impact on society; the Newtonian Revolution; Lavoisier and the new chemistry; Darwin and evolutionary thought; Enrico Fermi, Robert Oppenheimer and the development of nuclear energy.
Prerequisites: 24 hours if history, with 12 or more at level or above; freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor. Nash, eds. Details and further instructions for all assignments will be posted on Blackboard.