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    • 21H.346 The French Revolution and Napoleonic France, Spring 2000 

      Ravel, Jeffrey S. (2000-06)
      Examines the origins, course, and consequences of the revolution which arose in France at the end of the eighteenth century and its Napoleonic sequel. Particular attention given to the interplay of politics, culture, and ...
    • 21H.311 The Renaissance, 1300-1600, Fall 2000 

      Ravel, Jeffrey S. (2000-12)
      European history from the fourteenth through the sixteenth century. Consideration of political, social, artistic, and scientific developments during this period of transition to the modern world. Examines the connections ...
    • 21H.131 America in the Nuclear Age, Fall 2000 

      Jacobs, Meg (2000-12)
      This course examines the American experience at home and abroad from Pearl Harbor to the end of the Cold War. Topics include: America's role as global superpower, foreign and domestic anticommunism, social movements ...
    • 21H.206 American Consumer Culture, Fall 2001 

      Jacobs, Meg, 1969- (2001-12)
      Examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. Explores how such things as department stores, advertising, mass-produced cars, and ...
    • 21H.433 The Age of Reason: Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries, Spring 2002 

      Ravel, Jeffrey S. (2002-06)
      A study of the evolution of European society from the end of the seventeenth century to the outbreak of World War I. Its politics, the nature of its social system, the workings of its economy, and its intellectual ...
    • 21H.416 Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective, Spring 2002 

      McCants, Anne E. C. (Anne Elizabeth Conger), 1962- (2002-06)
      This course will survey the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relations in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian ...
    • 21H.153J / SP.421J / WMN.421J Race and Gender in Asian America, Fall 2002 

      Chung, Emma Teng (2002-12)
      An interdisciplinary examination of the Asian-American experience with particular emphasis on gender and race from mid-nineteenth century to present. Topics include: Asian American women's history, Asian American feminisms, ...
    • 21H.466 Imperial and Revolutionary Russia, 1800-1917, Fall 2002 

      Wood, Elizabeth A., 1958- (2002-12)
      Analyzes Russia's social, cultural, political heritage; Eurasian imperialism; and autocracy. Compares reforming and revolutionary impulses in the context of serfdom, the rise of the intelligentsia, and debates over capitalism. ...
    • 21H.150J / 21F.043J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, & Historical Experience, Fall 2002 

      Anonymous (2002-12)
      An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, anthropology, film, and cultural studies to examine the experiences of Asian Americans in US society. Covers the first wave of Asian immigration in the ...
    • 21H.802 Modern Latin America, 1808-Present: Revolution, Dictatorship, Democracy, Fall 2002 

      Ravel, Jeffrey S. (2002-12)
      Selective survey of Latin American history from the wars of independence at the start of the nineteenth century to the present. Issues studied include: independence and its aftermath, slavery and its abolition, Latin America ...
    • 21H.418 / CMS.880 Technologies of Word 1450-2000, Fall 2002 

      Ravel, Jeffrey S. (2002-12)
      Explores the impact of the printing press upon European politics and culture during the first several centuries after Gutenberg and compares these changes with the possibilities and problems inherent in contemporary ...
    • 21H.153J / SP.421J / WGS.421J Race and Gender in Asian America, Fall 2002 

      Anonymous (2002-12)
      An interdisciplinary examination of the Asian-American experience with particular emphasis on gender and race from mid-nineteenth century to present. Topics include: Asian American women's history, Asian American feminisms, ...
    • 21H.102 The Emergence of Modern America 1865-Present, Spring 2003 

      Faculty, History Department (2003-06)
      This subject studies the changing structure of American politics, economics, and society from the end of the Civil War to the present. We will consider secondary historical accounts and primary documents to examine some ...
    • 21H.411 History of Western Thought, 500-1300, Spring 2003 

      McCants, Anne E. C. (Anne Elizabeth Conger), 1962- (2003-06)
      Examines the development of the western intellectual tradition from the fall of the Roman Empire through the High Middle Ages. Basic premise is that the triumph of Christianity in Europe was not the inevitable outcome it ...
    • 21F.027J / CMS.874 / 21H.917J Visualizing Cultures, Spring 2003 

      Dower, John W.; Miyagawa, Shigeru (2003-06)
      Extensive reading and discussion of how visual images impose a variety of identities on individuals and societies. Case studies drawn primarily from the Pacific region, and include: identities of individuals in a society; ...
    • 21H.615 The Middle East in 20th Century, Spring 2003 

      Russell, Mona L.; Lewitt, Shariann (2003-06)
      This course explores the 20th-century history of the Middle East, concentrating on the Fertile Crescent, Egypt, Turkey, the Arabian peninsula, and Iran. We will begin by examining the late Ottoman Empire and close with the ...
    • 17.57J / 21H.467J Soviet Politics and Society, 1917-1991, Spring 2003 

      Woodruff, David; Wood, Elizabeth A. (2003-06)
      At its greatest extent the former Soviet Union encompassed a geographical area that covered one-sixth of the Earth's landmass. It spanned 11 time zones and contained over 100 distinct nationalities, 22 of which numbered ...
    • 21H.912 The World Since 1492, Spring 2003 

      Russell, Mona L. (2003-06)
      This course explores the last 500 years of world history. Rather than trying to cover all regions for all periods of time, we will focus on four related themes: the struggles between Europeans and colonized peoples; the ...
    • 21H.126 America in Depression and War, Spring 2003 

      Jacobs, Meg (2003-06)
      The Great Depression and World War II permanently changed American politics and society. Topics include: the Great Crash, the New Deal, Roosevelt, the home front, the Normandy Invasion, and the atomic bomb. Explores those ...
    • 21H.991J / STS.210J Theories and Methods in the Study of History, Fall 2003 

      Perdue, Peter C. (2003-12)
      The purpose of this course is to acquaint you with a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the twentieth century. Most of the books on the list constitute, in my view (and others), modern classics, ...