The History of Ideas in America, Part I (to 1900) (HISTORY 154)
Clements, A. (TA)
Shah, S. (TA)
Winterer, C. (PI)
(Same as HISTORY 54. 154 is 5 units; 54 is 3 units.) How Americans considered problems such as slavery, imperialism, and sectionalism. Topics include: the political legacies of revolution; biological ideas of race; the Second Great Awakening; science before Darwin; reform movements and utopianism; the rise of abolitionism and proslavery thought; phrenology and theories of human sexuality; and varieties of feminism. Sources include texts and images.
Letter or Credit/No Credit
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
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