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Jon Ariston Olivera
HIST 388
Seattle Campus

Colloquium: Introduction to History

Introduction to the discipline of history for new or prospective majors. Emphasizes the basic skills of reading, analysis, and communication (both verbal and written) that are central to the historian's craft. Each seminar discusses a different subject or problem.

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This course will explore the US colonial period in the Philippines from 1898 until 1946. It places US overseas expansion within the history of Western imperialism, and examines the origins and particular forms of US imperialism that resonate globally, and carry on throughout the twentieth century.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jon Ariston Olivera
Date: 02/15/2012