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Moon-Ho Jung
HSTAA 521
Seattle Campus

American History: Writings and Interpretations, 1770-1870

Class description

This course will be co-taught by William Rorabaugh.

This is the second in a 3 quarter sequence (501, 521, 522) designed to acquaint entering graduate students with the principal writings of American history since 1620. A second purpose of this course is either to prepare students for the MA qualifying exam in American history or to begin study for a field in 19th century US history.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

For History graduate students: graduate students from other departments may enroll with consent of instructors.

Class assignments and grading

Discussion of common reading, oral reports on student-selected books, 6 (5-7 page) book reviews.


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 Moran Tompkins
Date: 10/26/2004