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Susan A Glenn
HSTAA 525
Seattle Campus

American Social History After 1860

Field course. Survey of major problems and literature in American social history after 1860.

Class description

In Spring quarter 2009, this course will focus on Gender and Women. For our first class meeting on Monday, March 30, students should be prepared to discuss Glenda Gilmore's book, Gender and Jim Crow.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

The course stresses close readings and active discussion. Several brief papers are required.

Recommended preparation

This course is open to all interested graduate students in and outside the history department. There are no prerequisites. Please check for any assignments for the first class meeting.

Class assignments and grading

Class assignments and grading will be outlined in the course syllabus.


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 Susan A Glenn
Date: 02/22/2009