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Nikhil Pal Singh
HSTAA 522
Seattle Campus

American History: Writings and Interpretations Since 1870

Class description

This course is an intensive, graduate-level overview of modern and contemporary US history, 1876-present. While the course aspires to broad coverage of major historiographical questions, this quarter we will also focus thematically on the relationship of the US and the world, the question of empire and the cultural and political entanglements of US foreign and domestic policy.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

This is an intensive reading and discussion-based seminar for history graduate students.

Recommended preparation

Graduate students from disciplines outside of the Department of History are welcome, depending upon space.

Class assignments and grading


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 Nikhil Pal Singh
Date: 01/30/2008