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James N Gregory
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

"Class, Labor, and Political Economy: Cruising the Borders of American Labor History"

This graduate seminar examines selected themes from the field of American labor history, especially the following: stages of capitalism and American political economy; structures of inequality (class, race, gender); labor movements; labor cultures.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

This is a readings course. We will read and discuss 1 or 2 books each week. Two ten-page papers will be assigned.


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 James N Gregory
Date: 01/29/2011