HIST 615: Problems in American History
HIST 615-005: Civil War Era
07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M
Section Information for Spring 2012
This course serves as an introduction to historians' approaches to the era of the American Civil War. It explores a variety of facets of the field--political, social, military, economic--by examining some influential classics and some of the most important recent work in the discipline. The reading emphasizes current work in the field on a variety of topics related to the war and its course. Written assignments include several brief book reviews and a longer historiographic essay. This course will satisfy the “1861-1914” distribution requirement in U.S. history.
View 9 Other Sections of this Course in this Semester »
Course Information from the University Catalog
Readings and discussion of bibliographies, interpretations, and research trends in topics selected by instructor.
May be repeated for credit when topic is different.
The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes.