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2015 Fall Term

3 Units [GH]

History 255

This course examines new historical themes each semester with an expert in the field. In a small seminar setting, classes will focus on discussion of a variety of different kinds of historical sources and provide the opportunity for students to carry out their research project on the topic.

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01-DIS 4375
3 Units [GH]
09/02 - 12/23 (1) MW 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Nikki Mandell
Immigration has been a recurring topic of debate and conflict in the American experience. This seminar will focus on four major eras of immigration (colonial, mid-19th century, turn of the 20th century, and late 20th century). Student will enter the debates of each era, examining ways in which race and nationality, religion, work ethics and work skills, war and international politics affected attitudes about and public policies regarding immigration, and the very meaning of 'American.'

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