HS-207 : History of the American City

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
History
Subject:
History
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
An examination of the changes in the history of the American city from colonial origins to its industrial-urban expression in the early 1900s, to the postindustrial-global city of today. Changing definitions of public space, community, municipal politics and economics, (global and local), cultural diversity and immigration, city culture, urban architecture, suburbanization, and domestic life will provide the focus of our inquiry. 3 credits FULFILLS HISTORY LAI REQUIREMENT.