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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

AMST 603 - Modern Political, Social, and Cultural History


3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded
Not repeatable for credit

Description:
This course focuses on the emergence of modern American society, culture, and politics since 1865, with emphasis on the following topics: the ideologies of modernism, progressivism, and socialism, and the political, economic, and social forces that constitute modernity; innovations in politics, the arts, and the social sciences, and their relationship to new technologies and the labor practices of industrial capitalism; the labor movement’s struggle for industrial democracy; the emergence of feminism and civil rights.

Enrollment Requirements:
Pre-req = Graduate student in AMSTDY-MA Program

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