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Science in Modernity and After: 20th-Century Science and Technology

HIST 287
Spring 2018
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: SISP 287
Certificates: International Relations

This course will examine the intertwined histories of science and technology during the 20th century and beyond through the lens of three key technologies: nuclear weapons, computers, and recombinant DNA. By examining the intellectual, cultural, and social context out of which these technologies emerged and in carrying their story forward almost to the present, the course aims to understand the changing nature of science and technology in modernity and postmodernity.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

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