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Anglo-American Masculinities Through the Great War
HIST 270
Spring 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 268

This interdisciplinary course surveys the history of manhood in Britian and America from the 17th century through the First World War, with attention given to our own time as well. In addition to reading literature and history, students will analyze and discuss letters and diaries, as well as some of the most controversial paintings and photographs of the 19th century. The course will explore the emergence of male homosexuality as a category of self-identification and the history of homosocial relationships more generally, particularly in times of war and in the context of industrialization.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation, Writing
This course requires students to spend considerable time evaluating and interpreting primary sources: images, objects, documents. The course also requires students to write critically and imaginatively about primary as well as secondary sources¿e.g., articles and books written by modern historians.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAY-27-2024
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