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The New England Century: Sin, Superstition, and Society in Early America, 1630-1704
HIST 123
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 319

This seminar offers an alternative portrait of early New England, from the settlement of Massachusetts Bay in 1629 to the Deerfield Massacre of 1704. The course will be to explode popular myths about New England's first settlers as stern prudes dressed in black and white. Among the topics to be explored: art and architecture, captivity, crime, environmental history, family life, Indian-white relations, religion, sex, and witchcraft. There will be at least one film screening and two field trips--one to the Yale University Art Gallery and a second to the Mashantuckett Pequot Museum.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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