Americans at War, 1607 - 2006|
Fall 2007 not offered
This upper-level seminar explores how Americans have experienced, recalled, and written about war from the 17th century to the present. The course opens with the Indian wars of colonial America and proceeds, chronologically, to the Seven Years War, the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civl War, the First and Second World Wars, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and the Iraq War. In addition to reading journals and memoirs, students will read such classics as William H. McNeill, THE PURSUIT OF POWER as well as the THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT. Students also will study photographic evidence and view several films.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)
Memoirs, letters, diaries; major works on the history and philosophy of war.
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Reading responses, presentations, two essays.
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