May 25, 2022  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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HIST 367 - The American West

3 hours


This course is an in-depth analysis of the American frontier as shared and contested space. Readings and discussion will address the meaning of contact between European-Americans, Native Americans, and African-Americans on the frontier, the changes to the landscape and environment, the “internal empire” of the American West in natural resources, and the myths of the American West including the place of the West in American identity.

This course may be applied to the United States history concentration.

Listed also as AMST 337 .

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102  or consent of department.

This course will satisfy the history core area requirement.



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