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Power, Politics, Labor, and Capital

To view all courses, with links to descriptions in the catalogue, view the Courses page.

Area of interest includes:

  1. Politics, Political Thought and Culture
  2. Foreign Relations, diplomacy
  3. Economic History, capitalist development, industrialization
  4. Slavery, Bonded Labor

100-level Courses

  • 101 Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 122 Encounters in Modern East Asia
  • 124 Europe 1945
  • 126 Terrorism in Russia and Eurasia
  • 151 British History: James I (1603) to the Great War
  • 160 American Moments: Rediscovering US History
  • 162 Envisioning Latin America
  • 174 The Emergence of the Modern Middle East

200-level Courses

  • 215 The High Middle Ages c.950-1300
  • 224 Wars in 20th Century Asia
  • 225 Renaissance Italy
  • 226 Northern Europe in the Renaissance, 1300-1550
  • 230 From Tyranny to Terror: The Old Regime and the French Revolution
  • 236 Germany, 1740 – 1918
  • 237 Germany, 1918 – 1990
  • 242 Russia and the Steppe to 1800
  • 243 Russia and the Soviet Union, 1861-2000
  • 253 The Jungle in Indian History
  • 254 Victorian Britain
  • 259 The History of the Family in Early Modern Europe
  • 261 History of Women in the United States Since 1890
  • 262 Contesting Colonialism: Latin America 1450-1750
  • 263 From Colony to Nation: Latin America in the Nineteenth Century
  • 264 The Revolutionary Option? Latin America in the Twentieth Century
  • 265 African American History to 1865
  • 267 African American History 1865-Present
  • 270 The Black Power Movement
  • 272 Modern African History
  • 274 Beyond Jamestown and Plymouth Rock: Revisiting, Revising & Reviving Early America
  • 275 US History's Greatest Mystery: Revolutionary America 1750-1830
  • 276 Democracy in America? US Politics and Power, 1828-1896
  • 277 The Making of the “American Century”: 1890 – 1945

300-level Courses

  • 316 Constantinople/Istanbul: 1453
  • 326 Machiavelli
  • 332 Dangerous Ideas: Challenging Authority in 18th Century France
  • 337 The Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany
  • 342 Stalinism
  • 360 Black Business and Social Movements in the Twentieth Century
  • 362 The Cuban Revolutions
  • 363 Revolution and Conflict in 20th Century Latin America
  • 365 Race and the History of Jim Crow Segregation –
  • 369 Themes in 20th Century Urban History: Social Reform and the Evolution of the Welfare State
  • 373 Slavery and Abolition in Africa
  • 382 Marie-Antoinette
  • 386 Central Asia and the Caucasus: Nation Building and Human Rights
  • 389 Constructing China from Beyond –