Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Department of History - Dulles Hall.

Undergraduate History Curriculum

Curriculum Numbering

1000—1099

UG (Undergraduate) - Non Credit Courses

 

Non-credit courses for orientation, remedial, or other non-college level experiences. These are courses in addition to a program's graduation requirements.

1100—1999

UG - Introductory Level Undergraduate Courses

 

Basic courses providing undergraduate credit, but not to be counted toward a major or field of specialization in any department. Courses at this level are beginning courses, required or elective courses that may be prerequisite to other courses.

2000—2999

UG - Intermediate Level Undergraduate Courses

 

Intermediate courses providing undergraduate credit and may be counted toward a major or field of specialization.

3000—3999

UG - Upper Level Undergraduate Courses

 

Upper Level courses providing undergraduate credit that may be counted toward a major or field of specialization.

4000—4999

UG - Advanced Level Undergraduate Courses

 

Advanced Level courses providing undergraduate credit that may be counted toward a major or field of specialization. Graduate students may enroll in and receive graduate credit for 4000-level courses outside their own graduate program.

5000—5999

UG and G (Graduate) - Dual Career Level Courses

 

Courses that are regularly offered for both graduate credit and undergraduate credit. Advanced Level courses providing undergraduate credit that may be counted toward a major or field of specialization. Foundational coursework and research providing graduate or professional credit.

6000—6999

G - Foundational Level Graduate and Professional Courses

 

Foundational courses and research providing graduate or professional credit.

7000—7999

G - Intermediate Level Graduate and Professional Courses

 

Intermediate courses and research providing graduate or professional credit.

8000—8999

G - Advanced Level Graduate and Professional Courses

 

Advanced courses and research providing graduate or professional credit.

Course Number Title Levelsort descending Course Description Field of Study
326 History of Modern Sexualities Undergraduate

Introduction to the major issues associated with the ways different cultures have identified, regulated, and thought about sexuality from the eighteenth century to the present.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
341 The Silk Road: Commerce and Culture in Eurasia 200 BCE-1498 CE Undergraduate

A study of the commercial and cultural relations among Chinese, Indian, Iranian, and Roman/Islamic civilizations.

East Asian History
394 Group Studies Undergraduate

Groups of students are given an opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered.

H399 Introduction to Historical Research Undergraduate

Research strategies and techniques; topics will vary.

489 Historical Internship Undergraduate

Internships will provide students with the opportunity to work on historical projects under the supervision of a practicing professional and a professor.

585 History of Literacy Undergraduate

This course seeks to understand the history of literacy by examining literacy's contributions to making the modern world, and social changes' impacts on literacy.

589 Marginal Groups in the Non-Western World Undergraduate

Comparison of the experiences of several marginal and minority groups in the major non-western civilizations from roughly the 16th-20th centuries.

593 Individual Studies Undergraduate

Individual study in some field of historical development; designed to allow the student to work on a problem of particular interest.

596 Introduction to Quantitative Methods in History Undergraduate

Prepares students to use quantitative methods in historical research and to take intermediate courses in statistics and data analysis.

H598 Senior Seminar (Honors) Undergraduate

Designed to give undergraduate majors experience in the analysis of historical problems through a reading and research program.

692 Workshop Undergraduate

Workshop.

697 Study at a Foreign Institution Undergraduate

An opportunity for students to study at a foreign institution and receive Ohio State credit for that work.

698.01 Study Tour: Domestic Undergraduate

Specific content, location, quarter(s) of offering, and prerequisites vary; contact department office for details.

698.02 Study Tour: Foreign Undergraduate

Specific content, location, quarter(s) of offering, and prerequisites vary; contact department office for details.

699 Undergraduate Research in History Undergraduate

Undergraduate research in history.

H783 Honors Research Undergraduate

Informal conferences to allow full scope to the initiative of the student; a special topic is assigned and results are tested by papers and special examinations.

787 Colloquium in the Philosophy of History, Historiography, and the Historian's Skills II Undergraduate

Continuation of 786 with emphasis on research methods.

333 History of Antisemitism: From the Enlightenment to the Present Day Undergraduate

Examines the role of antisemitism in history. Considers the comparative historical contexts that shaped intolerance and exclusionary violence towards Jews and minorities.

Jewish History
533.02 Latin American History: South America since Independence Undergraduate

Nation-building in the South American republics during the 19th and 20th centuries with special emphasis on Argentina and Brazil.

Latin American History
533.06 Latin American History: Women in Latin America Undergraduate

The history of women in Latin America from the Conquest to the present.

Latin American History
534.01 History of Latin American Regions: Central America and the Caribbean since Independence Undergraduate

Political, economic, and cultural history of West Indies (Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, etc.) and Central America (Panama, Guatemala, Nicaragua, etc.) and relations with United States.

Latin American History
534.02 History of Latin American Countries and Regions: Brazil Undergraduate

History of Brazil during colonial and independence periods with major emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries.

Latin American History
534.03 History of Latin American Countries and Regions: Mexico Undergraduate

History of Mexico during precolonial, colonial, and independence periods with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries.

Latin American History
534.04 History of Latin American Countries and Regions: Argentina Undergraduate

Introduction of the history and problems of contemporary Argentina.

Latin American History
534.08 History of Latin American Countries and Regions: The Jewish Experience in Latin America Undergraduate

Introduction to issues in the history of Jews in Latin America, including the role of the region as a refuge from source of anti-Semitism.

Latin American History
584 Modern Intelligence History Undergraduate

This course examines the role of diplomatic and military intelligence in the making of policy in modern history.

Diplomatic History
311 World War I, 1914-1918 Undergraduate

Exploration of the causes, conduct, and consequences of the First World War in a global context.

European History; Modern European History
540.01 Core Regions of Islamic Worlds: Islamic Society, 610-1258 Undergraduate

Origins and early development of selected fundamental Islamic institutions in their historical and cultural context.

Islamic History
520.01 Science and Society: Early Modern Europe Undergraduate

A survey of the history of science and its place and relationship to European society. European society 1550-1750.

European History; Early Modern European History
540.02 Core Regions of Islamic Worlds: History of Iran Undergraduate

A history of Iran in the Islamic period, focusing on nomadic-urban interaction and Iranian culture.

Islamic History
587.01 History of Capitalism in Global and Comparative Perspective Undergraduate

An historical comparison of the development of modern forms of business and business management in Great Britain, the United States, and Japan.

Business History
540.03 Core Regions of Islamic Worlds: Ottoman Empire, 1300-1800 Undergraduate

The Ottoman Empire from frontier warrior band to world power to "Sick Man of Europe"; factors in upsurge and decline; cultural interaction with the West.

Islamic History
540.04 Core Regions of Islamic Worlds: Middle East in the 19th Century Undergraduate

Modernization of the Middle East, from the early autocratic modernizers to the 19th century; economic, social, political, and intellectual transformations; modern Middle East in world perspective.

Islamic History
540.05 Core Regions of Islamic Worlds: Middle East in the 20th Century Undergraduate

Modernization of the Middle East in the 20th century.

Islamic History
355 History of Afghanistan Undergraduate

This course will introduce students to Afghan society, its historical foundations, and the challenges that confront it.

Islamic History
541.01 Wider Islamic World: Islamic Spain and North Africa Undergraduate

Major problems in history and culture of Islamic Spain (712-1492) and North Africa (641-present), including Egypt; special emphasis on nomadism and revivalism.

Islamic History
541.02 Wider Islamic World: History of Islam in Africa Undergraduate

Examination of the history and spread of Islam in Africa and its impact on African social, economic, and political institutions.

Islamic History
542.01 Intellectual and Social Movements in the Muslim World Undergraduate

Examination of significant Muslim intellectual and social movements from the advent of Islam until the present.

Islamic History
543.01 History of India: Ancient India Undergraduate

A history of India from 2500 B.C.E. to the Muslim invasion of the 10th and 11th centuries C.E.

East Asian History
543.02 History of India: Islamic India Undergraduate

The Sultanate and Mughal Empires (1000-1707 A.D.); emphasis on imperial institutions and the interaction of Hindu and Muslim societies.

East Asian History
543.03 History of India: Colonial India Undergraduate

A history of South Asia during the colonial period, from the arrival of Vasco da Gama in 1498 until independence and partition in 1947.

East Asian History
543.04 History of India: Contemporary India and South Asia Undergraduate

The political, social, economic, and cultural history of contemporary India and the South Asian subcontinent, focusing on India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

East Asian History
H398 Introduction to Historical Thought (Honors) Undergraduate

Investigation of the methods historians use to understand the past.

568.01 Native American History from European Contact to Removal, 1560-1820 Undergraduate

Major issues and events in Native American history from before the European invasion and colonization through the early 1820s.

American History; US History to 1877
111 Western Civilization: Antiquity to 17th Century Undergraduate

Ancient civilizations (Near East, Greece, Rome); barbarian invasions; medieval civilizations (Byzantium, Islam, Europe); Renaissance and Reformation.

European History; Early Modern European History
H111 Western Civilization: Antiquity to 17th Century (Honors) Undergraduate

Ancient civilizations (Near East, Greece, Rome); barbarian invasions; medieval civilizations (Byzantium, Islam, Europe); Renaissance and Reformation.

European History; Early Modern European History
112 Western Civilization: 17th Century through Modern Times Undergraduate

Political, scientific, and industrial revolutions; nationalism; the two world wars; decline of empires; the cold war. H112 (honors) may be available to students enrolled in an honors program or by permission of dept.

European History; Modern European History
H112 Western Civilization: 17th Century through Modern Times (Honors) Undergraduate

Political, scientific, and industrial revolutions; nationalism; the two world wars; decline of empires; the cold war. H112 (honors) may be available to students enrolled in an honors program or by permission of dept.

European History; Modern European History
121 African Civilizations to 1870 Undergraduate

Exploration of the political, social, and economic history of precolonial African civilizations, using a variety of interdisciplinary approaches and materials.

African History
122 African Civilizations, 1870 to the Present Undergraduate

Exploration of the political, social, and economic history of the colonial and independent African countries, using a variety of interdisciplinary approaches and materials.

African History
141 History of East Asia in the Pre-modern Era Undergraduate

Introduction to the societies and cultures of pre-modern China, Korea, and Japan; the countries that make up the geographical and cultural unit of East Asia.

East Asian History
142 History of East Asia in the Modern Era Undergraduate

Introduction to the transformation of societies and cultures of modern China, Korea, and Japan from the 17th century to the present.

East Asian History
151 American Civilization to 1877 Undergraduate

The political, constitutional, social, and economic development of the United States from the colonial period through the era of Reconstruction.

American History; US History to 1877
H151 American Civilization to 1877 (Honors) Undergraduate

The political, constitutional, social, and economic development of the United States from the colonial period through the era of Reconstruction.

American History; US History to 1877
152 American Civilization since 1877 Undergraduate

The political, constitutional, social, and economic development of the United States from the era of Reconstruction to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
368.02 Native American Peoples of the Andes Undergraduate

Introductory survey of the history of the Native American peoples of the Andes from the Pre-Colombian period to the present.

Latin American History
H152 American Civilization since 1877 (Honors) Undergraduate

The political, constitutional, social, and economic development of the United States from the era of Reconstruction to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
534.08 The Jewish Experience in Latin America Undergraduate

Introduction to issues in the history of Jews in Latin America, including the role of the region as a refuge from source of anti-Semitism.

Jewish History
171 Latin American Civilizations to 1825 Undergraduate

Latin American political, social, economic, and cultural history from Pre-Columbian times to independence (1825) focussing on imperialism, religion, minorities, war, and rebellion.

Latin American History
539 Siberia in World History Undergraduate

Introduction to the history, geography, culture, ethnic diversity, inter-communal relations, economy and strategic importance of Siberia in Eurasia's past and present.

Russian and East European History
H171 Latin American Civilization to 1825 (Honors) Undergraduate

Latin American political, social, economic, and cultural history from Pre-Columbian times to independence (1825) focusing on imperialism, religion, minorities, war, and rebellion.

Latin American History
520.02 Science and Society: Modern Europe Undergraduate

A survey of the history of science and its place and relationship to European society. Europe from the 18th and 20th centuries.

European History; Modern European History
172 Latin American Civilizations since 1825 Undergraduate

Latin American political, social, economic, and cultural history from independence (1825) to the present focusing on neo-colonialism, instability, underdevelopment, militarism, and minorities

Latin American History
324 Introduction to U.S. Latina/Latino History Undergraduate

General survey of Latina/o history in the U.S. Topics include conquest and colonization, immigration, labor activism, education, politics, popular culture and social movements.

American History; US History since 1877
H172 Latin American Civilization Since 1825 (Honors) Undergraduate

Latin American political, social, economic, and cultural history from independence (1825) to the present focusing on neo-colonialism, instability, underdevelopment, militarism, and minorities.

Latin American History
544 The Mongol World Empire: Central Eurasia, 1000-1500 Undergraduate

An introduction to the social, cultural, and political history of medieval Central Eurasia, focusing on the interaction between nomadic and sedentary populations.

East Asian History
594 Group Studies Undergraduate

The investigation of particular problems in various fields of history.

301 Introduction to Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations Undergraduate

Comparative historical analysis of ancient Mediterranean civilizations: emphasis on Greek and Roman societies, urbanism, empires, literature, arts; from the Bronze Age to Fall of Rome.

Ancient History
343 Islamic Central Asia Undergraduate

Introductory survey of the political, cultural, religious and economic history of islamic central Asia from the eighth-century Arab conquests to the nineteenth-century Russian colonial era.

Islamic History
H322 Natives and Newcomers: U.S. Immigration and Migration in American History Undergraduate

General survey of (im)migration history in the U.S. from precolonial times to the present. Topics include cultural contact, economic relations, citizenship, politics, family and sexuality.

American History; US History to 1877
803.02 Seminar in British History II Undergraduate

Continuation of 803.01.

European History; Modern European History
597 Critical Issues of the 20th-Century World Undergraduate

Contemporary global problems in historical perspectives; war and threat of war; intercontinental, racial, ideological, and economic conflicts; the search for a new world order.

804.02 Seminar in East Central European History II Undergraduate

Continuation of 804.01.

European History; Modern European History
306 Classical Archaeology Undergraduate

Introduction to the principles, methods, and history of archaeological investigation in the ancient Greek and Roman world, illustrated through a selection of major classical sites.

Ancient History
307 World War II Undergraduate

Survey of the causes, conduct and consequences of the Second World War.

Military History
598 Senior Seminar Undergraduate

The nature of historical judgment and interpretation: the roles of evidence, approach, and presuppositions. 598H (honors) may be available.

H598 Senior Seminar (Honors) Undergraduate

Designed to give undergraduate majors experience in the analysis of historical problems through a reading and research program.

308 The Vietnam War Undergraduate

An examination of the causes, conduct, and effects of the revolutionary war in Vietnam from 1945 to 1975.

Military History
309 The Sixties Undergraduate

Studies tumultuous period involving U.S. economic and social change, liberal and conservative politics, civil rights, social movements, counter-culture, and Vietnam in historical and world contexts.

American History; US History since 1877
310 History of Ohio Undergraduate

A general survey of state history-social, economic, religious, and political-from the Indian period to the present time.

American History; US History since 1877
312 Introduction to Modern Europe Undergraduate

Examination of selected major themes in European history from the French Revolution to the present.

European History; Modern European History
323.01 History of African-Americans in the Age of Slavery Undergraduate

Origins of modern slavery; its development in the US: the evolution of African-American life and culture from 1619 to the end of the Civil War.

African-American History
323.02 History of African-Americans from Emancipation to the Present Undergraduate

The rise of debt peonage among blacks; the formation of the northern ghetto; the Civil Rights Movement and beyond.

African-American History
325 Introduction to Women's History: The American Experience Undergraduate

American women from pre-European-settlement to the present; experiences of Native American, African American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Asian American, Jewish, Appalachian, working-class; and lesbian women.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
H325 Intro to Women's History: American Experience (Honors) Undergraduate

American women from pre-European-settlement to the present; experiences of Native American, African American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Asian American, Jewish, Appalachian, working-class; and lesbian women.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
330.01 Ancient and Medieval Jewish Civilization Undergraduate

Jewry and Judaism from remote antiquity to the 15th century A.D.

Jewish History
330.02 Modern Jewish Civilization Undergraduate

Jewry and Judaism from the 15th century to the present.

Jewish History
331 The Holocaust Undergraduate

The historical background of the holocaust; dimensions of destruction; world response; post war trials; moral and philosophical issues.

Jewish History
181 World History to 1500 Undergraduate

History of the human community to 1500, primary emphasis on history of civilizations, and secondary emphasis on patterns of regional and hemispheric integration.

332 Jews in American Film Undergraduate

A study of how modern Jews appear in film compared with historical reality.

Jewish History
182 World History, 1500 to Present Undergraduate

History of the human community from 1500 to the present, primary emphasis on processes of global integration, and secondary emphasis on comparative civilization.

336 Introduction to Russian Civilization Undergraduate

A survey of Russian civilization from earliest times to 1917; geography, peoples, culture, social, political, and religious institutions, and the impact of Westernization.

Russian and East European History
340 Islam, Politics, and Society in History Undergraduate

Elaboration of prophetic message of Islam into governing principles of Islamic polity and society; evolution of these principles over the centuries.

Islamic History
362 History of Technology Undergraduate

Provides an introduction to the history of technology, by examining critical technological developments which have shaped the modern world, from railways to biotechnology.

366.01 Global Environmental History Undergraduate

Global overview of the ecological circumstances of the human condition in past time, stressing the relations among climate change, earth systems, technology, demography, and human cultural-economic revolutions.

366.02 American Environmental History Undergraduate

The history of American ecosystems from the last Ice Age to the present; focuses on historical debates over the causes and consequences of environmental change.

342 Foundations of Chinese Civilization Undergraduate

A history of early China, this course surveys Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist teachings and the foundational institutions of Imperial China through the Tang (618-907).

East Asian History
346 Introduction to Asian American History Undergraduate

A survey of the Asian American experience in the United States, from the mid-19th century to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
350 History of Modern Africa Undergraduate

General survey of political, economic, and social developments in colonial and post-independence Africa.

African History
360 Scientific Revolutions in Their Social Context Undergraduate

Models of scientific innovation and study of selected examples of the great scientific revolutions: Copernican, Chemical, Darwinian, Quantum, Genetic, and others.

European History; Early Modern European History
368.01 Introduction to Native American History Undergraduate

An examination of selected events and issues in Native American history. Not open to students with credit for 368.

American History; US History to 1877
375 History of American Criminal Justice Undergraduate

History of crime, criminal law, law enforcement agencies, prisons, and juvenile courts.

American History; US History to 1877
380 The History of War Undergraduate

A survey of the main concepts and issues involved in the study of war in world perspective using case studies from prehistoric times to the present.

Military History
381 Wars of Empire Undergraduate

This course examines the means, methods, challenges and results of military encounters between modern imperial powers and indigenous forces they met on the battlefield.

Military History
387 History of American Capitalism Undergraduate

Study of the evolution of "American capitalism" from pre-capitalist economies of the medieval period to the end of the 20th century.

Prereq: English 110 or 111 or concurring English 110 or 111. Not open to students with credit for 564. GEC historical survey course.

Business History
398 Introduction to Historical Thought Undergraduate

Investigation of the methods historians use to understand the past.

501.01 History of Archaic Greece Undergraduate

History of Greece from the early Stone Age communities to the end of the Greek-Persian conflicts, 479 B.C.; readings in the sources in translation.

Ancient History
511 The Reformation Undergraduate

The rise and growth of Protestantism and the Catholic Reformation of the 16th century against the background of economic, political, and social developments in western Europe.

European History; Early Modern European History
507 History of Medieval Christianity Undergraduate

The late ancient and early medieval church; the papacy and the Carolingians; the Cluniac reform; the new monasticism; heresy; the problems of late medieval Christianity.

Medieval History
531.01 Messiahs and Messianism in Jewish History Undergraduate

The history of Jewish messianic idea and of Jewish messianic leadership from ancient to modern times.

Jewish History
533.01 Latin American History: Colonial Latin American History Undergraduate

Mayan, Aztec, and Incan Empires; the Spanish and Portuguese conquests and the transplanting of Iberian institutions; the Baroque period; the Bourbon Century and the Enlightenment.

Latin American History
H301 Introduction to Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations Undergraduate

Comparative historical analysis of ancient Mediterranean civilizations: emphasis on Greek and Roman societies, urbanism, empires, literature, arts; from the Bronze Age to Fall of Rome.

Ancient History
537.01 HIstory of Russia: Imperial Russia, 1725-1914 Undergraduate

A survey from the end of the reign of Peter the Great to the outbreak of World War I.

Russian and East European History
322 Natives and Newcomers: Immigration and Migration in American History Undergraduate

General survey of U.S. immigration and migration history from precolonial times to the present. Topics include cultural contact, economic relations, citizenship, politics, family and sexuality.

American History; US History to 1877
538 History of the Soviet Union Undergraduate and Graduate

Beginning with the background and events of the revolution of 1917, analysis of developments in Russian history from World War I to the present.

Russian and East European History
545.01 The Chinese Empire, Tenth-Fourteenth Centuries Undergraduate and Graduate

A survey of the first segment of the later Chinese imperial period, the Song (960-1279) and Yuan (1279-1368) dynasties.

East Asian History
545.02 China in the Early Modern Era: The Ming and Qing Dynasties Undergraduate and Graduate

The major topics in Ming and Qing history.

East Asian History
545.03 Modern China, 1800-1949 Undergraduate and Graduate

History of modern China with emphasis on cultural contact between China and the West.

East Asian History
545.04 History of Contemporary China, 1949-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

A general but analytic introduction to the social, political, and intellectual history of contemporary China, 1949-present.

East Asian History
546 Topics in Chinese History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected thematic topics in Chinese history.

East Asian History
548.01 History of Japan before 1800 Undergraduate and Graduate

History of Japan to 19th century; emphasis on religion, politics, economic development, social structure and culture.

East Asian History
548.02 Modern Japan Undergraduate and Graduate

Political, social, and intellectual history of Japan from the beginning of the Meiji Period (1868) to the present.

East Asian History
551 Africa before Colonial Rule Undergraduate and Graduate

Examination of pre-colonial political, economic, and social systems, including material culture and agriculture.

African History
552 History of South Africa Undergraduate and Graduate

An examination of the political and social developments in South Africa from the nineteenth century to the present.

African History
555.01 Topics in African-American History I Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in African-American history from the origins of African-American culture and slavery to emancipation.

African-American History
555.02 Topics in African-American History II Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in African-American history from emancipation through segregation, and the Civil Rights Movement to the present.

African-American History
556 Colonial North America to 1763 Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of colonial and native societies in North America from first contacts to the eve of the imperial crisis.

Atlantic World History
557.01 American Revolution and New Nation, 1763-1800 Undergraduate and Graduate

Analysis of social, economic, cultural, and political changes in 18th century America.

American History; US History to 1877
557.02 Jeffersonian and Jacksonian Democracy, 1800-1845 Undergraduate and Graduate

A continuation of 557.01 but may be taken separately; primary emphasis on social and political history of post revolutionary America.

American History; US History to 1877
557.03 Civil War and Reconstruction Undergraduate and Graduate

The causes, character, and consequences of America's inter sectional war and the post-war settlement.

American History; US History to 1877
559 History of Slavery in North America from Colonial Times to 1860 Undergraduate and Graduate

The social system of the Old South; the various aspects of secession and the impact of war.

American History; US History to 1877
560 Westward Movement in American History Undergraduate and Graduate

The westward spread of settlement and the influence of the westward movement on American development.

American History; US History to 1877
561 History of American Science Undergraduate and Graduate

Social and intellectual factors from colonial beginnings to professionalization; Darwinism; American preeminence; the modern scientific crisis.

American History; US History since 1877
562 History of American Medicine Undergraduate and Graduate

Disease, public health, and the profession and practice of medicine in America from colonial times to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
564 Gilded Age to Progressive Era, 1877-1920 Undergraduate and Graduate

Intensive study of the U.S. from 1877 to 1920; subjects include industrialization, Populism, Progressivism, immigration, urbanization, and foreign policy through World War I.

American History; US History since 1877
565 From the New Era to the New Frontier, 1921-1963 Undergraduate and Graduate

U.S. domestic and foreign policy history, 1921 to 1963 covering New Era, New Deal, World War II, Cold War, Fair Deal, Eisenhower Republicanism, New Frontier.

American History; US History since 1877
566 The Contemporary United States since 1963 Undergraduate and Graduate

Political, economic, social and cultural change since 1963; emphasis on political polarization, post-industrial economy, civil rights movement, feminism, environmentalism, Vietnam War, detente and globalization.

American History; US History since 1877
568.02 Native American History from Removal to Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Major issues and events in American Indian history from the 1820s to the twenty-first century.

American History; US History to 1877
569 American Labor History Undergraduate and Graduate

Evolution of working-class life, culture, politics, and trade unionism in America from the late 18th century to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
570.01 The United States Constitution and American Society to 1877 Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of the interaction between American principles of government, equality, liberty, and American society through the Civil War era.

American History; US History to 1877
570.02 The United States Constitution and American Society since 1877 Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of the interaction between American principles of government, equality, liberty, and American society from 1877 to the present.

American History; US History since 1877
577.01 Chicano History, From the Spanish Colonial Period to 1900 Undergraduate and Graduate

Chicano experience from the late 16th century to 1900, with a special emphasis on race, class, and gender relations.

American History; US History to 1877
577.02 Chicano History, From 1900 to the Present Era Undergraduate and Graduate

Chicano experience from 1900 to the present era, with a special emphasis on race, class, and gender relations.

American History; US History since 1877
578 American Religious History Undergraduate and Graduate

Survey of religious history of the United States from colonial times to the present.

American History; US History to 1877
579.01 American Cultural and Intellectual History, 1789-1900 Undergraduate and Graduate

Major currents in American thought of the 19th century.

American History; US History since 1877
579.02 American Cultural and Intellectual History in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

Major currents in American thought and culture, 1900-present.

American History; US History since 1877
580.01 History of European Warfare from the Renaissance to 1870 Undergraduate and Graduate

An analysis of military affairs and of their interaction with political and diplomatic history.

Military History
580.02 History of European Warfare from 1870 through World War II Undergraduate and Graduate

A continuation of 580.01; an analysis of the military and diplomatic events which shaped the world in the 20th century.

Military History
581.01 European International History: 19th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

History of the international relations and diplomacy of Europe from the Congress of Vienna to the First World War.

European History; Modern European History
581.02 European International History: 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

History of the international relations and diplomacy of Europe from the First World War to the present.

European History; Modern European History
582.01 American Military Policy, 1607-1914 Undergraduate and Graduate

American military policy from the colonial period through World War I and America's emergence as a world power; emphasis on war-waging and military institutions.

Military History
582.02 American Military Policy, 1914-1995 Undergraduate and Graduate

Emphasis on collective security, nuclear strategy, and the reciprocal impact of society and military institutions.

Military History
583.01 U.S. Diplomacy from Independence to 1920 Undergraduate and Graduate

Domestic and international setting of U.S. diplomacy from the Revolutionary War to 1920.

Diplomatic History
583.02 U.S. Diplomacy, 1920-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Domestic and international setting of U.S. diplomacy from 1920 to the present.

Diplomatic History
587.02 Science, Technology, and Business in Japan Undergraduate and Graduate

An examination of the historical development of business from the early 17th century to the present with attention to the interconnections between business, technology, and science.

Business History
785.04 Readings in Era of the Civil War and Reconstruction Undergraduate and Graduate

Reading in the historical literatures of the era of Civil War and Reconstruction, from the 1840s to 1877.

American History; US History to 1877
706.02 Late Medieval Paleography and Diplomatics Undergraduate and Graduate

Cursive hands in literature and diplomas, 1200-1500; the development of chanceries; notariats, secretariats, and the science of diplomatics; exercises with facsimiles, slides, and microfilm.

Medieval History
708 Studies in Ancient History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of selected problems and sources in ancient history (Near Eastern, Greek and/or Roman); readings in the primary and secondary materials.

Ancient History
710 Studies in Renaissance or Reformation History Undergraduate and Graduate

Principal issues in the history of the Renaissance or the Reformation.

European History; Early Modern European History
712 Studies in Early Modern European History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in western European history of the 17th and 18th centuries.

European History; Early Modern European History
714 Studies in French History since 1815 Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study, through reading and discussion of standard works and recent scholarship, of the chief interpretative problems of modern French history.

European History; Modern European History
726 Studies in Jewish History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of selected issues in Jewish history; emphasis on problems posed by available source material and by current research in the area.

Jewish History
727 Studies in Islamic History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in Islamic history and historiography.

Islamic History
731 Studies in European History, 1914 to Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Political, social, and economic developments; World Wars I and II; Communism, Nazism; present-day Europe; emphasis on methods of historical research and documentary analysis.

European History; Modern European History
732 Studies in German History Undergraduate and Graduate

Exploration of selected topics of 19th and 20th century German history; emphasis on methods of historical research and documentary analysis.

European History; Modern European History
738 Studies in British History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected problems in British history since 1485; emphasis on different schools and interpretations, on methods of research, and an analysis of documents.

European History; Early Modern European History
740 Studies in Russian and Soviet History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of problems in selected periods of Russian history.

Russian and East European History
741 Studies in Eastern European History Undergraduate and Graduate

Selected topics in modern Eastern European political, social, cultural, and intellectual history and historiography; theoretical and comparative emphasis.

Russian and East European History
751 Studies in Latin American History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of problems in selected periods of Latin American history.

Latin American History
752 Readings in African-American History Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in the evolution of black culture, economics and family life, race relations, and the emergence of class stratification within the black community.

African-American History
761 Studies in Mid-19th Century American History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study of selected topics with emphasis on historiography and bibliography.

American History; US History since 1877
768 Studies in Military Thought and Strategy Undergraduate and Graduate

Analysis and comparison of the most influential writers on the theory and practice of warfare including Thucydides, Machiavelli, Clausewitz, Mahan, Fuller, and Liddell Hart.

Military History
770 Studies in the History of American Foreign Policy Undergraduate and Graduate

Studies in the main problems of American foreign policy with primary emphasis on basic literatures and selected primary materials.

Diplomatic History
772 Studies in Recent United States History Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in selected topics in American history since 1898.

American History; US History since 1877
773 Studies in Business History Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in the growth of capitalism, the rise of the modern corporation, government-business relations, business and society, and comparative business history.

Business History
774 History of American Law and Society Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of American law and legal institutions, and their relationship to society, from colonial times to the present.

American History; US History to 1877
781 Studies in Women's History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive reading course designed to prepare graduate students in women's history in a comparative framework.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
785.01 Readings in Colonial America Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in the historical literatures of Colonial America in its Atlantic World context to 1763.

American History; US History to 1877
785.02 Readings in the American Revolution and the Early Republic Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in the historical literatures of the American Revolution and early nation-building through approximately 1800.

American History; US History to 1877
785.03 Readings in the Early Republic and Antebellum America Undergraduate and Graduate

Reading in the historical literatures of the Early and Antebellum Republics from approximately 1800 into the 1850s.

American History; US History to 1877
788 Studies in American Urban History Undergraduate and Graduate

A detailed examination of several themes in the growth of urban America.

American History; US History since 1877
789 Topics in American History to 1877 Undergraduate and Graduate

Readings in selected topics in American history to 1877.

American History; US History to 1877
796 Studies in Japanese History Undergraduate and Graduate

An intensive study, through reading and discussion, of major issues and recent scholarship in Japanese history.

East Asian History
798 Studies in Chinese History Undergraduate and Graduate

Research topic to be announced.

East Asian History
800.02 Seminar in Renaissance or Reformation History II Undergraduate and Graduate

Continuation of 800.01.

European History; Early Modern European History
500 The Ancient Near East Undergraduate and Graduate

The ancient history of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Anatolia, Persia, Israel, and the Levant to the establishment of the Persian Empire; readings from sources in translation.

Ancient History
501.02 History of Classical Greece Undergraduate and Graduate

History of classical Greece from the foundation of the Delian Confederacy to the death of Alexander III; reading in the sources in translation.

Ancient History
501.03 History of the Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze Age Undergraduate and Graduate

Studies in the civilizations of Minoan Crete and Helladic/Mycenaean Greece in relationship with the Trojans, Hittites, Philistines, Cypriotes, Syrians, and Egyptians.

Ancient History
502 Hellenistic Near East Undergraduate and Graduate

The cultural history of the Achaemenid and Hellenistic kingdoms from c. 600 to 31 B.C., with emphasis upon Greek and Persian interaction in the Near East.

Ancient History
503.01 Roman Republic Undergraduate and Graduate

A history of Rome from the founding to the fall of the Roman Republic; readings in ancient sources in translation.

Ancient History
503.02 Early Roman Empire, 31 B.C.-A.D. 180 Undergraduate and Graduate

The Roman Empire at its height; internal politics, imperial administration, and religion; readings from sources in translation.

Ancient History
503.03 Later Roman Empire, A.D. 180-476 Undergraduate and Graduate

Decline and fall of the Empire in the West; military, social, economic problems; religious conflicts; emergence of Germanic kingdoms; readings from sources in translation.

Ancient History
504.01 War in the Ancient Mediterranean World Undergraduate and Graduate

An advanced survey of military history from the late Bronze Age to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West.

Ancient History
504.02 The Ancient Mediterranean City Undergraduate and Graduate

Cities in the ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome, with an emphasis on their physical form and historical importance.

Ancient History
505.01 Early Byzantine Empire Undergraduate and Graduate

History of Byzantium, A.D. 330-843, with emphasis on internal political and religious developments and the relationship between Byzantium and its neighbors.

Ancient History
505.02 Later Byzantine Empire Undergraduate and Graduate

History of Byzantium, A.D. 843-1453, with emphasis on internal developments, the Crusades, the Fall of the City, and the legacy of Byzantium.

Ancient History
506 History of Early Christianity Undergraduate and Graduate

Christian origins and expansion to 600 A.D.; conflict with Roman Empire; internal dissent; basic institutions; Christian intellectuals; the imperial established church; monasticism; papacy; the barbarians and Christianity.

Medieval History
508.01 Medieval Europe I: 300-1100 Undergraduate and Graduate

Europe 300-1100; Roman decline, Christianization of Europe, barbarian invasions; Carolingian renaissance; early feudalism and manorialism; investiture contest; crusades; economic and intellectual revival.

Medieval History
508.02 Medieval Europe II: 1100-1450 Undergraduate and Graduate

Europe 1100-1500; the 12th-century Renaissance; classical feudalism; rise of Christendom; the great economic revival; universities and scholasticism; religious dissent; and 14th-century crises.

Medieval History
508.03 Medieval England Undergraduate and Graduate

England from the Roman conquest to 1485; Anglo-Saxon society and institutions; the Norman conquest; law and Parliament; social, intellectual, and economic growth of the English people.

Medieval History
509.01 Italian Renaissance: 1400s, Communal Age to Quattrocento Undergraduate and Graduate

The literary, artistic, and intellectual achievements primarily of Renaissance Italy against the background of economic, political, and social developments in western Europe. Beginnings and flourishing of the Italian Renaissance, from the era of independent communes to the quattrocento.

European History; Early Modern European History
509.02 Italian Renaissance: High Renaissance and Beyond Undergraduate and Graduate

Climax of the Italian Renaissance in the era of Michelangelo and Machiavelli, and its eventual decline during the sixteenth century.

European History; Early Modern European History
512.01 Early Modern Europe, 1600-1775 Undergraduate and Graduate

A study of the rise of the absolute state, the changing diplomatic alignments, and the Enlightenment.

European History; Early Modern European History
512.02 French Revolution and Napoleon Undergraduate and Graduate

The background of the Revolution; the social bases and political schisms of the first three Revolutionary governments, 1789-1795; the program and role of Napoleon.

European History; Modern European History
512.03 Europe, 1815-1900 Undergraduate and Graduate

Nationalism, the democratic movement, economic growth, imperialism, and cultural advance from the Congress of Vienna to World War I.

European History; Modern European History
512.04 Europe 1900-1950 Undergraduate and Graduate

The important events and issues in European history from 1900-1950.

European History; Modern European History
512.05 Europe since 1950 Undergraduate and Graduate

Europe since the disaster of the Second World War; recovery, decolonization, integration, creation of a new society, and search for identity.

European History; Modern European History
513.01 The Age of Modernity in the 19th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

Intellectual and cultural history in Europe in the 19th century with emphasis on historic events which marked the formation of historical consciousness in the 19th century.

European History; Modern European History
513.02 The Age of Modernity in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

Intellectual and cultural history in Europe in the 20th century with emphasis on historic events which marked the formation of historical consciousness in the 20th century.

European History; Modern European History
514.01 Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1500-1700 Undergraduate and Graduate

The religious, political, economic, imperial, and intellectual development of the English people from 1485 to 1714, with special attention to the constitutional struggles of the 17th century.

European History; Modern European History
514.02 Britain in the 18th and 19th Centuries Undergraduate and Graduate

An introduction to the political, economic and social history of Britain and the British empire from the eighteenth to early twentieth century.

European History; Modern European History
514.03 England in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

A study of Britain since 1900 with special emphasis on the rise of the Labour party and the development of the social welfare state

European History; Modern European History
515.01 France, 1815-1914 Undergraduate and Graduate

France's transformation from a rural, traditional society to a modern, industrial society, and the relation of this transformation to 19th-century political and intellectual movements.

European History; Modern European History
515.02 France in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

The impact on France of two world wars, the depression and decolonization, with emphasis on the breakdown of the political system and the emergence of a new society from the wreckage of the old.

European History; Modern European History
516 Modern Italy, 1848-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Introduction to the history of Italy from the Risorgimento to the present.

European History; Modern European History
517 Modern Greece Undergraduate and Graduate

Greece from 1453 to the present; Turkish rule, War of Independence, emergence of the modern state; focus on political, social, and cultural developments.

European History; Modern European History
518.01 Germany in the 19th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

Political, social, economic, and cultural developments from the Prussian reform movement to World War I, with emphasis on German unification and the origins of the war.

European History; Modern European History
518.02 Germany in the 20th Century Undergraduate and Graduate

World War I; the Weimar period; Hitler and the Third Reich; and the two Germanies after 1945.

European History; Modern European History
519.01 Eastern Europe in the Nineteenth Century Undergraduate and Graduate

A survey of the rise of nationalism and the emergence of nation-states in Eastern Europe from the early nineteenth century through World War One.

European History; Modern European History
519.02 East Central Europe since 1919 Undergraduate and Graduate

Advanced survey of East European history from World War I to the post-communist era.

European History; Modern European History
519.03 Balkans from the Ottoman Conquest until World War I Undergraduate and Graduate

An historical survey of southeast European history from the Battle of Kosovo; the assassination of Archduke Franz-Ferdinand; political, social, economic, and cultural development; emphasis on Balkan peoples.

European History; Modern European History
523 Women in the Western World: Ancient Civilization to the Industrial Revolution Undergraduate and Graduate

Women and the economic, social, and political factors responsible for their status in society.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
524 Women in the Western World: The Industrial Revolution to the Present Undergraduate and Graduate

A continuation of 523.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
525 Topics in Women's History Undergraduate and Graduate

In-depth analysis of selected topics in American, European, and/or Third World women's history; topic varies by quarter.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
526 Historical Perspectives on Sexuality: Same Sex Sexuality in the Western World Undergraduate and Graduate

History of same-sex love and sexuality from ancient times to the present.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
527 History of the Family Undergraduate and Graduate

Evolution of the family, primarily in Europe and the United States, with attention to minorities and cross-cultural comparisons.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
528 Love in the Modern Western World Undergraduate and Graduate

A survey of love in the literature, art, and philosophy of the Western World concentrating on the years since 1800.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History
530.01 History of Ancient Israel Undergraduate and Graduate

The rise of the Jewish nation and religion in the Ancient Near East; settlement in Canaan; the Israelite and Judean monarchies until their conquest by Assyria and Babylonia.

Jewish History
530.02 Second Commonwealth Undergraduate and Graduate

The restoration of Jewish statehood following the first Babylonian Exile and the history of Palestinian Jewry and of the Jewish Diaspora down to the 2nd Century A.D.

Jewish History
530.03 Jews in the Western World in Modern Times Undergraduate and Graduate

Changing patterns of Jewish life since the Jews' struggle for Emancipation; migration movements and the shift of Jewish centers in Europe and the New World.

Jewish History
530.04 The American Jewish Experience Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of America's Jewish population and American Jewry's interaction with the world in which they lived.

Jewish History
531.02 Jews in the World of the Renaissance Undergraduate and Graduate

An investigation of Jewish life and thought in the Christian and Muslim worlds during the Renaissance.

Jewish History
531.03 Jewish Society at the Dawn of the Modern Age, 1600-1750 Undergraduate and Graduate

An investigation of Jewish life and thought in the Christian and Muslim worlds during the early Modern era.

Jewish History
532 History of Spain, 1469-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Unification of the thrones; the rise and fall of empire; rivalry with Portugal; Napoleon to the Civil War; Franco and the Post-Franco Era.

European History; Early Modern European History
536 History of Russia to 1725 Undergraduate and Graduate

A survey from the origins of the Russian state to the end of the reign of Peter the Great.

Russian and East European History