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HIST 257 - Westward Bound: The West in American History


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
LATS
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3SS, CD

The American West occupies a special place in American history. This course will survey major events in Western history, from the journey of Cabeza de Vaca and the Pueblo Revolt, to the Gold Rush and the Mexican American War, to World War II, the rise of the urban West, and 1960’s political mobilization from Tierra Amarilla to Orange County to the Castro. Themes will include: the West as geographic region, the West as place of cultural mixing, and the West of desire and fantasy. Enrollment Limit: 50.
Instructor: S. Lee



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