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History Courses (HISTRY)


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History Department
Baker Hall 214
Phone: (262) 472-1103
Email: history@uww.edu

HISTRY 505
Industrial America 1877-1919 3 u

A study of the United States from the Compromise of 1877 through World War I, emphasizing the origins, growth and problem of, and response to, industrialism and new trends in American foreign policy.

 

HISTRY 506
America In Prosperity, Depression And World War II: 1919-1945 3 u


An analysis of the political, economic and social trends in the United States during the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, and American participation in World War II.

 

HISTRY 526
History Of Contemporary Women From 1800 3 u

A comparative historical study of the role of women in representative societies of the modern world - the United States, Scandinavia, Soviet Russia, China, Britain and the Commonwealth - in the reality of everyday experience and in the context of philosophic, economic, social, aesthetic, legal, and political structures and commentary.


HISTRY 603
History Of The American West 3 u

A study of the exploration, and settlement of the
trans-Mississippi West with special emphasis on the fur-trading era, Plains Indians, and the mythology of the lecture topics.

 

HISTRY 622
Great Trials in History 3 u

This course explores major themes in the history of
West European and to a lesser extent the United States’ legal institutions and legal cultures from ancient Greece
to modern times. It examines the social, political, legal, cultural and intellectual assumptions that shaped the
great trials of the western historical tradition through intensive reading and discussion of both original
historical evidence and modern interpretations.
Prereq: Junior standing or prior consent of instructor.

 

HISTRY 632
Banditry, Rebellion And Revolution In Modern China 3 u

An examination of violent socio-political upheavals in China beginning with the White Lotus Rebellion and culminating with the Communist Revolution.

 

HISTRY 660
History Of Twentieth Century Europe 3 u

A survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Europe since about 1914.
Prereq: HISTRY 155 or equivalent.

 

HISTRY 690
Workshop 1-6 u

 

HISTRY 694
Seminar 1-3 u

 

HISTRY 696
Special Studies 1-3 u

 

HISTRY 790
Workshop 1-6 u

 

HISTRY 794
Seminar 1-3 u

 

HISTRY 796
Special Studies 1-3 u

 

HISTRY 798
Individual Studies 1-3 u

 

HISTRY 799
Thesis Research 1-6 u

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.