Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 228

Who Built America?: Working People’s History of the USA


Description

A survey of the USA since the Early Republic from ‘the bottom up’. Challenging traditional narratives, it examines the experiences of working people and how they have shaped (and been shaped by) politics, culture, and economic development. Themes include matters of class, gender, and race; slavery; industrialization and deindustrialization; labour conflict and organization; culture and community; and politics and state.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

HISTORY 228: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in History, or 15 points at Stage I in History and either ASIAN 100 or MAORI 130

Restrictions

HISTORY 328


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