Course Description

United States History

HIUS 9027

Foundational Texts in 19th-Century United States History

Spring 2016

This course acquaints students with foundational texts relating to 19th-Century United States history.  The primary goal is to provide a sound understanding of books, essays, and other documents that often are mentioned but too seldom read carefully.  The readings will convey crucial insights into political, social, cultural, military, diplomatic, and economic history. 

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


(434) 924-7147
(434) 924-7891
M-F 8am to 4:30pm
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