New Course in United States History

African American Hist to 1877
HIUS
5559
Graduate
Fall
2017

This seminar is designed to introduce students to the literature of African-American History, from the colonial era to the end of Reconstruction.  Major themes and debates will be highlighted, including the political, economic, social, and cultural experiences of African-Americans.  The course will help students define specific interests within the field and aid in preparation for examinations.  Students will read a book a week and spend the semester writing a 20-25 page historiographical essay.

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

  

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