American Thought and Culture, 1776 to 1900

GRS HI 705

Examines how intellectuals constructed an "exceptional" American identity by adjusting provincial Protestant and Enlightenment traditions to the challenges of transnational democratic, Romantic, and secular thought. Topics include Transcendentalism, pro- and anti-slavery movements, philosophical idealism, literary realism, and Darwinian theories. This course cannot be taken for credit in addition to the course with the same title that was previously numbered GRS HI 873.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Capper CAS 226 TR 11:00 am-12:30 pm Mts w/CAS HI305

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