MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
John M. Findlay
Examines emergence of American West since 1840 by looking at colonization processes; Native-white relations; economic and demographic changes; environmental issues; urbanization; western politics and the role of the state. Historians' evolving interpretations of the western past are considered alongside those in film in order to appreciate why the West has loomed so large in 20th-century American culture and identity.
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
October 24, 2018 - 2:01am