Translations*

21H.952J / STS.410J Readings in American History Since 1877

As taught in: Fall 2003

Woman painting American insignia on airplane wings, 1942.

Painting the American insignia on airplane wings is a job that Mrs. Irma Lee McElroy, a former office worker, does with precision and patriotic zeal. (Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection, [reproduction number LC-USW361-387 DLC].)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. Meg Jacobs

Course Description

This seminar aims to develop a teaching knowledge of the field through extensive reading and discussion of major works. The reading covers a broad range of topics - political, economic, social, and cultural - and represents a variety of historical methods.


*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.