HIST 021: History of the American West, 1850-2000
The history of the idea of the west in the United States from the aftermath of the California Gold Rush to the rise of the Silicon Valley. Emphasis is upon the various roles that technology and the modern notion of the frontier played in the settlement and exploitation of the west before and after the Civil War.
Prerequisite: HIST 020 . Pass/No Pass option. Discussion included.
Fall 2019 course scheduling information
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