Featured Courses

Here is a sampling of the fascinating, popular courses taught in the Department of History.
HIS 4B History of Western Civilization (Renaissance to the 18th Century)

HIS 4B History of Western Civilization (Renaissance to the 18th Century)

The course explores European society, politics and culture from the late Middle Ages through the early modern centuries, from the Black Death to the eve of the French Revolution.

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HIS 12 Food and History

HIS 12 Food and History

History 12 is a course that surveys how humans have fed themselves from the time they were hunter gatherers to the present and shows how new feeding patterns have transformed cultures, economies, and societies.

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HIS 174D America in the 1980s

HIS 174D America in the 1980s

History 174D examines the political, economic, social, and cultural history of the United States during the 1980s, one of the most tumultuous and controversial decades in popular memory.

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