2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
    Sep 19, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog
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HIST 350 - Seminar: Cold War Politics and Culture


FDR: HU
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. This seminar offers a topical survey of the popular culture, social changes, and domestic politics of the Cold War United States. Themes covered in this course include the dawn of the atomic age, the social and cultural anxieties produced by the Cold War, the privatization of suburban family life, the problems of historical memory, the boundaries of political dissent, and the relationship between international and domestic politics. This course pays special attention to how popular culture responded to, interpreted, and shaped key episodes in the recent national past. Michelmore.




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