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HIST 356 At the Movies: U.S. History on the Silver Screen

HIST 356.  At the Movies: U.S. History on the Silver Screen.  3 Credits.   H   

The motion picture was invented right here in the United States more than a century ago, and Americans have been going to the movies ever since. Movies have expressed their dreams and nightmares, aspirations and fears, hopes and dreads. Through a wide-ranging study of Hollywood films from the 1920s to the present, including the industry that created them and the people who watched them, this course explores what Americans have seen and felt at the movies.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in History

History does not just narrate a sequence of past events. The practice of history examines change over time and tries to understand the forces that contributed to those changes. Historians are most interested in questions that begin by asking ‘why’ or ‘how.’ These questions demand complex answers about who we are, how we have come to where we are, and what forces have shaped humanity through time.

Accelerated Master of Arts in History

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