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American Intellectual History Since 1865

History 469 - Spring 2020

This course concentrates on social, cultural, philosophical and political thought since the end of the Civil War, and investigates how American thinkers have responded to the challenge of modernity. After an examination of the end of the old religious order and the revolt against Victorianism, it analyzes the subsequent rise of pragmatism, progressivism, literary modernism, radical liberalism, political realism, protest movements and the New Left, neo-conservatism and the New Right, and the current state of intellectuals in post-911 America. Modern, U.S.
Course Attributes: EN HBU HumBU BAAS HUMFA HUMAR HUM

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American Intellectual History Since 1865
INSTRUCTOR: Knapp
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