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FIRST SESSION, 2017

HIST 128 American History since 1865 (3). A survey of various aspects of American development during a century of rapid industrial, social, political and international change, with stress upon major themes and interpretations.

HIST 140 The World since 1945 (3). This introduction to the contemporary world examines the Cold War and its international aftermath, decolonization, national development across a variety of cases, and trends in the global economy.

HIST 151 European History to 1650 (3). European history from Greek antiquity to the mid-17th century. ***Cancelled***

HIST 226 History of Rome (3). Origins of the first two centuries CE. Focuses upon Rome’s growth as a world power and the shift from republican government to autocracy.

HIST 234 Native American Tribal Studies (AMST 234, ANTH 234) (3). MAYMESTER. This course introduces students to a tribally specific body of knowledge. The tribal focus of the course and the instructor changes from term to term. This summer section of the course will unveil Lumbee history and culture in a useable way, revealing how the past resonates in the present. Students will learn through readings, in-class discussions and films, and by conducting multimedia research projects that help Lumbee history come alive for the general public. At least one all-day trip to the Lumbee homeland of Robeson County will be included in the course. Course flyer.

HIST 245 The United States and the Cold War: Origins, Development, Legacy (3). MAYMESTER. This is both a wide-ranging and detailed course that looks at the origins, the evolution, and the termination of the Cold War from 1945 to 1989-90. It also considers the “New Cold War” with Russia that developed in 2014. This course is based on an international and multinational perspective.

HIST 277 The Conflict over Israel/Palestine (ASIA 277, PWAD 277) (3). MAYMESTER. Explores the conflict over Palestine during the last 100 years. Surveys the development of competing nationalisms, the contest for resources and political control that led to the partition of the region, the way that established a Jewish state, and the subsequent struggles between conflicting groups for land and independence.

HIST 398 Undergraduate Seminar in History (3). Permission of the department. The course is in general limited to 15 students. The subject matter will vary with the instructor. Each course will concern itself with a study in depth of some historical problem. Students will write a substantial research paper.

HIST 432 The Crusades (3). MAYMESTER. Students in this course will examine Christian attitudes toward holy war, crusading, and other forms of coercive violence from the 11th until the 15th centuries, with a focus on the major crusades to the Holy Land.

SECOND SESSION, 2017

HIST 107 Medieval History (3). A survey of Western Europe and the Mediterranean World, 300 to 1500.

HIST 110 Introduction to the Cultures and Histories of Native North America (AMST 110) (3). ONLINE. An interdisciplinary introduction to Native American history and studies. The course uses history, literature, art, and cultural studies to study the Native American experiences.

HIST 127 American History to 1865 (3). A survey of various aspects of American development during the colonial, revolutionary, and national periods, with stress upon major themes and interpretations.

HIST 140 The World since 1945 (3). This introduction to the contemporary world examines the Cold War and its international aftermath, decolonization, national development across a variety of cases, and trends in the global economy.

HIST 159 From War to Prosperity: 20th Century Europe (EURO 159) (3). A critical overview of 20th century European history, with particular attention to the constant ethnic, religious, social, economic, and cultural struggles (including Holocaust, Cold War) in various subunits of the old continent.

HIST 364 History of American Business (MNGT 364) (3). A survey of the rise and development of the major financial, commercial, manufacturing, and transportation enterprises that transformed the United States from agricultural into a leading industrial nation.