HIST 331 American Culture and Society: 1880 to 1980
Content: Formation of modern culture from the late Victorian era to the "me decade." The influence of consumer culture, popular psychology, mass media, changing definitions of work and leisure in the development of a modern self. Origins and impact of the gender and race revolutions, relationship of "high" and "popular" culture. Readings in primary and secondary sources.
Restrictions: Junior standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall and spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.