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HIS 448SEM Race and American Urban History


Race has played a major role in defining the physical, cultural, and political environment of American cities. This course will explore the role of race in urban history from the colonial period to the present. Cities were utopian destinations for generations of immigrants and native-born African Americans. Yet, those same cities were marked by racial prejudice, concentrations of poverty, and political corruption. We will examine these contradictions by analyzing the experiences of African American, Latino and Asian city dwellers. USH

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Spring
Published: Sep 13, 2021 15:02:55