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HIST 3803 Study and Writing of History: Understanding Visual Images in the Americas (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Historians use visual texts, such as paintings, monuments, buildings, photos, or gardens to understand a range of problems about change, control, ideology, class, race, gender and more. Visual texts are part of the production and reproduction of history and of historical knowledge. Students will write papers that utilize visual texts as sources that tell us about larger historical issues.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Deborah Levenson

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II; History Major Standing

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Last Updated: 15-Mar-16