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HIST 4551 American Hate (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Racism is, unfortunately, as American as apple pie and baseball. This course explores the roots of racial hatred and the changes in American racism over time. In addition to studying the ideas that buttress racism, this course will examine case studies of racism in practice, such as the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, convict leasing, segregated recreation, the Trail of Tears and Japanese internment.


Instructor(s): Cynthia Lynn Lyerly

Prerequisites: History Core, Parts I and II

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Last Updated: 21-Feb-17