Know Your Red States

Term: Spring 2011

Subject Code: GHIS

Course Number: 5112

This course offers a workshop in historical research and writing, with an emphasis on the evolution of conservative thought and politics in the United States. We will trace continuity and change in the meaning of the 'conservative' label and in the nature of the groups that identify or are identified with conservatism. Students will encounter a range of conservative thinkers, evaluate historian’s analyses of conservative movements, and produce an original research paper. This course is cross-listed with the Eugene Lang College; open to seniors only.

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