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HIST 4280 - Social Movements in Rural America


Credit Hour(s) 3

Rural Americans have a long history of mobilizing for political change both inside and outside of the formal political process. The course will explore that history through case studies of social movements. In the process, students will illuminate broad themes in the history of American rural life from the colonial era to the present. Students will engage the history of rural social movements through a range of primary and secondary readings. Though a social history of rural politics, course materials will necessarily be interdisciplinary. Students will spend time reading, talking, and writing about the history of social movements rural people built around campfires and in country kitchens and churches. Spring



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