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University of the South - Sewanee



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Easter Semester—2022
May 20, 2022
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HIST 330 - History of Southern Appalachia
An examination of the events, people, movements, and themes of the region's past, from earliest known human habitation to the present. The course explores contrasting ways of life expressed by native and European peoples; implications of incorporating the area into the United States; the agricultural, industrial, and transportation revolutions of the nineteenth century; popular culture within and about Appalachia; contemporary issues of regional development and preservation; and ways the unique environment of these mountains has shaped and frustrated notions of regional identity.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Field Work/Placement, Lecture/Field, Lecture/Seminar

Social Sciences Division
History Department

Course Attributes:
American Studies, ES--Culture and History, ES--Humanities/Social Sciences, Environmental Studies, Southern Appalachian Studies

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