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University of the South - Sewanee



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Easter Semester—2022
May 20, 2022
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HIST 493 - The Civil War and American Historical Memory
This seminar examines, through a variety of texts, the impact of the Civil War on American historical memory. The goal is to awaken in students' minds the enduring importance of historical events and to suggest way in which time, distance, and context affect how those events are understood. The seminar, then, is an historiographical excursion which treats a wide range of materials as meaningful historical documents.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Social Sciences Division
History Department

Course Attributes:
African & Afric-Amer Studies, American Studies, Post-1700 History, Waitlist by Class Standing

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