The American Character

HIST Q270
3.00 crs.

Knowledge & Values: History II

This course is a study of those characteristics of American culture that seem to define America as unique among nations. It concentrates on contemporary American values and politics, but will begin with the observations of Franklin and Crevecoeur and include the writings of contemporary journalists, historians, social scientists, novelists, travel writers, and foreign observers.

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