Minor in Popular Culture Studies - Popular Culture in the Atlantic World, 1650-1850 HIST 4250   Popular Culture in the Atlantic World, 1650-1850
This course examines the history of popular culture in the Atlantic world. It focuses on using primary sources, such as diaries and journals, to explore the culture and customs in pre-industrial communities. We will discuss topics such as family relationships, popular ideologies, religious practices, economic culture, the role of gender, and attitudes towards sex. In addition to participating in weekly seminar discussions, students will present drafts of their research papers in class, and a revised version of the paper will be submitted at the end of term.
FORMAT: Seminar
PREREQUISITES: A History course at the 3000 level or permisson of the instructor
EXCLUSIONS: HIST 4222 (Fall 2004 and Fall 2005) HIST 5250.03