Imagining the North American West: History and Myth, 1850-Present

HISTORY360

Imagining the North American West: History and Myth, 1850-Present. Major themes in the history of North American West (western Canada, United States, and northern Mexico) from the mid-nineteenth century to present, from the frontier to industrialization, Native Americans to Hollywood, Calamity Jane to Shane. Organized around thematic and chronological questions: The relationship between mythic and real Wests; the continent's most radical region in 1900 became its most conservative by 1980. One course.;

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, SS

Theme (Concentration)

Emotions and Psychology of the Self

Region

United States and Canada