HTY 465: American Landscapes, 1600-1850

Instructor: Professor Anne Knowles

Days/Times: Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30- 1:45 PM

Course Number: 6879

Location: Little Hall 110

Description: Investigates the shaping of American landscapes and interpretation of those landscapes in history, fiction and art. In particular, the course explores the ways in which Americans used idealizations of the physical environment to define certain cultural attributes and to explain social transformations.

Prerequisites: Three credits in History or instructor permission.

General Education Requirements:  Satisfies the Population and Environment requirement.