HTY 465: American Landscapes, 1600-1850

Instructor: Professor Anne Knowles

Course Number: 88090

Days/Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

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.

General Education Requirements: Satisfies the General Education Population and Environment requirement.

Prerequisites: Three credits in History or instructor permission.