Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

HST 715 History of New York

4 hours; 4 credits. This course examines specific periods and/or themes in the history of the state of New York. At the discretion of the faculty instructor, it may focus on one region, such as Albany, New York City, Harlem, or Staten Island. Topics will reflect the historical scholarship of the instructor and may include: Native American history, women's history, New Netherland, British New York, the American Revolution, the Jacksonian era, the Civil War, the Gilded Age, the Jazz Age, the environment, race, slavery, immigration, industrialization, urbanization, religion, politics, and globalization. Prerequisite: Admission to the History MA Program or permission of the Coordinator of the History MA Program.