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HIST 3330 The Modern City in the Western World

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 30.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits

An exploration of city development in the West, from the Enlightenment to the present, and its transformative effect on the lives and thought of urban dwellers. Topics include the impact of industrialization, the built environment, class and gender relations, population growth, and utopian projects, as well as perceptions of the city and the emergence of modern sensibilities and culture.


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