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Winter 2003




HIST 316  Native American History from Contact to                 3 credits
          1840                                              
This course surveys the history of Native Americans in North America from first contact with Europeans in the 15th century until the removal of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes in the mid-19th century. We will focus on different cultural groups and crosscultural contact, emphasizing adaptation, as well as resistance. Topics include war, trade, gender relations, consumerism, religion, disease, sexuality, racial identity and environmental change. Prerequisite: A 100-level social science course or permission of the instructor. For more information contact kars@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GER: meets SS or C. GDR: meets S.
[0028] 9101 TuWThF.....1:00pm- 4:10pm (AD  711)       KARS, M


HIST 381  From Samurai to "Salariman": Japanese                   3 credits
          History through Film and Literature (C)           
A study of Japanese history from 1600 to the present through the media of film and literature. It also explores the relationship between history and drama, in particular, how they can illuminate or conceal basic truths and values of the past. Views of life and modern times, obsessions with honor and suicide, the changing role of women in society, the encounter between Japanese and foreign cultures, and themes of war and pacifism will be investigated. Prerequisite: Any 100-level social science course or permission of the instructor. For more information contact vaporis@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GER: meets C. GDR: not applicable.
[0029] 9101 MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (LH3 ...)       VAPORIS, C


HIST 388  Society and Culture in China (C)                        3 credits
This course is a study of Chinese society and culture focusing on the main features of society, cultural developments, and currents of thought in traditional and modern times. Prerequisite: Any 100-level social science course or permission of the instructor. For more information contact yip@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GER: meets C. GDR: not applicable.
[0030] 9101 MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (MP  102)       YIP, K


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