HIST:218 Work and Play in the U.S.A.

This course examines the connections between the history of labor and leisure in the United States from the early 19th century to the late 20th century. Particular emphasis is placed on social and cultural analysis of labor and leisure systems. Students read several historical case studies and synthesize course material in an original research project on a topic of their choosing. Prerequisite: 100-level history course or instructor’s permission. 4 SH.