Fall Courses
Spring Courses
Not Offered


FRS 102(F) The Mao Cult*

HIST 127(F) (formerly 105) The Expansion of Europe

HIST 203(F) Sub-Saharan Africa Since 1800*

HIST 215(F) Premodern Japan*

HIST 227(F) European Politics and Society, 1789 to the Present

HIST 241(F) (formerly 233) The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

HIST 252(F) (formerly 243) America From San Gabriel to Gettysburg, 1492-1865

HIST 270(F) American Politics From Poulism to the Present

HIST 281(F) (formerly 261) African-American History Through Emancipation*

HIST 286(F) Latino/a History From 1846 to the Present*

HIST 301B(F) Autobiography as History: An American Character?

HIST 301F(F) Gender and History

HIST 310(F) The Formative Period of Islam: The Creation of a Religious Tradition

HIST 313(F) (formerly 345) Women in Chinese History*

HIST 315(F) The "Christian Century" of Japan (1549-1639)*

HIST 323(F) Jesus of Nazareth and the Gospels (Same as Religion 213)

HIST 352(F,S) (formerly 255) America and the Sea, 1600-Present (Same as American Maritime Studies 201) (Offered only at Mystic Seaport.)

HIST 359(F) From Cold War to New World Order

HIST 364(F) (formerly 311) History of the Old South*

HIST 374(F) American Jewish History: From New Amsterdam to Williams College (Same as American Studies 213 and Religion 209)~

HIST 380(F) (formerly 227) Comparative American Immigration History*

HIST 383(F) Introduction to Black Women's History (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 383)*

HIST 386(F) Latinas in the Global Economy: Work, Migration, and Households (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 386)*

HIST 432(F) Culture and Imperialism in Modern Europe

HIST 456(F) (formerly 360) Civil War and Reconstruction

HIST 466(F) (formerly 364) Imagining Urban America, Three Case Studies: Boston, Chicago, and L.A. (Same as American Studies 364)

HIST 467(F) Black Urban Life and Culture*

HIST 469(F) Senior Seminar in American Studies: Notions of Race and Ethnicity in American Culture (Same as American Studies 403)*

HIST 487T(F) (formerly 374T) The Second World War: Origins, Course, Outcomes, and Meaning+

HIST 493(F) Senior Thesis Research/Writing Seminar

HIST 497(F), 498(S) Independent Study


HIST 140(S) Fin-de Siecle Russia: Cultural Splendor, Imperial Decay+

HIST 157(S) The Great Depression: Culture, Society, and Politics in the 1930s

HIST 164(S) (formerly 104) Slavery in the American South*

HIST 166(S) Inventing American Culture

HIST 210(S) The Modern Middle East: 1500-Present

HIST 213(S) (formerly 284) Modern China, 1800-Present: Continuity and Change*

HIST 223(S) (formerly 218) Roman History (Same as Classics 223)

HIST 225(S) Church, State, and Society in the Middle Ages (AD 200-1500) (Same as Religion 216)

HIST 226(S) (formerly 205) Europe From Reformation to Revolution: 1500-1815

HIST 235(S) Britain Since 1848

HIST 253(S) (formerly 244) The United States From Appomattox to AOL, 1865-Present

HIST 282(S) (formerly 262) African-American History From Reconstruction to the Present*

HIST 301C(S) Historical Materialism: The Theory of Evolution and Marxist History

HIST 301E(S) Approaches to Medieval History

HIST 304(S) South Africa and Apartheid*

HIST 308(S) Gender and Society in Modern Africa (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 308)*

HIST 316(S) Urban Culture in Early Modern Japan*

HIST 326(S) War in European History

HIST 339(S) Reconstructing Post-War Germany

HIST 352(F,S) (formerly 255) America and the Sea, 1600-Present (Same as American Maritime Studies 201) (Offered only at Mystic Seaport.)

HIST 354(S) (formerly 321) Gender and Community in Early America*

HIST 357(S) The Rise of American Conservatism

HIST 361(S) Metropolis: The History of New York City

HIST 363(S) The Pre-Civil War Slave Narrative as a Genre (Same as English 394)

HIST 368(S) (formerly 246) Cultural Encounters in the American West (Same as American Studies 246)*

HIST 371(S) American Environmental Politics (Same as Environmental Studies 371)

HIST 372(S) (formerly 313) The Rise of American Business

HIST 378(S) (formerly 344) History of Sexuality in America (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 344)

HIST 385(S) (formerly 332) Contemporary Issues in Recent Asian-American History, 1965-Present*

HIST 387(S) Community Building and Social Movements in Latino/a History (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 387)*

HIST 414(S) The Other Chinas: China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

HIST 415(S) European Intrusions Into Asia, 1498-1641*

HIST 453(S) (formerly 361) Salem Witchcraft

HIST 471(S) Comparative Latino/a Migrations*

HIST 474(S) The History of Oil (Same as Environmental Studies 474)

HIST 475(S) (formerly 356) Modern Warfare and Military Leadership

HIST 480T(S) (formerly 370T) Western Political Thought in Transition+

HIST 494(S) Senior Thesis

HIST 497(F), 498(S) Independent Study


HIST 102 (formerly 116) Environmental History of Africa (Same as Environmental Studies 102) (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 129 (formerly 107) Religion, Race, and Gender in the Age of the French Revolution (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 148 (formerly 102) The Mexican Revolution: 1910 to NAFTA (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 175 (formerly 114) Families and Social Change: An Introduction to the Study of Private Life (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 177 Vroom!-A Nation on Wheels (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 180 "The God of History": Slavery and Race in Christian Thought (Same as Religion 222) (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 202 (formerly 270) Early-African History Through the Era of the Slave Trade (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 209 (formerly 275) The Origins of Islam: God, Empire, and Apocalypse (Same as Religion 231) (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 212 (formerly 283) Barbarians in the Middle Kingdom: China to 1850 (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 222 (formerly 216) Greek History (Same as Classics 222) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 228 (formerly 209) Europe in the Twentieth Century

HIST 229 (formerly 222) European Imperialism: The Conquest and Division of the World (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 234 (formerly 230) Britain, 1688-1848 (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 240 (formerly 232) Muscovy and the Russian Empire

HIST 242 (formerly 287) Latin America From Conquest to Independence (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 243 (formerly 288) Modern Latin America, 1822 to the Present (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 249 (formerly 225) The Caribbean From Slavery to Independence: A Comparison of Empires (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 292 Technology and Culture (Same as History of Science 305) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 293 History of Medicine (Same as History of Science 320) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 301A History, Theory, Practice (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 301D Is History Eurocentric? (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 309 (formerly 278) Women and Islam (Same as Religion 232) (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 322 (formerly 239) Women in Greece and Rome (Same as Classics 239) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 324 (formerly 212) The Development of Christianity: 30-600 C.E. (Same as Religion 212) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 325 Charlemagne and the Formation of Europe (AD 700-1000)

HIST 327 Knighthood and Chivalry (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 330 The Social History of Ideas: Enlightenment and Revolution (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 331 (formerly 307) The French and Haitian Revolutions (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 335 (formerly 316) Class, Gender, and Race in Post-1945 Britain (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 342 Creating Nations and Nationalism in Latin America (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 343 (formerly 328) Gender and History in Latin America (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 344 (formerly 305) Latin-American Revolutions and the United States (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 346 (formerly314) History of Modern Brazil, 1822 to the Present (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 353 (formerly 319) Politics and Culture in Colonial British America (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 358 (formerly 242) "The Good War": World War II and American Culture and Society (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 365 (formerly 312) History of the New South (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 370 (formerly 308) Studies in American Social Change (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 373 (formerly 221) American Religious History (Same as Religion 221) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 376 (formerly 320) Adolescence in America (Same as American Studies 320) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 379 (formerly 324) Women in the United States Since 1870 (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 324) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 381 African-American Religious History (Same as Religion 226) (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 382 (formerly 318) The Black Radical Tradition in America (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 384 (formerly 331) Comparative Asian-American History, 1850-1965 (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 393 Urban Theory (Same as Environmental Studies 393) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 394 (formerly 346) Comparative Masculinities: Britain and the United States Since 1800 (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 402 African Political Thought (Same as AMES 402) (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 409 (formerly 363) Religion and Revolution in Iran (Same as Religion 234) (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 425 The First Crusade (Same as Religion 215) (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 440 (formerly 372) Reform, Revolution, Terror: Russia, 1900-1939 (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 441 Gorbachev and the Collapse of Soviet Communism (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 443 (formerly 355) Slavery, Race and Ethnicity in Latin America (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 454 (formerly 386) The American Revolution (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 470 (formerly 358) The Chinese-American Experience (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 472 (formerly 351) Slavery, Capitalism, and Revolution: The Impact of the New World on Europe, 1700-1900 (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 473 (formerly 362) Stuff (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 477 (formerly 352) History and the Body (Not offered 2001-2002)

HIST 478 (formerly 381) The Ghetto From Venice to Harlem (Not offered 2001-2002)*

HIST 488T (formerly 368T) The Politics and Rhetoric of Exclusion: Immigration and Its Discontents (Same as American Studies 368T) (Not offered 2001-2002)+

HIST 490T (formerly 350T) History, Nostalgia, and the Politics of Collective Memory (Not offered 2001-2002)