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Graduate
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2000-2002
Academic Bulletin

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History

BLOOMINGTON PROGRAM

INDIANAPOLIS PROGRAM Courses Cross-Listed Courses

BLOOMINGTON PROGRAM

College of Arts and Sciences

Chairperson
Professor John Bodnar

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Graduate Faculty

Distinguished Professors
Robert Ferrell (Emeritus), Edward Grant (Emeritus, History and Philosophy of Science), Denis Sinor (Emeritus, Central Eurasian Studies), Gerald Strauss (Emeritus)

Ruth Halls Professor
Phyllis Martin

Mendel Chair in Latin American History
Daniel James

University Professor
Norman Pounds (Emeritus)

Professors
Judith Allen, Maurice Baxter (Emeritus), John Bodnar, George Brooks, Donald Carmony (Emeritus), William Cohen, Nancy Demand, James Diehl, Dyan Elliott, Jurgis Elisonas (East Asian Languages and Cultures), Lawrence J. Friedman, Jeffrey Gould, Michael Grossberg, Charles Jelavich (Emeritus), George Juergens (Emeritus), Wadie Jwaideh (Emeritus, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures), Herbert Kaplan (Emeritus), Irving Katz, Hiroaki Kuromiya, James Madison, Howard Mehlinger (Emeritus, Education), Irene Neu (Emerita), M. Jeanne Peterson, Otto Pflanze (Emeritus), David Pletcher (Emeritus), Robert Quirk (Emeritus), Alexander Rabinowitch (Emeritus), David Ransel, James Riley, Bernard Sheehan (Emeritus), Lynn Struve, David Thelen, George M. Wilson (East Asian Languages and Cultures)

Associate Professors
George Alter, Ann Carmichael, Claude Clegg, Nick Cullather,* Ellen Dwyer, John Efron,* Ben Eklof, Arthur Field, Wendy Gamber,* Peter Guardino, John Hanson,* Michael McGerr, Muriel Nazzari (Emerita), David Pace, Leah Shopkow,* Steven Stowe, Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Assistant Professors
Arlene Diaz,* Carl Ipsen

Adjunct Professors
David Nord (Journalism), Toivo Raun (Central Eurasian Studies), Richard Rubinger (East Asian Languages and Cultures), Steven Stein (Religious Studies)

John W. Hill Assistant Professor
Maria Bucur-Deckard*

Adjunct Associate Professors
James Capshew (History and Philosophy of Science), Allen Douglas (West European Studies), Michael Robinson (East Asian Languages and Cultures)

Director of Graduate Studies
Professor William Cohen, Ballantine Hall 702, (812) 855-8234

Degrees Offered
Master of Arts, Master of Arts for Teachers, dual Master of Arts and Master of Library Science (jointly with the School of Library and Information Science), and Doctor of Philosophy

The graduate program in history at Indiana University includes formal course work and opportunities for independent study in nearly all recognized fields, both chronological and geographical. Moreover, the department is strongly committed to interdisciplinary programs, and it works closely with area studies programs, journals, and historical organizations. The graduate program is designed to help students in the development of their knowledge and of their critical and analytical skills. Courses and programs in the Department of History prepare students for work as professional historians in a variety of settings: in public history, editing, librarianship, and government service, as well as in historical research and teaching at all levels.

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Special Departmental Requirements

(See also general University Graduate School requirements.)

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Master of Arts Degree

Admission Requirements
(1) Bachelorís degree from a recognized institution, including 24 undergraduate credit hours in history, an overall undergraduate B (3.0) average, and a superior record in history; (2) appropriate level of achievement on the Graduate Record Examination General Test; and (3) three letters of recommendation.

Grades
No grade below B - (2.7) in history courses will be counted toward this degree.

Course Requirements
One seminar, one colloquium, and other courses for a total of 30 credit hours; 20 of these credit hours must be in history, of which 12 must be in courses numbered 500 or above. Normally, neither H575 nor H580 may count toward the latter requirement.

Foreign Language Requirement
Reading proficiency in one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Ancient Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, or another language appropriate to the studentís program of study, if approved by the University Graduate School.

Students may demonstrate proficiency by any of the three methods normally sanctioned by the University Graduate School or by passing a reading examination prepared by members of the history department faculty. The examination includes two texts of approximately 400 words each, one drawn from primary historical sources and the other typically drawn from historiographical sources. A student will be expected to translate the first text and answer critical questions about the second.

Final Examination
None, unless the student has a grade point average less than 3.3 in history courses, in which case an oral examination is required.

Field Review
M.A. candidates wishing to enter the Ph.D. program and those terminating their program with the masterís degree must be recommended for the M.A. degree by the appropriate field committee.

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Master of Arts for Teachers Degree

Admission Requirements
Same as for the Master of Arts degree except that reading ability in a foreign language is not required.

Grades
No grade below B - (2.7) in history courses will be counted toward this degree.

Course Requirements
A361, A362, B391, and others for a total of 20 or more credit hours in history and 36 credit hours in all courses.

Foreign Language Requirement
None.

Final Examination
None.

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Dual Master of Arts and Master of Library Science Degrees

Study for these two degrees can be combined for a total of 50 credit hours rather than the 66 credit hours required for the two degrees taken separately. Students take 20 credit hours in history as outlined above under course requirements for the Master of Arts degree and 30 credit hours of library science, including L503, L505, L507, L520, L524, L528, L586 (or History H547 Archives), L596, and L625 plus 3 credit hours of electives in SLIS. Admission to each of the two areas of study is approved separately on the same basis as for other applicants not in the dual program.

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Doctor of Philosophy Degree

Admission Requirements
(1) Completion of the M.A. degree at Indiana University or another recognized institution, (2) a superior record in history, (3) certification in one foreign language, and (4) review and approval by a field committee consisting of faculty in the studentís major field. For students with an M.A. degree from Indiana University, this review must take place by the end of a studentís third semester of full-time graduate study; for other students, this review is done by a subcommittee prior to admission. An Indiana University student not recommended for admission to the Ph.D. program by the field committee may have the decision reviewed after taking a special written examination in the major field during the next testing period.

Grades
No grade below B - (2.7) in history courses will be counted toward this degree.

Course Requirements
At least two seminars, which must be taught by different instructors and must include one in the major field; three or more colloquia in at least two fields; and other courses at the graduate level to prepare the student in three fields (two in history, one outside) for a total of at least 60 credit hours. Students complete the remainder of the 90 credit hour requirement by enrolling in H899 Ph.D. Dissertation.

Foreign Language/Research Skill Requirement
Reading proficiency in two of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Ancient Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, or others appropriate to the studentís program of study, if approved by the University Graduate School. Proficiency may be demonstrated by the means indicated under the heading ďForeign Language RequirementĒ in the section on the M.A. degree. As a substitute for the second language in certain fields, the student may demonstrate proficiency in an approved research skill clearly useful for the study of history; the choice of a specific skill is subject to the approval of the studentís advisory committee and the departmentís director of graduate studies. With the necessary approval, a student may demonstrate proficiency by earning a grade of B+ (3.3) or better in a two-course methodological sequence such as History H540 and H541, Anthropology E500 and E606, Folklore F516 and F517, Journalism J500 and J520, and Telecommunications T501 and T510. A student may also demonstrate proficiency in the use of a research skill by achieving an appropriate score on a written examination prepared by members of the history department faculty. The above requirements must be met by the time the student has completed no more than 30 credit hours beyond the M.A. or has been admitted to the Ph.D. program. Some fields, such as Latin American history and ancient history, require proficiency in additional languages.

Qualifying Examination
Written examination in the major field and oral examination in the concentration area of the major field and the inside minor field. Examination in the outside minor field, if required by the minor-field department. Historical fields to be selected from the following: Africa, ancient, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Great Britain, Latin America, medieval Europe, early modern Europe, modern Europe, Middle East, Russia, United States. With the approval of their advisory committee and the director of graduate studies, students may substitute a thematic field for the inside minor field. Thematic fields shall not duplicate the major field and shall involve substantial work in other fields. Written examinations are given in October and February only. Registration must be made at least 30 days in advance. All language and course requirements, including 60 credit hours of work carrying graduate credit, must be completed by the end of the term during which the written and oral examinations are taken. Qualifying examinations are usually completed by the end of the seventh semester, unless the studentís advisory committee and the director of graduate studies agree that an extension is justified. Written qualifying examinations in the outside minor field are at the discretion of the departments involved. The faculty representative of the outside minor department normally participates in the oral qualifying examination.

Termination of Enrollment in the Doctoral Program
If a doctoral student fails the written examination in any history field two times, fails the oral qualifying examination two times, falls below a 3.0 (B) grade point average, fails to meet the language/research-skill requirement by the time 30 credit hours of post-M.A. credit have been earned, or fails to complete the written and oral qualifying examinations by the end of the approved length of time, the director of graduate studies, in consultation with the advisory committee, can initiate steps to terminate the studentís enrollment in the program. The student, however, may make a formal appeal to be given a third chance to pass the qualifying examinations or to be given additional time to raise the grade point average or to complete the qualifying examination. If the appeal is denied, the director of graduate studies will recommend to the dean of the University Graduate School that the studentís enrollment in the doctoral program be terminated.

Final Examination
Oral defense of dissertation.

Ph.D. Minor in History
Students in other departments may minor in history by completing, with a grade point average no lower than B (3.0), at least 12 credit hours of course work in history, including one colloquium. No more than 6 credit hours of work transferred from another university may be applied toward this requirement, and such credit must be approved by the director of graduate studies in the Department of History.

To arrange for a history minor, students should consult the director of graduate studies, who will recommend a member of the faculty to serve as an advisor. In consultation with the advisor, a program of study will be outlined and a copy of the plan filed with the director of graduate studies. Upon completion of the course work, either the studentís history advisor or the director of graduate studies will attest to the successful completion of the outside minor.

Further information regarding departmental regulations governing advanced degree programs may be found in A Guide to Graduate Studies in History, available on request from the department, Ballantine Hall 702.

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Courses Offered

The following courses, which are drawn from the complete list below, are expected to be offered on the Bloomington campus during the academic years 2000-2002. Consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of the courses to be offered each semester.
A301
A302
A303
A304
A313
A315
A317
A325
A326
A329
A330
A337
A338
A339
A340
A345
A346
A347
A352
A353
A354
A355
A356
A361
A362
A507
B351
B352
B353
B354
B355
B356
B357
B359
B360
B361
B362
B363
B364
B366
B377
B378
B391
B568
C386
C388
C391
C392
C393
C394
C580
D401
D402
D418
D419
D430
D506
D510
D521
D522
D525
D527
D528
E531
E532
E533
E534
E536
E538
F536
F543
F546
G465
G567
G568
G569
G582
G583
G585
G587
H500
H523
H524
H540
H541
H543
H575
H580
H591
H605
H610
H615
H620
H630
H640
H645
H650
H665
H675
H685
H695
H699
H705
H710
H715
H720
H730
H740
H745
H750
H765
H775
H785
H895
H898
H899
T500

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INDIANAPOLIS PROGRAM

School of Liberal Arts

Chairperson
Associate Professor Philip V. Scarpino

Departmental e-mail:
histdept@iupui.edu

Departmental URL:
http://www.iupui.edu/~history

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Graduate Faculty

Mary OíBrien Gibson Professor
John McKivigan

Professors
David J. Bodenhamer, Bernard Friedman (Emeritus), Ralph Gray (Emeritus), Miriam Z. Langsam,* William H. Schneider, Peter Sehlinger (Emeritus), Scott Seregny,* Jan Shipps (Emerita)

Associate Professors
Robert Barrows,* Kenneth Cutler,* Justin Libby, Monroe Little,* Elizabeth Brand Monroe,* Berthold Riesterer (Emeritus),* Kevin Robbins,* Philip Scarpino,* Marianne Wokeck,* Xin Zhang*

Assistant Professors
Anita Ashendel,* Annie Gilbert Coleman,* Sheila Cooper,* Wietse de Boer,* Ch. Didier Gondola,* Stephen Heathorn,* Nancy Robertson*

Director of Graduate Studies
For graduate student information, contact Cavanaugh Hall 504L, (317) 274-5840.

Degrees Offered
Master of Arts, dual Master of Arts and Master of Library Science, dual Master of Arts in History and Philanthropic Studies

The M.A. program in history on the Indianapolis campus offers three areas of concentration: United States history, European history, and public history. United States and European history are traditional areas of concentration and will serve the needs of persons intending to pursue a doctoral program, those seeking a collateral degree to complement such other fields as education or library science, and those individuals seeking personal fulfillment. Public history is designed to prepare persons interested in pursuing careers as historians in such settings as historical societies, museums, historic preservation organizations and historic parks, governmental agencies, and business corporations. With its proximity to a large number of such institutions, the Indianapolis campus is an ideal location at which to pursue a degree in public history.

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Special Departmental Requirements

(See also general University Graduate School requirements.)

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Master of Arts Degree

Admission Requirements
(1) Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university, with an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (B) and a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) in the studentís undergraduate major (an undergraduate major in history is not required, but applicants without such a background may be required to take additional course work in history at the undergraduate level as a condition for acceptance into the program); (2) appropriate level of achievement on the Graduate Record Examination General Test; (3) three letters of recommendation; and (4) two years of foreign language as an undergraduate with appropriate level of achievement.

Grades
No grade below B - (2.7) in history courses will be counted toward this degree.

Course Requirements
Students pursuing any one of the three concentration areas must take H500 or H501. Those electing United States history must take at least one graduate colloquium and one graduate seminar in United States history and at least one course in non United States history. Students electing European history must take a graduate colloquium and seminar in that area and at least one course outside their concentration. With the consent of their faculty advisor, students may take as many as 6 credits outside the Department of History. Six (6) credits will be granted upon successful completion of the required masterís thesis. A total of 30 credit hours is required for students concentrating in United States and in European history.

Students choosing public history as their area of concentration must take H500 or H501, H542, a colloquium and seminar in United States history, and do an internship. Four (4) hours of credit will be granted upon satisfactory completion of the internship project. Public history students must also take at least one course outside United States history. With the consent of their faculty advisor, they may take as many as 6 credits outside the Department of History. Two (2) credits will be granted upon successful completion of the required public history paper. A minimum of 36 credit hours is required for students concentrating in public history.

Foreign Language Requirement
None required for the degree. However, if a student has not met the foreign language admission requirement, that deficiency must be removed prior to the thesis defense. Students planning to go on for the Ph.D. are urged to validate their reading proficiency in a foreign language according to University Graduate School standards.

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Dual Degree: Master of Library Science and Master of Arts in History

Study for these two degrees can be combined for a total of 50 credit hours rather than the 66 credit hours required for the two degrees if taken separately. Students take 20 credit hours in history, which must include one graduate seminar and one graduate colloquium. No thesis is required for students earning an M.A. degree in history who are also earning a Master of Library Science under this dual degree program. However, students must satisfy the foreign language proficiency requirement as spelled out in the University Graduate School Bulletin. No area of concentration is required, but students wishing to focus on public history for the M.A. in history must also include History H542 among the required 20 credits of history course work. Such students may, if they wish, do a public history internship and count a maximum of 2 credit hours of History H543 toward the degree. (Students may enroll in H543 only after having taken or while taking H542.)

The remaining 30 credit hours of library science courses include L503, L505, L507, L520, L524, L528, L586 (or History H547 Archives), L596, and L625 plus 3 credit hours of electives in SLIS. Admission to each of the two masterís programs is approved separately on the same basis as for other applicants not in the dual program.

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Dual Degree: Master of Arts in History and Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies

The dual M.A. in History and M.A. in Philanthropic Studies creates a unique opportunity to pursue critical inquiry into the historical, cultural, philosophical, and economic implications of voluntary action for the public good. Historians routinely study the role of nonprofit organizations, self-help groups, and philanthropic institutions. This dual degree program offers an interdisciplinary focus on the past, present, and future. This degree will be attractive to students wishing to pursue: (1) careers that demand the skills and talents developed by cross-training in history and philanthropy; or (2) doctoral programs that encourage new and creative approaches to the historical study of philanthropy, broadly defined.

Admission requirements for the dual degree program are identical to those for each program separately. A separate application must be made to each of the programs. Prospective students are expected to take responsibility for learning about and meeting the different admission requirements and deadlines of each department. Students must make plans early with advisors in both programs to identify (1) common courses and (2) a thesis topic.

Study for these two degrees can be combined for a total of 51 credit hours (U.S. or European History concentrations) or 54 credit hours (Public History) rather than the 66 or 72 credit hours that would be required if the two degrees were taken separately. For all concentrations, the required 700-level seminar for the M.A. in history may be selected as an elective to meet the philanthropic studies requirement for one of two theoretical electives. The required philanthropic studies course HIST H509 History of Philanthropy in the West may be taken to meet the history requirement for a history elective. Required courses PHIL P542, Ethics and Values of Philanthropy, or PHST P512, Human and Financial Resources for Philanthropy, may be taken to meet three credits of the six credits of outside electives that may be taken in the History program. For public history students, HIST H543 Practicum meets the requirement for PHST P590 Internship for the Philanthropic Studies program. A common thesis meets the requirements of both departments.

Further information regarding departmental regulations governing advanced degree programs may be found in A Guide for History Graduate Students, available on request from the department, Cavanaugh Hall 504L.

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Courses Offered

The following courses, which are drawn from the complete list below, have been offered on the Indianapolis campus during recent years.
A301
A302
A303
A304
A313
A314
A315
A317
A325
A326
A345
A346
A347
A348
A364
A402
A410
A421
B351
B352
B353
B354
B355
B356
B357
B359
B360
B361
B362
B393
B421
C386
C388
D313
D314
D528
E532
F341
F342
F432
G467
G468
G585
H425
H500
H501
H509
H511
H521
H542
H543
H546
H547
H575
H620
H630
H640
H650
H665
H699
H720
H730
H750
H898

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Courses

A301-A302 American Colonial History I-II (3-3 cr.)
A303-A304 United States, 1789 to 1865 I-II (3-3 cr.)
A313 Origins of Modern America (3 cr.)
A314 The United States, 1917-1945 (3 cr.)
A315 United States since World War II (3 cr.)
A317 American Social and Intellectual History (3 cr.)
A325-A326 American Constitutional History I-II (3-3 cr.)
A329-A330 Social History of American Enterprise I-II (3-3 cr.)
A337-A338 The American Frontier I-II (3-3 cr.)
A339-A340 History of the South I-II (3-3 cr.)
A345-A346 American Diplomatic History I-II (3-3 cr.)
A347 American Urban History (3 cr.)
A348 Civil War and Reconstruction (3 cr.)
A352 History of Latinos in the United States (3 cr.)
A353-A354 American Economic History I-II (3-3 cr.)
A355-A356 Afro-American History (3-3 cr.)
A361-A362 Studies in American History for Teachers I-II (3-3 cr.)1
A364 History of Black Americans (3 cr.)
A371-A372 History of Indiana I-II (3-3)
A402 Readings in American Environmental History (3 cr.)
A410 American Environmental History (3 cr.)

A421 Topics in United States History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of selected historical issues and/or problems in United States history. Topics will vary from semester to semester.
A507 American Cultural History (3 cr.) Central topics in American cultural life and thought from the late nineteenth century to the present. Special focus on the changing sense of personal selfhood among specific ethnic and religious groups, social classes, genders, and professions. Examination of how this changing sense has manifested itself in cultural forms.
B341 History of Spain and Portugal (3 cr.)
B351 Western Europe in the Early Middle Ages (3 cr.)
B352 Western Europe in the High and Later Middle Ages (3 cr.)
B353 The Renaissance (3 cr.)
B354 The Reformation (3 cr.)
B355 Europe: Louis XIV to French Revolution (3 cr.)
B356 French Revolution and Napoleon, 1763-1815 (3 cr.)
B357 Modern France (3 cr.)
B359-B360 Europe from Napoleon to the First World War I-II (3-3 cr.)
B361-B362 Europe in the Twentieth Century I-II (3-3 cr.)
B363-B364 European Diplomatic History since 1870 I-II (2-2 cr.)
B366 Paris and Berlin in the 1920s: A Cultural History (3 cr.)
B377-B378 History of Germany since 1648 I-II (3-3 cr.)
B383-B384 European Intellectual History I-II (3-3 cr.)
B391 Themes in World History (3 cr.)
B393 German History: From Bismarck to Hitler (3 cr.)
B421 Topics in European History (3 cr.)

H523 The Holocaust (3 cr.) Intensive introduction to the historical events and intellectual developments leading up to and surrounding the destruction of European Jewry during World War II. The Holocaust will be examined against the backdrop of modern Jewish and modern German history.
B568 Modern Italy (3 cr.) Risorgimento and unification; liberal Italy and the mutilated victory (WWI); Italian opera; Fascism; alliance with Nazi Germany and defeat (WWII); Christian Democrats vs. Communists; major cultural movements; the economic miracle; the Mafia; left- and right wing violence and terrorism; the kickbacks scandal and the Second Republic.
C386 Greek History (3 cr.)
C388 Roman History (3 cr.)
C391 History of the Medieval Near East (3 cr.)
C392 History of the Modern Near East (3 cr.)
C393 Ottoman History (3 cr.)
C394 Inner Asia before the Mongol Conquest (3 cr.)

C580 History of Ancient Medicine (3 cr.) Covers the history of ancient medicine in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece (Homeric, Hippocratic, and Asclepian), China, India, Alexandria, and Rome (Soranus, Galen, and the medical service of the Roman army), and modern uses of humoral theory. Major focus is on the Hippocratic treatises as primary sources.
D313 Russian Social and Cultural History, 1801-1917 (3 cr.)
D314 Soviet Social and Cultural History (3 cr.)
D401-D402 History and Civilization of the Byzantine Empire I-II (3-3 cr.)
D418 Russian and Soviet Foreign Policy in the Twentieth Century (3 cr.)
D419 The Mongols and Medieval Europe (3 cr.)
D430 History of the Eastern and Southern Baltic Region (3 cr.)
D506 Muscovy and Imperial Russia, 1500-1801 (3 cr.)
D510 Russian Revolutions and the Soviet Regime (3 cr.)
D521 Hungarian History and Civilization to 1711 (3 cr.)
D522 Hungarian History and Civilization, 1711-1918 (3 cr.)
D525 Path to Emancipation: Nationalism in the Balkans, 1804-1923 (3 cr.)
D527 The People vs. The Emperor: Nation-Making and Imperial Decline in East Central Europe, 1780-1918 (3 cr.)
D528 The Search for European Integration: Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century (3 cr.)

E531 African History from Ancient Times to Empires and City States (3 cr.) Origins and groupings of African peoples; political, social, and economic evolution to ca. 1750; Africaís contacts with the ancient world, trans-Sahara and Indian ocean trades; growth of states and empires; spread of Islam.
E532 African History from Colonial Rule to Independence (3 cr.) The slave trade and its abolition; European imperialism and colonial rule; impact of Islam and Christianity; nationalism and the struggle for independence; reassertion of African culture and identity; development issues.
E533 Conflict in Southern Africa (3 cr.) Early populations and environment; spread of European settlement, interaction with African societies and early race relations; Zulu power and white power; discovery of minerals and industrialization; urbanization and segregation; African and Afrikaner nationalism; south Africa and its neighbors; Mandela and the new South Africa.
E534 History of Western Africa (3 cr.)
E536 History of East Africa (3 cr.) Developments over the past two millennia in East Africa (Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, and northern Mozambique). Topics include the environment and peoples of the region, the emergence of hierarchical societies, the economic and political changes of the nineteenth century, the era of European imperialism, the transformations associated with the colonial period, and African independence.
E538 History of Muslim West Africa (3 cr.) Introduction to the history and historiography of Muslim West Africa; develops the origins of Islam in West Africa and the ways West Africans have incorporated, transformed, and amplified Muslim beliefs and practices throughout history.
F341 Latin America: Discovery, Conquest, and Empire (3 cr.)
F342 Latin America: Evolution and Revolutions since Independence (3 cr.)
F432 Twentieth-Century Revolutions in Latin America (3 cr.)

F536 Modern Central American History (3 cr.) Studies social, economic, cultural, and political development from 1821 to 1990. Major topics include coffee and liberalism, United States and Nicaragua, the era of reform, revolution and counter-revolution.
F543 Modern Brazil since 1850 (3 cr.)
F546 Modern Mexico (3 cr.) Places contemporary Mexico in historical perspective, focusing on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Topics include nineteenth-century social and political movements, the causes and consequences of the 1910 revolution, the formation of Mexicoís political system, problems of economic growth, and the changing patterns of gender, class, and ethnicity in Mexican society.
G465 Chinese Revolutions and the Communist Regime (3 cr.)
G467 Traditional Japan (3 cr.)
G468 Early Modern Japan (3 cr.)

G567 Premodern Japan (3 cr.) Society and culture on the Japanese archipelago from their origins to the high middle ages. Prehistoric Jomon and protohistoric Yayoi. Formation of the Japanese state under the influence of Chinese and Korean models. Heian courtly culture. Ascendancy of military elites and developments in popular culture during Kamakura and Muromachi periods.
G568 Early Modern Japan (3 cr.) Samurai culture, expansion of Buddhism, and sectarian violence. High feudalism, unification, and the Tokugawa settlement after 1600. Encounter with European civilization, closed country. Urbanization, social and cultural change, rise of agrarian prosperity in the Edo period to about 1800.
G569 Modern Japan (3 cr.) Western impact and social and intellectual change in late Tokugawa Japan from about 1720. The Meiji Restoration. State capitalism and the Japanese development process. Empire, war, defeat, U.S. occupation, and renewal in the twentieth century. Japanís rise to the front rank of world economic powers after World War II.
G580 Early China (3 cr.) China from its neolithic background through the Quin and Western Han dynasties. Examines the Shang tribal polity, royal and aristocratic phases of the Zhou state, and the creation of the imperial system in the Qin-Han period. Changing patterns of ideology, political legitimacy, and social organization through archaeological and textual sources.
G582 Imperial China I (3 cr.) The Chinese empire from the Han through the Tang dynasties (second century B.C. through tenth century A.D.). Relations among demographic patterns, political forms, social classes, economic developments, religious movements, and cultural diversification, investigated through secondary and translated primary sources. Credit given for only one of G582 or G461.
G583 Imperial China II (3 cr.) The Chinese empire from the Song through the middle Qing dynasties (tenth-eighteenth centuries A.D.). Relations among demographic patterns, political forms, social classes, economic developments, philosophical movements, and cultural diversification, investigated through secondary and translated primary sources. Credit given for only one of G583 or G461.
G585 Modern China (3 cr.) Survey of the final century of dynastic rule and the rise to power of the Nationalist and Communist parties, highlighting social and cultural developments, the impact of Western imperialism, and the evolution of revolutionary ideologies. Credit given only for G585 or G462.
G587 Contemporary China (3 cr.) Survey of recent Chinese history focusing on social, cultural, and political life in the Peopleís Republic of China and post-1949 Taiwan. Events covered include the Long March, the Cultural Revolution, and the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Credit given for olny one of G587 or G462.
H425 Topics in History (1-3 cr.)
T500 Topics in History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems of limited scope from the perspective of social and historical studies. Topics will vary but will ordinarily cut across fields, regions, and periods. May be repeated for credit.

General and Professional Skills Courses

H500 History of Historical Thought (4 cr.) Approaches to the historianís craft and reflections on history as a type of scholarly thinking. Recommended for new graduate students and others interested in history as a branch of knowledge. With the consent of the director of graduate studies, may be repeated for credit when the instructor differs.
H501 Historical Methodology (4 cr.) Discussion and application of the various methods and strategies used in historical research.
H509 Special Topics in European History (3 cr.) Study of special topics in history of Europe at graduate level. May be repeated once for credit.
H511 Special Topics in United States History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of selected topics in United States history. Topics will vary from semester to semester.
H520 Shaping Careers in History (2 cr.) Introduces students to the history profession in order to facilitate planning of careers in the university and beyond. Emphasis placed on the changing nature of careers inside and outside academia and ways students might construct a program of study to serve their professional goals.
H521 Special Topics in African, Asian, or Latin American History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of selected topics in African, Asian, or Latin American history. Topics will vary from semester to semester, e.g., Traditional Asia, Modern Asia, Latin American Intellectual History.
H524 Issues in Contemporary Historiography (4 cr.) Overview of the discipline of history. Focuses on understanding and placing in perspective current debates in the field. Topics vary, but attention will be paid in each case to overarching themes such as the differences between historical subfields and the overlaps and divergences between history and other disciplines.
H540 Quantitative Methods in History (4 cr.)
H541 Advanced Quantitative Methods (4 cr.)
H542 Public History (4 cr.) The application of history to public needs and public programs. Historic preservation, archival management, oral history, editing, public humanities programming, historical societies, etc.
H543 Practicum in Public History (1-4 cr.) P: H542. Internships in public history programs, field work, or research in the historical antecedents of contemporary problems.
H546 Special Topics in the History of Science and Technology (3 cr.) Study of topics in the history of science, medicine, and technology. May be repeated once for credit.
H547 Special Topics in Public History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of selected topics in public history. Topics will vary from semester to semester, e.g., to include historic preservation, material history, archival practice, and historical editing.
H575 Graduate Readings in History (cr. arr.)*
H580 The Teaching of College History (1-2 cr. ) Approaches to college-level instruction in history, either (1) through training to be an associate instructor, or (2) through work as a course assistant, assisting a faculty member in planning and teaching a 300- or 400-level history course. May be repeated once for credit. S/F grading
H591 Teaching World History (3 cr.) Introduction to the teaching of the undergraduate courses in world history. Topics include current curricula in world history; textbooks and other readings in world history; and multi-media resources. Students will prepare an undergraduate course syllabus of their own design.

Colloquia

These colloquia are of seminar size and involve oral and written study of the problems, bibliographies, interpretations, and research trends in the fields with which they respectively deal; they are the chief means by which a student becomes knowledgeable in history at a professional level and prepares for the doctoral qualifying examination. Any of them may be taken more than once, upon approval of the studentís advisory committee.
H605 Colloquium in Ancient History (4 cr.)
H610 Colloquium in Medieval European History (4 cr.)
H615 Colloquium in Early Modern Western European History (4 cr.)
H620 Colloquium in Modern Western European History (4 cr.)
H630 Colloquium in British and British Imperial History (4 cr.)
H640 Colloquium in Russian History (4 cr.)
H645 Colloquium in East European History (4 cr.)
H650 Colloquium in United States History (4 cr.)
H665 Colloquium in Latin American History (4 cr.)
H675 Colloquium in East Asian History (4 cr.)
H685 Colloquium in Near Eastern History (4 cr.)
H695 Colloquium in African History (4 cr.)

H699 Colloquium in Comparative History (4 cr.) Selected topics that cut across conventional geographic and chronological periods. May be used by thematic minors as one of the three colloquia required of Ph.D. candidates.

Seminars

These courses involve research at a mature level with primary sources in specialized topics and problems in the field with which they respectively deal. They train the student in historical scholarship. Any of them may be taken more than once, upon approval of the studentís advisory committee.
H705 Seminar in Ancient History (4 cr.)
H710 Seminar in Medieval European History (4 cr.)
H715 Seminar in Early Modern European History (4 cr.)
H720 Seminar in Modern Western European History (4 cr.)
H730 Seminar in British and British Imperial History (4 cr.)
H740 Seminar in Russian History (4 cr.)
H745 Seminar in East European History (4 cr.)
H750 Seminar in United States History (4 cr.)
H765 Seminar in Latin American History (4 cr.)
H775 Seminar in East Asian History (4 cr.)
H785 Seminar in Near Eastern History (4 cr.)

Thesis and Dissertation

H898 M.A. Thesis (1-6 cr.)*
H899 Ph.D. Dissertation (cr. arr.)*

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Cross-Listed Courses

(Bloomington only)

Graduate
G773 Seminar in Economic History (1-6 cr.) Selected topics in economic history. Offered by Departments of Economics and History and the Department of Business Economics and Public Policy in the School of Business. May be taken more than once for credit.

Victorian Studies
V711 Social Science and Social Philosophy in the Victorian Age (4 cr.)

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1 May be counted toward requirements for the M.A.T. degree only when taken on graduate level.


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