HIS-140 - American Popular Culture

This course defines popular culture as it is differentiated from folk and elite culture. It identifies the conditions allowing for the growth of popular culture (such as technology and urbanization) and follows the emergence and transformation of examples of popular culture such as literature, music, theatre, movies and television. Popular culture from the colonial era through the end of the 19th Century are briefly covered. More time is allocated for 20th Century developments. Lecture three hours per week.
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
History
Department
Credits
3
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
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