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Courses - Fall 2022
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Special Topics in History; Deindustrialization and Global Capitalism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Examines the phenomenon of deindustrialization in the context of the global history of capitalism, from the Industrial Revolution in the early 19thc. to the United States in the early 21stc. Topics include technology and automation, loss of manufacturing jobs, and the decline and revitalization of urban areas. Focus on social and cultural changes accompanying the process.