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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2004

HIS 350L • Nuclear Age - W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
35815 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
BUR 232
LAWRENCE

Course Description

Explores the history of nuclear weapons in the United States since 1945, taking account of political, diplomatic, intellectual, and cultural dimensions. Contains a substantial writing component and fulfills part of the basic education requirement in writing. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Seminar in history: discussion, reading, and research in a small class. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history.

Grading Policy

several short papers

Texts

Possible books include: Boyer, BY THE BOMB'S EARLY LIGHT; May, HOMEWARD BOUND; Gustafson, NUCLEAR RITES; Kornbluh, THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS

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