Labor and Urban History
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HIST 135. Labor and Urban History


A seminar that focuses on history from the bottom up, on working-class people as they build America and struggle to obtain political, social, and economic justice. Topics include urbanization and suburbanization, republicanism and democracy, racism and the wages of Whiteness, gender and work, class and community, popular culture, the politics of consumption, industrialism and the managerial revolution, and jobs and gender.
Social sciences.
2 credits.
Spring 2018. Murphy.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history


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