On the Road: Images and Experiences of Travel and the American West 1800 to the Present

History 103D.001

Summer 2007
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Instructor (text): 
Moore
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2303 Dwinelle
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TuTh 9-12
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McKenzie Moore

This class will explore the images, experiences, and cultural significance of travel in the 19th 20th & 21st century American West. The course meetings will be a mixture of discussion, student presentations, and visual source analysis. Sources will include secondary historical works on travel and movement in and about the West, fiction, film, and primary documents that record the experience of travel. Written work will include response and primary source papers.