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    Dec 01, 2021  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST-100 History, Memory, and the Changeable Past FA2 (3)


This course explores how families, communities, and nations construct memories into a sense of shared history. Drawing upon sources such as novels, memoirs, and visual images, it compares these memory-building processes with the methods of professional historians. The course demonstrates how different perspectives of an event can create radically different historical understandings. AU Core Habits of Mind: Socio-Historical Inquiry. Usually Offered: spring.