Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

HIS 479 Society, Politics, and Technology in History

Spring

This course examines the connections between historical technological development and its impact on society and politics in various contexts and eras. While topics will vary, this interdisciplinary course will provide students with the basis for analyzing the interdependence of how technology and society have shaped each other over time. Topics will vary with instructor, and may include the historical consequences of military and other technology in contexts such as the Vikings, Antiquity and the Middle Ages, and contemporary military and political conflict.

3 credit hours