American Urban History II OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Advanced Undergraduate Course on American Urban History

Published Feb 14, 2009

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'American Urban History II' is a free course offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), that examines zoos, parks, roads other physical features of American cities. This OpenCourseWare from MIT is appropriate for undergraduate students majoring in History.

American Urban History II: Course Specifics

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American Urban History II: Course Description

This OpenCourseWare from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a seminar that looks at some of the physical features of urban America. These features include skyscrapers, department stores, tenements, suburbs, parks, zoos and cemeteries. Students will have the opportunity to complete a research paper based on how these features have evolved with the urban landscape pver time. MIT Professor Robert Fogelson teaches this free advanced undergraduate American Urban History course. The class is suited for students majoring in History.

This MIT OpenCourseWare about American Urban History includes an extensive reading list, the paper assignment and a sample student paper. If you are interested in taking this free course, visit the 'American Urban History II' course page.

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