American Urban History I OpenCourseWare: A Free Online Bachelor Level U.S. Urban History Course by MIT

Published Feb 11, 2009

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'American Urban History I,' a free course offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is a seminar focusing on urban institutions and their effect on American cities. This OpenCourseWare from MIT is appropriate for undergraduate students majoring in History.

American Urban History I: Course Specifics

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American Urban History I: Course Description

This OpenCourseWare from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a seminar on American cities from about 1850 until the present. The course looks at urban institutions and the impact these institutions have had on American cities. The course also examines how these institutions have changed over the years. The institutions considered include universities, schools, courts, prisons, public authorities and political organizations. MIT Professor Robert Fogelson teaches this free undergraduate American Urban History course.

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 I course page.

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