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HIST462: French Revolution

Echoes of the French Revolution Professor Church Department of History University of Nevada, Reno By tearing down centuries of political and cultural tradition in the span of a few decades, the French Revolution ushered in the modern age and created … Continue reading

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HIST 300a – Digitizing History

HIST 300A – Digitizing History teaches how to conduct history projects in the 21st century through documentary film-making, web-design, and best practices in the digital humanities. Students will explore a variety of contemporary models for the production and consumption of historical … Continue reading

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HIST703 – Introduction to Digital History for Graduate Students

  Welcome to HIST 703: Introduction to Digital History! This is where you will blog about your experience this semester. You’ll respond to the readings on the syllabus, essentially creating an online annotated bibliography of the semester’s readings. You will also blog … Continue reading

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HIST 498 (Adv Topics): Sugar, Slaves, and Revolution: Caribbean History

Description The modern world was forged in the coves of the Caribbean. Its pirates and smugglers built and destroyed European states; its sugar plantations started the industrial revolution; its revolutionaries changed how Western societies think about liberty and justice; and … Continue reading

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Draft for New Course: Introduction to the Digital Humanities (UNR)

Introduction to the Digital Humanities: Syllabus Professor Christopher Church Department of History University of Nevada, Reno  Course Description In the past three decades, our world has become increasingly digitized, and today the use of computers is unavoidable. All humanists today are digital … Continue reading

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New Course (Spring 2015) – UNR – Villains of the Nation

What is the relationship between illegal activity and state power? How has state-sanctioned illicit action helped create the modern world? Are pirates a boon or liability to technological and political progress? Has the Internet become the new “high seas”? All these questions … Continue reading

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