History 5473

Recent America: The United States Since 1945

Course description:

History 5473 offers graduate students an opportunity to explore the major cultural, political, and social trends in American history from 1945 to the present, with a focus on historiographical issues of special interest to graduate students.  The course gives students an opportunity to practice their analytical and communication skills through discussions, a research paper assignment, and extensive reading of recent monographs in the field.  



HIST 5473 Syllabus


Assignments and Handouts

Research Paper Assignment

How to Write an Academic Book Review

Guidelines for Using Footnotes

How to Avoid Inadvertent Plagiarism


Professor's email: dkw@westga.edu