History of American Capitalism (Fall 2015)

History and ILR (HIST 1540, ILR 1845, AMST 1540)

This course studies the history of American capitalism. It helps you to answer these questions: What is capitalism? Is the U.S. more capitalist than other countries? How has capitalism shaped the history of the United States? Has it been a force for freedom, or is it a system of exploitation? What is its future? Through lectures, readings, and discussions, we’ll give you the tools to win all your future arguments about capitalism, pro and con. And we won’t even charge you the full market price.

 

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