Courses: Topics in Mod European History-Consumers, Fashion & Class (HISTB319001)
Class Number: 1212
I or III
This seminar looks at the social and economic forces behind the
sweeping changes in European consumption over the course of the
18th-20th centuries, and at the social anxieties and tensions that
such changes produced. Course texts will include both current
scholarship on economies, consumer goods, and society in the period
and treatises, pamphlets, novels, and films created by contemporaries.
Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Concentration. Priority
given to seniors and history majors. Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1212 Div: I or III
Bryn Mawr, TAYC