|Module Title||INTRO TO AMERICAN STUDIES 1:DEVELOP OF AMER CULTURE+INSTITS|
|Co-ordinator||To Be Arranged|
|Other staff||Dr Boyd Schlenther, Dr Robert Harrison, Clive Meachen, Dr Timothy Woods, Dr Helena Grice|
|Pre-Requisite||Normally a good A level in English or History|
|Course delivery||Lecture||20 Hours|
|Seminars / Tutorials||10 Hours|
|Essay||2 essays (2,000-2,500 words).||50%|
This module examines the development of American society and culture from the colonial period to the end of the nineteenth century, through a linked study of key historical topics and representative literary texts. Focusing on the making of national identity, we look at westward expansion, the creation of the American Republic, and other aspects of national history including slavery and the Civil War.