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HIST 3190-01 - Fashion in U.S. History


This study will survey the ways in which fashion in the United States has been shaped by major developments in American history. Beginning with the development of the textile industry, this course will place fashion and the fashion industry within social, cultural and economic frameworks, and will cover a variety of topics including: industrialization, immigration, 'becoming American', labor movements, gender and the women's movement, class differentiations, haute couture, consumer culture, and the influence of the entertainment industry and globalization on the American fashion, textile and apparel industries. This course was previously HIS-243194 Fashion in U.S. History.
Subject: History
General Education Area(s): American History
Dates: September 3, 2019 — December 13, 2019
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