Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 244 - MUSEUMS IN WORLD HISTORY

Long Title: MUSEUMS IN WORLD HISTORY
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Examining museums in global history gives critical insight into their present role in society. Museums were sites of identity at local, regional, national, imperial and global levels. The collection and display of objects allowed communities, states, and empires to use cultural heritage, history, and science to interpret the past.