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Fall 2022
Jun 15, 2024
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HIST 270 - History, Cartoons, and Comic Books: Examining Historical Discourse through Popular Art - Windward Community College
This course surveys the history of newspaper strips, comic books, pulp fiction, graphic novels, and other media from the 19th century to the present. Students will analyze different themes in world history--including imperialism, colonialism, war, civil unrest, and revolution--through the medium of the "comic" as it evolved throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Focused topics include the deconstruction of late 19th/early 20th century political cartoons, the creation of the modern comic book, the birth of the super hero, and historical events such as WWI, The Great Depression, WWII, and the Cold War. Pre-Requisites: Grade of C or better in ENG 100, or consent of instructor. Recommended Preparation: Credit for HIST 152.
3.000 Credit hours
45.000 Lecture hours

Schedule Types: Lecture

Liberal Arts Division
Humanities Department

Gen. Ed./Focus:
DH - Diversification: Humanities

Undergraduate level ENG 100 Minimum Grade of C

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