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HI3403 History of Political Technology

Credits: 3.00

This course examines the history of American elections through the lens of the technologies employed to win them—from the use of the barbeque and distilled whiskey in the Colonial period through the 19th century to the advent of polling, marketing and the blogosphere in the 21st century.

Prerequisites: Completion of first year writing requirements. Co-requisites: None. Notes: Satisfies a HuSS.elective.