An examination of American captivity narratives as an historiographical genre. Examples to be studied include colonial-era captivity accounts involving indigenous peoples and white settlers, African American slave narratives, POW memoirs, prison writings, and modern captivity stories. What do these narratives reveal about ethnic, racial, and gender boundaries in America?
Prerequisite(s): 2.0 courses in History at the 2200 level or above.
Extra Information: Two seminar hours weekly.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: HISTORY
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