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4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: At least two history courses and consent of the department for undergraduates. Enrollment normally open only to seniors and graduate students. Focusing on the 1950s and early 1960s, this seminar examines the ways in which the Cold War shaped American family life, domestic politics, popular culture, conformity and youth rebellion, increasing demands for civil rights, and changing gender roles. Readings range from historical scholarship to fiction, autobiography, and film.