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American Society and Culture

Code: 96680
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Gordan Matas
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Gordan Matas - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The course analyses history, culture, politics and the social structure of the United States from its early days and independence through the development of the national government and the conquest of the West up to the present day. The task of the course is to familiarize the students with the basic values in American society as well as with its development and changes which were conditioned by various historical and political circumstances.
Criteria of evaluation in ECTS points:
-essay 0,5
-research 0,5
-class attendance 1
  1. Brown Tindall, George & Shi, David Emory. America: A Narrative History. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2000.

    Mauk, David & Oakland, John. American civilization: An Introduction. London and New York: Routledge 2009.
Optional literature:
  1. Norton, Mary Beth, Katzman, David M. et al. A People & a Nation: A History of the United States. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001.
6. semester
Engleski jezik 6 - Regular studij - English Language and Literature
Consultations schedule:
  • izv. prof. dr. sc. Gordan Matas:

    Wednesday: 11-12 hrs

  • izv. prof. dr. sc. Gordan Matas:

    Wednesday: 11-12 hrs