17.28[J] The War at Home: American Politics and Society in Wartime


Class Info

Examines the relationship between war and domestic politics in the US since the start of 20th century. Students engage in historical and social scientific research to analyze the ways that overseas military commitments shaped US political institutions, and how domestic politics has in turn structured US engagements abroad. Moving chronologically from World War I to the Iraq War, subject draws on materials across the disciplines, including political documents, opinion polls, legal decisions, and products of American popular culture.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.28[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Capozzola and A. Berinsky.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 17.28[J] was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the MIT SHASS: Undergraduate Studies - News - The War At Home site.

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