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Graduate Information

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Course Offerings 2020-2021

717 Topics in Early Modern European History
725 Environmental History: Canada in International Perspective
741 Historiography
756 The World Wars
765 Canadian Sport History
766 Comparative Perspectives on Health and Medicine in the Colonial World
767 War and Society in East Asian History
769 Historical Representations of Cities
775 The Canadian Left in the Twentieth Century
776 History of Sexualities in the Western World, 1750 to the Present
779 History of Indigenous Manifestos
797 M.A. Project Course (Master’s Research Paper)  MRP Proposal Form
798 Ph.D. Major Specialization