IS 590IH Information History

Information history covers diverse institutions and practices, from libraries and postal systems to cartography and statistics, and connects these to overarching historical processes. This course examines the role of information in the transition to capitalism; in processes of state formation; in industrialization, and in other important historical movements and events.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Spring 2020

    • IS590IH
      Tue, 11:00 am - 12:50 pm
      Room 242
      On-Campus
      This is a hybrid course that meets with IS 590 IHO.
      Instructor
      Bonnie Mak
      CRN
      69205
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS590IHO
      Tue, 11:00 am - 12:50 pm
      Online
      This is a hybrid course that meets with IS 590 IH.
      Instructor
      Bonnie Mak
      CRN
      69206
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).