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Teaching Rural History at the University of Guelph

In addition to the research seminar course in North American Rural History, History 4620, rural history is integrated in courses on areas, periods, and approaches, for example History 3660, Canadian Social History. Instructors may also offer independent reading courses on rural themes.

Course Schedules are detailed on the websites both of the Department of History and of the College of Arts.

Rural history is a central element in the community studies theme of the Tri-University graduate program. An MA course in rural history (History 6120/6180) is offered when possible.

Specific undergraduate course outlines are available as are those for graduate courses.

Current graduate students pursuing studies related to rural history are listed as are past thesis work completed. Theses are listed and when available abstracts are included.

Other programs, including Rural Studies, also offer courses related to rural history. Economic history courses offered in the Economics Department focus heavily on rural topics.

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Rural History, Farming, Farm, Food, Agriculture, Rural Life, Countryside, Canada, History, Harvesting, Settlement, Rural, Culture, Veterinary, Agricultural science, Farm labourer, Farmer, Children, Gender, Rural Industries, Victorian, Edwardian, Twentieth century, Nineteenth century, Eighteenth century  

This research was undertaken, in part, thanks to funding
from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Canada Research Chairs Program.
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