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HST 812 is a moderated electronic discussion group set up by Professor Mark Kornbluh to faciliate and enhance discussion as part of HST 812: Research Seminar in Modern United States History: Twentieth-Century Mass Politics, Fall Semester 1998 at Michigan State University.

This discussion list distributes additional course information and is a valuable forum to discuss issues related to the course. Class members of HST 812 are encouraged to participate in this online discussion, with forms an integral part of this course.

The HST 812 network also includes a password protected website, which is open only to students enrolled in this course:

The Website includes a variety of information relevant to HST 812, including the course syllabus, discussion list archives and may also include additional readings and course materials The website makes all of these materials readily available to class members.

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