Sep 22, 2018  
2012-2013 HillBook (Class of 2016) 
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AMS 333 - The Guitar in American Culture

Three Credits
Fall Semester

This course explores the electric guitar as instrument, symbol, and artifact in modern American culture. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, we will assess the impact of the electric guitar on various kinds of music, from blues to heavy metal, and dig into the lives of the musicians and manufacturers who gave the electric guitar its iconic power.