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HIST 5304 The Nature of History: Books, Theses and Dissertations

Dr. Laura Calkins Tuesdays 3-6 HH40

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Required Reading List

Anna Green & K. Troup, The Houses of History: A critical reader in twentieth century history and theory.  D13.2 H64 1999.

M. Howell & W. Prevenier, From Reliable Sources: an Introduction to Historical Methods.  D16 H713 2001.

Jack Goody, The Theft of History.  ebook & D16.9 G59 2006.

Timothy Brook, Vermeer's Hat. ebook & CB401 B76 2008.

Bonnie G. Smith, The Gender of History: Men, Women and Historical Practice.  e-book & D13 S567 1998.

Peter N. Stearns, Human Rights in World History.  Not owned by TTU Library.

Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish.  Law HN8666 F6813 1977.

Edward Said, Culture and Imperialism. PN761 S28 1983.

Clare Anderson, Subaltern Lives.  e-book only.

Hannah Arendt, Between Past and Future.  D16.8 A65 1968.

Jon Weiner, Historians in Trouble.  E175.45 W54 2005.

John D. Kelly & Martha Kaplan, Represented Communities: Fiji and World Decolonization.  JV51 K455 2001.