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HIST 5304- 02 The Nature of History: Welcome

Professor Miguel A. Lavario Thursday 6-9 HH 138

Course Materials

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Miss Virginia Moran of Seneca Falls as Truth in the Dnace [Dance] Drama, depicting the Progress of Woman, to be given at the reception at Seneca Falls on July 20 in honor of the officers and members of the National Woman's Party in connection with the seventy-fifth Equal Rights anniversary celebration

Miss Virginia Moran. Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Photo by Bullock Studio, Seneca Falls.

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Required Readings

Monographs for Graduate Seminar

Lawrence H. Simon, Karl Marx: Selected Writings (Hackettt Publishing Compancy, Inc, 1994)

Joan Wallach Scott, Gender and the Politics of History, rev. ed. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999)

Noam Chomsky, Objectivity and Liberal Scholarship (New Press, 2003)

Homi Bhabha, The Location of Culture, 2nd ed. (Taylor & Francis, 2004)

Erez Manela, The Wilsonian Moment: Self Determination and the International Origins of

Anticolonial Nationalism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009)

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagan, eds., Borderlines and Borderlands: Political Oddities at the Edge of the Nation-State (Rowan & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2010)

Margaret MacMillan, Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History (Random House Publishing Group, 2010)

Theodore W. Allen, The Invention of the White Race, Volume 1: Racial Oppression and Social Control, 2nd ed. (Verso Books, 2012)

Wendy Roth, Race Migrations: Latinos and the Cultural Transformation of Race (Stanford University Press, 2012)

Edward E. Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American


(Basic Books, 2014)

Martin L. King, Jr., The Radical King (Beacon, 2015)

Jennifer Najera, Borderlands of Race (University of Texas Press, 2016)

Allyson Hobbs, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life (Harvard University Press, 2016)


The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., University of Chicago