This course will be co-taught by William Rorabaugh.
This is the second in a 3 quarter sequence (501, 521, 522) designed to acquaint entering graduate students with the principal writings of American history since 1620. A second purpose of this course is either to prepare students for the MA qualifying exam in American history or to begin study for a field in 19th century US history.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
For History graduate students: graduate students from other departments may enroll with consent of instructors.
Class assignments and grading
Discussion of common reading, oral reports on student-selected books, 6 (5-7 page) book reviews.