James N Gregory
Field course. Survey of major problems and literature in American social history after 1860.
"Class, Labor, and Political Economy: Cruising the Borders of American Labor History"
This graduate seminar examines selected themes from the field of American labor history, especially the following: stages of capitalism and American political economy; structures of inequality (class, race, gender); labor movements; labor cultures.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
This is a readings course. We will read and discuss 1 or 2 books each week. Two ten-page papers will be assigned.