Below is a list of the readings required for History 671. Students enrolled in the course can login to our Sakai site and visit the “Resources” area for access to any copyrighted materials.
(The books below are available in Student Stores; several are also available as e-books via Amazon’s Kindle or Barnes & Noble’s Nook):
- Burns, Andrea. From Storefront to Monument : Tracing the Public History of the Black Museum Movement. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013.
- Ferguson, Andrew. Land of Lincoln : Adventures in Abe’s America. 1st ed. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press :, 2007.
- Kelman, Ari. A Misplaced Massacre : Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2013.
- Meringolo, Denise. Museums, Monuments, and National Parks : Toward a New Genealogy of Public History. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.
- Tilden, Freeman, and R. Bruce | Craig. Interpreting Our Heritage. 4th ed., expanded and updated. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
- Trouillot, Michel-Rolph. Silencing the Past : Power and the Production of History. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press, 1995.
- Whisnant, Anne. Super-Scenic Motorway : A Blue Ridge Parkway History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Article/Book Chapter/Web Readings
(Dates and specifics about what is to be read are noted in our main Trello board and the course calendar; links to all of the following, including copyrighted materials, are available for students on the “Resources” area of our Sakai site.)
- Digital Humanities Resources.
- History@Work Blog, National Council on Public History
- Public History Resources.
- Kays, Holly. “A Concessionaire’s Conundrum: Pisgah Inn Owner Hoping NPS Contract Renewal Yields 10 More Years of Local Ownership.” Smoky Mountain News, 13 August 2014.
- Whisnant, Anne Mitchell, et al. Imperiled Promise: The State of History in the National Park Service. Organization of American Historians and National Park Service, 2011.
- Whisnant, Anne Mitchell, and David E. Whisnant. “Exhibition Review: “Blue Ridge Parkway, America’s Favorite Journey,” Blue Ridge Parkway, and “Within a Day’s Drive of Millions,” Shenandoah National Park.” The Journal of American History 96, no. 3 (December 2009). [In Sakai, login required.]
- Woodward, Walt. “‘Shaping the People’s History of America': Opportunities and Needs in the Field of Public History.” CHS Miscellany 1, Center for Historical Studies, Northwestern University (February 2009).