Texts and Readings List

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.

Required Books

(The books below are available in Student Stores, the UNC library, and through other book sales outlets.)

  • 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.
  • Horton, James Oliver and Lois E. Horton. Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2008.
  • 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.
  • Trouillot, Michel-Rolph. Silencing the Past : Power and the Production of History. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press, 1995.
  • Wilder, Craig Steven. Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities. Bloomsbury Press, 2013.

Project-Related Readings

Each week will also include some reading related closely to our work on the course project.  Dates and specifics about what is to be read are noted in our main Trello board and on the summary Google Doc schedule I’ve posted to our Schedule page; links to any private and/copyrighted materials that cannot be made available publicly are available for students on the “Resources” area of our Sakai site.

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