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 all linked readings, including copyrighted materials.

Required Books

(All are available in Student Stores; several are also available as e-books via Amazon’s Kindle or Barnes & Noble’s Nook)

  • Adair, Bill, Benjamin Filene, and Laura Koloski, eds.  Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World. Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, 2011.
  • Gordon, Tammy Stone. Private History in Public: Exhibition and the Settings of Everyday Life. AltaMira Press, 2010.
  • Meringolo, Denise. Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Toward a New Genealogy of Public History.  University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.
  • Rosenzweig, Roy, and David Thelen. The Presence of the Past: Popular Uses of History in American Life. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998.
  • Tilden, Freeman. Interpreting Our Heritage. 4th Edition. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2008.
  • Tyson, Amy M. The Wages of History: Emotional Labor on Public History’s Front Lines. University of Massachusetts Press, 2013.
  • Whisnant, Anne Mitchell. Super-Scenic Motorway: A Blue Ridge Parkway History.  Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2006.

Required Article/Book Chapter/Web Readings

(Dates and specifics about what is to be read are noted in the course calendar; links to all of the following, including copyrighted materials, are available for students on the “Resources” area of our Sakai site.)

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