Tentative book list, updated June 19, 2022
Books are listed roughly in the order we will use them. There is no reading assignment for the first class meeting, which will be Tuesday, September 6.
Clint Smith, How the World Is Passed: Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America (Little, Brown, 2021).
Jennifer Lisa Koslow, Public History: An Introduction, From Theory to Application (Wiley Blackwell 2021).
David B. Allison, ed. Controversial Monuments and Memorials: A Guide for Community Leaders (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018).
Edward T. Linenthal and Tom Engelhardt, eds. History Wars: The Enola Gay and Other Battles for the American Past (Henry Holt, 1996).
Ruth Sergel, See You in the Streets: Art, Action, and Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (University of Iowa Press, 2016).
Andrew M. Shocket, Fighting Over the Founders: How We Remember the American Revolution (NYU Press, 2015).
Donna Ann Harris, New Solutions for House Museums second edition (Rowman & Littlefield, 2021). Discount on this book from the publisher through July 31, 2022: 30% off with promo code 4S22MUSEUM.