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: Megan: Schulman and Zelizer, [[Rightward Bound]]; Nickerson, ''Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right''
: Megan: Schulman and Zelizer, [[Rightward Bound]]; Nickerson, ''Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right''
: Spencer: Moreton, [[To Serve God and Wal-Mart]]; Phillips-Fein, [[Invisible Hands]]
: Spencer: Moreton, [[To Serve God and Wal-Mart]]; Phillips-Fein, [[Invisible Hands]]
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===Spring 2013 (20c United States) ===
 
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==== January 31. Progressivism====
 
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: Common Text: Rodgers, [[Atlantic Crossings]], 1-408; Jacobs, [[Pocketbook Politics]], 1-92.
 
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: Celeste: Peter Hales, [[Silver Cities]]; Elisabeth Clemens, [[The People's Lobby]]
 
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: Kirk: Emily Rosenberg, [[Spreading the American Dream]]; Kimberly S. Johnson, [[Governing the American State]]: Congress and the new Federalism, 1877-1929
 
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====February 21. New Deal====
 
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Leader: Kirk
 
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: Common Texts: Rodgers, [[Atlantic Crossings]], 409-484; Jacobs, [[Pocketbook Politics]], 95-175; Cohen, [[A Consumers' Republic]], 5-61
 
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: Celeste: Linda Gordon, [[Pitied But Not Entitled]]; Neil Maher, [[Nature's New Deal]]
 
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: Kirk: Jordan Schwartz, [[The New Dealers]]; Colin Gordon, [[New Deals]]: Business, Labor and Politics in America, 1920-1935
 
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====March 7. World War II Home Front====
 
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Leader: Celeste
 
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: Common Texts: Rodgers, [[Atlantic Crossings]], 485-508; Jacobs, [[Pocketbook Politics]],  179-220; Cohen, [[A Consumers' Republic]], 62-109.
 
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: Celeste: Jasmine Alinder, [[Moving Images]]; George Roeder Jr., [[The Censored War]]
 
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: Kirk: James T. Sparrow, [[Warfare State]]: World War II Americans and Age of Big Government; George Roeder Jr., [[The Censored War]]
 
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====April 4. Suburbanization====
 
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Leader: Kirk
 
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: Common Texts: Jacobs, [[Pocketbook Politics]], 221-261; Cohen, [[A Consumers' Republic]], 112-397.
 
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: Celeste: Becky Nicolaides, [[My Blue Heaven]]; Andrew Wiese, [[Places of Their Own]]
 
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: Kirk: Kenneth T. Jackson, [[Crabgrass Frontier]];  M. Jeffrey Hardwick; [[Mall Maker]]: Victor Gruen, Architect of the American Dream
 
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====April 25. Conservatism====
 
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Leader: Celeste
 
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: Common Texts: Cohen, [[A Consumers' Republic]], 399-410; Jacobs, [[Pocketbook Politics]], 262-265; Schulman and Zelizer, [[Rightward Bound]]
 
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: Celeste: Kim Phillips-Fein, [[Invisible Hands]]; Darren Dochuk, [[From Bible Belt to Sun Belt]]
 
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: Kirk: Rick Perlstein, [[Nixonland]]; Michael W. Flamm, [[Law and Order]]: Street Crime, Civil Unrest, And The Crisis Of Liberalism in the 1960s
 
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===Fall 2012 (20c United States) ===
 
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====September 5. Progressivism====
 
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Leader: Lindsey
 
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: Common Text: Hales, [[Silver Cities]]: Photographing American Urbanization, 1839-1939
 
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: Sheri: Ewen, [[Immigrant Women in the Land of Dollars]]; Molina, [[Fit to Be Citizens?]] Public Health and Race in Los Angeles, 1879-1939.
 
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: Lindsey: Nightingale, [[Segregation]]: A Global History of Divided Cities; Rosenberg, [[Spreading the American Dream]]: American Economic & Cultural Expansion 1890-1945
 
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: Alexandra: Elisabeth S. Clemens,  [[The People's Lobby]]: Organizational Innovation and the Rise of Interest Group Politics in the United States, 1890-1925; Frank Tobias Higbie,  [[Indispensable Outcasts]]: Hobo Workers and Community in the American Midwest, 1880-1930.
 
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====September 19. New Deal====
 
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Leader: Alex
 
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: Common Text: Schwarz, [[The New Dealers]]: Power Politics in the Age of Roosevelt
 
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: Sheri: Gordon, [[Pitied But Not Entitled]]: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare; Smith, [[Building New Deal Liberalism]]: The Political Economy of Public Works, 1933-1956.
 
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: Lindsey: Cohen , [[A Consumers' Republic]]: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America; Radford, [[Modern Housing for America]]: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era.
 
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: Alexandra: Lizabeth Cohen, [[Making a New Deal]]: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939; G. William Domhoff, [[Class and Power in the New Deal]]: Corporate Moderates, Southern Democrats, and the Liberal-Labor Coalition
 
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====October 3. World War II====
 
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Leader: Sheri
 
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Common Texts: [[The War in American Culture]] and [[The American West Transformed]]
 
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: Sheri: [[Eating for Victory]]
 
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: Lindsey: [[The Bad City and the Good War]]
 
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: Alexandra: Amy Bentley. [[Eating For Victory]]: Food Rationing And The Politics of Domesticity; George Roeder, Jr., [[The Censored War]]: American Visual Experience During World War Two
 
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====October 17. Suburbanization====
 
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Leader: Lindsey
 
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Common Text: [[Sorting Out the New South City]]
 
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: Sheri: [[Downtown America]]; [[Crabgrass Frontier]]
 
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: Lindsey: [[My Blue Heaven]]; [[Places of their Own]]
 
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: Alexandra: Andrew Wiese, [[Places of Their Own]]: African American Suburbanization in the Twentieth Century; Lisa McGirr, [[Suburban Warriors]]: The Origins of the New American Right
 
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====October 31. Civil Rights====
 
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Leader: Alex
 
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Common Text: Chafe, [[Civilities and Civil Rights]]: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom.
 
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: Sheri: Goluboff, [[The Lost Promise of Civil Rights]], Mcguire, [[At the Dark End of the Street]]: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance – a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power.
 
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: Lindsey: Sugrue, [[Sweet Land of Liberty]], Eskew, [[But for Birmingham]]
 
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: Alexandra: Thomas J. Sugrue. [[Sweet Land of Liberty]]: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North; Matthew Lassiter, [[The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism]]
 
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====November 14. Conservatism====
 
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Leader: Sheri
 
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Common Texts: McGirr, [[Suburban Warriors]]: The Origins of the New American Right; Phillips-Fein, [[Invisible Hands]]: The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan.
 
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: Optional: Perlstein, [[Nixonland]]: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America.
 
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: Sheri: Moreton, [[To Serve God and Wal-Mart]]: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise
 
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: Lindsey: Kruse, [[White Flight]]: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism
 
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: Alexandra: Matthew D. Lassiter, [[The Silent Majority]]: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South; Bethany Moreton. [[To Serve God and Wal-Mart]]: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise
 
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===Spring 2012 (History of Technology) ===
 
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====Methods====
 
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: Edgerton, David. [[The Shock of the Old]]: Technology and Global History since 1900. Reprint. Oxford University Press, USA, 2011.
 
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: Hughes, Thomas P. [[Human-Built World]]: How to Think about Technology and Culture. University Of Chicago Press, 2005.
 
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: Hughes, Thomas Parke. [[American Genesis]]: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm, 1870-1970.  New York, NY: Viking, 1989.
 
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: Nye, David E. [[Technology Matters]]: Questions to Live With. The MIT Press, 2006.
 
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: Scott James C. [[Seeing Like a State]]: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.
 
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: Smith, Merritt Roe Marx, Leo. [[Does Technology Drive History?]]: The Dilemma of Technological Determinism. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1994.
 
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====War and International Relations====
 
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: Alder, Ken. [[Engineering the Revolution]]: Arms and Enlightenment in France, 1763-1815. University Of Chicago Press, 2010.
 
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: Angevine, Robert. [[The Railroad and the State]]: War, Politics, and Technology in Nineteenth-Century America. Stanford University Press, 2004.
 
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: Castillo, Greg. [[Cold War on the Home Front]]: The Soft Power of Midcentury Design. Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2010.
 
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: Clodfelter, Mark. [[Beneficial Bombing]]: The Progressive Foundations of American Air Power, 1917-1945. Univ of Nebraska Pr, 2011.
 
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: Conway, Erik. [[High-Speed Dreams]]: NASA and the Technopolitics of Supersonic Transportation, 1945-1999. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
 
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: Franklin, H. Bruce. [[WAR STARS]]: The Superweapon and the American Imagination. Revised and Expanded. Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 2008.
 
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: Monteyne, David. [[Fallout Shelter]]: Designing for Civil Defense in the Cold War. Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2011.
 
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: Sherry, Professor Michael S. [[The Rise of American Air Power]]: The Creation of Armageddon. Yale University Press, 1989.
 
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====Public Health====
 
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: Anderson, Warwick. [[Colonial Pathologies]]: American Tropical Medicine, Race, and Hygiene in the Philippines. Duke University Press Books, 2006.
 
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: Brandt, Allan. [[The Cigarette Century]]: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product That Defined America. 1st ed. Basic Books, 2009.
 
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: Cogdell, Christina. [[Eugenic Design]]: Streamlining America in the 1930s. Reprint. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.
 
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: Connelly, Matthew. [[Fatal Misconception]]: The Struggle to Control World Population. 1st ed. Belknap Press, 2008.
 
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: Cullather, Nick. [[The Hungry World]]: America's Cold War Battle against Poverty in Asia. Harvard University Press, 2010.
 
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: Reverby, Susan. [[Examining Tuskegee]]: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy. 1st ed. The University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
 
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====Infrastructure and Transportation====
 
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: Axelrod, Jeremiah B.C. [[Inventing Autopia]]: Dreams and Visions of the Modern Metropolis in Jazz Age Los Angeles. 1st ed. University of California Press, 2009.
 
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: Brassley, Paul, James Dickinson, Jacob Wamberg, Tadeusz Rachwal, Stuart Kidd, Christopher Bailey, Stephen Mosley, Barbara Allen, and Mark Luccarelli. [[Technologies of Landscape]]: From Reaping to Recycling. Univ of Massachusetts Pr, 2000.
 
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: Clarsen, Georgine. [[Eat My Dust]]: Early Women Motorists. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
 
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: Flood, Joe. [[The Fires]] : How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City--and Determined the Future of Cities. 1st ed. New York: Riverhead Books, 2011.
 
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: Klingle, Matthew. [[Emerald City]]: An Environmental History of Seattle. Yale University Press, 2009.
 
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: Mauch, Christof, and Thomas Zeller. [[The World beyond the Windshield]]: Roads and Landscapes in the United States and Europe. 1st ed. Ohio University Press, 2008.
 
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: Melosi, Martin V. [[The Sanitary City]]: Environmental Services in Urban America from Colonial Times to the Present. Abridged. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008.
 
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: Norton, Peter D. Norton, Peter D. [["Street Rivals: Jaywalking and the Invention of the Motor Age Street"]] Technology and Culture, Volume 48, Number 2, April 2007, pp.331-359 (Article).
 
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: Zeller, Thomas. [[Driving Germany]]: The Landscape of the German Autobahn, 1930-1970. Berghahn Books, 2010.
 
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===Fall 2011 (Urban History) ===
 
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* The Nineteenth Century City, 1817-1899
 
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: Common text: [[The Park and the People]]
 
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: Alan: [[Horse in the City]] and [[Silver Cities]]
 
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: Richard: [[Five Points]] and [[Local Attachments]]
 
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* The Progressive City, 1890-1932
 
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: Common text: [[Sorting Out the New South City]]
 
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: Alan: [[Gay New York]] and [[Turning the Tables]] and [[Land of Desire]]
 
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: Richard: [[Street Justice]] and [[City Games]]
 
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* The Modern City, 1920-1965
 
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: Common text: [[Downtown]]
 
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: Alan: [[Making a New Deal]] and [[Immigrant Women in the Land of Dollars]]
 
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: Richard: [[Greenbelt, Maryland]] and [[Designing a New America]]
 
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* The Urban Crisis, 1945-1980
 
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: Common text: [[The Origins of the Urban Crisis]]
 
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: Alan: [[Canarsie ]] and [[Between Justice and Beauty]]
 
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: Richard: [[White Flight]] and [[American Babylon]]
 
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* The Suburbs and the Sunbelt
 
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: Common text: [[Crabgrass Frontier]]
 
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: Alan: [[Twentieth-Century Sprawl ]] and [[City Center to Regional Mall]]
 
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: Richard: [[My Blue Heaven]], [[Places of Their Own]], and [[Cities of Knowledge]]
 
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===Spring 2011===
 
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Tuesdays, 2pm
 
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* January 25. [[New Deal]]
 
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: Common texts: [[The New Dealers]] and [[American Genesis]] (Alan will create entry)
 
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: Alan. [[Electrifying America]]
 
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: Scott. [[Consumers in the Country]]
 
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* February 9 [[World War II]]
 
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: Common text: [[The Rise of American Air Power]] (Scott will create entry)
 
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: Alan. [[Missions for Science]], [[War without Mercy]]
 
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: Scott. [[The War in American Culture]], [[War and Nature]]
 
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* February 22 [[Suburbanizaton]]
 
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: Common text: [[A Consumer's Republic]]
 
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: Alan. [[Crabgrass Frontier]], [[The New Suburban History]]
 
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: Scott. [[Bulldozer in the Countryside]], [[Invisible Hands]]
 
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* March 22 [[Civil Rights]]
 
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: Common text: [[The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism]] (Alan)
 
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: Alan. [[Suburban Warriors]],  [[Civilities and Civil Rights]]
 
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: Scott. [[White Flight]], [[Freedom Is Not Enough]]
 
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* April 5. [[Backlash]], [[Reagan's America]]
 
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: Common text: [[The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn]] (Scott)
 
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: Alan. [[Auto Mania]], [[To Serve God and Wal-Mart]]
 
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: Scott. [[From Counterculture to Cyberculture]], [[Beyond Engineering]]
 
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=== Spring 2010 ===
 
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Mondays
 
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* February 1. [[Progressivism]] and [[World War I]]
 
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Common Text: [[Uncle Sam Wants You]]
 
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: Becky [[The Burning Tigris]] and [[The Day Wall Street Exploded]]
 
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: Gwen [[The Refuge of Affections]] and [[American Home Life]]
 
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: John  [[The Great Influenza]] and [[Behind the Mask of Chivalry]]
 
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* February 22: [[New Deal]]
 
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Common Text: [[Designing a New America]]
 
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: Becky [[The Forgotten Man]] and [[Nature's New Deal]]
 
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: Gwen [[Building a New Deal Liberalism]] and [[Modernizing Main Street]]
 
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: John  [[Freedom from Fear; The US in Depression and War]] and [[Impossible Subjects]]
 
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* March 15: [[ World War II]]
 
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Common Text: [[The War in American Culture]]
 
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: Becky [[American Jewry and the Holocaust]] and [[Embracing Defeat]]
 
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: Gwen [[Victory Girls]] and [[WWII and the American Dream]]
 
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: John [[The American People in WWII]] and [[Embracing Defeat]]
 
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* April 5: [[Civil Rights]]
 
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Common Text: [[The Origins of the Urban Crisis]]
 
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: Becky [[The Race Beat]] and [[Cold War Civil Rights]]
 
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: Gwen [[In Their Own Interest]] and [[Colored Property]]
 
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: John [[The Movement and The Sixties]] and [[The Politics of Rage]]
 
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* April 26. [[Anticommunism]], [[Suburbanization]] and [[Backlash]]
 
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Common Text: [[Suburban Warriors]]
 
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: Becky [[Polio: An American Story]] and [[A Generation Divided]]
 
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: Gwen [[Bourgeois Utopias]] and [[Crabgrass Frontier]]
 
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: John [[Many Are The Crimes]] and [[Homeward Bound]]
 
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=== Fall 2008 ===
 
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Tuesdays, 3-4:30 pm.
 
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* August 26: [[New Deal]]
 
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: Bonnie: McGovern, [[And A Time For Hope]] and Gordon, [[Pitied but Not Entitled]]
 
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: David: Kennedy, [[Freedom from Fear]] and Badger, [[The New Deal]]
 
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* September 9: [[World War II]]
 
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: Bonnie: Bentley, [[Eating for Victory]] and Goodwin, [[No Ordinary Time]]
 
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: David: Albrecht, [[World War II and the American Dream]] and Zieger, [[The CIO, 1935-1955]]
 
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* September 23: [[Anticommunism]]
 
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: Bonnie: Oshinsky, [[Polio]] and Lewis, [[The White South and the Red Menace]]
 
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: David:  Fried, [[Nightmare in Red]], and Bird and Sherwin [[American Prometheus]]
 
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* October 7: [[Civil Rights]]
 
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: Bonnie: Evans, [[Personal Politics]] and Levy, [[Civil War On Race Street]]
 
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: David: Fredrickson, [[The Dixicrat Revolt and the End of the Solid South:1932-1968]] and Theoharis and Woodard eds., [[Freedom North]]
 
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* October 21: [[Great Society]]
 
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: Bonnie: Rosen, [[The World Split Open]] and Davies, [[From Opportunity to Entitlement]]
 
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: David: Isserman and Kazin, [[America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s]] and Califano, Jr., [[The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson]]
 
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* November 4: [[Backlash]]
 
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: Bonnie: Durr, [[Behind the Backlash]] and Luker [[Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood]]
 
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: David: Perlstein, [[Nixonland]] and McGirr, ''[[Suburban Warriors:]]''
 
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* November 18: [[Reagan's America]]
 
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: Bonnie: Collins, [[Transforming America]] and Ehrman [[The Eighties]]: America in the Age of Reagan
 
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: David: Wilentz, [[The Age of Reagan: A History, 1974-2008]] and Pembeton, [[Exit with Honor: The Life and Presidency of Ronald Reagan]]
 
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=== Fall 2007 ===
 
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* August 27: Progressivism (Zach)
 
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: Amy: McGerr, [[A Fierce Discontent]] and Frankel and Dye, [[Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era]]
 
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: Curtis. Molina, [[Fit to Be Citizens?]] and Rosenberg, [[Financial Missionaries to the World]]
 
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: Patricia: Irvin, [[Standing at Armageddon: The United States 1877-1919]] and Gullett, [[Becoming Citizens: The Emergence and Developement of the California Women's Movement]]
 
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* September 10: World War I (Patricia)
 
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: Amy: Sterba, [[Good Americans]] and Keene, [[Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America]]
 
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: Curtis: Woodward, [[Trial by Friendship]] and Keith, [[Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight]]
 
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: Patricia: Zieger, [[America's Great War: World War I and the American Experience]] and Kennedy [[Disloyal Mothers and Scurrilous Citizens: Women and Subversion During World War I]]
 
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* September 24: New Deal (Amy)
 
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: Amy: Bold, [[The WPA Guides]] and Phillips, [[This Land, This Nation]]
 
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: Curtis: Schwarz, [[The New Dealers]] and McDannell, [[Picturing Faith]]
 
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: Patricia: Fagette, [[Digging for Dollars]] and Kirby, [[Black America in the Roosevelt Era]]
 
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* October 8: World War II (Curtis)
 
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: Amy: Boyer, [[By the Bomb's Early Light]] and Kryder, [[Divided Arsenal]]
 
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: Curtis: Brooks, [[Defining the Peace]] and Savage, [[Broadcasting Freedom]]
 
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: Patricia: Roger, [[Prisoners Without Trial]] and Larrabee, [[Commander in Chief]]
 
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* October 22: Suburbanization (Patricia)
 
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: Amy: Jackson, [[Crabgrass Frontier]] and Horowitz, [[Betty Friedan and the Making of The Feminine Mystique]]
 
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: Curtis: Rome [[Bulldozer in the Countryside]] and Wiese, [[Places of Their Own]]
 
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: Patricia: Findlay, [[Magic Lands]] and Karal, [[As Seen on TV]]
 
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* November 5: Civil Rights (Curtis)
 
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: Amy: Gayle, [[Window on Freedom]] and Evans, [[Personal Politics]]
 
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: Curtis: Lassiter and Lewis, [[The Moderates' Dilemma]] and May, [[The Informant]]
 
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: Patricia: Branch, [[At Canaan's Edge]] and Torres, [[Black, White and in Color]]
 
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* November 19: Backlash (Amy)
 
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: Amy: Perlstein, [[Before the Storm]]
 
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: Curtis: Mason, [[Richard Nixon and the Quest for a New Majority]] and Rozell and Wilcox, [[Second Coming]]
 
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: Patricia: Durr, [[Behind the Backlash]] and Andrew, [[The Other Side of the Sixties]]
 
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=== Spring 2007 ===
 
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* January 23: [[New Deal]]
 
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: Kent: Pitied but not entitled; Designing a New America
 
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: Lisa: A New Deal for the American People; Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
 
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: Liz: Brinkley,''[[Voices of protest]]''; Kelley, ''[[Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression]]''
 
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* February 6: [[World War II]]
 
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: Kent: War without mercy, The Rise of American Air Power
 
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: Lisa: Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War; The Best War Ever
 
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: Liz: Free to Die for Their Country; Forum For Protest
 
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* February 20: [[Origins of the Cold War]]
 
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: Kent: The Big Show in Bololand; Rethinking the Korean War
 
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: Lisa: [[The Cold War]]; [[Cold War Constructions:]] The Political Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1945-1966
 
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: Liz: [[Direct Action]]; [[A Peril and A Hope]]
 
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* February 27: [[Suburbanization]]
 
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: Kent: Bourgeois Utopias; Building Suburbia
 
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: Lisa: [[Places of Their Own]]: African American Suburbanization in the 20th Century ; [[Magic Lands]]: Western City Scapes
 
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: Liz: ''[[Crabgrass Frontier]]''; ''[[Bulldozer in the Countryside]]''
 
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* March 20: [[Vietnam]]
 
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: Kent: Presidential decisions for war; Analogies at War
 
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: Lisa: ''[[America's Longest War]]'';''[[The Vietnam War]]: A study in the Making of American Foreign Policy''
 
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: Liz: ''[[Confronting the War Machine]]''; ''[[The Brothers' Vietnam War]]''
 
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* April 3: [[Backlash]]
 
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: Kent: White Flight; Behind the Backlash
 
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: Lisa: Law and Order: Street Crime, Civil Unrest, and the Crisis of Liberalism in the 1960s; When Sex Goes to School
 
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: Liz: ''[[The Silent Majority: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South]]''; ''[[God Gave us the Right]]''
 
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* April 17: [[Reagan's America]]
 
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: Kent: Why Americans hate welfare; In the shadow of the poorhouse
 
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: Lisa: [[The Eighties]]; [[Morning in America]]
 
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: Liz: [[Poverty and Power]];
 
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=== Fall 2006 ===
 
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* August 30: [[New Deal]]
 
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: Dave: Leuchtenberg, ''[[Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940]]''; Kennedy, ''[[Freedom From Fear]]'' 
 
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: Jim: Fagette, ''[[Digging for Dollars]], American Archaeology and the New Deal''; ''[[Organizing the Lakota]], The Political Economy of the New Deal on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations''
 
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* September 13: [[World War II]]
 
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: Dave: Weinberg, ''[[A World at Arms]]''; Nash, ''[[American West Transformed]]''
 
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: Jim: Hastings, ''[[Overlord]]''; Wainstock, ''[[The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb]]''
 
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* September 27: [[Origins of the Cold War]]
 
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: Dave: Gladdis, ''[[The Cold War]]''; Boyer, ''[[By the Bomb's Early Light]]''
 
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: Jim: Cahn, ''[[Killing Detente]]''; Powers, ''[[Operation Overflight]]''
 
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* October 11: [[Civil Rights]]
 
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: Dave: Ashmore, ''[[Civil Rights and Wrongs]]''; Morris, ''[[Origins of the Civil Rights Movement]]''
 
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: Jim: Newman, ''[[The Civil Rights Movement]]''; Whalen, ''[[The Longest Debate]]''
 
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* November 1: [[Vietnam]]
 
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: Dave: Halberstam, ''[[The Best and the Brightest]]''; Schulzinger, ''[[A Time for War]]''
 
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: Jim: Appy, [[Working-Class War]]; Krepinevich, [[The Army and Vietnam]]
 
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* November 8: [[Backlash]]
 
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: Dave: McGirr, ''[[Suburban Warriors:]]''; Lienesch, ''[[Redeeming America]]''
 
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: Jim: Andrew, ''[[The Other Side of the Sixties]]''; Brennan, ''[[Turning Right in the Sixties]]''
 
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* December 6: [[Reagan's America]]
 
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: Dave: Troy, ''[[Morning in America]]''; Patterson, ''[[Restless Giant]]''
 
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: Jim: Ehrman, ''[[The Eighties]]''; Berman, ''[[Looking Back on the Reagan Presidency]]''
 
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=== Spring 2006 ===
 
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* January 25: [[New Deal and World War II]]
 
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** Mary: Cohen, ''[[Making a new deal]]''; Brinkley, ''[[Voices of protest]]''; Leuchtenburg, ''[[Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal]]''.
 
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** Ray: Brinkley, ''[[Voices of protest]]'' and Leuchtenburg, ''[[Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal]]''.
 
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* February 8: [[Origins of the Cold War]]
 
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** Mary: [[We Now Know]], [[Homeward Bound]], [[The Korean War in World History]]
 
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** Ray: [[By The Bomb's Early Light]], [[The Heavens and The Earth]].
 
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* February 22: [[Civil Rights]]
 
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** Mary: Wilkinson, [[Harry Byrd and the Changing Face of Virginia Politics]]; Sitkoff, [[The Struggle for Black Equality]]; Dittmer, [[Local People]];
 
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** Ray: Klarman, [[From Jim Crow to Civil Rights]]; Sugrue, [[The Origins of the Urban Crisis]]
 
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* March 8: [[Great Society]]
 
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** Ray: Matusow, [[The unraveling of America]]; Miller, [["Democracy is in the Streets"]]
 
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Revision as of 21:20, 6 January 2016

Contents

Spring 2016 (20c United States)

January 25. Progressivism and World War I

Leader: Becca

Common Texts: Capozzola, Uncle Sam Wants You
Andrew:
Becca: testing again
Stephanie: Bachin, Building the South Side

February 8. New Deal

Leader: Stephanie

Common Texts: Cohen, Making a New Deal.
Andrew:
Becca:
Stephanie: Fear Itself

February 22. World War II

Leader: Andrew

Common Texts: Sparrow, Warfare State
Andrew: Sherry, The Rise of American Air Power
Becca:
Stephanie:

March 14. Civil Rights

Leader: Becca

Common Texts: Brown-Nagin, Courage to Dissent
Andrew:
Becca:
Stephanie:

March 28. Suburbanization

Leader: Stephanie

Common Texts: Sugrue, The Origins of the Urban Crisis
Andrew:
Becca:
Stephanie:

April 11. Conservatism

Leader: Andrew

Common Texts: Cowie, Stayin' Alive
Andrew: Phillips-Fein, Invisible Hands
Becca:
Stephanie:

Spring 2015 (20c United States)

January 26. Progressivism

Common Text: Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings, 1-408.
Anne: Hales, Silver Cities: Photographing American Urbanization; Bachin, Building the South Side: Urban Space and Civic Culture in Chicago, 1890-1919.
David:Benton-Cohen, Borderline Americans; Dawley, Changing the World.
Beth:Dawley, Changing the World.; Cybelle Fox, Three Worlds of Relief.

February 16. Snow Day

March 2. 3pm. New Deal

Leader: David

Common Texts: Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings, 409-508; Jordan Schwartz, The New Dealers
Anne: Esperdy. Modernizing Main Street: Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal.; Hughes. American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm 1870-1970.
David: Rosenberg, Spreading the American Dream; Sanchez, Becoming Mexican American.
Beth: Gregory, American Exodus; Weber, Dark Sweat, White Gold

March 2. 4:15 pm. Civil Rights

Leader: Anne

Common Text: Brown-Nagin, Courage to Dissent
Anne: Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff. The Race Beat:The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation.; Baker. On Strike and On Film: Mexican American Families and Blacklisted Filmmakers in Cold War America
David: Dudziak, Cold War Civil Rights; Foley, Quest for Equality.
Beth: McGuire, At the Dark End of the Street; Sugrue, Sweet Land of Liberty.

March 23. Suburbanization

Leader: Beth

Common Text: Cohen, A Consumers' Republic
Anne: Horowitz. Betty Friedan and the Making of The Feminine Mystique: The American Left, the Cold War, and Modern Feminism; Karal, As Seen on TV: The Visual Culture of Everyday Life in the 1950s.
David: Needham, Power Lines; Wiese, Places of Their Own.
Beth: Kruse, White Flight; Weise, Places of Their Own.

April 6. Conservatism

Leader:

Common Texts: Cowie, Stayin' Alive
Anne: Nickerson, Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right; Schulman, Bruce J., and Julian E. Zelizer, eds. Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s.
David: McGirr, Suburban Warriors; Perlstein, Nixonland.
Beth: Dochuk, From Bible Belt to Sun Belt; Nickerson, Mothers of Conservatism.

Spring 2014 (20c United States)

Monday dates listed. If we meet on Wednesdays, dates TBA.

January 27. Progressivism and World War I

Leader: Dan

Common Text: Hanchett, Sorting Out the New South City
Dan: Ngai,The Lucky Ones; Yellin, Racism in the Nation's Service
Megan: Dawley, Changing the World; Capozzola, Uncle Sam Wants You
Spencer: Frankel and Dye (eds.), Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era; Capozzola, Uncle Sam Wants You

February 10. New Deal

Leader: Megan

Common Text: Schwarz, The New Dealers: Power Politics in the Age of Roosevelt
Dan: Radford, Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era; Kirby, Rural Worlds Lost
Megan: Cohen, Making a New Deal; Maher, Nature's New Deal
Spencer: Gordon, Pitied but Not Entitled; Esperdy, Modernizing Main Street

February 24. World War II

Meet at 1pm Leader: Spencer

Common Text: Peterson, Planning the Home Front
Dan: Sparrow, Warfare State; Hughes, American Genesis
Megan: Roeder, The Censored War; Erenberg and Hirsch, eds, The War in American Culture
Spencer: Dower, Embracing Defeat; Albrecht (ed.), WWII and the American Dream

March 17. Suburbanization

Leader: Megan

Common Text: Cohen , A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America
Dan: Cowan, More Work for Mother; Kline, Consumers in the Country
Megan: Wiese, Places of Their Own; Nicolaides, My Blue Heaven
Spencer: Wiese, Places of Their Own; Jackson, Crabgrass Frontier

March 31. Civil Rights

Leader: Dan

Common Text: Brown-Nagin, Courage to Dissent
Dan: Baker, On Strike and On Film; Jeffries, Bloody Lowndes
Megan: Dudziak, Cold War Civil Rights
Spencer: McGuire, At the Dark End of the Street

April 14. Conservatism

Leader: Spencer

Common Text: Lisa McGirr, Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right (?)
Dan: Dochuk, From Bible Belt to Sun Belt; Cowie, Capital Moves
Megan: Schulman and Zelizer, Rightward Bound; Nickerson, Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right
Spencer: Moreton, To Serve God and Wal-Mart; Phillips-Fein, Invisible Hands
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