Winter 2013 Courses: Required texts and basic structure and coverage of course


HST 406 Archival Science

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--a course that provides hands-on training in archival theory and methods in cooperation with the Oregon State Archives in Salem

--about 1/3 of the course is structured as a lecture and discussion class

--about 2/3 of the course is structured as a hands-on mentoring and practicum experience on-site at the OSA

Required texts:

1.       Sebastian Jobs, Alf  Ludtke (eds), Unsettling History: Archiving and Narrating in Historiography (Campus Verlag, 2010) ISBN 978-3593388182

2.       Terry Eastwood and Heather MacNeil, Currents of Archival Thinking (ABC Clio, 2010)—ISBN 978-1591586562



HST 478D Managing and Resisting Incorporation (emergence of modern America, 1870-1914)-

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            --structured as a lecture/discussion course

            --emphasis on the industrial transformation of the United States and strategies of adaptation and resistance to the new managerial style in American life

            Required texts:

1.       Charles W. Calhoun (ed.) The Gilded Age: Perspectives on the Origins of Modern America Second Edition (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; edition (September 11, 2006)—ISBN 978-0742550384

2.       Richard White, Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America (Norton, 2011) ISBN 978-0393342376

3.       Elliott J. Gorn, Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America (Hill and Wang, 2001)—ISBN 978-0809070947

4.       Nancy Cohen, The Reconstruction of American Liberalism: 1865-1914 (University of North Carolina Press, 2002)—ISBN 978-0-8078-5354-2