Spring 2015 - Graduate Course Description
Instructor
Park, Peter
Discipline and Number
HIST 6301 Section 501
Day
T Time 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Course Title
Historiography

Description of Course:

HIST 6301 is the required core course for students pursuing the M.A. in History. It is an advanced introduction to the study of history as a question-framing and problem-solving discipline. The course introduces students to major epistemological questions, methodological approaches, and research priorities driving the historical profession. Guest instructors from the HIST/HUHI faculty will help introduce the range of historical fields taught at UTD.

Required Texts:

required texts for HIST 6301.501

John Arnold, History: A Very Short Introduction (2000) ISBN 9780192853523
Natalie Zemon Davis, The Return of Martin Guerre (1984) ISBN 9780674766914
James C. Scott, Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts (1992) ISBN 9780300056693
Peter Novick, That Noble Dream: The ‘Objectivity Question’ and the American Historical Profession (1988) ISBN 9780521357456
Edward Said, Orientalism (1978), multiple editions
Lynn Hunt, Politics, Culture, and Class in the French Revolution (2004; original edition 1984) ISBN 9780520241565
Paul J. Vanderwood, Juan Soldado: Rapist, Murderer, Martyr, Saint (2004) ISBN 9780822334156
Seth Rockman, Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore (2009) ISBN 9780801890079
Stephen G. Rabe, U.S. Intervention in British Guiana: A Cold War Story (2009) ISBN 9780807856390
Daniel T. Rogers, Age of Fracture (2012) ISBN 9780674064362
and other texts

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

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