Spring 2017 Book Orders

Below are the required texts for each course I’ll be teaching in the upcoming semester. For students, please note that these have been ordered for the bookstore, but are also available via Amazon and other outlets in both new and used formats. Please also note that I do not permit electronic editions.

HIST 151 United States History to Reconstruction
(Sections 01X and 002)

Michael P. Johnson, ed., Reading the American Past: Selected Historical Documents, 5th ed. (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012), Vol I: to 1877. ISBN: 978-0-312-56413-1

David Waldstreicher, Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification (New York: Hill & Wang, 2010). ISBN: 978-0-809-01650-1

The course will also utilize a free online textbook, The American Yawp.

HSTA 306 The Early American Republic

Edward E. Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (New York: Basic Books, 2014). ISBN: 978-0-465-04966-0

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990). ISBN: 978-0-679-73376-8

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