Philip Jenkins



The themes and goals of the course.

Notes on reading academic articles in history.

A general chronology of social and cultural change around the year 1900

Notes on reading Benedict Anderson, The Spectre of Comparisons: Nationalism, Southeast Asia, and the World

Notes on reading Elleke Boehmer, ed., Empire Writing

Notes on reading Kate Brown, Biography Of No Place

Notes on reading Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle

Notes on reading Modris Eksteins, Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age

Notes on reading Sheila Fitzpatrick, Tear Off the Masks:  Identity and Imposture in 20th Century Russia       

Notes on reading Sabine Fruhstuck, Colonizing Sex: Sexology and Social Control in Modern Japan

Notes on reading Nikki R. Keddie, Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution

Notes on reading Tessa Morris-Suzuki, The Past Within Us: Media, Memory, History

Notes on reading James Scott, Seeing Like a State.

A handout on totalitarianism during the twentieth century.

Notes for our class on global change and technology

This is the syllabus for an undergraduate course I teach on the second world war - it has useful web links for resources on that era.

Reading Studs Terkel's oral histories.