History of the U.S. I

Timothy B. Smith, The Mississippi Secession Convention: Delegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865 (Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2014) ISBN 9781628460971

Don Hickey, Glorious Victory: Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans (Johns Hopkins University, 2015) ISBN 9781421417042

Betty Wood, The Origins of American Slavery: Freedom and Bondage in the English Colonies (Hill & Wang, 1997) 9780809074563

Introduction to Historical Methods

Conal Furay and Michael J. Salevouris, The Methods and Skills of History: A Practical Guide, 4th ed. (Wiley Blackwell, 2015) ISBN 9781118745441

Jill Lepore, The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party’s Revolution and the Battle over American History (Princeton Univ. Press, 2011) ISBN 9780691153001

Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th ed. (University of Chicago Press, 2013) ISBN 9780226816388

African American History

Walter Johnson, River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom (Harvard Univ. Press 2013) ISBN 9780674045552

Randall Kennedy, Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word (Vintage, 2003) ISBN 9780375713712

John K. Thornton, Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1998) ISBN 9780521627245

Amy Louise Wood, Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940 (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2011) ISBN 9780807871973

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