Topic: Jews&Other "Others" in Am.Hist
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Candler Library 212
In the first half of the course, students will gain a framework for exploring these issues through the reading of a number of primary and secondary sources and the writing of two short papers. The second half of the course will be devoted to the completion of a major research paper (15-20 pages) on a topic related to the theme of the course. Students will have to turn in bibliographies, outlines, drafts, and other components of their final papers at various points during the writing and research process, and there will be opportunities for sharing and peer-review work during class sessions.
Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- The Last Night of Ballyhoo.
- Troubling the Waters: Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century.
- The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother.
- Mona in the Promised Land.
- additional readings. n addition, there will be several book chapters and articles placed on on-line reserve.
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