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History 280D Soul Deep
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Waldo E. Martin, Jr. wmartin@socrates.berkeley.edu

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Hours: 12:30-2 pm Tu Th

Articles for Download:

Sep. 1: Ira Berlin, Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America, 1-93

Sep. 8: Ira Berlin, Many Thousands Gone, 95-365

 

Sep. 15: Sterling Stuckey, Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and The Foundations of Black America

 

Sep. 22: Lawrence W. Levine, Black Culture and Black Consciousness: African American Folk Thought From Slavery to Freedom

 

Sep. 29: Shane White and Graham White, Stylin’; African American Expressive Culture from its Beginnings to the Zoot Suit

 

Oct. 6: Deborah Gray White, Ar’n’t I A Woman: Female Slavery in the Plantation South

 

FIRST PAPER DUE: HISTORIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY (15pp.)

 

Oct. 13: Walter Johnson, Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market

 

Oct. 20: Leon Litwack, Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery

 

Oct. 27: Dylan Penningroth, The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth Century

Nov. 3: Steven Hahn, A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South

Nov. 10: Tera Hunter, To ‘Joy My Freedom: Black Women’s Lives and Labors After the Civil War; Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920

 

Nov. 17: Robin D.G. Kelley, Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression; Robin D. G. Kelley, Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class

Nov. 24: THANKSGIVING BREAK; NO CLASS

Dec. 1: Charles Payne, I’ve Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle

 

Dec. 8: TBA

 

SECOND PAPER DUE: HISTORICAL ESSAY (20pp.)