Presentation Schedule

Schedule of Sessions

August 28
Introduction

September 4
Class Reading: Hogan and Paterson

Reviews: Individual essays

Commentaries: Everyone

September 11
Class Reading: Gilbert

Reviews:
Bemis, Diplomacy of the American Revolution
Gould, Among the Powers of the Earth
Hendrickson, Peace Pact
Smith,  Keeping the Republic

Commentaries:
Bemis, Diplomacy of the American Revolution
Gould, Among the Powers of the Earth
Hendrickson, Peace Pact
Smith,  Keeping the Republic

September 18
Class Reading: Harper

Reviews:
Kaplan, Thomas Jefferson
Matthewson, A Proslavery Foreign Policy
Parker, Uncle Sam in Barbary
Rossignol, The Nationalist Ferment

Commentaries:
Kaplan, Thomas Jefferson
Matthewson, A Proslavery Foreign Policy
Parker, Richard, Uncle Sam in Barbary
Rossignol, The Nationalist Ferment

September 25
Class Reading: Sexton

Reviews:
Weeks, John Quincy Adams and Global Empire
Lewis, American Union and the Problem of Neighborhood
Cusick, The Other War of 1812
Stagg,  The War of 1812

Commentaries:
Weeks, John Quincy Adams and Global Empire
Lewis, American Union and the Problem of Neighborhood
Cusick, The Other War of 1812
Stagg, , The War of 1812

October 2
Class Reading: Stephanson

Reviews:
Graebner,  Empire on the Pacific
Greenberg,  The Wicked War
Horsman,  Race and Manifest Destiny
Hietala, Manifest Design

Commentaries:
Graebner,  Empire on the Pacific
Greenberg,  The Wicked War
Horsman,  Race and Manifest Destiny
Hietala, Manifest Design

October 9
Class Reading: LaFeber

Reviews:
Hoganson,  Fighting for American Manhood:
May, Imperial Democracy
Ninkovich, Global Dawn
Perez,  War of 1898

Commentaries:
Hoganson,  Fighting for American Manhood:
May, Imperial Democracy
Ninkovich, Global Dawn
Perez,  War of 1898

October 16
Class Reading, Kramer

Reviews:
Hunt,  Making of a Special Relationship
Henning,  Outposts of Civilization
Neu,  Uncertain Friendship
Young, The Rhetoric of Empire

Commentaries:
Hunt,  Making of a Special Relationship
Henning,  Outposts of Civilization
Neu,  Uncertain Friendship
Young, The Rhetoric of Empire

October 23
Class Reading: Rosenberg

Reviews:
Colby,  The Business of Empire
Nichols. Promise and Peril
Renda, Taking Haiti
Veeser, A World Safe for Capitalism

Commentaries:
Colby, Jason, The Business of Empire
Nichols. Promise and Peril
Renda, Taking Haiti
Veeser, A World Safe for Democracy

October 30
Class Reading: Manela

Reviews:
Ambrosius, Woodrow Wilson and the American Diplomatic Tradition
Kennedy, The Will to Believe
Knock, To End All Wars
Widenor,  Henry Cabot Lodge and the Search for an American Foreign Policy

Commentaries:
Ambrosius, Woodrow Wilson and the American Diplomatic Tradition
Kennedy, The Will to Believe
Knock, To End All Wars
Widenor, Henry Cabot Lodge and the Search for an American Foreign Policy

November 6
Class Reading: Iriye

Reviews:
Dingman, Power in the Pacific
Hogan, Informal Entente
Johnson, The Peace Progressives and American Foreign Relations
Leffler, The Elucive Quest

Commentaries:
Dingman, Power in the Pacific
Hogan, Informal Entente
Johnson, The Peace Progressives and American Foreign Relations
Leffler, The Elucive Quest

November 13
Class Reading: Heinrichs

Reviews:
Doenecke,  Storm on the Horizon
Kaiser, No End Save Victory
Thorne,  Limits of Foreign Policy
Reynolds, The Creation of the Anglo-American Alliance

Commentaries:
Doenecke,  Storm on the Horizon
Kaiser, No End Save Victory
Thorne,  Limits of Foreign Policy
Reynolds, The Creation of the Anglo-American Alliance

November 20
Class Reading: Kimball

Reviews:
Borgwardt,  A New Deal for the World
Costigliola,  Roosevelt’s Lost Alliances
Dower, War Without Mercy
Louis,  Imperialism at Bay

Commentaries:
BorgwardtA New Deal for the World
CostigliolaRoosevelt’s Lost Alliances
Dower, War Without Mercy
Louis,  Imperialism at Bay

December 4
Class Reading: Walker

Reviews:
Alperovitz, The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
Hasegawa, Racing the Enemy
Miscamble,  The Most Controversial Decision
Sherwin, A World Destroyed

Commentaries:
AlperovitzThe Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
HasegawaRacing the Enemy
Miscamble, The Most Controversial Decision
SherwinA World Destroyed

  • Professor Richard Immerman