HIST 613 (01) - American Ways of War

American Ways of War

Durham   Liberal Arts :: History
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 56826
"Is there an American way of war?" This commonly asked question will be the focal point of the course. To answer that we will study the interactions of both war and society in the United States from the Civil War onwards, addressing such issues as the causes, courses, diplomacy, homefront, legacy, and the art of the great and small wars. Course meets the History major requirement for Group I.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Cross listed with : HIST 813.01
Instructors: Marion Dorsey

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 9:40am - 11:00am HORT 307
Final Exam 5/14/2024 5/14/2024 T 8:00am - 10:00am HORT 307
Additional Course Details: 

Booklist

Book Details
CENSORED WAR (93)
by ROEDER
Required
ISBN
978030006291 5
PUBLISHER
TRILITERAL
DOUGHBOYS,GREAT WAR,+REMAKING OF AMER. (01)
by KEENE
Required
ISBN
978080187446 8
PUBLISHER
HOPKINS F
BOY'S CRUSADE (03)
by FUSSELL
Required
ISBN
978081297488 1
PUBLISHER
PENG RAND
WAR (11)
by JUNGER
Required
ISBN
978044655622 4
PUBLISHER
HACHETTE B
WAR STUFF (18)
by CASHIN
Required
ISBN
978110841318 3
PUBLISHER
CAMB

1. Joan Cashin’s War Stuff: The Struggle for Human and Environmental Resources in the American Civil War. Cambridge University Press. 2018. ISBN: 978-1-108-41318-3 2. Jennifer Keene’s Doughboys, the Great War, and the Making of America. Johns Hopkins. ISBN: 978-0801874468 3. Roeder’s Censored War. Yale. 1995. ISBN: 978-0300062915 4. Fussell’s The Boys’ Crusade. Modern Library. 2005. ISBN: 978-0812974881 5. Sebastian Junger’s War. Twelve. ISBN: 978-0446556224 *Any inexpensive cloth or paperback editions are fine. **We will use a free, online textbook in addition to the required books listed here.

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