Sept 14: The Past III

We will ease into the move from our big question: What is the status of the past (in the present)? And start using this critical vocabulary on the historical record.


  1. Continue Reading Freud and Knapp. We will start with those.
  2. History Wars, Introduction and chapter one “Anatomy of a Controversy,” p. 1-7, 9-62.
  3. Alperovitz, The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb, 3-14.
  4. If time, Paul Fussell, “Thank God for the Atom Bomb