History Reading List

Books

Harari, Y. N. (2015). Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. HarperCollins Publishers.

Isenberg, N. (2016). White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America. Penguin Books.

Lepore, J. (2018). These Truths: A History of the United States. W. W. Norton & Company.

Zinn, H. (2017). A People’s History of the United States. Harper Perennial Modern Classics.

Graphic Novels

Lewis, J., Aydin, A., Powell, N. (2013). March: Book One. Top Shelf Productions.

Lewis, J., Aydin, A., Powell, N. (2015). March: Book Two. Top Shelf Productions.

Lewis, J., Aydin, A., Powell, N. (2016). March: Book Three. Top Shelf Productions.

Satrapi, M. (2003). The Complete Persepolis. Pantheon Books.

Spiegelman, A. (2011). The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. Pantheon Books.

Takei, G., Eisinger, J., Scott, S., Becker, H. (2019). They Called Us Enemy. Top Shelf Productions.

Videos

Vox. (2017, October 25). How Southern Socialites Rewrote Civil War History. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOkFXPblLpU

Vox. (2019, February 27). The Massacre of Tulsa’s “Black Wall Street”. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-ItsPBTFO0

Vox. (2019, June 20). When White Supremacists Overthrew a Government. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVQomlXMeek

Washington Post. (2020, March 5). How the ‘Lost Cause’ Narrative Became American History. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y6luq3aUvc