The Shaping of Historical Memory: Collecting the Artifacts of America's Past, 1790-1840

American Studies Seminar
1999
Barnes Riznik

The following American Studies Seminar research papers were written by students in the 1999 seminar, "The Shaping of Historical Memory: Collecting the Artifacts of America's Past, 1790-1840," under the supervision of Barnes Riznik.

  • "Changing Values Mary Rowlandson and King Philip's War," by Susan Burke
  • "Presenting the Garrison House Myth: A Case Study in Interpretation at Fruitlands Museums," by Jodi DeProfio
  • "Deconstructing the Great Awakening," by Hans Ericsson
  • "A Three-Ring Show: A Study of the Circus, its Performances, and its Advertising," by Stephanie Janeczko
  • "Popular American History: A Closer Look into George Bancroft's History of the United States and Ken Burns' The Civil War," by Michael Los
  • "The Story of Memories of the Wayside Inn," by Kelly K. McCarthy
  • "Quilting American Memory," by Victoria M. Melin
  • "Inventing History: A Look at the Sources and Impact of Washington Irving's A History of New York," by Patricia I. Parsons
  • "Interpreting Benjamin Franklin," by Chad Richard
  • "From Plantation Mistress to Mothers of the Confederacy to Scarlett O'Hara: The Southern Lady, A Romanticized Depiction of American Historical Memory," by Pallavi Veera

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