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Proles of the Round Table

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Ep 41: The Social Construction of History

In this episode, Jeremy goes over the social construction of history and how it affects the way people perceive their place, how nations form identities, and how history has become inherently white supremacist.  If you haven't already, go to www.prolespod.com or you can help the show improve over at www.patreon.com/prolespod and in return can get access to our spicy discord, exclusive episodes, guest appearances, etc.! All kinds of great stuff. Please subscribe on your favorite podcast apps and rate or review to help extend our reach. Like and rate our facebook page at facebook.com/prolespod and follow us on Twitter @prolespod. If you have any questions or comments, DM us on either of those platforms or email us at prolespod@gmail.com All episodes prior to episode 4 can be found on YouTube, so go check that out as well! Suggested Reading:  Arenas, Iraida V. (1995). "The Perception of History and Archaeology in Latin America." Making Alternative Histories. Edited by Peter R. Schmidt and Thomas C. Patterson. Santa Fe: School of American Research Press. Arnold, Bettina. (2006). "'Arierdämmerung': Race and Archaeology in Nazi Germany." World Archaeology, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 8-31. Bateson, Gregory. (2000a). "Culture Contact and Schismogenesis." Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ---. (2000b). "Cybernetic Explanation." Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Clifford, James. (1986). Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. Edited by James Clifford and George E. Marcus. Berkeley: University of California Press. Coates, Ta-Nehisi. (1993). "The Myth of Western Civilization." The Atlantic, https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/12/the-myth-of-western-civilization/282704/. de Certeau, Michel. (1986). "History: Science and Fiction." Heterologies: Discourse on the Other. Translated by Brian Massumi.  Manchester: Manchester University Press. Feyerabend, Paul. (1993). Against Method. New York: Verso. Foucault, Michel. (1984a). "Nietzsche, Genealogy, History." The Foucault Reader. Edited by Paul Rabinow. New York: Pantheon Books. ---. (1984b). "What is an Author?" The Foucault Reader. Edited by Paul Rabinow. New York: Pantheon Books. Hanagan, Nora. “From Agrarian Dreams to Democratic Realities: A Deweyan Alternative to Jeffersonian Food Politics.” Political Research Quarterly, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 34-45, https://www-jstor-org.libproxy.uccs.edu/stable/24371970. Hatch, Thom. (2004). Black Kettle: The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace but found War.  Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hobsbawm, Eric. (1993). The Invention of Tradition. Edited by Eric Hobsbawm, and Terrence Ranger. Cambridge: Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge. Mallory, J. P. (2013) The Origins of the Irish. London: Thames & Hudson. Minor, Heather H. (1999). "Mapping Mussolini: Ritual and Cartography in Public Art during the Second Roman Empire." Imago Mundi, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 147-162, doi:10.1080/03085699908592907. Nelis, Jan. (2014). "Back to the Future." Fascism, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 1-19, doi://doi.org/10.1163/22116257-00301001. Paidipaty, P. (2010). Tribal Nations: Politics and the Making of Anthropology in India, 1874-1967 (Doctoral dissertation, Columbia University). Schmidt, Peter R., and Thomas C. Patterson. (1995). Making Alternative Histories. Edited by Peter R. Schmidt and Thomas C. Patterson. School of American Santa Fe: Research Press. Thomas, David H. (2000). Skull Wars: Kennewick Man, Archaeology, and the Battle for Native American Identity. New York: Basic Books. Trouillot, Michel-Rolph. (1995). Silencing the Past. Boston: Beacon Press. Turner, Frederick J. (2009) "The Significance of the Frontier in American History." American Studies at the University of Virginia, http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/turner/chapter1.html. Whitman, James Q. (2017). Hitler's American Model. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Winkler, Martin M. (2009). The Roman Salute: Cinema, History, Ideology.  Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, https://muse-jhu-edu.libproxy.uccs.edu/book/27815. Wolfe, Eric R. (1982). Europe and the People without History. Berkeley: University of California Press. Intro music:  "Proles Pod Theme" by Ransom Notes Outro music: "Days Like These" by Billy Bragg

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15 Nov 2019

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