Course Abstract

History 288, “Civil War & Reconstruction,” with Professor Matthew Pinsker, meets at Dickinson College during fall semester 2021 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1030am.  Course texts include Eric Foner’s Second Founding (2019) and Elizabeth Varon’s Armies of Deliverance (2019) as well as numerous articles and essays by noted historians and also web resources created by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.  Students in the course will build their own website exhibit explaining the significance of a historical figure from the Civil War era.

Banner image credit:  Detail from an 1865 photograph of the Men of Company E.  For more information on this remarkable image, see Why They Fought, Civil War & Reconstruction Online.

Old West

Dickinson students in front of Old West, 1861 and 2016 (By Ryan Burke)