Working Historians

Gregory Robinson - Adjunct Instructor, Southern New Hampshire University

July 23, 2020

Dr. Gregory Robinson teaches history for Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode we discuss his career teaching high school students, his research into Native American trickster gods and other aspects of mythology, his brief stint as a playwright, and the connections he has drawn between history and motorcycles.

This episode’s recommendations: Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States (Harper Collins, 2015), https://www.harpercollins.com/products/a-peoples-history-of-the-united-states-howard-zinn Seamus Heaney, Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Farrar, Strous, and Giroux, 2000), https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374111199 Gar Alperovitz, Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam (Pluto Press, 1994), http://www.plutobooks.com/9780745309477/atomic-diplomacy/ Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., A Thousand Days: JFK in the White House (Houghton Mifflin, 1965) Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Violence: America in the Sixties (New American Library, 1968) Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., “Origins of the Cold War,” Foreign Affairs 46:1 (October 1967) Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., The Crisis of Confidence: Ideas, Power, and Violence in America (1969) Vikings (TV Show), https://www.history.com/shows/vikings New Books Network, https://newbooksnetwork.com/

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