THE HISTORIANS

Tuesdays
September 3, October 8, November 12, December 3,
 
6:30 – 8:00pm

Presented by Dr. Donna McBride

The Historians reading group meets monthly to discuss books from all areas of history.  Do you want to learn more about political history?  Social history?  Military history?  This is your chance to read and discuss history books recognized by historians as the best in their discipline.  Under the expert guidance of Dr. Donna McBride, who has taught history for almost forty years at both the secondary and university levels, the Historians will be reading and discussing one book per month.  If history is your passion, your interest, or the discipline you want to know better, this group is designed for you.

Session 1
September 3,
6:30 – 8:00pm
The Warmth of Other Suns:  The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson
Letter of Introduction – Session 1

Session 2
October 8, 6:30 – 8:00pm – The Wright Brothers, David McCullough
Letter of Introduction – Session 2

Session 3
November 12, 
6:30 – 8:00pm – A Splendid Exchange:  How Trade Shaped the World, William J. Bernstein

Session 4
December 3, 
6:30 – 8:00pm – Destiny of the Republic:  A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President,Candice Millard.
(Yes, you have seen this one before.  This is the book we were going to read for December 2018 when I had to cancel because of my mother’s surgery.  So I am trying again!)


Semester: $125, $110 Members, $50 Educator Members
Per session: $35, $30 Members, $14 Educator Members

 

INSTRUCTOR

 

DR. DONNA McBRIDE has taught history for almost forty years at both the secondary and university levels and science fiction at the university level.