Civilisation TD
Licence Langues, littératures et civilisations étrangères et régionalesParcours Langues et Interculturalité : Ensemble méditerranéen et oriental


Travaux dirigés: 
 This tutorial course is designed to further students’ understanding of American history. Primary source documents drawn from a variety of sources (speeches, essays, court decisions and newspaper articles) will be studied in class in order to improve students’ analytical and writing skills.
 Required reading: America - A Narrative History (brief 12th edition) by David E. Shi. W. W. Norton & Co., 2022.


  • Études anglophones



Allison, Robert. The American Revolution: a Concise History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Bonomi, Patricia U. Under the Cope of Heaven: Religion, Society, and Politics in Colonial America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Geiter, Mary K. and W. A. Speck. Colonial America: from Jamestown to Yorktown. Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Hall, David D. A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England. New York: Knopf, 2011.
Jensen, Merrill. The Founding of a Nation: a History of the American Revolution, 1763-1776. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2004.
Kolchin, Peter. American Slavery: 1619-1877. London: Penguin, 1995.
Mason, Matthew. Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic, University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Middleton, Richard and Anne S. Lombard. Colonial America: A History to 1763. (4th Ed.) New York: W.W. Norton, 2011.
Oakes, James. The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics. New York: W.W. Norton, 2008
Ransom, Roger L. Conflict and Compromise: The Political Economy of Slavery, Emancipation, and the American Civil War. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Taylor, Alan. The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution. New York: Knopf, 2006.
Wood, Gordon S. The American Revolution: a History, London: Modern Library, 2003.

Web Sites
A Hypertext on American History from the Colonial Period until Modern Times: University of Groningen -
History and Culture: The Smithsonian Institution -
American Transcendentalism Web -
I will be Heard! Abolitionism in Americ a: Cornell University Library -
Salem Witch Trials, Documentary Archives and Transcription Project: University of Virginia Library -
The Abolition of the Slave Trade: New York Public Library -
“The American Revolution”: Library of Congress -
The American Sense of Puritan, by Scott Eric Atkins: American Studies at the University of Virginia -


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