December 13, 2012

September - November Humanities Reading

Below is a list of books read for a 20th Century High School Humanities Course.  These books were read between the months of September and December of 2012 and deal with the years 1900-1930.  More to follow throughout the year.  Order is not relevant.

Brave New World

The Complete Sherlock Holmes

The Hobbit

Animal Farm

The 1920s from Prohibition to Charles Lindbergh

The 1930s from the Great Depression to the Wizard of Oz

The Great Depression

The Great Gatsby

Duke Ellington

The Long March: The Making of Communist China

A Nation Is Born: World War I and Independence, 1910-1929

The Causes of World War I

Winston Churchill: British Soldier, Writer, Statesman

Notorious Americans - Al Capone (Notorious Americans)

The Wall Street Crash, October 29, 1929 (Days That Shook the World)

The Magnificent Ambersons

World History Biographies: Gandhi: The Young Protester Who Founded a Nation

Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller

Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition


World War I

The United Nations

Titanic: Voices From the Disaster

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Heart of Darkness

Maria Montessori: Teacher of Teachers

Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein

The Russian Revolution (20th Century Perspectives)

The 1900s

Marie Curie

The Wright Brothers: First in Flight

Paul C'Zanne


Something Out of Nothing: Marie Curie and Radium

The Jungle

Kitty Hawk: The Flight of the Wright Brothers

Albert Einstein

Henri Matisse

Henry Ford: Automobile Manufacturer And Innovator

The Naacp: An Organization Working To End Discrimination

20th Century Day By Day

Timelines of the 20th Century: A Chronology of 7,500 Key Events, Works, Discoveries, and People That Shaped Our Time

Art Of The 20th Century   The History Of Art Year By Year From 1900 To 1999

The 1910s from World War I to Ragtime Music

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