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History 4015H (THO) - Honors Seminar in Modern U.S. History

Accessing Resources

If you are unable to access the electronic books or streaming video listed below, please email Emily Smock (smock.19@osu.edu)

Clicking on any of the links will bring up the catalog record on the library website, those items on reserve will have "Thompson Library Reserve" in the location column followed by how long they check out for.

If the status is "Available" the item is ready to be checked out.

If the status is "Due" followed by a date and time, the item is checked out and due back at the indicated date and time.

If the title of the book is not a link to the catalog record, the item hasn't arrived yet, and it isn't ready to check out.


In order to access these materials, you can check out these books and/or DVDs from the circulation desk of Thompson Library, located on the first floor at the east end of the building.

To check out materials please have a valid photo ID such as your BuckID, Driver's License, or digital BuckID on the OSU mobile app. 

Fines for reserve items can be significant and these items must be returned back to Thompson Library circulation desk (Fine Information Link).


Find out more information about Thompson Library such as today's hours (Thompson Library Link).

Instructor: David Stebenne

Physical Books or DVDs in Thompson Library

Title Author Call Number # of Copies Loan Period
Capital punishment on trial : Furman v. Georgia and the death penalty in modern America Oshinsky, David M. KF9227.C2 O83 2010 1 2 hour
Dred Scott and the politics of slavery Maltz, Earl M. KF4545.S5 M35 2007 1 2 hour
Fighting foreclosure : the Blaisdell case, the contract clause, and the Great Depression Fliter, John A. KF228.B575 F55 2012 1 2 hour
Getting around Brown : desegregation, development, and the Columbus public schools Jacobs, Gregory S. LC214.23.C65 J33 1998 1 2 hour
Gitlow v. New York : every idea an incitement Lendler, Marc KF228.G58 L46 2012 1 2 hour
Griswold v. Connecticut : birth control and the constitutional right of privacy Johnson, John W. KF224.G75 J64 2005  c.3 1 2 hour
The Japanese American cases : the rule of law in time of war Daniels, Roger KF7224.5 .D36 2013 1 2 hour
Lochner v. New York : economic regulation on trial Kens, Paul KF228.L63 K463 1998 1 2 hour
Mapp v. Ohio : guarding against unreasonable searches and seizures Long, Carolyn Nestor KF224.M213 L66 2006 1 2 hour
The second founding : how the Civil War and Reconstruction remade the Constitution Foner, Eric KF4541 .F68 2019 1 2 hour

Electronic Resources

Title Author Call Number Link to Catalog Record
Democracy in America : In Two Volumes Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859 JK216 .T713 2012eb Link