ZOLTÁN GROSSMAN

Faculty member in Geography and Native American Studies, The Evergreen State College

Lab 1, Room 3012, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy. NW,

Olympia, WA 98505 USA

grossmaz@evergreen.edu

Tel. (360) 867-6153

 
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ASSIGNED BOOKS & SYLLABI FOR EVERGREEN QUARTERLY PROGRAMS
(not including ancillary readings)
In rough order of reading assignments; some books may be read over two quarters.

Commodities, Conflict, and Cooperation
with Savvina Chowdhury & Sarah Williams

Winter 2017 syllabus

Klein, Naomi, This Changes Everything Capitalism vs. the Climate

Hahnel, Robin, Of the People, by the People: The Case for a Participatory Economy.

Dixon, Chris. Another Politics: Talking Across Today's Transformative Movements)

LaDuke, Winona. Chronicles: Stories from the Front Lines in Battles for Environmental Justice.

Fall 2016 syllabus

Wilkinson, Charles. Messages from Franks Landing: A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way.

Wolf, Eric. Europe and the People Without History.

Allen, Theodore W. & Jeffrey B. Perry. The Invention of the White Race, Volume 2: The Origin of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America.

Holmes, Seth. Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States.

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne. An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.

Rodney, Walter. How Europe Underdeveloped Africa.

Resource Rebels: Environmental Justice Movements Building Hope
with Karen Gaul

Winter 2016 syllabus

Klein, Naomi. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate  

Rose, Fred. Coalitions Across the Class Divide  

Gedicks, Al, "Transnational Mining Corporations, the Environment, & Indigenous Communities"

Holmes, Seth. Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the U.S.  

Dietrich, William. The Final Forest: Big Trees, Forks, and the Pacific

Shiva, Vandana, Making Peace with the Earth

Fall 2015 syllabus

Wilkinson, Charles. Messages from Frank's Landing

Gedicks, Al, Resource Rebels: Native Challenges to Mining and Oil Corporations

Bullard, Robert, ed., The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution

Boyd, Andrew, and Dave Aswald Mitchell, Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution

LaDuke, Winona, Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming

Grossman, Zoltán, and Alan Parker, Asserting Native Resilience: Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations Face the Climate Crisis


Native Decolonization in the Pacific Rim: From the Northwest to New Zealand

with Kristina Ackley

Spring 2015 syllabus

Alfred, Taiaiake, Peace, Power, Righteousness: An Indigenous Manifesto

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, An Indigenous People's History of the United States

Simpson, Leanne (ed.), Lighting the Eighth Fire: The Liberation, Resurgence, and Protection of Indigenous Nations

Williams, Melissa, Panguru and the City

Grace, Patricia, Small Holes in the Silence

Winter 2015 syllabus

Metge, Joan. Tuamaka: The Challenge of Difference in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research & Indigenous Peoples.  

Walker, Ranginui, Ka Whawhai Tonu Matou / Struggle Without End

Fall 2014 syllabus

Wilkinson, Charles. Messages from Franks Landing: A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way.

King, Thomas. The Inconvenient Indian .

LaDuke, Winona. Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming  

Raibmon, Paige. Authentic Indians : Episodes of Encounter from the Late-Nineteenth-Century Northwest Coast.

Ihimaera, Witi. The Whale Rider

Reading, Nigel, and Gary Wyatt. Manawa: Pacific Heartbeat .

Harris, Aroha. Hikoi: 40 Years of Maori Protest.

Kino-nda-niimi Collective, ed. The Winter We Danced: Voices from the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement

American Frontiers, Homelands, and Empire
with Kristina Ackley

Winter 2014 syllabus

King, Thomas, The Inconvenient Indian  

Suarez, Ray, Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation    

Ford, Jamie, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet  

Drinnon, Richard, Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building

Erdrich, Heid E., National Monuments

Stephen, Lynn,  Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon 

Sen, Rinku, and Fekkak Mamdouh. The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization  

Fall 2013 syllabus

Wilkinson, Charles, Messages from Frank’s Landing: a Story of Salmon, Treaties, and  the Indian Way

Limerick, Patricia, Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West

Deloria, Philip, Playing Indian

Saunt, Claudio, Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Johnson, Pauline, The Moccasin Maker

Rothman, Hal, Devil’s Bargain: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century American West

Silko, Leslie Marmon, Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit

 

Making Effective Change: Social Movement Organizing and Activism
with Lin Nelson and Anthony Zaragoza

Winter 2013

Sen, Rinku. Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy

Boyd, Andrew, & Dave Oswald Mitchell, eds.Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution

Corburn, Jason, Street Science: Community Knowledge and Environmental Health

Armstrong , Jeannette. Whispering in Shadows

Baptist & Rehmann, Pedagogy of the Poor

 

Fall 2012 syllabus

Reed, TV, The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle

Ransby, Barbara, Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement

Sen, Rinku & Fekkak Mamdouh The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization

Jamail, Dahr, Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bullard, Robert, ed., The Quest for Environmental Justice

 

Blood and Borders : Tradition and Transformation in Central Europe
with Pat Krafcik, Rob Smurr and Marta Botikova

Winter 2012 syllabus

Konwicki, Tadeusz, The Polish Complex                          

Vaclav Havel, et al. The Power of the Powerless: Citizens Against the State                                        

Porter, Anna, The Ghosts of Europe                                                 

George, Emery, ed. Contemporary East European Poetry: An Anthology

Harper, Krista, Wild Capitalism: Environmental Activists and Post-Socialist Ecology in Hungary                  

Bochinarz, Zbigniew, ed. The Environment and Sustainable Development in the New Central Europe              

Drakulic, Slavenka. How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed

Ost, David. The Defeat of Solidarity: Anger and Politics in Postcommunist Europe             

                            

Fall 2011 syllabus

Johnson, Lonnie. Central Europe.               

Magocsi, Paul Robert. Historical Atlas of Central Europe

Mazower, Mark. The Balkans.                            

Plakans, Andrejs. Concise History of the Baltic States.    

Andric, Ivo. The Bridge on the Drina.                 

Hutchinson, John & Anthony Smith, eds. Nationalism.                                                  

Hasek, Jaroslav. The Good Soldier Svejk.

Crow, David  & John Kolsti, eds.The Gypsies of Eastern Europe.           

Kertesz, Imre Fateless

Rampolla, Mary Lynn.  A Pocket Guide to Writing in History

 


A People's Geography of American Empire
with Larry Mosqueda
 
Spring 2011 syllabus

Limerick, Patricia. Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West

Walker, Alice. Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel

Drinnon, Richard. Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building

Foster, John B.& Robert McChesney. Pox Americana: Exposing the American Empire

Lutz, Catherine, ed. The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle Against U.S. Military Posts

Bricmont, Jean. Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War

Enloe, Cynthia. Nimo's War, Emma's War: Making Feminist Sense of the Iraq War

Jamail, Dahr. Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan


Native Decolonization in the Pacific Rim
with Kristina Ackley
 
Fall 2010

Wilkinson, Charles. Messages from Frank's Landing: A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way.

Tauli-Corpuz, Victoria and Jerry Mander, eds. Paradigm Wars: Indigenous Peoples' Resistance to Globalization.

Raibmon, Paige. Authentic Indians: Episodes of Encounter from the Late-Nineteenth-Century Northwest Coast.

King, Thomas. The Truth about Stories.

Trask, Haunani-Kay. From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawai'i.

Reading, Nigel, and Gary Wyatt. Manawa: Pacific Heartbeat.

Durie, Mason. Nga Tai Matatu: Tides of Maori Endurance.

 

Winter 2011 (Trip to Aotearoa/New Zealand)

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research & Indigenous Peoples.

Walker, Ranginui. Ka Whawhai Tonu Matou -- Struggle Without End

Grace, Patricia. Potiki (excerpts)

McCarthy, Conal. Exhibiting Maori (excerpt)

 
 
American Frontiers: Homelands and Empire
with Kristina Ackley
 
Fall 2009 :

Erdrich, Louise. Tracks.

Limerick, Patricia. Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West.

Meeks, Eric V. Border Citizens: The Making of Indians, Mexicans, and Anglos in Arizona.

Saunt, Claudio. Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family.

Thrush, Coll. Native Seattle: Histories from the Crossing-Over Place.

Johnson, Susan Lee. Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush.

Drinnon, Richard. Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building.

Rothman, Hal. Devil's Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century American West.

Crosthwaite, Luis Humberto. Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots, & Graffiti from the US/Mexico Border.

Winter 2010 :

LaDuke, Winona. Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming

Cattelino, Jessica R. High Stakes: Florida Seminole Gaming and Sovereignty.

Alfred, Taiaiake. Peace, Power and Righteousness: An Indigenous Manifesto.

Nevins, Joseph. Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid.

Li, Judith L. To Harvest, To Hunt: Stories of Resource Use in the American West.

Spring 2010 :

Armstrong, Jeannette. Whispering in Shadows: A Novel

Wildcat, Daniel R. Red Alert!: Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge

Sen, Rinku, and Fekkak Mamdouh. The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization

Silko, Leslie Marmon, Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit: Essays on Native American Life Today


 
Food, Place and Culture
with Martha Rosemeyer
 
Spring 2009 :

Anderson, E.N. Everyone Eats: Understanding Food and Culture.

Deur, D. and N. J. Turner. Keeping it Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America.

Roche, J. and M. McHutchison (Eds). First Fish, First People: Salmon Tales of the North PacificRim.

Wilkinson, C. F.. Messages from Franks Landing: Salmon, Treaties and the Indian Way.

Pojar, J. and A. MacKinnon. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast.

Nabhan, G.P. (Ed.) Renewing America's Food Traditions.

Patel, R.. Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World's Food System.


 
Conceptualizing Native Place
with Lara Evans
 
Fall 2008 :

Berger, John. Ways of Seeing.

Wood, Denis. The Power of Maps.

Berger, Martin. Sight Unseen: Whiteness and American Visual Culture.

Warhus, Mark. Another America: Native American Maps and the History of Our Land.

Deloria, Philip. Playing Indian.

LaDuke, Winona. Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming.

Nottage, James H. (Ed.). Diversity and Dialogue: The Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art.

National Museum of the American Indian. Off the Map: Landscape in the Native Imagination.

Wilkinson, Charles F. Messages from Franks Landing: A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way.

Armstrong, Jeanette. Whispering in Shadows: A Novel.

Waldman, Carl. Atlas of the North American Indian.

 
Winter 2009 :

Aberley, Doug (Ed.). Boundaries of Home: Mapping for Local Empowerment

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research & Indigenous Peoples

Hoelscher, Steven D. Picturing Indians

Northwest Indian Applied Research Institute. Climate Change and Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations

Tshinhnahjinnie, Hulleah, and Veronica Passalacqua,(Eds).. Our People, Our Land, Our Images

Blanchard, Rebecca, and Nancy Davenport (Eds.) Contemporary Coast Salish Art

Basso, Keith H. Wisdom Sits in Places.

Nisqually watershed podcasts (by students)
 

 
Colonialism and Decolonization
with Zahid Shariff
 
Spring 2008 :

Tauli-Corpuz, V., Mander, J. (Eds.). Paradigm Wars: Indigenous Peoples' Resistance to Globalization..

Césaire, Aimé. Discourse on Colonialism.

Prashad, Vijay. The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World.

Bricmont, Jean. Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War.

Dawson, Ashley, Schueller, M.J. (Eds.). Exceptional State: Contemporary U.S. Culture and the New Imperialism.


Native Decolonization in the Pacific Rim
with Frances Rains (Fall)
 
Fall 2007 :
 
Wray, Jacilee (Ed.). Native Peoples of the Olympic Peninsula : Who We Are .
 
Harmon, Alexandra. Indians in the Making: Ethnic Relations and Indian Identities around Puget Sound.
 
Wilkinson, Charles. Messages from Franks Landing: A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way.
 
Muckle, Robert J. First Nations of British Columbia:An Anthropological Survey.
 
Raibmon, Paige. Authentic Indians :Episodes of Encounter from the Late-Nineteenth-Century Northwest Coast.
 
Harris, Cole. Making Native Space: Colonialism, Resistance & Reserves in British Columbia.
 
George, Chief Earl Maquinna. Living on the Edge: Nuu-Chah-Nulth History from an Ahousaht Chief's Perspective.
 
Armstrong, Jeannette. Whispering in Shadows: A Novel
 
Winter 2008 :
 
Kawagley, Angayuqaq Oscar. A Yupiaq Worldview: A Pathway to Ecology and Spirit.
 
Alfred, Taiaiake. Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom.
 
Roche, Judith, and Meg McHutchison (Eds.) First Fish, First People: Salmon Tales of the North Pacific Rim.
 
Trask, Haunani-Kay. From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii.
 
Gedicks, Al. Resource Rebels: Native Challenges to Mining & Oil Corporations.
 
Reading, Nigel, and Gary Wyatt. Manawa: Pacific Heartbeat.
 
Durie, Mason Nga Tai Matatu: Tides of Maori Endurance.
 
Sykes, Roberta. Murawina: An Authentic Aboriginal Message.
 
Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research & Indigenous Peoples.
 

 
A People's Geography of American Empire
with Larry Mosqueda
 
Spring 2007 :
 
Limerick, Patricia Nelson. The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West.
 
Fixico, Donald L. The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century: American Capitalism and Tribal Natural Resources
 
Foster, John Bellamy Foster and Robert W. McChesney, eds. Pox Americana: Exposing the American Empire
 
Drinnon, Richard. Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian Hating and Empire Building
 
Kipp, Woody. Viet Cong at Wounded Knee: The Trail of a Blackfeet Activist
 
Enloe, Cynthia. Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives
 
Klare, Michael T. Resource Wars: The New Landscape of Global Conflict
 
Loveman, Brian (Ed.) Strategy for Empire: U.S. Regional Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era
 
Johnson, Chalmers. The Sorrows of Empire :Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic
 
Jensen, Robert. Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity.
 

 
Political Economy and Social Movements
with Pete Bohmer and Tony Zaragoza
 
Fall 2006 :
 
Kaufman, Cynthia, Ideas for Action
 
Bowles, Sam, Richard Edwards, Frank Roosevelt, Understanding Capitalism.
 
Dollars & Sense, Real World Macro, 23rd ed.
 
Nash, Gary, Red, White and Black.
 
Smith, Andrea, Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide
 
Allen, Theodore, Class Struggle and the Origins of Racial Slavery
 
Roediger, David, Colored White, Transcending the Racial Past
 
Martinez, Elizabeth, De Colores Means All of Us
 
Marx, Karl and Frederick Engels, The Communist Manifesto.
 
Marx, Karl, Wage, Labor and Capital, and Value, Price and Profit
 
Murolo, Priscilla & A.B. Chitty, From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend
 
Ransby, Barbara, Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement
 
hooks, bell, Feminist Theory: from Margin to Center
 
Schlosser, Eric , Fast Food Nation
 
Rose, Fred, Coalitions Across the Class Divide
 
Winter 2007 :
 
Lichtenstein, Nelson, ed. Wal-Mart, The Face of Twenty-First Century Capitalism,
 
Juhasz, Antonia. The Bush Agenda, Invading the World, One Economy at a Time
 
Aguilar, Delia, and Anna Lacsamana. Women & Globalization
 
Benjamin, Medea & Jodie Evan, eds. Stop the Next War Now
 
Hernandez, Daisy & Bushra Rehman, eds. Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism
 
Prashad, Vijay. Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting
 
Hahnel, Robin. Economic Justice and Democracy, From Competition to Cooperation
 
Roy, Arundhati. Power Politics
 
Gedicks, Al, Resource Rebels: Native Challenges to Mining and Oil Corporations
 
Gott, Richard. Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution
 

 
Climate Change and Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations
Project of the Northwest Indian Applied Research Institute;
Graduate research project with Alan Parker
 
Summer 2006 Project Report
 
AICRJ article
 

 
Anti-Indian Movements: Origins, Images, & Responses
with Kristina Ackley
 
Spring 2006 :
 
Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth. Anti-Indianism in Modern America: A Voice from Tatekeya's Earth.
 
Wilkinson, Charles F. Messages from Frank's Landing: A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way.
 
Montana Human Rights Network. Drumming up Resentment: the anti-Indian Movement in Montana.
 
Whaley, Rick and Walter Bresette. Walleye Warriors: The Chippewa Treaty Rights Story.
 
Raibmon, Paige. Authentic Indians : Episodes of Encounter from the Late-Nineteenth-Century Northwest Coast.
 
LaDuke, Winona. All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life.
 
Deloria, Jr., Vine and David E. Wilkins. Tribes, Treaties, and Constitutional Tribulations.
 
Alfred, Taiaiake. Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action And Freedom.
 
Kallen, Stuart A. Indian Gaming (At Issue Series).
 

 
American Frontiers: Critical Histories
with Kristina Ackley and Michael Pfeifer
 
Fall 2005 :
 

Limerick, Patricia. Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West.

Nash, Gary B. Red, White, and Black: The Peoples of Early North America.

White, Richard. The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815.

Deloria, Philip. Playing Indian.

Erdrich, Louise. Tracks.

Wallace, Anthony F.C. The Long, Bitter Trail: Andrew Jackson and the Indians.

Buchanan, Thomas C. Black Life on the Mississippi: Slaves, Free Blacks, and the Western Steamboat World.

Saunt, Claudio. Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family.

 
Winter 2006 :

Johnson, Susan Lee. Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush .

Welch, James. Fools Crow

Harmon, Alexandra. Indians in the Making: Ethnic Relations and Indian Identities around Puget Sound

Sone, Monica Itoi. Nisei Daughter

Drinnon, Richard. Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating and Empire-Building

Rothman, Hal K. Devil's Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century American West

Ruiz, Vicky L. From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America

Waldman, Carl. Atlas of the North American Indian

Harte, Bret. The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Writings