Assignment for 18 AprilI haven't started reading it yet. *gulp*
This section will preview the upcoming book review assignment by using the Rhodes readings to date. By 18 April, according to the syllabus, you should have read through Chapter 17 in Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb. Your assignment for this week will engage the process of how to evaluate historical works by addressing the following questions in a short response of a few paragraphs (less than one page).
1. What is Rhodes’ thesis? How does it shape his account?
2. What is your reaction to this book so far? What in your opinion makes this a “good” piece of history, or not?