Is associate professor of history at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He teaches courses on early America, Native Americans, and the history of media and the senses. He is the author of How Early America Sounded and is currently working on two books, one an introduction to the history of hearing and the other comparing the rise of print culture in eighteenth-century North America to the rise of internet culture today. He has also written three award-winning articles on music, creolization and African American culture. In addition, Rath is a musician who has found ways to use music to “do” history whenever possible.
For Fall of 2011, I am teaching EarlyAmerican History (Hist 461) and the Survey of American History to 1865 (Hist 281).
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