J. B. "Jack" Owens

This page an index of the materials available on this web site. It is maintained by J. B. Owens, Professor of History and Distinguished Researcher (2002), Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho 83209, USA.

"I believe in the future because I myself participate in its construction." -- Jules Michelet


For all relevant materials: Copyright © 1994-2008 by J. B. Owens. In keeping with the spirit of the Internet and WWW, these pages are provided as an educational resource for personal non-commercial use. All other uses are permitted only with permission from J. B. Owens, to whom you may send an e-mail message by clicking on his name. Please include your name and e-mail address in the body of any message.

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Read about my 2005 book: "By My Absolute Royal Authority": Justice and the Castilian Commonwealth at the Beginning of the First Global Age

RESOURCE LIST

I have recently deleted a number of the sections on this page because I have been away from campus or otherwise so busy over the past four years that I have not had sufficient time to undertake necessary revisions. I have left in place the links to the materials for courses that I am likely to teach in the fall semester 2008 or the fall semester 2009.

By selecting the highlighted titles below, you can examine the materials for J. B. Owens' courses, information about him, and other resources.

Geographic Information Systems in Historical Studies

Fall 2008, Tuesdays, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., in the GIS Center, Graveley Hall, room 19. Prerequisites: Admission to the M.A. program in Historical Resources Management, or a preliminary course in geographic information systems (GIS) and permission of the instructor.

Latin America

Here you will find the basic materials for the spring 2007 version of J. B. Owens' lower-division undergraduate course Latin America, which can be taken to satisfy Goal 10A of the General Education Requirements of Idaho State University and the World Regions requirement of all History majors and minors.

Foundations of Europe as a World Region

Historical development of Europe since ancient times as a world region and its expanding important in the first global age, to 1700. Here you will find the pages for the summer 2007 version of this course. The course can be taken to satisfy Goal 10A of the General Education Requirements of Idaho State University and the World Regions requirement of all History majors and minors.

Personal Information

Publications

Glenn E. Tyler Collection

The new director of the Glenn E. Tyler Collection (History and Philosophy of Medicine and Science) of the Eli M. Oboler Library, is Dr. Sarah E. Hinman, assistant professor of history. I founded this collection in 1981 and oversaw its development from that time until the fall of 2007.


Please send questions, comments, requests, and recommendations to J. B. Owens (owenjack-- at --isu.edu). Please be sure to include your name and e-mail address in the body of your message. Thank you for any assistance you are able to offer.

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Revised: 27 August 2008

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