Sunday, November 7, 2010

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Nominate The Way of Improvement Leads Home for a Cliopatria Award.

Julian Zelizer:  Why Midterms Matter.

The New York Times continues to blog the Civil War.

Springsteen: Save My Love video (I know I blogged about this before, but it is a good song).

Richard Neuhaus online archive.

David Kennedy compares the midterm elections to politics in the Gilded Age.

R.I.P. Sparky Anderson.

Thomas Kidd reviews John Ragosta,Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty.

Alan Brinkley: Obama vs. Tea Party = FDR vs. Huey Long

The Immanent Frame: Religion and the Midterm Elections

The resurrection of American Revolution blog

A garden office in a water tower. Very cool

Lauren Winner reviews Jill Lepore, The Whites of Their Eyes.

New digitized collection on slavery at New York Historical Society.

Five new books on the American Revolution.

Annette Gordon-Reed reviews Joseph Ellis, First Family: Abigail and John Adams.

Gilder-Lehrman Institute 2011 Summer Seminars