Sunday, December 16, 2012

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Geoffrey Best loves his books

Should social studies be abolished?

Jackson Lears on Jared Diamond

William Hogeland discusses his latest book: Founding Finance

An English professor goes home

Who needs the Constitution?

The pro-life legacy of Roe v. Wade

Abigail Adams worries about the American Revolution 

Lincoln the speechwriter

Jonathan Yeager reviews Catherine Brekus, Sarah Osborn's World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America

Historians on Lincoln 

Digital history at the 2013 AHA meeting

Progressive vs. conservative "founders."

Worst Christian book covers of 2012

Sandel, Niebuhr, markets, and selves

Boston 1775 on the Boston Tea Party and terrorism 

Historians and detachment

Tips for presenting a paper at the AHA

Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen