A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Professors: Stop the gloom and doom
Dan Richter reviews Bernard Bailyn, The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675. Graham Hodges reviews it here.
Fall 2012 Cushwa Center Newsletter
Is the life of the mind billable?
Robert George reviews Akhil Reed Amar, America's Unwritten Constitution. And a podcast.
H.W. Brands on Ulysses S. Grant
David Skeel reviews William Hogeland, Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation. Hogeland responds
Christian faith and literary fiction
Social entrepreneurship and teaching public history
More on Thomas Jefferson and slavery
What America learned from the "Mormon Moment."
Public History News from the National Council for Public History
David Kuo on the best and worst parts of the Bush administration and on whether or not he fears death
Was Alexander Hamilton a self-made man? What about Abraham Lincoln?