Sunday, April 28, 2013

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Carl Sandburg

Chris Beneke reviews 42

Scholars need to learn social media etiquette

Randall Balmer reviews Gregg Frazer, The Religious Beliefs of America's Founders: Reason, Revelation, and Revolution.  Patrick Allitt reviews it here.

The 2013 baseball season is here.  Michael Stevens reflects.

Ray Haberski on teaching David Chappell's A Stone of Hope:Prophetic Religion and the Death of Jim Crow

Andrew Jackson, Southerner 

Recapping a conference on Charles Beard

Writing for readers.

New York's Trinity Church is worth $2 billion 

Colleges as country clubs 

Little platoons 

Why college?

Compensating slaveholders from an 1893 document

This is what Alexander Graham Bell sounded like

Thomas Fleming reviews Nathaniel Philbrick's Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, a Revolution. Walter Isaacson reviews it here

Lincoln Mullen on the Digital Public Library of Americ