Sunday, May 5, 2013

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

How accurate is 42?

Don't "self-sabotage" your academic career


Baseball books

The end of blogs?

Kevin Starr:  Historians of California

How hard to professors work?

History textbooks in Russia

Francis Schaeffer and American history

FDR and the Judeo-Christian tradition

Where was George Washington at Bunker Hill?

Families and Atlantic history

Katherine Powers reviews Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout, The Selected Letters of Willa Cather

Slandering Lincoln in 1864

Socialism and the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation

Joyce Appleby reviews Steve Vogel, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation.