Sunday, February 9, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Why textbooks do not help students learn history

David Moore interviews Richard Bailey, author of Race and Redemption in Puritan New England

Teaching assistants learning how to teach

Chris Lehman reviews new books by Molly Worthen and George Marsden.

Eric Foner thought The Lion King would bomb

First Things conservative Catholics vs. radical conservative Catholics

Michael O'Donnell reviews David Brion Davis. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation.

Stefan Beck reviews John Beckman, American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt

Religion and 12 Years a Slave 

Working class religion 

Marketing your book

40th anniversary of Richard Hofstadter's article "The Paranoid Style of American Politics."

This applies to history courses as well

Jonathan Den Hartog on Huguenots