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