A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The soul of the research university
Gordon Wood reviews Lynne Cheney's biography of James Madison
The many dialects of Pennsylvania
The first intellectual history
Congratulations Mark Cheathem!
Was World War I a holy war?
Books to help you improve your writing
Robert Merry reviews Fred Kaplan, John Quincy Adams: American Visionary. Carol Berkin reviews it here. Virginia DeJohn Anderson reviews Margery Heffron's biography of JQA's wife Louisa Catherine.
Summer reads in early American history
Are Evangelicals more Catholic than Catholics?
Could a functional atheist write this post?
Working agriculture and public history
Do the digital humanities offer false promises?
Deneen on Lasch on liberalism
Thomas Nester reviews Caroline Janney, Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation