Here are few things online that caught my attention this week:
T.H. Breen reviews John Demos, The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Ta-Nehisi Coates on the "case for reparations."
The National Harbor Observation Wheel
African Americans in World War I and the Civil Rights movement
Andrew Pettegree on newspaper history
Does capitalism have character-and community-building effects?
T. Austin Graham reviews Lawrence Buell, The Dream of the Great American Novel
The apocalyptic strain and the American Dream
Carl Sandburg: The workingman's poet
"I went to college in Boston"
Randall Balmer on racism and the origins of the Christian Right
J.P. O'Malley reviews Ronald Bayor, Encountering Ellis Island: How European Immigrants Entered America
The promise of the digital humanities
Joseph Epstein reviews David Bobb, Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue
Patricia Limerick on Nicholas Kristof
Christopher Lasch's attempt to write a novel