Sunday, August 3, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The interns on Capitol Hill do not always have their facts straight

Gordon Wood reviews Danielle Allen, Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

The wealthiest Americans by state

How to avoid being published in an academic journal

George Bernard Shaw defended public libraries

Why scholars overintellectualize religious belief

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Jonathan Israel vs. Lynn Hunt on ideas and the French Revolution

What should you do if you hate your Ph.D program?

World War I posters

Highbrow, Lowbrow, Middlebrow

Atlanta's oldest African-American church is being torn down

Jonathan Yardley reviews Elizabeth Mitchell, Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty

Visualizing 19th century Presbyterianism

Public intellectuals have style

Charles Marsh on Bonhoeffer