Sunday, August 17, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Jill Lepore on writing

Matthew Stewart talks about Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic

Robert Tracy McKenzie on the liberal arts

An interview with Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy, author of The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire

An interview with Mark Cheathem, author of Andrew Jackson, Southerner

Where do history majors get jobs?  Inside Higher Ed reports on it here

New Robert Livingston document

James Oakes on abolitionism

Kristof:  Don't dismiss the humanities

John Turner reviews Charles Marsh, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

William Deresiewicz responds to his critics

Republicans vs. the AP U.S. History exam

Religious faith and educated people

Is college doomed?

Historic house museums

Are we spending more money on bagged ice than ALS research?

The Wonder Years: An oral history

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