Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Bercovitch's The American Jeremiad at 35

Patrick Deneen on Tocqueville on private obsessions

Sam Tanenhaus on Rick Perlstein

Jacques Berlinerblau on secular studies

Brett Rushforth on slavery in New France

Digital History at the University of Georgia

Wesley Hill reviews Charles Marsh, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Hector Tobar reviews Edward Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

Dutch toleration + English energy = Manhattan

The humanities are still alive and kicking

University of Maryland football and the War of 1812

More on revisionism with James Grossman

J.L. of Boston 1775 game has a nice series on the revisions to the AP U.S. history course here and here and here

Some stories from the 9-11 digital archives

The politics of digitization

Church is becoming informal