Sunday, February 1, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The oldest houses in America

A Christian Congress and Thomas Jefferson's atheist library

Troy Jollimore reviews Bernard Bailyn's Sometimes an Art: Nine Essays on History.  David Shribman reviews it here.

Eamon Duffy reviews biographies of Pope Francis

Changes in the Columbia University History Department

Tom Brady

Voltaire is back on the best-seller list

How to go paperless

Pope Francis and Catholic presidential candidates

Slacktivist vs. Mark Noll on pre-1865 America

Colonial Williamsburg's new guidebook

Thomas Jefferson the differences between the north and south

Was abolitionism successful?

Wikipedia and black history