Sunday, May 31, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Wikipedia: the sum of all male knowledge

Kevin Schultz on Buckley and Mailer

Racism and white Protestantism

Liz Covart on The Historians's Podcast

Deneen: Corporate rejection of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act was a business decision

Michael Dirda reviews James Boyce, Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World

Jacob Soll reviews Vincenzo Ferrone, The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Artifacts from an 18th century slave ship are heading to the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture

Jimmy Carter wasn't so bad

Remembering Reconstruction

New York Times Book Review interviews David McCullough

Rebecca Onion on the problem with generational thinking

Why students studying international business should take a history course

Boston 1775 on Crispus Attucks

Some more thoughts on the Pew Religious Landscape Study

Thoughts on Jefferson's other legacy: the secular university

An undergraduate oral history project on Hurricane Sandy at the Jersey Shore

Increase your chances of winning a Pulitzer Prize in history