Sunday, October 25, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Historical thinking in a digital age.

A Twitter exchange between a Princeton historians and National Review writer on civil rights becomes the basis for an article at Talking Point Memo

Why do we need teachers?

The Confederacy in Yankee schools

Veblen's The Higher Learning in America revisited

We need good history teachers

Is Wendell Berry a Burkean?

What immigrants looked like when they arrived at Ellis Island

Arnold Toynbee: A humanist among the machines

Kevin Gutzman reviews "Hamilton," the musical

Thomas Jefferson's mystery woman

Amy Dru Stanley reviews Alex Gourevitch, From Slavery to the Cooperative Commonwealth: Labor and Republican Liberty in the Nineteenth Century

Paperback intellectuals

A.N. Devers reviews Sarah Vowell, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

How Ronald Reagan kept the Christian Right at bay

You gotta believe!

Elaine Showalter reviews Stacy Schiff, The Witches: Salem, 1692