A few things on-line that caught my attention this week:
Navigating the graduate admission process.
Using “Clickers” to teach history.
Jim Cullen on a new Springsteen coffee-table book.
Was the Battle of Saratoga really the “turning point” of the American Revolutionary War? Boston 1775 explains.
Going to Bethlehem for Christmas…Bethlehem, Kentucky that is.
A reflection on Christmas–the holiday of the excluded.
The meaning of 1688.
What can Barack learn from James K. Polk?
E.J. Dionne on 2009’s culture war ceasefire.
Boston Globe review of Harlow Giles Unger, The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness
Toys and games with religious significance.
African-American churches and immigration.
Philadelphia Inquirer‘s review of Howard Zinn’s The People Speak.
Civil War Memory picks the “Best of 2009.”