A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Melissa Harris-Perry reflects on the importance of teaching American history.
Adam Goodheart on the Civil War in St. Louis.
Niall Ferguson asks why so many Americans are cheering revolution in the middle east?
The return of the “Catholic ghetto?”
Digital history roundup at the blog of the Historical Society.
Girl impregnated by Civil War bullet?
Janine Giordano Drake: “A Theological Crisis at the Heart of State Budget Crises.“
Why we need brick and mortar bookstores.
National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman James Leach at Messiah College.
Documents for the 241st anniversary of the Boston Massacre.
Jonathan Rees on “coverage” in the U.S. survey course.
Wilfred McClay on Herbert Butterfield’s The Whig Interpretation of History.
An interview with David Brooks.
Why do liberal arts professors check their religious identity at the door of the classroom?
Maya Jasanoff on the best books on anti-revolutionary British loyalists.
Kevin M. Schultz reviews Robert Putnam and David Campbell, How Religion Divides and United Us.
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