A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The American Historical Association defends William Cronon.
Garry Wills slams Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly’s All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age.
Kevin Mattson defends tenure in his review of Ellen Schrecker’s The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University.
Resources for teaching the Civil War.
Andy Crouch on making culture.
How to write a book while holding down a “real job.”
Kelly Baker: Gender and American religious history, Part III.
Is success a “white” value? (Grant Hill, Jalen Rose, and “Uncle Tom”).
Stephen Prothero on the Jefferson Bible.
Wendell Berry and the new urbanism.
Some sobering words on ambition from Vince Bacote.
The Schlesinger papers.
Stephen Tippins reviews Jack P. Greene’s The Constitutional Origins of the American Revolution.
Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart
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