A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Cancel culture, 1832 style.
A writer talks about fear of professional exile if she writes about certain topics.
A socialist critiques the U.S. National WWII Museum
What can we learn about American withdrawal from Afghanistan by studying America’s early 19th-century retreat from Tripoli.
John Hay reviews Robert Gross, The Transcendentalists and Their World
Want to understand Ukraine. Here are nine good books.
Claire Potter reviews two new books on Fannie Lou Hamer.
Eric Foner reviews Roger Lowenstein, Ways and Means: Lincoln and His Cabinet and the Financing of the Civil War
Is there a political “center“?
H.W. Brands reviews Anne F. Hyde, Born of Lakes and Plains: Mixed-Descent Peoples and the Making of the American West
Ernest Shackleford’s Endurance is found
Peter Kaufman reviews Ronald Daniels, What Universities Owe Democracy
Timothy Noah reviews two new books on the history of the Democratic Party
Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton appropriates Andrew Jackson
Jack Christian reviews Erin L. Thompson, Smashing Statues: The Rise and Fall of Public Monuments
A photo essay of Jim Crow America
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