A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The oldest houses in America
A Christian Congress and Thomas Jefferson’s atheist library
Interview with Richard Dunn on his new book A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia.
Troy Jollimore reviews Bernard Bailyn’s Sometimes an Art: Nine Essays on History. David Shribman reviews it here.
Eamon Duffy reviews biographies of Pope Francis
Changes in the Columbia University History Department
Voltaire is back on the best-seller list
How to go paperless
Pope Francis and Catholic presidential candidates
Slacktivist vs. Mark Noll on pre-1865 America
Colonial Williamsburg’s new guidebook
Thomas Jefferson the differences between the north and south
Was abolitionism successful?
Wikipedia and black history