A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Tracy McKenzie on historical context
Still more on Gordon Wood’s controversial Weekly Standard piece
Have you heard Obama’s latest?
Why the Catholic Church rejects collectivism and individualism
The Second Barbary War has become relevant again
Race in America from the perspective of a 19th-century French novel
Jill Lepore talks Wonder Woman
On teaching the messiness of Mormon history to Mormons
Does The Author’s Corner have some competition here?
Randy Boyagoda and Sam Tanenhaus discuss Richard John Neuhaus
Wilfred McClay: You can’t erase what’s on the Internet
Looking back on the Atlantic‘s coverage of the Dred Scott ruling.
Peter Manseau is everywhere these days
Who was Edmund Pettus?
The American Civil War around the world
Tim Lacy on Theodore Hesburgh