Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Dan Sickles visited his leg

The invention of progress

Cultural criticism



Is American mobility a myth?

Whiteness and minority status

Social studies teachers teaching in the age of Trump

The study of history helped a southerner (and now a historian himself) confront his racism

Jonathan Beecher Fields reviews David Shields, Southern Provisions: The Creation and Revival of a Cuisine

The “myth of the women’s vote

Andrew Bacevich: Hillary Clinton’s loss and the end of American liberalism.  And Kevin Mattson on the same issue


Is college basketball in decline?

The Civil Rights movement north of Dixie

The politics of nostalgia

Heather Cox Richardson on how we got to Trump