Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Ibram X. Kendi

Charles Marsh on evangelicals and mental illness

A historian’s critique of Andrew Bacevich’s review of PBS’s “The Vietnam War”

Ta-Nehisi Coates: public intellectual

The National Museum of African American History and Culture turns 1

The end of college basketball in New York City

Aaron Chin reviews Gautham Rao, National Duties: Custom Houses and the Making of the American State

New scholarship on the Vietnam War

Wedding dresses


John Turner reviews Douglas Winiarski, Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

John McPhee: writer

A different kind of college ranking system

Christians against the founding

Steven Hahn reviews several books on white working-class America

Springsteen’s Nebraska at 35

One thought on “Sunday Night Odds and Ends

  1. Thanks for noting my review of a review, John. 🙂 Really, it was an excuse for me to talk about the strengths and weaknesses of documentaries as narrative histories.


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