Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The digital humanities war

When the pirates were American


How does Mitt Romney’s Mormonism inform his opposition to Trump?

Defending Andrew Jackson

Tom Seaver

Evangelical foreign policy?

Have you been following the leggings debate?

Martha Nussbaum on fear

Richard Gamble reviews Walter A. McDougall, The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America’s Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest

Trauma in the Civil War South

Historians against “weaponized nostalgia

When the Cincinnati Red Stockings won 81 straight baseball games

Faithful Democrats

Christian scholars thinking in public

Revisiting the meaning of Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.”

Historical empathy