Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

E.P. Thompson

Abolitionism today and the 13th Amendment

Deborah Cohen reviews two new books on the women’s suffrage movement

Marriage and “leaping over a broom

A Harvard political theorist is thinking about running for governor of Massachusetts

Mormons and America

How old Southern ideas shaped American politics

Contemplative Christianity


Beethoven in America

Advent in pandemics past


Monuments and “adding context”

John Steinbeck‘s America

American Studies