Today we begin to look at more recent works that influenced us — at least “recent” in historians’ […]

Daniel T. Rodgers, Contested Truths: Keywords in American Politics since Independence This book is one that I suspected […]

Ahhh summer. If you are not melting on the East Coast or Southeast then hopefully you are relaxing […]

As the combined impact of climate change and the sweltering plague known as Atlanta in August settles upon […]

Historians like almost nothing better than to find precedents in the past for supposedly new things.  “X is […]

Assumptions about human nature have long shaped the way people think about politics, economics, and even their own […]

Teaching historical methods is a bit like studying American history – outsiders are prone to be skeptical. America […]

Three or four times only did I glimpse the Joyous Isles, before they were lost to fogs, depressions, […]