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Were You An Abolitionist?

I am making my way through Andrew Delbanco’s short book, The Abolitionist Imagination (Harvard University Press, 2012), which features his essay of the same name as well as responses by [...]
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American Apocalypse, Key to the Loony Right in Coin Collecting?

Academics / Archaeology : Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues (5 days ago)

In a new book ('American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism', Harvard University Press December 15, 2014), Matthew Avery Sutton, a professor of history at Washington State University, traces the history of American evang... Read Post

What Do We Want? When Do We Want It?

History / US History : Boston 1775 (3 years ago)

On Friday, 4 November, the Barker Center at Harvard University will host a symposium on a new collection of historiographic essays titled American History Now.The first part of the book is organized chronologically. Its essays on th... Read Post

‘The Art of Making a Book’, A Short Video Documenting the Lost Art of Making a Book

Odd : Laughing Squid (2 days ago)

“The Art of Making a Book” is a short video posted to Facebook by Singapore-based photographer Willy Foo that details the sort of care that once went into the making of books, from the placement of metal letters on a printing press ... Read Post

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