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Tuesday, August 30 2011

Wednesday, August 10 2011

How British Social History Is Written Through Our Cookbooks

— Felicity Cloake (New Statesman, 27 June 2011)
Filed in: European Studies | Food | History

Monday, July 11 2011

Words and Music: Our 60 Favorite Music Books

— Pitchfork (Pitchfork, 11 July 2011)
Filed in: History | Music

Wednesday, July 6 2011

Before Walt Disney: 5 Pioneers of Early Animation

— Maria Popova (The Atlantic, 5 July 2011)
Filed in: Film | History

Friday, May 6 2011

Heroes of the KGB: The Communist Bloc’s Spy Films

— Alex von Tunzelmann (The Guardian, 5 May 2011)
Filed in: European Studies | Film | History

Wednesday, May 4 2011

Monday, May 2 2011

Lithuania’s Soviet Nostalgia: Back in the USSR

— Dan Hancox (The Guardian, 1 May 2011)
Filed in: European Studies | History

Monday, April 25 2011

The Best Civil War Books

— Malcolm Jones (The Daily Beast, 15 April 2011)
Filed in: American Studies | History | Literature

Thursday, April 14 2011

How the Civil War changed American Literature

— Craig Fehrman (The Boston Globe, 10 April 2011)
Filed in: American Studies | History | Literature

Friday, April 1 2011

The Roots of the Irish Disco/Dance Club Scene

— Paul Tarpey (Amoeblog, 17 March 2011)
Filed in: History | Music

Tuesday, March 29 2011

TV’s 100 Most Influential Shows
— Adweek (Adweek, 28 March 2011)
Filed in: History | Television

Friday, March 25 2011

28 Vintage Book Club Mailers
— Hillary Buckholtz (Urlesque, 23 March 2011)
Filed in: History | Literature

Saturday, January 29 2011

Our Desperate, 250-Year-Long Search for a Gender-Neutral Pronoun
— Maria Bustillos (The Awl, 6 January 2011)
Filed in: Gender | History | Language

Wednesday, January 26 2011

Churchill Didn’t Say That
— Christopher Hitchens (Slate, 24 January 2011)
Filed in: Film | History

Thursday, December 16 2010

Dec. 16, 1770: Beethoven’s Birth in Bonn Leads to Longer CDs
— Randy Alfred (Wired, 16 December 2010)
Filed in: History | Music | Science & Technology

Tuesday, August 3 2010

1848 Daguerreotypes Bring Middle America’s Past to Life
— Julie Rehmeyer (Wired, 9 July 2010)
Filed in: American Studies | History | Visual Arts

Wednesday, June 9 2010

The Missing Critical History of Illustration
— Rick Poynor (Print, June 2010)
Filed in: Criticism | History | Visual Arts

Friday, May 28 2010

Remembering Fascism: Learning From the Past
— Noam Chomsky (truthout, 20 April 2010)
Filed in: Global Affairs | History | Politics & Government

Wednesday, May 26 2010

Tuesday, May 11 2010

Immigrant Number One
— Jesse Green (New York, 9 May 2010)
Filed in: American Studies | History

Thursday, April 22 2010

The Wolf at Our Heels: The Centuries-Old Struggle to Play in Tune
— Jan Swafford (Slate, 20 April 2010)
Filed in: History | Music

Monday, April 5 2010

A Body on the Gears: On Mario Savio
— Scott Saul (The Narion, 11 March 2010)
Filed in: American Studies | History | Politics & Government

Monday, March 22 2010

What Does It Mean to Be Human?
— Smithsonian Institution (Smithsonian Institution, 2010)
Filed in: History | Science & Technology
Blogging, Now and Then
— Robert Darnton (The New York Review of Books, 18 March 2010)
Filed in: Cyberculture & New Media | History

Monday, March 15 2010

The Liveliest Mind in New York
— Wesley Yang (New York, 7 March 2010)
Filed in: History | Theorists & Critics

Tuesday, March 2 2010

Marx? Which Marx?
— Anders Ramsay (Eurozine, 21 December 2009)
Filed in: History | Philosophy | Politics & Government | Theorists & Critics

Sunday, February 14 2010

How Christian Were the Founders?
— Russell Shorto (The New York Times Magazine, 11 February 2010)
Filed in: American Studies | History | Politics & Government
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