Things Noted Here and There
Chris Bray has been posting an important series here at Cliopatria,"The Soldier as Historian: Shadows and Fog." In case you missed earlier installments, here they are:
I. The Soldier as Historian: Shadows and Fog (Introduction)
II. The Soldier as Historian: Shadows and Fog (1)
III. The Soldier as Historian: Shadows and Fog (2)
IV. The Soldier as Historian: Shadows and Fog (3)
Parts 4 & 5 of the series will appear later.
Daniel Kleidman, Stuart Taylor, Jr., and Evan Thomas,"Palace Revolt," Newsweek, 2006, on struggles within the Bush administration, provokes discussions at both Crooked Timber and The Volokh Conspiracy. [More ...]
Congratulations to Laurel Thatcher Ulrich who has been named University Professor at Harvard. Rebecca Goetz notes that the honor includes some"ancient and honorable privileges" that allow Professor Ulrich to graze her cattle in Harvard Yard.
- Arizona Historical Society soon could be history
- Yale's Donald Kagan says students need to study Western civilization
- Ken Burns on Colbert to promote his new documentary, "The Address"
- UC Santa Barbara History Department featuring a series on the Great Society at 50
- Historians are trying to recover censored texts from World War I poets