by Walter G. Moss
Trump's encouragement of a nostalgic, pseudohistorical understanding of the past thwarts both the hope for betterment and the determined realism Americans need at this moment.
by John Bodnar
Trump's July 3 speech at Mount Rushmore, like his attacks on historians this week, embodied an escapist nostalgia that purges injustice, conflict, and violence. Abraham Lincoln's brand of nostalgia is more worthy of embracing.
by Danielle A. Jackson
An incomplete nostalgia still undergirds parts of American life.
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Why that’s good news for aging historians.
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This is not your grandpa’s Las Vegas.
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