More Noted Things
The argument in Rob Townsend's"A Grim Year on the Academic Job Market for Historians," Perspectives, January, that the labor crisis in academic history is caused by an oversupply of newly minted doctors is challenged in Marc Bousquet,"At the AHA: Huh?" Brainstorm, 6 January.
Adam Kirsch,"Enlightenment, Yes!" Tablet, 5 January, reviews Zeev Sternhell's The Anti-Enlightenment Tradition.
Wendy Doniger,"India's Sacred Extremes," TLS, 6 January, reviews William Dalrymple's Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India.
Stephen Maughan,"And The Beat Goes On," Fine Books Magazine, January, tracks the warfare over Jack Kerouac's estate. Thanks to David Gary for the tip.
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