Charles Moore, "A gentleman and a scholar, or just a good story?" Telegraph, 12 July 2010, and Dwight Garner, "A Reputation Staked, and Shattered, on the Forged Diaries of Hitler," NYT, 6 December, review Adam Sisman's An Honourable Gentleman: The Life of Hugh Trevor-Roper.
Dan Hofstadter, "The Heirloom City," WSJ, 3 December, reviews R. J. B. Bosworth's Whispering City: Rome and Its Histories, Robert Hughes's Rome: A Cultural, Visual, And Personal History, and Franco Mormando's Bernini: His Life and His Rome.
Hugh Thompson, "Nothing Gold Can Stay," WSJ, 3 December, reviews Gerard Helferich's Stone of Kings: In Search of the Lost Jade of the Maya and Bill Yenne's Cities of Gold: Legendary Kingdoms, Quixotic Quests, and Fantastic New World Wealth.
Edward Rothstein, "The South Reinterprets Its ‘Lost Cause'," NYT, 5 December, visits Richmond's Virginia Historical Society and its Museum of the Confederacy.
Nicholas Thompson, "Ideas Man: The Legacy of George F. Kennan," Foreign Affairs, 6 December, reviews John Lewis Gaddis's George F. Kennan: An American Life.
Simon Schama, "Why America Should Care About the Collapse of European Unity," Daily Beast, 5 December, argues that we might have learned from past experience that Europe's health is the health of nations.
comments powered by Disqus
- Josh Hawley Earns F in Early American History
- Does Germany's Holocaust Education Give Cover to Nativism?
- "Car Brain" Has Long Normalized Carnage on the Roads
- Hawley's Use of Fake Patrick Henry Quote a Revealing Error
- Health Researchers Show Segregation 100 Years Ago Harmed Black Health, and Effects Continue Today
- Nelson Lichtenstein on a Half Century of Labor History
- Can America Handle a 250th Anniversary?
- New Research Shows British Industrialization Drew Ironworking Methods from Colonized and Enslaved Jamaicans
- The American Revolution Remains a Hotly Contested Symbolic Field
- Untangling Fact and Fiction in the Story of a Nazi-Era Brothel