More Noted Things
Jean Bethke Elshtain, "Remembrance of Things Blessed," American Conservative, 5 October, reviews Garry Wills's Augustine's Confessions: A Biography.
Michael Barone, "Life May Differ In Your Region," WSJ, 10 October, reviews Colin Woodard's American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America.
Troy Patterson, "Prohibition," Slate, 30 September, and Michael Kazin, "What the Temperance Movement and the Anti-Abortion Movement Have in Common," TNR, 3 October, review Ken Burns's and Lynn Novick's documentary, Prohibition.
Nigel Jones reviews Wade Davis's Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest for the Guardian, 7 October.
Ron Rosenbaum, "Faustian Bargain," Tablet, 10 October, reviews Alvin Rosenfeld's The End of the Holocaust.
Iljitsch van Beijnum and Jaume Barcelo, "Cutting the cord: how the world's engineers built Wi-Fi," ars technica, 10 October, tracks the engineers overcoming remarkable obstacles.
Tomiko Brown-Nagin, "Historians on Wall Street Protests and "Class Warfare" in U.S. Politics: A Comment," Legal History Blog, 10 October, has a roundup of historians' commentary on the Occupy Wall Street protests: Gary Gerstle, Beverly Gage, Jonathan Zimmerman, Juan Cole, Steven Reich, Michelle Drumbl and more. Elsewhere, see: James Livingston, Mark Naison and David Weinfeld.
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