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The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Big History


I would welcome comments on this proposed roundtable session that we are undertaking for the American Historical Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in January 2018. “The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Big History” Abstract: “Big History” has emerged in the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy”


Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy: A Guide to America’s Censorship Wars. By Marjorie Heins. New York: The New Press, 1998 second edition. This author served as the director of the Arts Censorship Project for the American Civil Liberties Union between 1991 … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down”


Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down. By Dave Zirin. New York: The New Press, 2013. Dave Zirin does certainly not have writer’s block. He has been churning out books virtually every year since 2005 when … Continue reading

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