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17 Jul 2011, 8:25 pm by Buce
Reviewing Richard White's new book about the history of the railroads, Michael Kazin longs for an Edenic yesterday before Hayek and Schumpeter and the equivocal blessings of creative destruction: At the end of his powerful book, ... [read post]
3 Apr 2007, 12:14 am
Jim Chen's (University of Louisville) new short essay, Vox Populi, is not so much a review of Michael Kazin, A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan (2006), as an ode to Bryan who, Chen suggests, "we ignore...at our peril. [read post]
18 Jul 2012, 5:48 am by Evan Schaeffer
AT the New Republic, Michael Kazin on "Why Businessmen Don’t Get Elected President"-- [A] talent for developing private companies and making big profits seldom translates into wooing a majority of voters or governing a contentious republic. [read post]
25 Apr 2010, 6:36 am by Mary L. Dudziak
In the Name of God and Country: Reconsidering Terrorism in American History by Michael Fellman is reviewed in The New Republic by Michael Kazin. [read post]
13 Apr 2017, 8:10 am by NCC Staff
Historians Brian Balogh, professor of history at the University of Virginia, Will Englund, author of "March 1917," and Michael Kazin, author of "War Against War," come together to discuss the impact of the war at home. [read post]
20 Mar 2011, 10:13 am by Mary L. Dudziak
This morning I moderated a panel at the OAH, Rethinking Anti-Communism, featuring Michael Kazin, Georgetown; Will Jones, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; Tony Michels, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; and Michael Kimmage, Catholic University.  [read post]
8 Dec 2016, 7:27 am by NCC Staff
This important discussion features foreign policy expert Robert Kagan, historian Michael Kazin, political theorist Nancy Rosenblum, and law professor John Yoo, followed by an intimate conversation with J.D. [read post]
4 Nov 2009, 5:09 am
From Ralph Luker:A year after his election, historians assess President Obama: Walter Isaacson, Michael Kazin, Rick Perlstein, Ted Widmer, and Garry Wills, Daily Beast, 2 November; and Doris Kearns Goodwin, Huffington Post, 3 November.And in the New York Times, reporters assess the Obama presidency. [read post]
4 Oct 2011, 9:09 pm
"Not solely because it would give the movement what it wants," says Michael Kazin, "but also because a firm majority of Americans still support the right to choose in all or most circumstances—just as a majority back in the 1920s probably thought it was all right to buy a drink (the polling business did not yet exist)." [read post]
28 Jun 2018, 2:22 pm by Ken White
United States Nat Brandt's book Chicago Death Trap: The Iroquois Fire of 1903 Professor Michael Kazin's book War Against War: The American Fight For Peace 1914-1918 Schenck's anti-conscription leaflet Copyright 2017 by the named Popehat author. [read post]
26 Jan 2014, 7:19 pm by Steve Shiffrin
The magazine has served as a prophetic voice of the old left featuring the writing of Michael Harrington, Irving Howe, Lewis Coser, Michael Walzer, Mitchell Cohen, Michael Kazin, Hannah Arendt, Katha Pollit and Martha Nussbaum among many others. [read post]
6 Apr 2017, 2:30 am by Michael Kazin
Michael Kazin is a professor of history at Georgetown University and editor of Dissent magazine. [read post]
15 Oct 2017, 8:28 am by Brooke
 Michael Kazin's War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918  is reviewed in The NationGreater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 by Mike Wallace has recieved a glowing review in The New York Times.In The Washington Post is a review of Ron Chernow's Grant.Robert Paxton thoughtfully reviews Benjamin Martin's The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture in The New York Review of Books.At H-Net is a… [read post]
30 Sep 2018, 4:00 am by Brooke
  Also at NPR is a interview with Merve Emre (you can also read Emre's interview with the Boston Review).In The New Republic, Michael Kazin reviews Jill Lepore's These Truths: A History of the United States.Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement, edited by Leora Auslander and Tara Zahra, is reviewed at the Los Angeles Review of Books.Kathleen Belew speaks about her Bring the War Home The White Power Movement and… [read post]
1 Oct 2017, 8:22 am by Brooke
Spruill's Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics.Also in the NYRB is a review essay that considers Michael Kazin's War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918 and Nick Fischer's Spider Web: The Birth of American AnticommunismA H-Net is a review of Mark Douglas McGarvie's Law and Religion in American History: Public Values and Private… [read post]
13 Dec 2016, 6:30 am by Dan Ernst
Foreign PolicyMarch 13: Julia Young (The Catholic University of America) on Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero WarMarch 20: Luis Campos (University of New Mexico) on Radium and the Secret of LifeMarch 27: Jenna Weissman Joselit (Georgetown University) on Set in Stone: America's Embrace of the Ten CommandmentsApril 3: Michael Kazin (Georgetown University) on War against War: The Rise, Defeat, and Legacy of the Peace Movement in America,… [read post]
14 Oct 2013, 4:42 am by Dan Ernst
  The book appears in the series Politics and Culture in Modern America, edited by Margot Canaday, Glenda Gilmore, Michael Kazin, and Thomas J. [read post]
12 Nov 2017, 6:42 am by Brooke
  Slezkine's House of Government is also reviewed in The New York Review of BooksIn The New York Times Michael Kazin reviews Richard Aldous' Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian. [read post]
18 Dec 2015, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
" More ICYMI: Via HNN: Michael Kazin on Trump; Ibram X. [read post]