In not too long, the November issue of Historically Speaking will be shipping out. And, as usual, it will soon be posted on Project Muse. This issue features a forum with Joyce Appleby on the emergence of capitalism; Peter Coclanis and Stanley L. Engerman's discussion of the influence of Eugene and Elizabeth Fox Genovese; essays on the Christian America debate; and more. Here's the run down:
Historically Speaking (November 2011)
Taking Historical Fundamentalism Seriously
Johann N. Neem
Historians Meet Thanksgiving: What Would George Do?
Sam Wineburg and Eli Gottlieb
The Early Modern Origins of Capitalism: A Roundtable
The Cultural Roots of Capitalism
What’s Left for Economics? A Comment on Appleby
Hans L. Eicholz
Comment on Appleby
Athens and Sparta and the War of Rank in Ancient Greece: An Interview with J.E. Lendon Conducted by Donald A. Yerxa
Labor Day: The Lessons of the Past
Robert H. Zieger
The Intellectual World of Southern Slaveholders: Two Assessments of the Recent Work of Eugene D. Genovese and Elizabeth Fox-Genovese
Sic et Non
Peter A. Coclanis
The Richness of Intellectual Life in the Antebellum South
Stanley L. Engerman
Teaching and Writing about the History of African-American Christianity: An Interview with Paul Harvey
Conducted by Randall J. Stephens
Then, and Then Again
Joseph A. Amato
Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin: An Interview with Timothy Snyder
Conducted by Donald A. Yerxa
Steven Cromack In a 1999 journal article published in War in History , historian Terence Zuber dropped a bombshell on the academic community...
Chris Beneke . Before the year ends, it may be worth noting that 2010 marks the fiftieth anniversary of a classic work in American history...
The following is an excerpt from World’s Bloodiest History: Massacre, Genocide, and the Scars They Left on Civilization by Joseph Cummins (...
Detail from a late 16th century painting of Richard III, artist unknown. . "Richard III dig: Results expected in January," BBC, No...
Randall Stephens I regularly browse the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division for pictures to illustrate essays, forums...
Philip White November 30 was Winston Churchill’s birthday. 138 years after his birth, historians, politicians and the public are still as fa...
Philip White Stand up desks are becoming quite hip, even making it onto an episode of The Office . And speaking of hips (and, indeed, lower...
. Historic Maps and Digital Mapping Roundup "Was your street bombed during the Blitz?" Telegraph , December 6, 2012 The year-long...
Aaron Astor I was recently asked to join a local committee to plan the centennial celebration of our local school district. The City of Mary...
Randall Stephens Several provocative "big questions" essays recently appeared in full, on-line. These span over world history, ea...