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September 3, 2019

The Hopeful Land

David Randall

A review of Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story.

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March 20, 2019

Remembering Columbus: Blinded by Politics

Robert Carle

American colleges and universities have long dispensed with efforts to honor or commemorate Christopher Columbus. But according to Robert Carle, “most Americans know very little about this enigmatic man whose voyages changed the course of histo...

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December 17, 2015

Disputing Deneen: A Misremembered Past

Matthew J. Franck

Matthew J. Franck  revises Patrick Deneen's history of American higher education, to note that a age of traditional learning in a secular mode never really existed.

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