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American History

July 2, 2020

Howard Zinn: The Debunker Debunked

Lauren Weiner

In an attempt to rid our school systems of biased history books, Mary Grabar has confronted the “agitated-prof” Howard Zinn and his book A People’s History of the United States (1980...

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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 enigm...

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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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