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Summer 2016 Issue of Academic Questions

The latest issue of Academic Questions is now available >

The Disappearing Continent

A critique of the College Board's revised AP European History exam

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Books With Spines: Music

What are the best books about music? 

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The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom

The NAS published a major statement on the purposes of higher education.

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Final Advice for the Untenured Conservative Humanist

Jul 21, 2016 by Mark Bauerlein |

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More Advice for the Untenured Conservative Humanist

Jul 21, 2016 by Mark Bauerlein |

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