Apologies for the radio silence. I have just moved to Princeton, but not yet signed on to the IAS network. A few new items:
Notable fall books are previewed in today's Washington Post, including Toobin on the Court, Faludi on 9/11 and Gingrich on the earth. Really. Hat tip.
Forty years ago, Harold Cruse's classic, The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual, appeared. Scott McLemee of Inside Higher Ed discusses the book with Peniel E. Joseph, Brandeis University, author of Waiting ’Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America.
Michael Stanislawski, A Murder in Lemberg: Politics, Religion, and Violence in Modern Jewish History (Princeton University Press, 2007) is reviewed for H-Law by Piotr Wróbel, University of Toronto.
Bruce Laurie, Beyond Garrison: Antislavery and Social Reform (Cambridge University Press, 2007) is reviewed for H-SHEAR by Frederick J. Blue, Department of History, Youngstown State University. It is available via H-Law