In the spirit of Sylwester Ratowt’s comment on Tim’s “Defining the Intellectual Historian” post, is there a canon of U.S. Intellectual History to which people who claim to be U.S. intellectual historians should expect familiarity? If so, what books make the list? Leave a comment below listing some books, and feel free to be as expansive as you want.
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Robert Greene II
December 3, 2017
The Continuing Mission of Black Intellectuals: Stamped From the Beginning and African American HistorySomething that caught my eye when reading Ibram Kendi’s excellent Stamped From the Beginning was his admonition early in the book about for whom he was writing. Kendi insisted that Read more
July 20, 2009
Whither The White House Intellectual? Part II—A Disappointing Answer?In January Ben Alpers provided a run down of past White House Intellectuals-in-Residence. In that post he openly wondered whether the Obama administration would appoint a particular person—in the tradition Read more
September 25, 2012