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Best of 2012

Happy New Year!  Below are my favorite posts from 2012, one from each of our regular contributors. These choices no doubt express my idiosyncrasies. So by all means recommend other 2012 posts, by regular or guest bloggers. Here’s to an excellent 2013 at the U.S. Intellectual History Blog! Cheers. AH

Ben Alpers, “Has Intellectual History Had a Kuhnian Revolution?”

Lauren Kientz Anderson, “Teaching W.E.B. DuBois’ The Souls of Black Folk”

L.D. Burnett, “The Sensibility of Historians”

Ray Haberski, “Friendship and the Intellectual”

Andrew Hartman, “The Enlightenment and Protestant Thought; Or, Reading Frances Schaeffer through David Hollinger”

Tim Lacy, “The Plastic Nietzsche, Part VII” (I post the final part because it includes links to the previous six parts of this excellent series.)

Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, “Inarticulate By Choice, Part Seven” (I also link to the last part but encourage you to read the whole series.)

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    • They’re not as glamorous as they seem from the outside looking in. That said, having just completed a book mss, you’ll be in the correct mindset to bring it off without repeating yourself too much. 🙂

  1. I concur with your choices Andrew and would add…there were so many!

    In no particular order:

    The Kevin Mattson review by Andrew. http://us-intellectual-history.blogspot.com/2012/06/kevin-mattsons-many-books.html

    And the response: http://us-intellectual-history.blogspot.com/2012/06/kevin-mattsons-many-books.html

    The Roundtable on Paul Murphy’s book, “The New Era”

    The Roundtable on James Livingston’s book, “Against Thrift”

    The Roundtable on Ray Haberski’s book, “God and War”

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