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Lacy’s Open Thread: 8/11/2011 Edition

It’s been three weeks since trying this for the first time, so let’s give it another go. Here are a few conversation starters: 1. No one else has introduced her name here, so I might as well be the first: I’m intrigued by Ryan Lizza’s recent ‘Pseudo-(anti?-)Intellectual History of Michele Bachmann’. It’s a fascinating and depressing account of Bachmann’s intellectual influences. Here’s a piece tracking responses to Lizza’s narrative. I’m intrigued by the second Francis Schaeffer reference I’ve read this week…segue… 2. Every history graduate student—and every historian for that matter—should be required to read chapter four of John Fea’s Read more