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The New Era

Department of Self-Promotion…and a Stray Comment

As most of the contributors and key editors of the blog are conferencing in the City of the Big Shoulders, I thought I would hijack the blog for a bit of shameless self-promotion, namely announcing the publication of The New Era: American Thought and Culture in the 1920s, a book no library should be without. On a less self-interested note, I read with interest “When Ideas Had Consequences–Or, Whatever Happened to Intellectual History?” by Drew Maciag, author of a forthcoming book on “The Americanization of Edmund Burke,” which appeared in the December 2011 issue of Reviews in American History (available Read more