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23 February 2010
by andrew
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full coverage

I’m still in the Olympic spirit, I guess, or at least just thinking about the Olympics. I’ll be back to more academic concerns soon, but my sister and her husband and their daughter are visiting and we managed to find … Continue reading

19 February 2010
by andrew
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set in stone

The Olympics have made spring break come early this year and last twice as long, and I decided to take the opportunity to leave town and visit my family. (I might look into the Olympic non-ticket events around town after … Continue reading

7 February 2010
by andrew
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wait, Americans value history now?

At the end of his review of Richard J. Evans’ new book on British historians, Mark Mazower writes: Thus Evans’ book is not only a lament for a certain postwar moment in historical scholarship; it is also, perhaps, a paean … Continue reading

5 February 2010
by andrew
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ahead of the Times Krugman

I am glad to see someone of Paul Krugman’s stature picking up the same kind of analogy I’ve made a couple of times in throwaway comments at The Edge of the American West. I’m sure this means I will win … Continue reading