A Bookish Blog Inspired by History

Chiaet, Julianne. “Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy.Scientific American, October 4, 2013.

Diane, Ravitch. “Decline and Fall of Teaching History.The New York Times Magazine, November 17, 1985.

Guriev, Sergei, and Daniel Treisman. “The New Dictators Rule by Velvet Fist.The New York Times, May 24, 2015.

Ivanitskaya, Lana, Deborah Clark, George Montgomery, and Ronald Primeau. “Interdisciplinary Learning: Process and Outcomes.Innovative Higher Education 27, no. 2 (Winter 2002): 95.

Nazi Propaganda and Censorship.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Significance of History for the Educated Citizen.UCLA Department of History National Center for History in the Schools, 1996.

'Father Divine's Bikes' Review and History Editors. “Father Divine Biography.” Biography, April 1, 2014.

“Father Divine | American Religious Leader.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed September 21, 2018.

“Father Divine’s Peace Mission: Hope for the Impoverished.” PBS This Far by Faith, n.d.

“The Complexities of Racial and Religious Identities – AAIHS.” Accessed September 21, 2018.

“Who Was Father Divine?” Accessed September 19, 2018.

William Grimes. “Mother Divine, Who Took Over Her Husband’s Cult, Dies at 91.” The New York Times, March 14, 2017.

How to Spot Fake News Despite Your Filter Bubble

Anderson, C. W., Emily J. Bell, and Clay Shirky. “Post Industrial Journalism: Adapting to the Present.” Academic Commons, 2014.

“Fact or Fiction Bookmark.” ALA Store. Accessed August 7, 2018.

Foundation, Poetry. “Anaphora.” Text/html. Poetry Foundation, September 7, 2018.

Heinrichs, Jay. Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion. Second edition. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2013.

Knapp, Jeff. “Library Guides: ‘Fake’ News: What Is Fake News?” Accessed September 7, 2018. //

Kovach, Bill, and Tom Rosenstiel. Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Bloomsbury, 2011.

Saleh, Naveed. The Complete Guide to Article Writing: How to Write Successful Articles for Online and Print Markets. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 2013.

“September 11, 2018: Hour 1.” Here & Now. NPR, September 11, 2018.

Thompson, Derek. Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction. New York: Penguin Press, 2017.

'The Shallows' and Four Ways to Counteract “What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains”

“Attention Spans.” Consumer Insights. Microsoft Canada, 2015.

Bal, P. Matthijs, and Martijn Veltkamp. “How Does Fiction Reading Influence Empathy? An Experimental Investigation on the Role of Emotional Transportation.” PLOS ONE8, no. 1 (January 30, 2013): e55341.

Fallows, James. “The Reinvention of America.” The Atlantic, n.d.

“Is Google Killing Your Memory?” TED-Ed. Accessed August 24, 2018.

Book Review: The Fine Line Between Survival and Paranoia in 'The Great Alone'

Pinker, Steven. The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Decline of Violence In History And Its Causes. Penguin Books Limited, 2011.

Book Review: La Befana and 'Beyond the Wicked Willow: Chronicles of a Teenage Witchslayer'

“Befana | Folklore.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 21, 2018.

Crowell, Nikki. “The Story of Befana, The Italian Santa Claus.” Culture Trip, May 8, 2017.

Thematic Profundity in ‘Precept’ by Matthew de Lacey Davidson

“Lincoln’s Evolving Thoughts On Slavery, And Freedom : NPR.” Accessed June 22, 2018.

‘Precept’: A Short Book About Frederick Douglass’s Visit to Ireland

Chaffin, Tom. “Frederick Douglass’s Irish Liberty.” New York Times Opinionator (blog), February 25, 2011.

“Frederick Douglass | Biography, Life, & Facts.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed June 23, 2018.

'Destroying Their God' by Wallace Jeffs: A Book Review

“The Polygamists.” National Geographic, February 1, 2010.

“Warren Jeffs: Prophet of Evil.” A&E Networks, February 19, 2018.

'In The Shadow of 10,000 Hills’ Review and History

Dieng, Adama. “Note to Correspondents: Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on His Visit to Bangladesh to Assess the Situation of Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar.” United Nations Secretary-General, March 12, 2018.

Dorn, A. Walter, and Jonathan Matloff. “Preventing the Bloodbath: Could the UN Have Predicted and Prevented the Rwandan Genocide?” Journal of Conflict Studies 20, no. 1 (August 1, 2000).

Fussel, Jim. “Group Classification on National ID Cards as a Factor in Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing.” presented at the Seminar Series of the Yale University Genocide Studies Program, November 15, 2001.

Fussell, Jim. “Indangamuntu 1994: Ten Years Ago in Rwanda This Identity Card Cost a Woman Her Life.” Prevent Genocide International, n.d.

Gourevitch, Philip. “After the Genocide.” The New Yorker, December 18, 1995.

Gwin, Peter. “Revisiting the Rwandan Genocide: How Churches Became Death Traps.” Photography, April 2, 2014.

Haupt, Jennifer. “Bio.” Jennifer Haupt, n.d.

“Rwanda Genocide of 1994.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed May 12, 2018.

'Your Creative Career' by Anna Sabino: A Book Review

“Freelanacing in America: A National Survey of the New Workforce.” Freelancers Union, 2014.

Konrad, Martin. “Freelancers Make Up 34 Percent of the U.S. Workforce. Here’s How to Find, Hire and Manage Them.” Entrepreneur, May 24, 2016.

Manyika, James, Susan Lund, Jaques Bughin, Kelsey Robinson, Jan Mischke, and Deepa Mahanjan. “Independent Work: Choice, Necessity, and the Gig Economy.” McKinsey Global Institute, October 2016.

'Alias Grace' by Margaret Atwood: Summary, Analysis, and Canadian History!

McRobbie, Linda Rodriguez. “The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board.” Smithsonian. Accessed April 7, 2018.

Rubenstein, Roberta. “Quilt and Guilt.” World & I 12, no. 2 (February 1997): 262.

Shields, David S., and Mariselle Meléndez. “Closing the Last Chapter of the Atlantic Revolution: The 1837-38 Rebellions in Upper Canada and Lower Canada.” In Liberty! Égalité! Independencia!: Print Culture, Enlightenment, and Revolution In the Americas, 1776-1838 : Papers From a Conference At the American Antiquarian Society In June 2006., 215. Worcester [Mass.], 2007.

'Searching for Gertrude' by D.E. Haggerty: A Book Review

Bloom, Amy. White Houses. Random House, 2018.

LoProto, Mark. “Why Didn’t America Join the War Sooner?” Visit Pearl Harbor, January 19, 2017.

“Timeline of Events - 1933–1938.” United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Accessed January 26, 2018.

'White Houses' by Amy Bloom: A Book Review

Carmody, Deirdre. “Letters by Eleanor Roosevelt Detail Friendship With Lorena Hickok.” The New York Times, October 21, 1979, sec. Archives.

“Lindbergh Kidnapping.” Page. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Accessed December 29, 2017.

Popova, Maria. “Eleanor Roosevelt’s Controversial Love Letters to Lorena Hickok.” Brain Pickings (blog), October 11, 2012.

Roberts, Sam. “How Marguerite LeHand Shaped the Franklin D. Roosevelt White House.” The New York Times, October 23, 2016, sec. Books.

Thomas, Louisa. “America First, for Charles Lindbergh and Donald Trump.” The New Yorker, July 24, 2016.

'Carnegie's Maid' Review and Discussion Questions

Carnegie, Andrew. “The Gospel of Wealth.” North American Review, 1889.

Laskin, David. “Where a Tycoon Made It Just to Give It Away.” The New York Times, October 21, 2007, sec. Travel.

Stamberg, Susan. “How Andrew Carnegie Turned His Fortune Into A Library Legacy.” Accessed December 17, 2017.

'The Nightingale' Book Review

Button, Liz. “A Q&A With Kristin Hannah, Author of February’s #1 Indie Next List Pick.” American Booksellers Association, February 4, 2015.

Bernstein, Adam. “Andrée de Jongh; Belgian Helped Airmen Avoid Nazis,” October 16, 2007.

Corbett, Sara. “The Escape Artist.” The New York Times Magazine, December 30, 2007, sec. Magazine.

“Interview with Kristin Hannah.” Goodreads, February 3, 2015.

Hannah, Kristin. The Nightingale. St. Martin’s Press, 2015.

I Learned More about World War II from 'When My Name was Keoko' Than I Learned in School

Fogel, Joshua A. The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography. Asia: Local Studies/Global Themes 2. University of California Press, 2000.

“Korea | Historical Nation, Asia.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 18, 2017.

Park, Linda Sue. When My Name Was Keoko. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2002.

Scheiber, Harry N. “Taking Responsibility:  Moral and Historical Perspectives on the Japanese War-Reparations Issues.” Berkeley Journal of International Law 20, no. 1 (March 2002): 233.

Women's History in 'Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk

Baughman, Judith S., Victor Bondi, Richard Layman, and Tandy McConnell, eds. “Working Women in the 1930s.” In American Decades, Vol. 4, 1930–1939. Detroit: Gale, 2001.

Bernstein, Irving. “Americans in Depression and War.” U.S. Department of Labor, n.d.

Cohen, Rhaina. “Who Took Care of Rosie the Riveter’s Kids?” The Atlantic, November 18, 2015.

“Facts About Pregnancy Discrimination.” U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, n.d.

Gao, George, and Gretchen Livingston. “Working While Pregnant Is Much More Common than It Used to Be.” Pew Research Center, March 31, 2015.

Horowitz, Sara. “Why Are More Women Than Men Freelancing?” Fast Company, March 11, 2015.

Kochhar, Rakesh. “How Pew Research Measured the Gender Pay Gap.” Pew Research Center, December 11, 2013.

“Margaret Fishback.” Text/html. Poetry Foundation, May 30, 2017.

Rooney, Kathleen. Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk. St. Martin’s Press, 2017.

Shabo, Vicki. “Advances in Workplace Protections for Family Caregivers.” Generations 39, no. 4 (Winter2015/2016 2015): 89.

So You'd like to Learn More about History but reading isn't Your Thing

Billman, Linda Webb. “Aren’t These Books for Little Kids?Educational Leadership 60, no. 3 (2002): 48.

Brad Meltzer. I Am Helen Keller. Ordinary People Change the World. Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 2015.

———. I Am Rosa Parks. Ordinary People Change the World. The Penguin Group, 2014.

Brad's Bio.” Brad Meltzer. Accessed April 1, 2017.

Helen Keller | American Author and Educator.” Encyclopedia Britannica.

Pearson, Molly Blake. “Speaking to Their Hearts: Using Picture Books in the History Classroom.” Library Media Connection 24, no. 3 (November 2005): 30.