My Current Bookshelf, Or Why I Haven’t Blogged Lately

Currently Reading:

*Abraham Lincoln: A Life by Michael Burlingame

Public History: Essays from the Field

Mickey Mouse History by Michael Wallace

Museums and the Public Sphere by Jennifer Barrett

Museums and Memory edited by Susan Crane

Defining Memory edited by Amy Levin

Memorial Museums: The Global Rush to Commemorate Atrocities by Paul Williams

Lincoln and Black Freedom by LaWanda Cox

Books completed since the semester started in January:

A Cabinet of Curiosities

*Lincoln’s Virtues: An Ethical Biography by William Lee Miller

*President Lincoln: The Duty of a Statesman by William Lee Miller

Nearby History by David Kyvig and Myron Marty

From Tape to Type

*Vindicating Lincoln by Thomas Krannawitter

Museum Masters by Edward P. Alexander

Museums and American Intellectual Life, 1876-1926 by Steven Conn

Honor’s Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln by Douglas L. Wilson

The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln by Kenneth Winkle

*The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln by Michael Burlingame

Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power by Richard Carwardine

* indicates books I especially recommend

So that’s why I have not been around much. And there will be lots more to come because I’ve barely started work on my two big papers for the semester.


One Response to My Current Bookshelf, Or Why I Haven’t Blogged Lately

  1. eceldridge says:

    Clearly you have lots of free time on your hands.

    Yikes! At least it seems like the subject matter is interesting.

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