Nightcap

  1. Can Ottoman nostalgia be a good thing? Peter Gordon, Asian Review of Books
  2. Ottomanism, Nationalism, Republicanism Barry Stocker, NOL
  3. What is global history? One good answer (and one not so good answer) Krishan Kumar, Times Literary Supplement
  4. The world without the moon Caleb Scharf, Life, Unbounded

Nightcap

  1. Will UCLA ever escape John Wooden’s shadow? ESPN
  2. The politics of the classics in Japan John D’Amico, JHIBlog
  3. When Pakistan had jazz and cabarets in abundance Ali Bhutto, Guardian
  4. Lego vs. Lepin Rob Fisher, Samizdata

Nightcap

  1. Is Heaven’s Gate really a bad movie? Rick Brownell
  2. You can’t go home again, America Emma Ashford, War on the Rocks
  3. Nostalgia and democracy Seth Cotlar, Age of Revolutions
  4. Aleppo after the fall Robert Worth, New York Times Magazine

Nightcap

  1. The lost cause of the confederation Michael Koplow, Ottomans and Zionists
  2. When Concorde was the future Stuart Nathan, 1843
  3. Young and Russian in DC Ben Schreckinger, Politico
  4. The 50-year fall of the American middle class Regina Munch, Commonweal

Nightcap

  1. Sexual Harassment’s Legal Maze Rachel Lu, Law & Liberty
  2. Why the argument for democracy may finally be working for socialists rather than against them Corey Robin, Crooked Timber
  3. How much value does the Chinese government place on freedom? Scott Sumner, EconLog
  4. Authoritarian Nostalgia Among Iraqi Youth Marsin Alshamary, War on the Rocks

Nightcap

  1. Modernism without industrialism Nick Nielsen, The View from Oregon
  2. Adam Smith’s suspicions about democracy Branko Milanovic, globalinequality
  3. Left-wing nostalgia Sean Cashbaugh, H-socialisms
  4. The importance of Richard Pipes (RIP) Jacob Heilbrunn, National Interest