Nightcap

  1. Rousseau and the republicanization of money Oliver Weber, JHIBlog
  2. Model minorities and the Japanese-American experience Nathaniel Sumimoto, Current Affairs
  3. The uneasy afterlife of “A Confederacy of Dunces” Tom Bissell, New Yorker
  4. 10 deadliest riots in American history RealClearHistory

Nightcap

  1. 10 best history books of the decade RealClearHistory
  2. Learning from the past Helen Dale, Critic
  3. Against space exploration Kenneth Roy, Centauri Dreams
  4. …Happy new year!

Nightcap

  1. Why women read more than men Lucy Scholes, Times Literary Supplement
  2. Avenging the humbled and humbling the proud Fretwell & Kiland, War on the Rocks
  3. Redrawing ethnic boundaries in Tang and Song China Bryn Hammond, Asian Review of Books
  4. #coronasomnia Wang Xuiying, London Review of Books

Nightcap

  1. Sovereignty sharing in fragile states John Ciorciari, Horns of a Dilemma
  2. October reading regrets Journal of the History of Ideas blog
  3. A non-Western canon (start with Asia) Tanner Greer, Scholar’s Stage
  4. Firms and cities have open borders Robin Hanson, Overcoming Bias

RCH: Terrorism, libertarianism in the mountain west, global gold rushes, and more!

Woah, I’ve been busy.

Somehow, they haven’t canned me over at RealClearHistory yet, so I’mma keep going. Here’s the latest:

Two of those gold rushes are happening right now. Why aren’t they famous in the same way that 19th century gold rushes are? You’ll have to check out the link to find out!