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Guest Post: George Washington’s Mausoleum: Congressional Debates Over the Work of Monuments

16 October 2017

In light of recent debates over monuments, guest poster Jamie L. Brummitt explores the politics of monuments in the early republic.

Guest Post: Patriotism, Partisanship, and “The Star-Spangled Banner”: A View from the Early Republic

28 September 2017

Billy Coleman is a Postdoctoral Fellow in History at the Kinder Institute for Constitutional Democracy at the University of Missouri. He received his PhD from University College...

Q&A: Max Perry Mueller, Race and the Making of the Mormon People

27 September 2017

Christopher Jones interviews Max Mueller about his new book, Race and the Making of the Mormon People.

Book Review: Max Mueller, “Race and the Making of the Mormon People”

26 September 2017

Modern Mormonism is known for being a predominantly white religion—at least in America. But a new book by religious studies scholar Max Mueller argues that the LDS faith has a...