Monthly Archives: February 2013

Book Review: “The Founders and Finance”

It’s not easy writing an unfavorable review, especially when the author is no longer able to defend himself. My review of Thomas K. McCraw’s┬áThe Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy is up at … Continue reading

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Soviets vs. Russians

In the American history class that I taught this morning, the topic of conversation was the origins of the Cold War, and in particular the division of Europe into capitalist and communist spheres. Something that I have been left thinking … Continue reading

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