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Three Mostly Bad Pitches for Intellectual Historians to Think About

In keeping with some of my past posts, today I have three random ideas I’ve thought about for writing intellectual history. I suspect all of these have been done in different ways already, but not usually assembled in one place as single projects in a thematic sense. Of course, I look forward to our readership filling me on studies already doing some of these things. Also, interested parties should add some of their own pet ideas to the mix, good or bad. Here are a few of mine: “Day Jobs/Keeping the Books” This would be a history of the work Read more