Volume 10, Number 1, January 2009

Table of Contents

The Purpose of the Past: Reflections on the Uses of History

pp. 2-6
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Time and the Romans

pp. 7-9
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Sage of the Small Screen: HBO's John Adams

pp. 9-10
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Teaching American Abolitionism and Religion

pp. 11-13
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Teaching World History: Problems and Possibilities

pp. 13-15
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Evangelicals, the End Times, and Islam

pp. 16-18
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Trying Levithan: A Forum

The Great Whale Trial: Science and Society in the Early Republic

pp. 19-20
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"A Principle of Authority. . . Must Always Occur"

pp. 20-21
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Whalesong and Chants Democratic

pp. 22-23
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What Makes A Difference?: Science and Epistemic Authority in the Early American Republic

pp. 23-24
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Two Questions about Moby-Dick

pp. 25-26
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The Whale Trial on Trial: A Reply

pp. 26-28
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Faith and the Modern Presidency: An Interview with Randall Balmer

pp. 29-30
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C. Vann Woodward, Dissenter

pp. 31-34
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Witch-hunting in the Western World: An Interview with John Demos

pp. 35-36
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Cabeza de Vaca and the Problem of First Encounters

pp. 36-38
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Descartes' Bones: An Interview With Russell Shorto

pp. 39-40
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Displaced from Zion: Mormons and Indians in the 19th Century

pp. 40-42
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Letters

pp. 43-45
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