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The Borscht Belt
Revisiting the Remains of America's Jewish Vacationland
The Borscht Belt, which features essays by Stefan Kanfer and Jenna Weissman Joselit, presents Marisa Scheinfeld's photographs of abandoned sites where resorts, hotels, and bungalow colonies once boomed in the Catskill Mountain region of upstate New York. 

"One winter I went with other teenagers to a convention at Grossinger's and remember my excitement at discovering the indoor swimming pool and the deep heat of their sauna. I recall that the whole place seemed to offer a wonderland of new experiences. I went to the convention again the next year, but I never went back after I left New York. There is a stark difference between my memory and the shell of a resort that exists today. But the past can be given form and detail by photography, and... cont'd

To Build as Well as Destroy
American Nation Building in South Vietnam
Andrew J. Gawthorpe

Covert Regime Change
America's Secret Cold War
Lindsey A. O'Rourke

Charles Austin Beard
The Return of the Master Historian of American Imperialism
Richard Drake

American Labyrinth
Intellectual History for Complicated Times

The Experts' War on Poverty
Social Research and the Welfare Agenda in Postwar America
Romain D. Huret

The Clamor of Lawyers
The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession
Peter Charles Hoffer, Williamjames Hull Hoffer

Rising Titans, Falling Giants
How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts
Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

Elizabeth Seton
American Saint
Catherine O'Donnell

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