Andrew Hartman

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Andrew Hartman

Andrew Hartman teaches history at Illinois State University. He is the author of A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars.

The Teacher Wars

Dana Goldstein’s new history of American teaching is superb. But she’s much too easy on the "reformers" undermining public education.

Hegel Meets Reagan

Rick Perlstein is a master chronicler of American political absurdity. But explaining Reagan and the Right requires more than a catalog of the absurd.