Biographies That Need Writing

In a 1997 essay entitled “American Political Biography,” Robert V. Remini¬†assessed the state of the field and found it wanting: “Old-fashioned political biographies of ‘dead white males’ that are ‘character-driven narratives’ seem to have little appeal for graduate students. . . . These biographies could be written by doctoral candidates and would add significantly¬†to ourContinue reading “Biographies That Need Writing”