Adams’ MPR essay on importance of the humanities

An essay from the most recent issue of the Maine Policy Review by William D. Adams entitled “Our democracy’s health depends on the health of humanities” was reprinted in the Bangor Daily News, July 21, 2015.

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This essay was adapted from his contribution to the special humanities-themed issue of Maine Policy Review (Winter/Spring 2015). The entire issue can be downloaded for free at