HUMANITIES, March/April 2008 | Volume 29, Number 2
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This 1931 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Convertible Coupe is one of many classic cars at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum in Auburn, Indiana, which has recently received grants to support a conservation survey of its holdings and to rehouse its archives.
Courtesy Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum
Maine’s Erik Jorgensen
Ain’t That the Truth
Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall
Knowing the Scorsese
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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