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With Susan Shillinglaw on the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
The G.I. BIll represented a new deal for veterans
But she loves baseball and complicated heroes
On the Soviet experiment that became Lamaze.
After winning the Civil War and living in the White House, he decided to see the world.
How music was used and appreciated during World War II.
On the long reach of Adam Smith.
Colonial opulence had to be displayed behind closed doors.
Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.
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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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