Meredith Hindley is a senior writer for humanities.
When the boy-king was the hottest ticket in town
Historians release their inner computer geek.
The 1906 criminal case against Ed Johnson in Chattanooga, Tennessee
With Susan Shillinglaw on the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
Politics and war brought Teddy Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt ever closer.
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.
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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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