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Tracking down a watershed moment for labor.
By Corinne Zeman
Manhattan harbors hotel gem from the1820s.
By Steve Moyer
Site on medieval history, broad in scope, ranges from the totally wacky to materials that are deep and philosophically chellenging.
Memphis preacher's message could be found in his photographs.
In Baltimore, the museum of industry charms.
Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points: Raising expectations of emerging national leaders.
By Emilie Raymer
Adolf Cluss lived through revolutionary times, first in his native Heilbronn in southwest Germany, where as a young man he got swept up in the popular uprisings of 1848, and then in Washington, D.C.,
A little rusty on the Dante you read as an undergraduate? Like to brush up a bit on some points in the Inferno, like that “mal” something?
Renaissance diarist Marin Sanudo’s political ambitions nearly truncated his accomplishment as a daily recorder of events in what was arguably the world’s most powerful and dynamic city of the day, Ven
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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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