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American lit in a Pacific outpost.
A call-in show in North Dakota broadcasts under the motto that philosophy is for everyone.
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How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.
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Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.
By James Williford
Cambridge's pastoral gateway to paradise set the trend for modern cemeteries.
By Sarah Stewart Taylor
Michael of Rhodes was not your typical fifteenth-century Venetian, and he left his manuscript as proof.
By Anna Maria Gillis
Our fascination with Buddha goes well beyond power drinks and movie stars.
By Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Thomas Hart Benton was famous when he wrote his autobiography, forgotten when he updated it.
By Daniel Grant
The 2009 Humanities Medalists.
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The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”
By Meredith Hindley
Who Was Westbrook Pegler?
The original right-wing takedown artist
By David Witwer
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
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Friends of Rousseau
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
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The Other Jefferson Davis
The U.S. Capitol, as we know it today, would never have existed without Jefferson Davis.
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