Wit and insight are trademarks of Mansfield's scholarship and teaching style.
By Mark Blitz
Excerpts from the writings of Harvey Mansfield.
From illegitimacy, Alexander Hamiliton rises to power, driven by ambition and his moral code
By Maggie Riechers
Margaret "Molly" Brown uses her name and wealth to reform conditions for the nation's working class.
By Laura Harbold
John James Audubon captured a disappearing world in his paintings.
From The Great Gatsby to Sister Carrie, writers tell stories of social climbers and fortune hunters.
By Meredith Hindley
By Amy Lifson
Smith's experiences as a pirate, mercenary, and Turkish slave prepare him to survive in the New World.
Excavations reveal the site where John Smith and Chief Powhatan first meet.
By Louisa Woodville
A Web site offers manuscripts, maps, and sketches from early Virginia.
By Laura Wolff Scanlan
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The original right-wing takedown artist
By David Witwer
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
Friends of Rousseau
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
By Leo Damrosch
The Other Jefferson Davis
The U.S. Capitol, as we know it today, would never have existed without Jefferson Davis.
By Guy Gugliotta
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