The Liao came from the steppes of Mongolia to erect a capital city that becomes Beijing.
By Susan Saccoccia
Global positioning tracks archaeological sites in Iraq.
By Cynthia Barnes
A new film examines the life of the balladeer of the down-and-out.
By Caroline Kim-Brown
Folk music reflects a nation's changing traditions.
By Maggie Riechers
Nineteen institutions combine resources to give a view of the American Northwest.
By Johnna Rizzo
How Superman and friends began to fight for the little guy.
Breaking some of the rules made Tom Wolfe a better observer.
By Marc Weingarten
A new film describes how a ladylike demeanor and deadeye aim made Phoebe Anne Moses famous.
Civil War surgeon Mary Walker began her battle for equality in the women's dress reform movement.
By Sharon M. Harris
The writer provides photographic records of his adventures.
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The original right-wing takedown artist
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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
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Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
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The U.S. Capitol, as we know it today, would never have existed without Jefferson Davis.
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