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Artist John Sloan documented the sidewalk theater of a changing New York.
By Susan Saccoccia
A postwar boom transforms Florida from backwater to dream state.
By Dan Scheuerman
An epic film documents the experiences of the citizen soldier and his community.
By Maggie Riechers
Before Pearl Harbor, Chinese Americans bring the issue of Japanese agression to the nation's consciousness.
By K. Scott Wong
Composed during World War II, Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait reflects the mood of the times during which it is performed.
By Elizabeth B. Crist
A new exhibition traces the intersecting lives of the Civil War rivals.
By Louisa Woodville
Frolicking on the Cote D'Azur, Sara and Gerarld Murphy inspire artists of the avant-garde.
A charismatic editor lures great writers of the early twentieth century to the pages of his controversial weekly.
By Esther Ferington
Wit and insight are trademarks of Mansfield's scholarship and teaching style.
By Mark Blitz
Excerpts from the writings of Harvey Mansfield.
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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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