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A new Web site allows visitors to reconstruct a city's earlier times.
By Cynthia Barnes
How the New York garment industry helped shape American society.
By Victor Wishna
Plays drawn from his own turbulent life are the subject of a new Eugene O'Neill documentary.
By Janis Johnson
The irascible John Adams shows a different side in his writings to his wife Abigail.
By Maggie Riechers
Alexander Hamilton shapes the future of America.
By Laura Wolff Scanlan
Benjamin Franklin learns diplomacy from continental thinkers.
By Alan Houston
Photographer Ralph R. Doubleday captures the early days of rodeo.
By James Kaiser
A workshop brings teachers to the site of the nation’s oldest European settlement.
By Laura Harbold
An exhibition reveals the reign and destruction of an ambitious Egyptian queen.
By Caroline Kim-Brown
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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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