A child star becomes a movie mogul.
By Anna Maria Gillis
A DVD rescues Rin Tin Tin.
By Janis Johnson
Commemorating a musical prodigy.
By Phoebe Prioleau
An ancient Afghan treasure resurfaces.
By Rachel Galvin
Translations of the earliest writings have scholars rethinking the religion's canon.
By Matthew Summers-Sparks
From the ruins of Nineveh to the gardens of Bablyon, a new database catalogs monuments at risk in Iraq.
By Emmett Berg and Louisa Woodville
Monticello comes to life in the rooms of its cooks, brewers, blacksmiths, and servants.
By Melanie Abrams
A new film tracks one hundred years of stars and shows along the Great White Way.
By Scott Ethier
Joseph Urban brought European design and craftmanship to Ziegfeld's extravaganzas.
By Cynthia Barnes
Videos, photographs, and manuscripts document the legacy of choreographer Jerome Robbins.
By Maya Dalinsky
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
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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