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The secrets behind five modern architectural wonders are revealed in a new documentary.
By Margaret Schroeder
A photo documentary in North Carolina launches discussion about homelessness.
By Maya Dalinsky
Candid backstage recordings and a gold-plated trumpet from a king share the space at the Louis Armstrong house.
By Michael Cogswell
A jamboree of blues, ragtime, gospel, and country combine into a unique brew.
By Pedro Ponce
Fats Waller's flair for pipe-organ and piano solos showcases his skill not only as a vocalist but as a composer.
By Steven Budiansky
For clients ranging from courtesans to Voltaire, notaries served as financial advisers in eighteenth-century France.
By Philip T. Hoffman
A Greek historian first noted the connection between wealth and power.
By Anna Maria Gillis
Greek urban life, entertainment, and religion come to life in Worcester.
By Sara E. Wilson
Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.
By Carol Lee
A new program offers the humanities as a moral alternative to poverty.
By Maggie Riechers
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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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