The Coming of Prohibition
By Michael A. Lerner
Thomas Pearson repelled American forces, driving Canada toward nationhood.
By Donald E. Graves
Oberlin, Ohio, was an abolitionist stronghold, but not impermeable.
By Daniel J. Sharfstein
Middle schoolers comb through diaries, trek over battlefields, and relive history with cameras in hand.
By Amy Lifson
Property of Tennessee Williams
What a souvenir statue tells us about his writing.
By Christopher McDonough
The Atlantic Monthly helped establish the expatriate author as a literary great.
By Susan Goodman
A new exhibit of art, ritual, and performance from a tropical paradise.
By Steven Winn
The making of the midcentury English department classic, Understanding Poetry.
By Garrick Davis
The man was remembered, but not his cause.
By James C. Cobb
A look at "Gifts of the Sultan" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
By Doug Harvey
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The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”
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The original right-wing takedown artist
By David Witwer
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
Friends of Rousseau
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
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The Other Jefferson Davis
The U.S. Capitol, as we know it today, would never have existed without Jefferson Davis.
By Guy Gugliotta
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