How music was used and appreciated during World War II.
By Meredith Hindley
On the long reach of Adam Smith.
On the devoted oldest daughter of Thomas Jefferson.
The life and legends of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
Donald S. Lopez Jr. on Europe's introduction to the Buddhist "way of life."
On the political and social revolution of lighting up the night.
On the first thousand, tumultuous years of Christianity.
Classists become spies for OSS in World War II Greece.
By Edited by Meredith Hindley
The legacy of the Battle of Antietam.
Tapping into Roman waters
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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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