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Classists become spies for OSS in World War II Greece.
The legacy of the Battle of Antietam.
Tapping into Roman waters
African-American soldiers in WWI: A broadening experience for many.
On Manhattan's nineteenth-century African-American community
On Hemingway's letters
On the origins of habeas corpus.
On the history of Broadway
On the odd and brainy Claiborne Pell
On animated pies and other curiosities of sixteenth-century life.
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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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