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Impertinent Questions

Photo of Chad L. Williams

Impertinent Questions with Chad L. Williams

African-American soldiers in WWI: A broadening experience for many.

Five Points intersection painted by George Catlin in 1827

Impertinent Questions with Carla L. Peterson

On Manhattan's nineteenth-century African-American community

Sandra Spanier

Impertinent Questions with Sandra Spanier

On Hemingway's letters

Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire

Impertinent Questions with Paul D. Halliday

On the origins of habeas corpus.

Larry Stempel

Impertinent Questions with Larry Stempel

On the history of Broadway

Wayne Miller

Impertinent Questions with Wayne Miller

On the odd and brainy Claiborne Pell

Deborah Harkness

Impertinent Questions with Deborah Harkness

On animated pies and other curiosities of sixteenth-century life.

Lewis Hyde

Impertinent Questions with Lewis Hyde

On the "commons" of intellectual property.

Image of David Cartwright

Impertinent Questions with David Cartwright

Was Arthur Schopenhauer a dog person?

Impertinent Questions with John B. Hench

On how books were used as weapons.