Geometric art connects different cultures.
One a patriot, one a spy--two wives of the American Revolution.
What the White Album says about us.
Real and imagined cowboys in New Mexico.
The evolution of Wonder Woman.
How New York became a hub for Spanish dance.
Henry Box Brown mailed himself to freedom.
It takes patience and cunning to learn the traditional way of Japanese boats.
An anthology of writings by veterans.
Alfred Shaheen brought Hawaiian fashion to the world.
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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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