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Articles with keyword "books"

An Ancient Chinese Poet, facsimile of original Chinese scroll, Chinese School.

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The Making of Jonathan Spence

From Winchester College to The Search for Modern China.

Manuscript from Michael of Rhodes

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Sailor of Fortune

Michael of Rhodes was not your typical fifteenth-century Venetian, and he left his manuscript as proof.

Parents picket the schools in Kanawha County, 1974.

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A Battle over Books

West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.

Laura Claridge, author of Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age

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Impertinent Questions with Laura Claridge

On the private life of Emily Post.

Ken Sullivan, Executive Director of West Virginia Humanities Council

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West Virginia's Ken Sullivan

Ken Sullivan stresses the role of the Civil War in the formation of his state.

Image of Fats Domino's piano

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“Saving Fats”

Beguiling post-Katrina story-telling

Book cover: Faulkner and His Women

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That’s Amore!

Transforming women

Book cover for Network Nation

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Telecommunications Triumphs

Communications revolution set in motion by optical telegraph and early telephone.

Elise Lemire, author of Black Walden:Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord, Mass

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Black Walden

The neighborhood where Henry David Thoreau took shelter was home to Concord's "abandoned" slaves.

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The Ubiquitous Book

The rise of America's culture of print.