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Articles with keyword "books"

Civil War-era group portrait of blacks near the James River in Virginia

Feature

Reading the Civil War

The moral and political dilemmas of the time seem so clear in retrospect.

Hurston playing with children

Feature

Zora's Place

To understand her, you need to understand Eatonville—and vice versa.

stages of life

Curio

Where Town Meets Gown

Site on medieval history, broad in scope, ranges from the totally wacky to materials that are deep and philosophically chellenging.

open King James Bible

Feature

The Everlasting Bible

New translations of the Bible have sought to make it accessible to everyone.

baseball team

Statement

Baseball Brotherhood

Wyoming recalls the Hispanic baseball players who made up the Sugar Beet League.

business letter in Audubon's handwriting

Feature

Audubon the Writer

The celebrated bird portraitist was also a great artist of the written word.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

On scholarly communities in the digital age.

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Baskerville Hounded

From The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765–1810 by Thomas F. Bonnell, published by Oxford University Press, 2008.

Jill Lepore

Conversation

The Public Historian

How Jill Lepore went from Harvard office temp to Harvard professor.

Dante Alighieri

Curio

Of Circles, Terraces, and Spheres

A little rusty on the Dante you read as an undergraduate? Like to brush up a bit on some points in the Inferno, like that “mal” something?