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Historian for Hire

Phil Cantelon of History Associates talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the profession outside the walls of academia.

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The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.

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British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

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What IF?

The book gives way to the download, and solitary reading transforms into virtual conversations.

Leon Kass

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Searching for Truth: From Genesis to Genotype

Jefferson Lecturer Leon Kass describes his journey from medical school to the heart of the humanities.

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Darwin the Young Adventurer

The budding naturalist avoids life as a minister and finds himself aboard the Beagle.

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Ain’t That the Truth

Webster's Third: The Most Controversial Dictionary in the English Language.

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Go West, Young Trickster

From Coyote Country: Fictions of the Canadian West, wherein Duke research professor in Canadian studies Arnold E.

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Simple Things

Oregon Humanities magazine’s summer ’09 issue provokes much thought on the matter of things, possessions, or, as the editors call it, “stuff.” The issue is stuffed with stuff on stuff, includ

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Apocalypse Not

In few fields is the gap separating educated opinion from specialist opinion so wide as in linguistics.