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Articles with keyword "diaries"

Book cover of Tatooing the World

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A Marked Man

For nineteenth-century sailor, tattoos both smoothed the way and caused alarm.

Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche

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Nietzsche Is Dead

The battle for Nietzsche's legacy began when Count Hary Kessler met Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche.

Frenchman weeps as Germans occupy Paris

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Julien Green: The End of a World

As Germany occupied France, Green brought Paris to life in his superlative diaries.

Portrait of Gouverneur Morris

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Ungoverned Passion

Founding Father and ladies' man Gouverneur Morris flees revolutionary Paris to discover the delights of central Europe.

Image of cover of Cita Excelentissima

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City Desk

Renaissance diarist Marin Sanudo’s political ambitions nearly truncated his accomplishment as a daily recorder of events in what was arguably the world’s most powerful and dynamic city of the day, Ven