Articles with keyword "eighteenth century"
Jonathan Edwards in a New Light: Remembered for Preaching Fire and Brimstone, He Was Actually One of the Great Intellectuals of His Era.
New England's most famous preacher fired the Great Awakening in America
Western Americanist and native Californian David Igler on sea captains who sought their fortunes
Historically, iron foundries could fire the imagination or soothe the visual palate.
Beyond her relationship with Voltaire, Émilie du Châtelet was one of the foremost thinkers of her time.
On the devoted oldest daughter of Thomas Jefferson.
Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.
Gainsborough abandons portraiture to portray the idyllic in English country life.
A new edition of Samuel Johnson’s landmark dictionary illuminates his methods.
NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talked recently with ABC and NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts about her most recent book, Founding Mothers, and the role women played in the early days of the Republic.