Articles with keyword "eighteenth century"
In the manuscript culture of the pre-print age, a lost world of poetry has been rediscovered.
Philip Lampi's lifelong quest to document elections of the early Republic.
Founding Father and ladies' man Gouverneur Morris flees revolutionary Paris to discover the delights of central Europe.
From The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765–1810 by Thomas F. Bonnell, published by Oxford University Press, 2008.
William M. Reddy has made a career of demonstrating how honor, love, shame, fear, and desire operate as historical forces.
At George Washington’s request, Alexander Hamilton offers the newly elected president advice on proper etiquette in a letter dated May 5, 1789.
A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.
Within the culture of the Benin Empire, which thrived from the fifteenth through the nineteenth century in what is now southern Nigeria, only the oba, or sacred monarch, had the authority to