Articles with keyword "eighteenth century"
Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.
Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.
The neighborhood where Henry David Thoreau took shelter was home to Concord's "abandoned" slaves.
First of all, they are not even French. Second, they’re hardly household names.
Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.
The great man of science had more than a passing interest in alchemy.