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Articles with keyword "England"

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An Imperial Intellect

The legendary Queen Elizabeth of England is the subject of a new exhibition on the 400th anniversary of her death.

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The Amazing Adding Subtracting Composing Creating Do-Everything Machine

An English countess creates the basis for computer software.

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Inventing the Landscape

Gainsborough abandons portraiture to portray the idyllic in English country life.

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East and West at Arm’s Length

Middle East scholar Bernard Lewis reflects with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole on relations between Islamic and Christian societies.

Captain John Smith by Simon de Passe, seventeenth century

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Soldier of Fortune: John Smith before Jamestown

Smith's experiences as a pirate, mercenary, and Turkish slave prepare him to survive in the New World.

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Uncovering Powhatan’s Empire

Excavations reveal the site where John Smith and Chief Powhatan first meet.

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Do-It-Yourself Language

Esperanto, Klingon, "Oirish," and others.

Performance of <em>Twelfth Night</em>

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Shakespeare in Six Parts

Actors and Scholars explore the hidden wonders of more than a half dozen plays.

Hand showing small pox pustules

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Pox in the City

From cows to controversy, the smallpox vaccine triumphs.