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Articles with keyword "France"

Genevieve receiving King Mark's letter


Dating Fashionable Middle-Aged People

A scholar's epic journey to catalog two hundred years of medieval dress.

Manuscript page from Richard Rufus's work


Rufus Refused Credit

Modest Medieval scholar's commentaries on Aristotle come to light after five hundred years

Book cover for Jean Fouquet and the Invention of France


Crowning Achievement

French painter Fouquet was a "curious" artist.


The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson


British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

François Faber


Velo News

Histories of bicycle racing often give in to hagiography, but historian Christopher S.

Image of Tres de Mayo (1814) by Francisco de Goya


The Spanish Ulcer

Napoleon, Britain, and the Siege of Cádiz.

Moliere dining with Louis XIV


Burying Molière

How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.


Hey, Who You Callin' A Jacobin?

First of all, they are not even French. Second, they’re hardly household names.

Building the Panama Canal


Digging Across Panama

The Americans triumphed over yellow fever, landslides, and worker strikes to change the earth's landscape.