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Articles with keyword "France"

Manuscript page from Richard Rufus's work

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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

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Crowning Achievement

French painter Fouquet was a "curious" artist.

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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

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British Modernism’s Many Manners

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

François Faber

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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

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The Spanish Ulcer

Napoleon, Britain, and the Siege of Cádiz.

Moliere dining with Louis XIV

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Burying Molière

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

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Hey, Who You Callin' A Jacobin?

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

Building the Panama Canal

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Digging Across Panama

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