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Articles with keyword "journals"

an illustration of Lincoln


Lincoln’s Assassination Stuns the Nation

President Lincoln, shot on Good Friday, was dead on Saturday, and mourned throughout the country on Easter Sunday, 1865.



Seven states that share the waters of the mighty Colorado examine their heritage.

title page treatment for "Not Exactly A Hermit" by Danny Heitman


Not Exactly a Hermit

Henry David Thoreau went in for society, but on his own terms.

Walden Pond in spring


Thoreau on Flora

Author of Walden proves to be invaluable to today's scientists studying climate change.

Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche


Nietzsche Is Dead

The battle for Nietzsche's legacy began when Count Hary Kessler met Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche.

Snow Branch


Of Stillness and Light

With Henry David Thoreau, winter walks can quickly turn into "frolic gambols."


Wild Time in the Poconos

From The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied, Volume I, May 1832–April 1833, published by the University of Oklahoma Press, 2008, in which the aristocratic naturalist and

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City Desk

Renaissance diarist Marin Sanudo’s political ambitions nearly truncated his accomplishment as a daily recorder of events in what was arguably the world’s most powerful and dynamic city of the day, Ven