Articles with keyword "politics"
NEH Chairman Jim Leach takes us from his high-school wrestling days through the stages of his political career to his thoughts on the challenges facing humanity--and the humanities--in the twenty-first century.
Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.
There is pleasure to be had in looking to the past for examples of the familiar or near familiar. But one can also look to it for a good blast of the freaky, the strange, and the unrecognizable.
Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.
A term of conquest and miscegenation now describes a cosmopolitan identity and worldview.
George Mason swore he would rather "chop off his right hand" than sign the Constitution.
In 1860, John C. Breckinridge ran for president against Lincoln, and broke the Democrats in two.
From the early 1980s until around 2000, there was a publishing explosion of Russian diaries and memoirs recalling Stalin’s Terror and World War II.