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Articles with keyword "United States"

James Leve

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Impertinent Questions with James Leve

On the composers of Cabaret and Chicago.

Image of definition of "aint" from Webster's Second.

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Ain’t That the Truth

Webster's Third: The Most Controversial Dictionary in the English Language.

Image of A View of Two Lakes and Mountain House, Morning, 1844 by Thomas Cole.

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Living Off the Landscape

How Thomas Cole and Frederic Church made themselves at home in the Hudson River Valley.

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Simple Things

Oregon Humanities magazine’s summer ’09 issue provokes much thought on the matter of things, possessions, or, as the editors call it, “stuff.” The issue is stuffed with stuff on stuff, includ

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Apocalypse Not

In few fields is the gap separating educated opinion from specialist opinion so wide as in linguistics.

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Love and Hate during Wartime

In the Lizzie Gilmore collection of family letters, available through Community and Conflict, a new digital archive devoted to life in the Ozarks during the Civil War, the formalities of correspondenc

Brian Balough

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The American History Guys' Backstory

The humanities version of Car Talk.

Image of Denver’s dean of cattle buyers, Robert Lazar Miller.

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Jewish Pioneers

A New York program discusses how Jewish settlers shaped the Wild West.

Image of Rest and Work, 1941, by Jean Charlot.

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The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.

Image of Mural Sketch No. 1, 1937, by Esphyr Slobodkina.

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Abstract in America

Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.