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Articles with keyword "United States"

Photo portrait of Barbara Tuchman

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The Dramatist

Barbara Tuchman saw history as a grand tragedy

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

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Not Exactly a Hermit

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

Two people view interactive table

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Quilty Table

Digital humanities enhances emotional experience of viewing AIDS Quilt

Bug mosaic of George Washington

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Best Bug Art Ever

Machinist by day, entomological mosaicist by night.

Montage of Harriet Beecher Stowe and a family letter.

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Parlor Politics

The area of Nook Farm was a hotbed for Stowe and her activist circle.

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn

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Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.

 

Wendell Berry with arm around statue

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The Thing (or Things) About Wendell Berry

An Appreciation by Mark Bittman

French singer/songwriter Leo Ferre

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Liberating Experience

The music of protest

Abraham Lincoln as a young lawyer

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"Terrific in Denunciation"

Abraham Lincoln's legal papers reveal a surprising cache of sundry clients and dramatic litigation.