Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"
Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.
Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.
The Exhibition Hall at the Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia, with its original systematic scheme of cherry-wood cabinets dating from the 1880s, provides a rare view of a Victorian scie
Staying up all night working on his code and such for the glory of France, Napoleon still had time for other long-lasting achievements—namely, his optical telegraph.
The neighborhood where Henry David Thoreau took shelter was home to Concord's "abandoned" slaves.