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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

David Livingstone, circa 1865.

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Livingstone in a New Light

Long indecipherable letters, written in ink made from crushed seeds, are now readable through spectral imaging.

Brother Arnold Hadd enters Chosen Land’s 1794 Meeting House.

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Preachers of Peace

Shakers share their faith in Maine.

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Hey, Who You Callin' A Jacobin?

First of all, they are not even French. Second, they’re hardly household names.

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Sprechen Sie Texan?

It would be hard to imagine anyone more learned about the German spoken today in central Texas than Hans Boas.

Julie Mulvihill, Executive Director of the Kansas Humanities Council

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Kansas's Julie Mulvihill

Kansas's Julie Mulvihill travels the state stumping for the humanities.

Sketch of Kierkegaard by Niels Christian Kierkegaard, c. 1840.

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The Fork And The Shrink

Kierkegaard was a psychologist of sorts, but unlike Freud he believed in God.

Linking Verse across Adjoining Rooms, detail

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Sister Poets

In China they were called cainü.

Walking Cinema: Murder on Beacon Hill

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Murder on Foot

The walking tour goes digital.

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Our Founding Novelist

Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.

Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson, Gardener

In her own time she was better known for her hydrangeas.