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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

Image of Virginia Carter of the Kentucky Humanities Council

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Kentucky’s Virginia Carter

Virginia Carter promotes her state's history with Chautauqua.

East African slaves aboard the Daphne, a British Royal Navy vessel

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Gross Injustice

The slave trade by the numbers.

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.