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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

In Focus

Hawai'i's Bob Buss

Bob Buss promotes history in Hawai'i.


A Penny for a Song

Musical broadsides give a glimpse of nineteenth-century popular culture.


Exploring an Inhabited Country

A new perspective on the journey of Lewis and Clark through the people they encountered.

In Focus

Pennsylvania's Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly works to tell Pennsylvania's stories.


Women of Influence

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talked recently with ABC and NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts about her most recent book, Founding Mothers, and the role women played in the early days of the Republic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

Portrait of Aaron Burr in 1802


Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall

The president accuses his former vice president of treason and tussles with a Supreme Court justice.

Dust jacket, Nights Out


Tasteful Pleasures

Corner Houses Were an Anchoring Presence in Cosmopolitan Soho.