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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

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Do-It-Yourself Language

Esperanto, Klingon, "Oirish," and others.

Scene from "The Abolitionists"

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The Agitator

William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.

Dust Jacket for "How to Do Things with Books"

Curio

How to Do Things with Books

Victorian novelists took dim view of bibliophiles

Dancer in the Gujarati-language theater

Curio

Two Gentlemen of . . . Calcutta?

Indian theater memoirs: pranks, plots, and passions

Sea-otter hunt, Alaska, 1910

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A Company Town

Alaska's sea-otter hunting left records of village life.

Bram Stoker in 1906

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When Bram Met Walt

Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.

Thaddeus Stevens was a resolute fighter

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Remarkable Radical: Thaddeus Stevens

Thaddeus Stevens was a fearsome reformer, who never backed down from a fight.

Richard Slotkin

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Impertinent Questions with Richard Slotkin

The legacy of the Battle of Antietam.

Ednote

Editor's Note, November/December 2012

From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.

Robert Smalls

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A Voyage to Freedom

Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate ship to escape from slavery in South Carolina.