Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"
The most vivid, pervasive and influential version of the golem legend emerges from sixteenth-century Prague and is indelibly linked with Rabbi Loew (1525–1609), the famous spiritual leader of
Minnesota examines the treaties between the United States and American Indians.
The celebrated bird portraitist was also a great artist of the written word.
Oberlin, Ohio, was an abolitionist stronghold, but not impermeable.
Thomas Pearson repelled American forces, driving Canada toward nationhood.
Mark Twain's infamous toast rocked the sensibilities of Boston's Brahmin establishment.