Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"
A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.
The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.
MASSACHUSETTS On July 5, 1852, while citizens across the country were still celebrating American freedom, Frederick Douglass, the country’s most prominent former slave, delivered arguably the century’
From Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science, Renée Bergland’s NEH-supported biography of one of America’s first professional astronomers.
An exquisitely fine pencil drawing hanging in a bedroom at Tudor Place in Georgetown in the nation’s capital has a tragic tale to tell that is lacking in some basic details.
The budding naturalist avoids life as a minister and finds himself aboard the Beagle.