Articles with keyword "eighteenth century"
The pirate next door.
In the years after the French and Indian War, Britain's strategies to keep its Native American alliances sometimes backfired.
Bon voyage, armchair travelers! Carla Zecher follows the perigrinations of an eighteenth-century French lieutenant.
Jonathan Edwards in a New Light: Remembered for Preaching Fire and Brimstone, He Was Actually One of the Great Intellectuals of His Era.
New England's most famous preacher and the Great Awakening.
Western Americanist and native Californian David Igler on sea captains who sought their fortunes
Historically, iron foundries could fire the imagination or soothe the visual palate.
Beyond her relationship with Voltaire, Émilie du Châtelet was one of the foremost thinkers of her time.