Articles with keyword "history"

Mark Lilla

Conversation

A Chat with Mark Lilla about Those Who Think "History Has Gone Off Course"

An explanation of the history and effects of reactionary movements

Ednote

Editor’s Note

The place in the humanities where the old and the new come together.

Detail of La Mulata, a painting attributed to Velázquez.

Feature

Hannah, Andrew Jackson’s Slave

A favorite of Old Hickory, she made him seem kinder than he was. Why?

Book cover

Curio

"Hotter than the Bloomin' Hobs of Hell"

Historically, iron foundries could fire the imagination or soothe the visual palate.

Portrait of Martha Jefferson Randolph

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Cynthia A. Kierner

On the devoted oldest daughter of Thomas Jefferson.

"I ask no quarter and I fear no foe." —William Goebel, 1899

Feature

The Late Governor Goebel

Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.

Chinese commemorative stamp for Go.

Curio

Go Figure

In talking about their national game, Chinese reveal world views, personal philosophies, and notions of other lands and peoples.

Conversation

Perspectives

The new chairman talks about what art means to history and what he sees ahead for the Endowment.

Conversation

"Every Book is a New Journey"

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of discovering history.