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Articles with keyword "cultural history"


Feathers and Bones

Treasures from the Bishop Museum tell the Hawaiian royal story.

Chairman's Note

A Sense of Place

A native Mississippian urges us to value the places we come from.


Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Excerpts from the works of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


The Imperfect Eye of Edward Curtis

A new documentary honors a forgotten photographer and the American Indian culture he wished to save.

In Focus

Jillette Leon-Guerrero

In the wake of a supertyphoon, Jillette Leon-Guerrero is rebuilding the humanities on Guam.


Ordinary Virtues

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talks about cultivating civic life.


Picturing Modern America

A new website encourages students to investigate history the way historians do.


Russia Engages the World

Peter the Great sets in motion reforms to draw the country out of isolation and mold it into an empire.

Craig Koslofsky


Impertinent Questions with Craig Koslofsky

On the political and social revolution of lighting up the night.


A Patchwork of History

Eleven thousand quilts go online and offer clues about their creators.