Frustrated, stubborn, committed to bad science, was Louis Agassiz anything other than a laughingstock?
The memorial to Parks turned her into a meek and redemptive figure—instead of the radical freedom fighter she was until the end of her life.
The Smithsonian’s show on the Civil War and American Art expresses a deep unease about the relationship between between art and history.
Nick Turse’s Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam.
In his new book Kill Anything That Moves, Nick Turse shows that what were often presented as isolated atrocities were in fact the norm.
We can truly know only that which we have made: human history.
How Argentine fiction about the Malvinas War conspires in a trick of perspective.
Nathan Englander’s play, The Twenty-Seventh Man, focuses on the moment that Yiddish culture in Russia died a sudden and unnatural death.
The unconventional story of three women and their unconventional lives in the early twentieth century.
How the American Moses became America’s first spiritual manager in the wilderness of Scripture-infused capitalism.