SOURCE: The New York Times
by David Motadel
The bourgeois are supposed to ensure open, democratic societies. In fact, they rarely have.
Featuring Harvard history professor Lisa McGirr, whose 2015 book “The War on Alcohol” examines Prohibition’s political and social repercussions.
SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine Online
Eighty years after it was patented, the Crock-Pot remains a comforting presence in American kitchens.
SOURCE: Black Perspectives
by Aimee Loiselle
Historian Aimee Loiselle discusses Traci Parker's new book Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s.
SOURCE: New York Times
September 21, 2019
The daughter of a Holocaust survivor has brought forward a ram’s horn trumpet and her father’s account of the power of belief amid death.
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