Far from protecting the huddled masses, Liberty was designed to dominate New York Bay in

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The Spectator
Stephen Bayley
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History

More than 350,000 have died in the prescription drugs crisis sweeping the US.

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The Times
James McConnachie
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History

When the Philippine army was fighting an insurgency by communist Hukbalahap rebels shortl

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Financial Times
John Reed
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History

In 1846, President James Polk responded to an ambush of a U.S.

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The Washington Post
Matthew Dallek
16 Nov 2018
History

In November 1838, 28-year-old Frédéric Chopin, pianist, composer and darling of salon soc

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The Times
Michael Henderson
16 Jun 2018
History

In Richard Selzer’s fictional story “Whither Thou Goest,” a widow searches for the man wh

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The New York Times
Randi Epstein
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History

Jill Lepore’s one-volume history runs from Christopher Columbus to Donald Trump

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The Economist
The Economist
18 Oct 2018
History

From linen and lace to polyurethane, this absorbing survey shows how crucial textiles hav

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The Times
Bee Wilson
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History

Even Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters concede that he doesn’t always make life easy

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The Times
Josh Glancy
14 Oct 2018
History

The notion of women being written out of history is as old as the Bible, but it always se

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New Statesman
Emily Thornberry
17 Oct 2018
History

A political and pop-cultural view of midcentury America in relation to the enigmatic life

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kirkus Reviews
17 Oct 2018
History

Early in the afternoon of Sept.

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The Wall Street Journal
Daniel Todman
15 Oct 2018
History

One of the themes of Derek Leebaert’s important and engaging study “Grand Improvisation:

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The Wall Street Journal
Wm. Roger Louis
16 Oct 2018
History

Does a novel about a historical figure who specialized in arranging advantageous marriage

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The Washington Post
Dennis Drabelle
15 Oct 2018
History