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The First World War offered new opportunities for enterprising female doctors.
The death in a French prison cell of the hero of the Haitian Revolution is a cruel story of deliberate destruction.
Coffeehouses and coffee were not as closely related as one might think.
The Siege of Leningrad imposed horrific conditions on the city. Remarkably, many of the animals in the city’s zoo survived.
Marlene L. Daut
Worms are among the simplest of creatures. But, as Darwin discovered, even they share things in common with humanity.
Despite a legion of suitors, the wife of Odysseus remains loyal to his memory.
Discovering Machiavelli’s talent for losing.
How presidential images show us that in politics, as in entertainment, appearances matter.
The Siege of Leningrad imposed horrific conditions on its residents, severe food shortages among them. Remarkably, many of the animals in the city’s zoo survived.
Botany became an unlikely battlefield in the Age of Revolutions.
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