Poor laws passed in Great Britain in the 1830s reversed a centuries-old tradition to forbid workhouses from serving roast beef and plum pudding at Christmas.
In December 1933, Judge John Woolsey issued what would become one of the best known legal decisions on obscenity in United States history.
Celebrate with some seasonal scholarship from JSTOR Daily for the winter holidays.
Never stop looking at the skies in wonder.
Drawing a clock has become a standard test of cognitive impairment, but there’s no consensus on who should do it or how.
Taking a ship from Europe to the Americas in the early 1500s meant entering a world of cutting-edge applied technology and the mixing of social classes.
Adrian Tomine’s graphic novel forces the reader to surveil the world through the eyes of its protagonist, Japanese American theater manager Ben Tanaka.
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In the 1890s, self-proclaimed Zulu princes toured the United States, performing a con game on Americans eager to know Africa and Christianize its peoples.
An independent traveler and business owner, Taylor inspired many of Brontë's own enterprises, including her relocation to Brussels.