The fight for women’s suffrage is often depicted as pitting women against men. But some women made it their life’s mission to campaign against it.
The eerie effects of the Foehn—folklore or fact?
The legacy of anti-Mussolini resistance in the northern Italian city endures as fascist impulses once again loom.
Hilda Doolittle, aka H.D., had her champions among modern scholars, but she's still often left off modern poetry course syllabi.
Having won the right to vote, some suffragists moved on to fight water pollution and protect the environment.
On July 5 1852 Frederick Douglass gave a Fourth of July speech that became his most famous public oration.
Take a moment to contemplate the history and complexity of Independence Day, American Style.
Looking beyond the science of climate change may allow for a more nuanced approach to the growing global crisis.
As telephony developed, so did a workforce of switchboard operators—all women—who were ultimately rendered obsolete by technological progress.
The idea of barbarian invasions comes from the nineteenth century, when they were constructed as the decisive event that wrenched the West into modernity.