“Now the old men are folding their arms and going to sleep,” said William H. Seward while campaigning for Lincoln, “and the young men are Wide Awake.”
Grape varieties from North America seemed harmless to French winemakers. But destructive bugs were imported with the plants.
In states transitioning from authoritarianism to democracy, resistance to police abuses can make or break the larger democratic project, explains one social scientist.
Four major theories of disease transmission dominated scientific discourse in the nineteenth century. As one scholar writes, all were political.