The creation of bespoke clothing offered women a way to escape traditional middle-class expectations and gain unprecedented power, until men took over.
Within the alienated and antagonist cultures inside Israel’s borders, Arabic and Hebrew—related, but mutually unintelligible languages—cross-fertilize each other.
A selection of stories that chronicle our complicated notions of time.
The American writer was an enthusiast of the sciences, which may explain his decision to “adapt” a text about seashells for publication under his own name.
Well-researched stories about globalizing chickens, portable soup, imperial horrors, and more from publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.