Articles in the underground press capture what's missing from our romanticized memory of that fateful season.
Celebrate with some seasonal scholarship from JSTOR Daily for the winter holidays.
Puzzles, or “dissected maps,” were invented in Georgian-era England, probably by a mapmaker named John Spilsbury in the early 1760s.
Splurges for that scholarly curmudgeon in your life who has a critique of capitalism but still likes to have nice things.
During the days of the British Empire, soup made from sea turtles was a delicacy. Now it's almost unheard of. What explains the change?
Behind the Victorian movement to replace tippling alcohol with a very British ritual.
Turkey or Tofurkey? Stuffing or dressing? Whatever the controversy, these Thanksgiving stories will slake your appetite!
Thanatourism, as one scholar calls it, has a long history. And some historic sites of mass death do offer thoughtful educational experiences.
The author of the preamble to the Constitution spent years in Europe as a businessman, diplomat, and connoisseur of the pleasures of the flesh.
Two scholars compared coming out experiences in the U.S. and France. The differences may speak to shifts in everyday life for LGBTQ people.