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.
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.
How to sell white, middle-class women on suburban domesticity after World War II? Tantalize them with dollhouse-like models of new cabinets.
Since its invention in 1743, roller skating has been tied to Black social movements.
Consider this: people once thought too much reading was bad for kids.
For many women, the pleasures of solitude in the outdoors must be weighed against the possibility of harassment.
Eighteenth-century Italian noblewomen had one indispensable accessory: an extramarital lover.