Andrew Jackson’s Duels

Andrew Jackson had a predilection for old-fashioned fights of honor.

Debtors’ Prisons, Class, and Patriotism in 18th Century Ireland

In a paper for Eighteenth-Century Ireland, Martyn J. Powell discusses the politics that seem to have limited the use of debtors' prisons in Ireland.

Texas Slaves and the Mexican Border

How the nearness of the Mexican border influenced freed slaves in the state of Texas.

Ota Benga and the Living Ethnographic Exhibit

In the book Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk tells a tale that is more than astonishing.

What Soldiers Ate During World War I

By World War I, writes Murlin, emerging nutritional science was becoming a priority in the Army.
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Population Studies for the Genealogist

Estimating the accuracy and depth of the records is just one insight genealogist's gain from population studies.

Central European History

Central European History is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Conference Group for Central European History of the American Historical Association.

Historical Hives and the Buzz About Bees

A historical look at bee hives in philosophy, literature, politics, and beyond.

A History of Motorcycle Communities

Motorcycle communities are much more divers than what you'd see on "Sons of Anarchy"