The wildly popular books helped people understand farming and health through the movement of the planets, in a way compatible with Protestantism.
For cultural and geographical reasons, the city was a great place to find bodies to dissect. But there was also the matter of one well-connected doctor.
The spectacle of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 was unrivaled in its time. But it hardly represented the "world" of women and African-Americans.
Ninety-eight issues of the influential journal are part of the open access, “Independent Voices” collection from Reveal Digital. Scholars of Black history, take note.
Lifecasting was the renaissance art of making sculptures using molds taken from real-life plants and animals.