As women entered the white-collar world, experts told them to dress like men, without being too threatening.
Photographers and writers hired by the US government presented the foodways of the South to a wide audience.
Harsh punishments were declining in the nineteenth century. Then came sensationalist news coverage of a reputed crime wave.
Flab, begone! Earle Edwin Liederman wanted men to learn his vaudeville-strongman secrets—for a not-so-low price.
It's hip, it's happening, it's wow, it's now, it's gone: RIP the paper dress, 1966–1968.
In 1943, white servicemen attacked young people of color for wearing the ultimate in street style—on the pretext that they were shirking wartime duty.
The adoption of Aztec cultural iconography by modern activists has roots in Mexican nationalist policies of the 1920s.
Scholar Jenny Adams examines the homosocial facets of the game through literature of the Middle Ages.
A white horse of chalk both defines and defies a common understanding of what English heritage is, and is not.
“[N]o man can justly doubt, that a childs mind is answerable to his nurses milk and manners.”