The best-selling author supported the Kaiser during World War I. What made him change his mind about politics later?
European travellers and anthropologists found that their gendered worldview didn’t easily map onto the societies they encountered.
How have workers around the world sought to change their conditions, and how have racial divisions affected their efforts?
After World War II, "occupationaries" tried to spread American-style domesticity to Japanese women.
Some formerly enslaved Blacks and freedmen accompanied the Spanish invaders; others formed their own communities.
Analyzing the dolls of elite girls shows that playthings reinforced gendered expectations but also allowed for imaginative play.
Although there were historical and scriptural precedents for honorable suicide, Christian theology saw it much differently.
At the start of World War I, young working-class women swooned for men in uniform, leading middle-class women to form patrols to police public morals.
A remarkable episode of Medieval Islamic history that often goes untold.
A rising tide of violence and bigotry in the 1970s infected the British music scene. A group of musicians organized to resist.