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How Training Bras Constructed American Girlhood

In the twentieth century, advertisements for a new type of garment for preteen girls sought to define the femininity they sold.

The Golden Age of Timbuktu

Even now, in the age of Google Maps, its name is synonymous with the unknown edges of the world: welcome to Timbuktu.

Eduardo Galeano 1940-2015

A historian of Latin America, and a victim of two dictatorships, Galeano was also inevitably a historian of the colossus to the north.