Tag archive for Department of History

A railway to reason?

Could a railroad built from the sea straight to the heart of a young America possibly have saved the country from the catastrophe of civil war?

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Charting the stormy seas of social media

If you think tweets come from feathered things, posts are for fences, and pinterest is merely a typo, this story may not be for you.

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sacred places, shattered spaces

Fist-sized chunks of lime­stone and cracked brick. Crumbled masonry and leveled columns. Shattered buttresses and pots, toys, and tools.

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