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Dead Symbols

I am reading a book recommended by a friend called “The Culture of Classicism”, written by history professor Caroline Winterer. The author notes that the book “charts how Americans over the course of the 19th century fundamentally changed their relationship … Continue reading

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The Relative Freedom of our Era

What would King Louis XIV have done to have the kind of access to the world that virtually everyone in the industrialized nations and many people in developing nations have at their fingertips? Engine driven travel, whether it be train, … Continue reading

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