All posts tagged "nineteenth century"
Art Review: Charles Dickens at 200, The Morgan Library and MuseumOctober 19, 2011
Dickens’ novels probed the social ills of Victorian England in order to create unforgettable images of...
Beauty & Bounty: American Art in the Age of Exploration, Seattle Art MuseumJuly 21, 2011
The highlight of the gallery would have to be the three paintings by lesser-known artist Martin...
Book Review: Mightier Than The Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America by David S. ReynoldsJune 13, 2011
The escalating one-upmanship led to some truly bizarre innovations, such as casting famous boxers in the...
Book Review: Doc by Mary Doria RussellMay 28, 2011
It is the daily struggle of life that blights the lives of Russell’s protagonists. Ill-health and...
Book Review: From Splendor to Revolution: The Romanov Women, 1847-1928 by Julie P. GelardiMarch 15, 2011
Following this betrayal, the Romanov dynasty was swept off the stage of history. Many of the...
Book Review: The New York Times Complete Civil War 1861-1865February 7, 2011
This collection of the Times' news coverage during the war is a must-have for Civil War...
Art & Design
The Civil War Begins: An Exhibition at the Rosenbach Museum and Library, PhiladelphiaJanuary 26, 2011
These are not merely newspapers, letters, transcripts of speeches and official reports from the 1850's through...
Book Review: The Big Policeman by J. North ConwayJanuary 11, 2011
J. North Conway's new account of the law enforcement career of Thomas Byrnes, The Big Policeman,...
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