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Abortion decision cherry-picks history – when the US Constitution was ratified, women had much...

By Maurizio Valsania, Università di Torino Justice Samuel Alito appears spellbound by the 19th century. In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the decision Alito wrote...

Historic Handover: Looted Benin Bronzes Returned By Germany

By Thomas Hochwarter, Zenger News German authorities have returned the first of a treasure trove of bronzes looted from West Africa during the colonial era. The...

How Mrs. Claus embodied 19th-century debates about women’s right

By Maura Ives, Texas A&M University, The Conversation Clement Clarke Moore’s 1823 poem “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” redefined Christmas in America. As...

After the rediscovery of a 19th-century novel, our view of black female writers is...

By Gretchen Gerzina, University of Massachusetts Amherst In 2012, I was in the United Kingdom working on a follow-up project for my books “Black London”...