If, as a Swiss observer writes, size has become unmoored from power, will the future favor smaller, nimbler and more cohesive societies?
Jefferson’s mind was the most capacious, Madison’s the most rapid—but stolid, solid Monroe’s the most sure.
She is ‘Sodewa Bai’ in India and ‘Snaefridr’ in Nordic regions. One trait never changes: unsurpassed beauty.
Given the high stakes of the race for an atomic weapon, MI5 ignored the allegations on file about the physicist’s communist past.
A German count created an airship held aloft by hydrogen. A Yalie created a major airline to compete with it.
A young, nautical New England couple tries to renew their vows during a yearlong voyage in the Caribbean.
Bacteria are devious organisms always ready to resist attack. To defeat the diseases they cause requires robust testing and transparent analysis.
Johnny Jenkins was that irresistible type—a Wild West con man you couldn’t help but like and almost admire while he was cheating you.
In the 1980s, 20% of Americans were self-employed. By 2016, the number was 10%. What’s become of the entrepreneurial spirit?
In 1939, the young Lucy S. Dawidowicz narrowly escaped the fires of the Holocaust. She survived to become the mother of modern Jewish studies in America.