The History of Smallpox Shows Us Nationalism Can’t Beat a Pandemic
“America First” is a fairly useless strategy in the quest for a COVID-19 vaccine.
When Arizona Elected a Mexican Immigrant Governor
Border Patrol agents once ordered an elderly Hispanic man out of his vehicle and requested his identity papers. Turns out he was Arizona’s former governor.
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In the latest edition of our newsletter, our editor reflects on history in the time of coronavirus.
How the Military Waged a Graphic-Design War on Venereal Disease
"Fool the Axis—use Prophylaxis!"In many ways, such a coordinated public effort to alter sexual behavior was unprecedented.
Eastern Sports and Western Bodies: The “Indian Club” in the U.S.
Although largely forgotten today, exercise by club swinging was all the rage in the 19th century.
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The Thorny Road to the 19th Amendment
A new book chronicles the twists and turns of the 75-year-path to securing the vote for women.
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