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Women on the Move: Cycling and the Rational Dress Movement

On the evening of October 9, 1893, at a prayer-meeting of the High Street Methodist Church in Binghamton, New York, Samuel Stanley rose to address the congregation. 4,302 more words


Watch The Road to Wellville (1994) Movie

Watch The Road to Wellville (1994) Movie
Run time: 118 min
Rating: 5.7
Genres: Comedy | Drama
Director: Alan Parker
Writers: T. Coraghessan Boyle, Alan Parker… 26 more words

LondonLife - Mary and infant Jesus back on display in St Paul's...

This Victorian-era marble statue of the Virgin and Child has gone back on show in St Paul’s Cathedral more than 70 years after it taken down following bombing during World War II. 102 more words


Radical Relations: An Interview with Daniel W. Rivers

Interview by Gillian Frank

In keeping with Notches’ commitment to fostering a public and widespread discussion of the history of sexuality within and outside of the academy, we are introducing a regular feature that we are calling “Author Interviews.” Here, we publish critical conversations with authors of recent publications on the history of sexuality. 4,662 more words

History Of Sexuality

Compass Translation Award: Boris Slutsky

This year the poet for the Compass Translation Award is Boris Slutsky (1919-1986). You can find an easy-to-navigate selection of his poems in Russian here… 180 more words

Twentieth Century

Robert L. Nelson. German Soldier Newspapers of the First World War. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Publisher’s description:

The literature on trench journalism is well-established for Britain and France during the First World War, but this book is the first systematic study in English of German soldier newspapers as a representation of daily life and beliefs on the front. 102 more words


Treasures of London - Winston Churchill...

Former British PM, Sir Winston Churchill, died 50 years ago tomorrow, so we thought it was a good time to take a look at one of London’s most iconic statues. 176 more words

Monuments, Memorials, And Gateways