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Hemingway Home and Museum, Key West, Florida. Photo courtesy Hemingway Home and Museum.

Ah, Internets, how I missed you. An outage of just over 24 hours had me in full white-knuckle withdrawal mode. I don't know how the Harvey/Irma folks can stand it. Take, for instance, the staff of the Hemingway Home and Museum on Key West. Key West, like all of the Florida Keys, was smack in Irma's path, and the Overseas Highway, its sole road linking it to the mainland, was sure to be [...]

Tue, Sep 12, 2017
Source: The History Blog

On the 500th anniversary of the origins of Protestant Christianity, how should we understand its spread – from an academic dispute in a second-rank German university to a global faith that embraces up to a billion people?

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Tue, Sep 12, 2017
Source: History Today

Leo Steveni was a British officer based in St Petersburg at the time of the Russian Revolution. He became an active eyewitness to the chaos of the Civil War that followed.

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Mon, Sep 11, 2017
Source: History Today Articles

An unsolved Renaissance mystery casts light on the dark world of extortion, revenge and power politics at the heart of the Catholic Church.

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Mon, Sep 11, 2017
Source: History Today

The arrival of big cats to 19th-century London forced a change in the image left by mythology and the Old Masters.

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Mon, Sep 11, 2017
Source: History Today Articles


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