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Geography of hate: the places of racism in American history. [With Geolocations]

The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.

By |2019-08-04T14:15:12-07:00August 4th, 2019|Earth, Geography, History|1 Comment

Historic Painting: “The Girl Who Found The Golden Horn” by Harald Slott-Møller, 1906.

This painting commemorates the discovery, in 1639, of one of the world's great Iron Age art treasures, sadly now lost to history.

By |2018-07-09T20:30:36-07:00July 9th, 2018|Art, History|0 Comments

Interiors: Biblioteca Palafoxiana, ancient library in Ciudad de Puebla, Mexico.

This beautiful library room was constructed in 1773, but the library itself has existed since 1647 and represents one of the great intellectual repositories of Colonial Mexico.

By |2016-02-19T20:30:59-07:00February 19th, 2016|Interiors, Spotlight|0 Comments