The revival in the nineteenth century of medieval motifs in architecture extended from villas and furniture to farmhouses and vineries
“She is such a funny child, so old-fashioned, that we always call her ‘Granny’ “her mother said. Cousin Franklin felt otherwise
It was the most devastating enemy surprise attack since Pearl Harbor—but what mysterious affliction were people dying of two days later?
The old gray mare was not the ecological marvel, in American cities, that horse lovers like to believe
In the sumptuous history of transatlantic passenger travel it wasn’t all mahogany panelling and ten-course meals. Consider, for instance, war and seasickness
The British commander-in-chief at the beginning of the Revolution was popular and conscientious, but events were beyond his control.
Three Centuries of Divorce, American Style