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“The Negro Is the Negro Still” How spiritualism grappled with slavery and race in the Civil War era By Emily Sosolik   [In the Summerland] all distinctions between [African Americans] and white spirits cease to exist, they then having become as white, beautiful, refined, and intellectual as these.[1] — Spiritualist Eugene Crowell, The Spirit World: […]

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  From Peter Irons, A People’s History of the Supreme Court: No country on earth grew faster than the United States during the last four decades of the nineteenth century. Between 1860 and 1900 the nation’s population swelled from 31 to 75 million, . . . The number of farms grew from two million to […]

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Philip Guston, "Aggressor," 1978, private collection

  From Peter Irons, A People’s History of the Supreme Court: No country on earth grew faster than the United States during the last four decades of the nineteenth century. Between 1860 and 1900 the nation’s population swelled from 31 to 75 million, . . . The number of farms grew from two million to […]

October 15, 2018

The paintings are alive through its creativity. For decades, its application is firmly rooted among the people. A great blog has been written about some historical paintings. I'm incredibly interested to read it fully. Thank you.

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  From Peter Irons, A People’s History of the Supreme Court: No country on earth grew faster than the United States during the last four decades of the nineteenth century. Between 1860 and 1900 the nation’s population swelled from 31 to 75 million, . . . The number of farms grew from two million to […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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  From Peter Irons, A People’s History of the Supreme Court: No country on earth grew faster than the United States during the last four decades of the nineteenth century. Between 1860 and 1900 the nation’s population swelled from 31 to 75 million, . . . The number of farms grew from two million to […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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