Sebastian Edwards brings to life a widely forgotten chapter of U.S. history starring FDR, his no-name economist and the demise of the gold standard
Using voting records from a unique transition in the 19th-century Caribbean, Christian Dippel examines the embrace of self-interest by new legislators
The link between environmental stability and cultural change explains why cultures evolve
Modern-day gender ratios are linked to countries’ agricultural roots
History’s Encyclopédie subscribers are matched to grievances against the monarchy
Leaders of a failed 1848 revolt are followed to towns across the U.S.
In pre-World War II Germany, sports clubs became a vehicle to spread Nazism
The benefit to students increases over time