Tagged Articles: Cultural Studies
Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin, Lessons in Life, Love, and Language
Cambodia’s Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land
Cahokia: Ancient America’s Great City on the Mississippi
Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know
India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking
The Gilded Age (1869-1896): Parallels with Today’s Events
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
Guest: Richard Holmes, OBE.
Today on Focus, we'll be talking about the Romantic age of science with biographer Richard Holmes. His recent book The Age of Wonder details the stories of numerous men and women at the forefront of the second scientific revolution, from astronomers to chemists to writers inspired by the scientific breakthroughs of the day.
Bob Dylan in America
The Uyghurs: Strangers in Their Own Land