delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

the leadership of deng xiaoping -- 1/21/20

the flop heard round the world -- 1/17/20

london -- 1/16/20

nettie stevens and chromosomes -- 1/15/20

chiang kai-shek and sun yat-sen -- 1/14/20

the ruthlessness of jay gould -- 1/13/20

hiring the irish -- 1/10/20

the eagle -- 1/9/20

the risks of childbirth -- 1/08/20

kwame nkrumah-- 1/7/20

san francisco after the gold rush -- 1/06/20

britain, india, and cannabis -- 1/3/20

how long to form a habit -- 1/2/20

beatrix potter -- 12/31/19

babar the elephant -- 12/30/19

"a different sort of book" -- 12/27/19

opening day at disneyland -- 12/26/19

the fallibility of memory -- 12/24/19

beaver trapping -- 12/23/19

raymond chandler and the city of los angeles -- 12/20/19

fear and anxiety -- 12/19/19

the light before electricity -- 12/18/19

a history of butchery -- 12/17/19

the dangerous business of mining -- 12/16/19

ronald mcdonald and the hamburglar -- 12/13/19

the black plague in asia -- 12/12/19

loop quantum gravity -- 12/11/19

britain's crimean war -- 12/10/19

spain helps america -- 12/09/19

christmas was banned in scotland -- 12/6/19

a partnership dissolved -- 12/5/19

the death of a gray whale -- 12/03/18

presidios and missions of california and texas -- 12/3/19

young j.p. morgan and anthony drexel -- 12/2/19

nat king cole's father was a preacher -- 11/29/19

charles darwin's cousin and the beginnings of big data -- 11/27/19

the early years of the world bank -- 11/26/19

gold, silver, and the american civil war -- 11/25/19

hemingway's for whom the bell tolls -- 11/22/19

orwell versus huxley -- 9/21/19

global warming in the paleocene epoch -- 11/20/19

heroin moves from turkey to afghanistan -- 10/29/19

the first women's conference -- 11/18/19

opening day at disneyland -- 11/15/19

kind of blue -- 11/14/19