delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

modernism and high art -- 12/1/23

a christmas memory -- 11/30/23

the circumference of earth -- 11/29/23

the story of venice -- 11/28/23

housing and the new deal -- 11/27/23

“i have lost myself” -- 11/22/23

charlemagne and christianity -- 11/21/23

horses and america -- 11/20/23

winkler becomes the fonz -- 11/17/23

Music and the heart -- 11/15/23

growing up to be king -- 11/14/23

the espionage act of 1917 -- 11/13/23

video games -- 11/10/23

how we got the electoral college -- 11/9/23

sir isaac newton -- 11/8/23

reagan and gorbachev -- 11/7/23

the knights of labor -- 11/6/23

chuck berry’s childhood -- 11/3/23

the reluctant move from foraging to farming -- 11/2/23

god, science, data, and quetelet -- 11/01/23

baghdad and constantinople -- 10/31/23

japan defends its invasion of nanjing -- 10/30/23

cézanne, shapes, and grids -- 10/27/23

the origins of immunology -- 10/25/23

russia and japan -- 10/24/23

president benjamin harrison -- 10/23/23

caterpillars turn into butterflies -- 10/21/23

the beatles shorten the act -- 10/20/23

ballomania -- 10/18/23

private equity funds -- 10/17/23

the book publishing industry -- 10/16/23

holbein and erasmus -- 10/13/23

modern monetary theory -- 10/12/23

galileo’s book -- 10/11/23

hercules -- 10/10/23

freemasonry in early america -- 10/9/23

ol’ man river -- 10/6/23

transformative fire --10/5/23

vacations and controllability -- 10/4/23

famine in world war II -- 10/3/23

high-fructose corn syrup -- 10/2/23

the allman brothers band -- 9/29/23

max planck -- 9/27/23

leopold and the congo -- 9/26/23

elie wiesel’s night -- 9/25/23