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Frontiers Fall/Winter 2014

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Lincoln's Body in Life and In Death

Richard W. Fox ties Lincoln's body to his words and deeds

 

A history professor at the University of Southern California explains how Lincoln's body fascinated Americans throughout his life and even after death...more

 


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View Master

A photographer immerses himself in bonsai and penjing
By Matt Stevens

 

"It made perfect sense to combine these two things," photographer Stephen Hilyard says, pulling bonsai and large-format 3-D into the broader category he calls "mediation"...  more

 

 

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News Bytes

Picturing Stinky  •  Strangers No More  •  The Library Tomorrow  •  New Rooms with Views

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A Closer Look: On the Nature of Vesuvius

Finding the sublime in a newly acquired pair of paintings
By Catherine Hess

  

Geological phenomenon and source of drama, this volcano inspired many artists, including Pierre-Jacques Volaire of France... more


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Lessons Learned: Lincoln's Last Breath

By Aizita Margaña

 

How Lincoln's death helped revive the practice of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation...more


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Fresh Take: Mourning Attire

When black became the new black
By Matt Stevens

  

The death of France's Louis XV in 1774 was good for fashion... more


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In Print: A Sampling of Books Based on Research in the Collections

 


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Postscript: When It Rains, It Pours

The fruits of a return trip to Namibia
By Diana W. Thompson

  

Researchers knew the plants were out there. They just needed someone with determination to document them, even if it meant trekking halfway around the globe—twice... more

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