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Editor’s Blog

  • Brown Dog Affair

    In 1906, anti-vivisection campaigners unveiled a memorial in Battersea, London, as a new weapon in their long-running propaganda war. A celebrated libel trial focused attention on the plight of one… Continue reading

     
  • Body Snatching and the Resurrection Industry

    An angry wife strikes back at system that cost her husband. Ann Millard. 1825. An account of the circumstances attending the imprisonment and death of the late William Millard, formerly Superintendent… Continue reading

     
  • William Jennings Bryan Rises Again

    Death leaves work undone. William Jennings Bryan died just a few days after the 1925 Scopes ‘Monkey’ Trial came to an end. This left him with work undone. In the… Continue reading

     
 

Recent Published Titles

  • Shakespeare and Science

    Cumberland Clarke’s Shakespeare and Science is a monumental compilation of the Bard’s many references to natural and celestial phenomena, including a careful study of Shakespeare’s interest in, and dramatic use… Continue reading

     
  • UNESCO: Its Plan and Purpose

    UNESCO was created “to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among the nations through education, science, and culture.” No one spoke with greater authority about the plan for UNESCO… Continue reading

     
  • The Brown Dog and His Memorial

    In 1907, London medical students protested over a statue raised to a little brown dog. Bonfires burned late into the night. Large groups marched through the streets clashing with police…. Continue reading