Articles tagged new york city history

Mid-19th Century New York City Comes Alive in ‘Seven for a Secret’

This is a fascinating book about a murky time in American history, pre-Civil War, when race politics was catch as catch can.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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