History

The Fight Women Won

Militant suffragettes’ most important tactic was to turn women’s bodies—supposedly passive, pliant, and protected—into a battleground. 

A System in Denial

Industrialization, a new book argues, depended on gun-making. But from the start manufacturers refused any responsibility for gun violence.

The Truth About Appalachia

A conversation with historian Elizabeth Catte, author of a new book that upends narratives about a region that has been dubbed Trump Country