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My upcoming novella Tempting Hymn will be the second in my series to mention the 1902 cholera epidemic in the Philippines. The book’s hero, Jonas Vanderburg, volunteered his family for mission work in the Philippines, only to lose his wife and daughters…

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In the Dominican Republic, the first decade of the 20th century was characterized for constant political turmoil. In between wars and revolutions, Dominicans found plenty of ways to amuse themselves. Excursions to the countryside were common, as were…

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A few years ago, we discussed rationing in Britain during WWI. When the United States entered the war in April 1917, they had a model for conserving and preserving the foodstuffs and the Food Administration leaped to instruct Americans on how the war…

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Do you remember when New Year’s Eve 1999 was dominated by Y2K fears? (I know, it seems so naive and innocent, in retrospect.) Was there a similar Y1.9K crisis? What were Edwardian era fears? Thanks to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America catalog…

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In February I will be boarding a plane for Manila. It will take me 24 hours airport to airport, and that will feel like a long time. I will probably complain about how tired I am, or how small airline seats have become. Both will be true. But my Edwardian…

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An hour later they safely stumbled into a cluster of chromatic light. Georgie wondered if she had fallen under some kind of enchantment….Surrounding the church were hundreds of colorful star-shaped lanterns hanging off white-blossomed frangipani trees.…

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By now you have heard the results of the 2016 election: marijuana won. Well, at least in four states. California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada legalized recreational use. Arkansas, Florida, and North Dakota legalized certain medical uses. You can see…

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Sugar production in the Caribbean has been on my mind as I work on the second Arroyo Blanco book, A Time For Desire. In it, Roberto Sandoval and Rosa Castillo, who you might remember as one of the suffragettes in A Summer for Scandal, team up against one…

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Thrilled that Cesar nominated @Karidjatoure (Girlhood) is confirmed to star in #TheAdventuresofSelika – fab start to the week! @stylereins pic.twitter.com/V9A97QJJwY — The Equestrian Film (@equestrianfilm) October 24, 2016 According to Black Female…

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The early twentieth century can be considered the beginning of the golden age of illustration. From James Montgomery Flagg, to Charles Dana Gibson, to Nell Brinkley, magazines and advertisers and newspapers attracted and delighted millions of consumers…
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