Category Archives: world culture

Party Like Its 1828

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections.   Produced by Danish-French cartographer M. Malte-Brun, this atlas presents what the world looked like in 1828.  Born in 1775 and raised in Denmark, Malte-Brun published … Continue reading

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How Tattoos, Powdered Wigs, and Uggs Have Made Us Who We Are

Be honest, how much time to do you spend on your looks in the morning? Do you have piercings or tattoos, or dyed hair? What does any of that say about you? You would be surprised how much things like … Continue reading

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Wacky Foods

So. I really do love reference books. You never know what you’re going to find when you open one up. Like, when I opened up an e-book we have here at the library called They eat that? A cultural encyclopedia … Continue reading

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