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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 9/20/2019

Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected] Directions Floor Plans Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT Lecture: Investing in Culture: Urban Regeneration and Sustainability in the Kingdom of Bahrain Free tickets available via Eventbrite link Former Minister of Culture and current President of […]

A Handbook for 18th-Century Country Living: Andrei Bolotov’s “Ekonomicheskoi magazin” (Economic Storehouse)

(Guest post by Christine Ruane, Professor Emerita of History, University of Tulsa) Tucked away in the stacks of the Library of Congress’ Rare Book Division are 40 small, leather-bound volumes of an 18th-century Russian periodical entitled “Ekonomicheskoi magazin””(Economic storehouse). Each book consists of 400 pages of what was then the latest scientific advice on how […]

Para el Bicentenario de la Batalla de Boyacá

(Post contribuido por Marie Arana, oriunda del Perú, historiadora, periodista, y ex-editora de libros del diario estadounidense The Washington Post. Actualmente, es directora literaria de la Biblioteca del Congreso.) Read the English version here. Hace doscientos años, justo en la cúspide de julio y agosto, un hombre transformó la suerte de la liberación en Hispanoamérica. […]