Emma Willard’s Maps of Time

Exploring the pioneering work of a leading feminist educator whose innovative maps of time laid the groundwork for the charts and graphics of today. This article, Emma Willard’s Maps of Time, was originally published in The Public Domain Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to reuse it please see: https://publicdomainreview.org/legal/ We live in[…]

74-Year Cycles of American History

America has had four major crisis turning points, each 74 years apart, from the time of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 to today. A century ago, historian Arthur Schlesinger, Sr. argued that history occurs in cycles. His son, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., furthered this theory in his own scholarship. As I reflect on Schlesinger’s work and the history of the[…]