How well do you know the history of cotton? Take our quiz and find out!
From the mid-seventeenth century onwards, Indian textiles were imported by the European East India companies and were sought after by consumers not just in England, but in most European countries. But the inroads of Indian cotton textiles into the consuming habits of Europeans also generated resistance.
Do you have the political/historical/literary/geographical/mythological savvy to have written the Bard’s canon? Take our quiz to find out!
In addition to holding the distinction of “Great Novel of the Sinful Twenties,” The Great Gatsby has enjoyed dozens of cover redesigns. Here are some of our favorites through the ages.
Since the middle of the 19th century, the Shakespeare authorship debate has produced over 70 candidates who may have written the canon of English drama and poetry supposedly composed by William Shakespeare. Here are a few of the people that have been considered throughout the debate.