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Café des Exilés #2: Benito Juárez

St. Edwards University in Austin, where I did my Bachelor’s in History, was kind of funny in that it didn’t have a dedicated American History department. The study of U.S. History I did there was often through the lens of … Continue reading

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Old Waterways of New Orleans: The Carondelet and New Basin Canals

Walking around New Orleans gives one ample opportunity to imagine, if they wish, numerous streets, parks, and courtyards as they were a century or more ago. When I am walking along Rampart Street, however, I find it nearly impossible to … Continue reading

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