Modern psychiatrists revived the effort to link mental illness to biology, begun in the 1840s by scientists like Emil Kraepelin.
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A history of psychiatry’s troubled search for the biology of mental illness
National Women’s Party members picket the White House, 1917. In the years leading up to the Nineteenth Amendment’s passage, the protesters were a regular presence in Lafayette Square.
Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress
Fresh portraits of U.S. foot soldiers for women’s right to vote
An untitled 1900 ink and color work by an unidentified artist, exhibiting the strikingly modern “eight-brokens” style
Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Recent books with Harvard connections
Accidental comics writer Amy Chu
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Graphic novelist Amy Chu
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Casey Cep’s debut book, on a murder trial and Harper Lee
After graduating from the College in 1861, Holmes obtained a commission as first lieutenant in the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, known as the “Harvard Regiment.”
Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections
A new biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. illuminates the Supreme Court during the centennial of his most momentous dissent.
Photograph by Stu Rosner
Rafael Campo’s compassionate care
Min Jin Lee
Photograph by Ella Rinaldo
“I worry a great deal about how Koreans are perceived,” the author says.