How hunting helped shape elite society

MIT historian’s new book examines the political value early medieval European kings and nobles found in a royal ritual. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (MIT News Office)-- The Frankish king Charlemagne led armies in battle, united much of medieval…

“Junior republics,” a unique concept in the history…

Peter Dizikes, MIT News Photo: M. Scott Brauer CAMBRIDGE, Mass -- Around 1900, the famed Baedeker’s travel guide began listing a new tourist sight in Freeville, New York: the “George Junior Republic,” a miniature United States…