The Great Seal of the United States, designed in 1776 by Charles Thomson, is perhaps the world's best known coat of arms but its prehistory remains partly obscure. What were Thomson’s sources? How did he use them?
23 to 31 March is the Dutch National Week of the Book. For this reason, the month March will be devoted to this year's theme ‘de moeder de vrouw’, as the Month of the Mother (MOM). This week: politics of sex, marriage and motherhood in The Handmaid's Tale.