= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1851 / November | View All Issues |

November 1851

Article

721-742 PDF

Napoleon Bonaparte. IV. The siege of Mantua·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Fiction

742-753 PDF

The story of Reynard the fox·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

754-756 PDF

The story of an organ·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

757-761 PDF

The household of Sir Tho>s< More·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

761-764 PDF

The flying artist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

764-767 PDF

Seals and whales·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

781-782 PDF

The floating island. A legend of Loch Dochart·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

782-786 PDF

Siberia, as a land of political exile·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

786-787 PDF

Application of electro-magnetic power to railway transit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

787-791 PDF

The stolen rose·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

791-800 PDF

Thomas Moore·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

800-802 PDF

The fairy’s choice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

802-805 PDF

A gallop for life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

805-810 PDF

Sketches of Oriental life. Life of a Turkish gentleman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

810-811 PDF

The shadow of Ben Jonson’s mother·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

812-815 PDF

Light and air·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

815-816 PDF

The widow of Cologne·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

832-836 PDF

A scene from Irish life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

836-837 PDF

Scottish revenge·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

837-839 PDF

Postal reform–cheap postage·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

839 PDF

Syrian superstitions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Monthly record of current events

840-845 PDF

Monthly record of current events·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s table

846-847 PDF

Editor’s table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s table

846-849 PDF

Editor’s table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s table

847-848 PDF

Editor’s table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s table

848 PDF

Editor’s table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

849 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

849-850 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

849-851 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

850 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

850 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

850 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

850-851 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

851 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

851-852 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

851-854 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

852 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

852 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

852 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

852-853 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

853 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

853 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

853-854 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

854 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

854 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

854 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

854 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notices

855-860 PDF

Literary notices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notices

855-860 PDF

Literary notices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

861 PDF

A leaf from Punch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

861 PDF

Not a difficult thing to foretell·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

861-862 PDF

A leaf from Punch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

862 PDF

Curiosities of medical experience·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

862 PDF

Retirement·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fashions for November

863-864 PDF

Fashions for November·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

February 2015

The War of the World

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Sharp Edge of Life

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Great Republican Land Heist

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Captive Market

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Day of the Sea

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The Great Republican Land Heist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The wholesale transfer of public lands to state control may never be achieved. But the goal might be more subtle: to attack the value of public lands.”
Photograph by Chad Ress
Article
The Sharp Edge of Life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The struggle of the novelist has been to establish a measure, a view of human nature, and usually, though not always, as large a view as belief and imagination can wring from observable facts.”
Photo by Eddie Adams/Associated Press
Article
Captive Market·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Fear of random violence lives on, but the reality is that violent-crime rates have dropped to levels not seen since the early Seventies."
Photograph by Richard Ross
Article
The Day of the Sea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Fifteen judges will then sit together in a wood-paneled room, in a city thousands of miles from the Andes, and decide whether the ocean Bolivia claims as its right will at last be returned to it.”
Photo by Fabio Cuttica/Contrasto/Redux
Post
Introducing the February Issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Ruin of the West
Christopher Ketcham investigates Cliven Bundy’s years-long battle with the BLM, Annie Murphy reflects on Bolivia’s lost coast, and more
Painting by Richard Prince, whose work was on view in October at Gagosian Gallery in New York City © The artist. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

Estimated total calories members of Congress burned giving Bush’s 2002 State of the Union standing ovations:

22,000

A fertility scientist named Panayiotis Zavos announced that he had created human-cow embryos that were theoretically viable, but denied that he planned to allow such a hybrid to be implanted in a woman’s womb. “We are not trying to create monsters,” he said.

A statistician determined that the five most common first names among New York City taxi drivers are Md, Mohammad, Mohammed, Muhammad, and Mohamed.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today