= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1852 / December | View All Issues |

December 1852

Article

1-15 PDF

A sketch of Washington City·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

16-32 PDF

Australia and its gold·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

32-45 PDF

Napoleon Bonaparte. The imperial throne·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

46-48 PDF

An original sketch in a homely frame·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

48-52 PDF

My client’s story·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

52-56 PDF

A ghost of a head·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

75-79 PDF

A night adventure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

79-81 PDF

Slate and its uses·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

81 PDF

The cultivation of the senses·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

82-84 PDF

Blind Sarah. From the diary of a clergyman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

84-86 PDF

Something about the winds·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

85*-92* PDF

Daniel Webster·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

86-92 PDF

How I went to sea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

93-112 PDF

Bleak House (chaps. XXVI-XXIX)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

112-117 PDF

Who wrote it?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

117-118 PDF

Sunday morning·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

118-119 PDF

Speed the plow·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

119-120 PDF

A tiger’s jaws·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Department

120-124 PDF

Monthly record of current events·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

125-128 PDF

Editor’s table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

128 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

128 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

128-129 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

129-130 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

130-132 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

132 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

132-133 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

133 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

133 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

133 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

133 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

134 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

134 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

134-135 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

135 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

135 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

135 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

135 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

135 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

135-136 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

136 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

136 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

136 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

136 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

136 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

136 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

137-140 PDF

Literary notices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

141 PDF

Sporting extraordinary-the old dog points capitally·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

142 PDF

Startling effect of the gold “diggins”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

142 PDF

Bow[^Twow^R]ery pies·

= 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

November 2014

Stop Hillary!

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

How the Islamic State was Won

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cage Wars

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Everyday Grace

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Stop Hillary!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"What Hillary will deliver, then, is more of the same. And that shouldn’t surprise us."
Photograph by Joe Raedle
Article
Cage Wars·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"In the 1970s, “Chickens’ Lib” was a handful of women in flower-print dresses holding signs, but in the past decade farm hens have become almost a national preoccupation."
Photograph by Adam Dickerson/Big Dutchman USA, courtesy Vande Bunte Farms
Article
Paradise Lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Suffering Sappho! Here we still are, marching right into yet another century with our glass ceilings, unequal pay, unresolved work and child-care balance, and still marrying, forever marrying, men."
Illustration by Anthony Lister
Article
Off the Land·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Nearly half the reservation lives below the poverty line, with unemployment as high as 60 percent, little to no infrastructure, few entitlements, a safety net that never was, no industry to speak of, and a housing crisis that has been dire not for five years but since the reservation’s founding in 1855."
Illustration by Stan Fellows
Post
Introducing the November 2014 Issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Doug Henwood on stopping Hillary Clinton, fighters and potential recruits discuss the rise of the Islamic State, the inevitability of factory farming, and more

Cover photo by Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

Chances that a doctor’s diagnosis of Lyme disease is erroneous:

4 in 5

Engineers were said to be at greater risk of becoming terrorists.

A deaf dog belonging to a deaf owner was shot and killed in Alabama, and an Indiana dog’s skin troubles were found to be caused by an allergy to humans. “It’s just not his fault,” said the owner of Lucky Dog Retreat.

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