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July 1, 2014
William Rankin. “The Geography of Radionavigation and the Politics of Intangible Artifacts.” Technology and Culture 55.3 (2014): 622-674.  Abstract During the middle of the...
April 12, 2014
Yale Environmental History hosted its fourth northeast environmental history conference on April 12, with terrific papers from ten graduate students from nine different...
November 19, 2013
Since humans first emerged as a distinct species, they have eaten, fought, prayed, and moved with other animals. In this stunningly original and conceptually rich book,...
November 1, 2013
Peter C. Perdue. “Ecologies of Empire: From Qing Cosmopolitanism to Modern Nationalism.” Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review 2.2 (2013): 396-423. Abstract...
September 3, 2013
In 1980, the iconoclastic economist Julian Simon challenged celebrity biologist Paul Ehrlich to a bet. Their wager on the future prices of five metals captured the public’s...
May 1, 2013
This book tells the story of a society reversing deeply held worldviews and revolutionizing its demography. In parts of eighteenth-century Japan, couples raised only two or...

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