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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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