January 01, 1991

The Great Transformation

Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, June 2016
The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World (Morton)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, April 2016
Slavery and African Life: Occidental, Oriental, and African Slave Trades (Manning)
Epicureanism at the Origins of Modernity (Wilson)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, March 2016
Empire of Cotton (Beckert)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, September 2015
The Wheels of Commerce (Braudel)
On the Nature of Things Humanity Was Not Meant to Know
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, July 2015
Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality (Allen)
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (Levinson)
The Sovereign State and Its Competitors: An Analysis of Systems Change (Spruyt)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, March 2015
The Crisis of the European Mind, 1680--1715 (Hazard)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, January 2014
The Printing Press as an Agent of Change (Eisenstein)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, June 2013
Summa Technologiae (Lem)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, December 2012
Demystifying Mentalities (Lloyd)
Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton (Westfall)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, January 2012
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (Greenblatt)
Strangers Nowhere in the World: The Rise of Cosmopolitanism in Early Modern Europe (Jacob)
"These seeming anchorages are themselves but floating seaweed"
The Singularity in Our Past Light-Cone
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Rethinking World History: Essays on Europe, Islam and World History (Hodgson)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, December 2009
Laika (Abadzis)
Cognitive Development: Its Social and Cultural Foundations (Luria)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, November 2009
Science and Social Welfare in the Age of Newton (Clark)
A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy (Israel)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, October 2009
The Cartoon History of the Modern World, Part II: From the Bastille to Baghdad (Gonick)
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, September 2009
Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist (Levenson)
Because You Really Wished I'd Write More About Books
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, January 2009
The Invention of Air: A History of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America (Johnson)
Trinity
Süleyman the Magnificent Scares the West into Rising (Part II of OH NOES! MUSLIMZ! DO NOT WANT!)
A. R. Luria: The Neuropsychology of Praxis
Inducing Disorientation in Larval Economists
Sow the Wind, Reap the Drag Coefficient (Dept. of "We are as gods, and might as well get good at it")
Neuropharmacological Foundations of the Public Sphere
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, May 2006
River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (Solnit)
A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History (DeLanda)
Days of Miracles and Wonders
The Garden of Forking Paths Weighs Like a Nightmare on the Minds of the Living (This Week at the Complex Systems Colloquium)
Funny, We Don't Look Jewish
Mongolian Cultural Expression in the Present
The Electrification of the Whole Country
The Condition of the Working Class in China
Greetings, Comrade Henwood!
Democracy and Its Global Roots
Short Takes
Cowen on Cultural Globalization (II)
"We have created you male and female, and appointed you nations and tribes, that you may come to know one another"
"Every biological invention is a perversion"
Rootless Cosmopolites of the World, Unite! You Have Nothing to Lose but the Idiocy of Rural Life!

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