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29
Jul

The Pyrocene: Baptism By Fire

By Stephen Pyne, author of The Pyrocene: How We Created an Age of Fire, and What Happens Next This article was originally published in The Arizona Republic, and is reposted here with …

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27
Jul

How We Become Fire-Adapted Humans

By David Carle, author of Introduction to Fire in California, Second Edition The following post is an adapted excerpt from Introduction to Fire in California, Second Edition Could your house survive without …

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21
Jul

Sounding the Edges of History

By Martha Feldman and Nicholas Mathew, editors of Representations’s special issue, “Music and Sound at the Edges of History” Most people use music and sound to understand their worlds without needing professional …

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22
Jun

Musical Meaning: Is There Such a Thing?

By Lawrence Kramer, author of Musical Meaning: Toward a Critical History                                         In his classic study of perception, the French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty describes the experience of listening to a classical sonata, which …

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18
Jun

Interview with Jana Lipman, author of In Camps

We’re proud to share that the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations has awarded Jana Lipman honorable mention, Ferrell Book Prize for In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Repatriates! Learn …

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