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Original Essays | September 4, 2014

Edward E. Baptist: IMG The Two Bodies of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism



My new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, is the story of two bodies. The first body was the new... Continue »
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

kdengstrom, January 10, 2010

Diamond is an intellectual master of multiple academic disciplines, yet still able to clearly explain his cleverly distilled conclusions. He comes close to proselytizing towards the end of the book, but his theme - the fate of our civilization - is often worth his temporary loss of objective voice. Highly recommended.
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