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A guide to world history for people who romanticize the past Ideas


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The Pessimist's Guide to History: An Irresistible Compendium Of Catastrophes, Barbarities, Massacres And Mayhem From The Big Bang To The New Millennium: ...

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Romanticizing the Hunter-Gatherer


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Look and See; Listen and Hear: Wendell Berry and the Contradictions of our Climate


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How History and Memory Converge to Make Sense of The Past

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As you've probably anticipated, the entire book is available as a CC-licensed download, so you've got no excuse not to start reading it today.

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What does it mean to do “good” or make a “good decision”? How can we equip adolescents with the strategies to make good choices?

Christine Dunn Henderson, Tocqueville's Voyages: The Evolution of His Ideas and Their Journey Beyond His Time [2014]

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Cræft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts

A lovely history book (even for people who don't usually read history books

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1934 Patterns of Culture wins conceptual clarity, writing style, ethnographic example, & impact

Where the Universe Came From: How Einstein's Relativity Unlocks the Past, Present & Future

Its meaning is the sense of our lives. We must be careful not to fictionalize and romanticize our stories.

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