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The articles in this issue areabout many kinds of motion, from the sojourns of Cambodian dancers in 1906 France to the stuttering flicker of early silent film, and from the rise and fall of Brazilian hot air balloons to the travels of baby teeth earnestly dispatched by St. Louis schoolchildren in the name of Science.

Chapter 1: Humans in Motion

Chapter 2: Objects in Motion

Chapter 3: Ideas in Motion

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The Appendix is a quarterly journal of experimental and narrative history, soliciting articles from historians, writers, and artists committed to good storytelling, with an eye for the strange and a suspicion of both jargon and traditional narratives.

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Biophony and the Deep History of Sound
By Bernie Krause

A famed pioneer of electronic music, Bernie Krause now travels the world seeking and recording biophonies—soundscapes of the natural world. In this interview with The Appendix, Krause muses on the history of natural sound and its relationship to man-made music, and shares a recording of his close run-in with an Amazonian jaguar.

Originally Appeared in… Out Loud Volume 1. Issue 3. July 2013

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