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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

To be published November 4, 2014

Chapter 3: Ideas in Motion

To be published December 3, 2014

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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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Anthropology, Footnoted: Jared Diamond’s The World Until Yesterday
By Alex Golub

As a work on what non-Western people can teach us, Jared Diamond’s latest book, The World Until Yesterday, is “clearly written, well-conceptualized, and unresponsive to the human condition,” writes anthropologist Alex Golub. The problem? Diamond has birds on the brain.

Originally Appeared in… Illusions Volume 1. Issue 2. April 2013

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