From the Archives

Flesh Made Wood: The Invention of Artificial Refrigeration
By Rebecca Woods

Refrigerators are a ubiquitous and unremarkable fact of contemporary life, but in the 1870s they were revolutionary.

Originally Appeared in… Bodies Volume 2. Issue 2. April 2014

About The Appendix

The Appendix was founded in late 2012 as 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.

Volume 2 (2014)

Volume 1 (2012-2013)