This Issue

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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Maximón, a Maya Saint in Sunglasses
By Kathleen McCampbell

Art historian Kathleen McCampbell explains why Maximón, a modern Maya saint, is wearing the sunglasses of the Guatemalan military.

Originally Appeared in… The End? Volume 1. Issue 1. December 2012

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