It will be news to no one that state-based explanations for the past just don’t fire the historical imagination like they used to and that environmental historians have been at the forefront of a transnational shift.
The La Brea Tar Pits have yielded the most extensive record of a Pleistocene environment on the planet. Yet the pits are also a misnomer, for they are an artifact of nineteenth-century asphalt mining and twentieth-century fossil excavations.
From the south-facing window of my third floor apartment, I sometimes see the sunrise.
There are certain questions that have given my research on the history of the Ilkisongo Maasai and conservation a sense of urgency.
A few miles northeast of Boulder, CO lies the Midwest in miniature—and where our crew from the Boulder Apple Tree Project sampled trees from Sarah’s orchard.
This is the second half of a two-part series on the Lost Cause of the Lowcountry.
Some elements of gaming worlds are imaginary, and they can give insight into what’s around the game builders—or their hopes of what a better world looks like.
Centering horses in historical narratives offers scholars a new lens for examining the past and our relationship with it.
I met Katie in Washington, D.C. this summer in a box of files from the Smithsonian Institute Archives.
Pedro Nisser made me rethink the way in which the technological innovation in mining happened in Antioquia.