A HISTORY OF THE WORLD
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Empires and Encounters

1350–1750

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674047198

Publication Date: 06/09/2015

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1168 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

57 halftones, 32 maps, 1 table

Belknap Press

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene