Cover: Oakes Ames in HARDCOVER

Oakes Ames

Jottings of a Harvard Botanist

Edited by Pauline Ames Plimpton

Foreword by George Plimpton

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HARDCOVER

$13.50 • £10.95 • €12.00

ISBN 9780674629219

Publication Date: 02/06/1980

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World

Pauline Ames Plimpton has edited Orchids at Christmas and The Ancestry of Blanche Butler Ames and Adelbert Ames.

George Plimpton was editor of The Paris Review.

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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