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Cover: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 1: January 1820 – June 1825, from Harvard University PressCover: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 1 in HARDCOVER

Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 1

January 1820 – June 1825

[These diaries deal] with the early years when Charles Francis was a none-too-serious student at Harvard, whe he was leisuely reading law in the office of Daniel Webster, and when he was painfully courting Abigail Brooks… The value of these volumes lies…in the light they throw on the inner and outer factors which go into the making of another Adams.—Avery Craven, The Chicago Tribune

[O]ne of the major unpublished diaries of our history.—Henry Steele Commager, Book Week

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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

Honoring Latour

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