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Peabody Museum Monographs 9

The Breakout

The Origins of Civilization

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PAPERBACK

$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780873659109

Publication Date: 05/25/2000

Short

152 pages

7 x 10 inches

12 halftones, 18 line illustrations, 4 maps

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What we see here...is intellectual interaction as it happened--something that is characteristic of verbal interaction but is rarely seen in the written word. Given the high caliber of the contributors, this conversational quality gives the book unusual interest.Journal of Anthropological Research

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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