Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.
First-rate historiography. A clear, convincing, and important argument for abandoning the idea that historians must begin their accounts of human history with the earliest... Read morePublished on June 8, 2013 by BW
This is a great introduction to a hot topic in historiography. History did not begin with written chronicles, but with the traces that humans have always left in our passage... Read morePublished on June 2, 2013 by raymond Obermayr
Daniel Lord Smail is a professional historian who has written a book about neuroscience, historiography, history, and psychology. Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by G.X. Larson
Good history ought to support, and be supported by, good science and good philosophy. This book does exactly that. Read morePublished on January 30, 2011 by Lester M. Stacey
The concept of human history is tricky. Specifically, when does it start? Geologic time obviously doesn't work, but recorded history is far too abbreviated given the span of... Read morePublished on July 14, 2009 by VampireCowboy
The idea of "deep history" seems to be that of an unbroken, scientifically-based, narrative moving from the dawn of time to the present. Read morePublished on June 29, 2009 by Rick W
Daniel Lord Smail is a historian at Harvard University. He is perhaps motivated to write this book because his father, John R. W. Read morePublished on May 22, 2009 by Herbert Gintis
You know how when some popular musician or movie star comments on a subject out of his field of expertise (say, on politics or some scientific field) and says something ridiculous... Read morePublished on December 14, 2008 by Jared B.