In a new book, Professor David Kaiser describes dramatic shifts in the history of an evolving discipline.
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Spanish conquerors depended on indigenous expertise to keep up their munitions supplies, archaeologists have found.
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Proposed bridge would have been the world’s longest at the time; new analysis shows it would have worked.
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Daron Acemoglu’s new book examines the battle between state and society, which occasionally produces liberal-democratic freedom.
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Study of Dead Sea Scroll sheds light on a lost ancient parchment-making technology.
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A scholar’s book uncovers new material about the effects of the infamous nuclear meltdown.
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From digital circuits to ingestible robots, the Institute has helped spearhead key innovations in the technology revolution.
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Stephanie Frampton’s new book explores the written word in the Roman world.
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