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Etcetera #11: Empire, Taxonomy, Pocahontas

Matthew Culnane
Matthew Culnane
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How the British Empire Built the Food System that Is Destroying the Planet
How Scientific Taxonomy Constructed the Myth of Race
See also: in terms of visualising biological taxonomy, try OneZoom’s Tree of Life. In a previous issue of Etcetera I included a link that discusses the science of terrible men.
Deconstructing Disney: Queer Coding and Masculinity in Pocahontas
The secret ingredient in Paris' green public housing
How to Map Nothing
A natural history of the film maudit
The Growers, Bakers and Beekeepers Embracing the Terroir of American Cities
The Real Book
See also: Murakami on jazz.
Carlo Rovelli in conversation
A booming industry based entirely on missed calls helped bring India online — and vanished overnight
The old scrapbook recipe collections that tell the story of our lives
Albums 4.0: A Must-Have App for Music Lovers
Palm Springs
FEZ
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