Nayan Chanda’s Book On The History Of Trade

Lynne Kiesling Last week’s Economist had a writeup and synopsis about Nayan Chanda’s new book, Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization. I have not yet read the book, but given that he starts from the premise that globalization started the moment that humans left Africa, I am certainly intrigued. The rise … More Nayan Chanda’s Book On The History Of TradeMore Nayan Chanda’s Book On The History Of Trade

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Lynne Kiesling Lately in the KP household we’ve been marveling even more than usual at the extent to which technology has beneficially transformed our lives. Yesterday we had a macabre, earthy sharing of stories, while visiting with friends and meeting their new daughter, about 19th-century doctors not realizing a woman was pregnant with twins, or … More Parking Meter Pay-by-PhoneMore Parking Meter Pay-by-Phone