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Pulling Out the Threads: Unraveling History

In Byron Hawk’s “Stitching Together Events: Of Joints, Folds, and Assemblages” he describes history in terms of jazz improvisation and complexity theory. His metaphors end up rather mixed, as his title suggests sewing, yet his theory uses the terms of music and chemistry. Of course, sewing, music, and chemistry all have in common the method… Continue reading Pulling Out the Threads: Unraveling History