News tagged with 19th century

How the sibling shaped modern views

In Stefani Engelstein's new book, "Sibling Action: The Genealogical Structure of Modernity," the author argues that a genealogical way of thinking about global relations emerged in the nineteenth century. This way of thinking ...

dateOct 30, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Imaging helps to spot fake ancient daggers

Since the 19th century, collectors have become increasingly interested in weapons from ancient Asia and the Middle East. In an attempt to fight forged copies, physicists are now adding their imaging power to better authenticate ...

dateJun 12, 2017 in General Physics
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