Over the years I have done quite a bit of writing, including my professional work in anthropology and archaeology, as well as essays on politics and culture. My written works are scattered in books, scientific journals, unpublished conference papers, blogs, memoirs and other places. This blog is intended to be a collection point for some of my favorite written works. I am slowly importing works into this site and describing each one by categories and tags so that someone looking for, say, an essay on 18th-century beer brewing in Virginia, doesn’t necessarily have to skim through my memories of a certain prostitute I encountered in Singapore in 1967.
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