A New Theory of History — And Prehistory — And Posthistory

Revolutionizing how the past prepares us for the future

David Graeber, the anarchist anthropologist many know from coining the term “bullshit job” back in 2013, died in 2020. After a book by him and archaeologist David Wengrow was published in 2021, though — The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humankind — he’s had a posthumous spotlight put upon him. The book is being lauded left and right, and for good reason, but we’re not here for a book review. Essentially, Graeber’s most important point is that the worldwide domination…

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Writer of the most eclectic mix of material this side of the Mississippi. Author, 2016–2019. Blogger, 2017–2022. Columbia University, 2020–2024.

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