Grainy History

Against the Grain To work against the grain is to ask what other stories are covered over and silenced by the records we possess. How (such a history asks) do we get beyond the confident narrative of the victors, the story that makes how things are now seem inevitable, just, immutable? How have women expressed […]

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Back to the Drawing Board

“Numeromancy Predicts a Clear Victory for Napoleon III in the Coming War” Le Petit Journal declared convincingly in July 1870. Numeromancy predicts a clear victory for Napoleon III in the coming war. Do you want to understand this prophecy by numbers? First draw up the following table: A B C D E F G H […]

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