politics photography identity security psychology communication friends database hosting privacy dropbox macos stuff messaging github markdown tunisia brazil blot neurology photographers tags music history maps google self postprocessing snails misc vim social editor spreadsheets wifi art math hierarchy json bicycles geeky self-ignorance camus racism culture zabouti gradient costco windows gmail photos isp data democrats travel 1password fun philosophy neighborhood capitalism home nyc C1P economics peacecorps dynamic-range curves sharpening zones online-storage medical stories poetry color Lr from-the-back french beer hdr annotation photoshop opensource religion sensel records git books 60s openmeta apercus language
2016-09-14

Step-By-Step: How Walking Has Changed Over Time

Source

Walking may seem like a simple everyday act. But the act of walking has evolved over time, and a new book, Walking Histories, 1800-1914” (Palgrave Macmillan/2016) examines how walking became a recreational activity and how it influenced both protesters and philosophers in the 19th century.

 

History professors and editors Paul Readman and Chad Bryant talk about the history of walking.

Host Frank Stasio talks with Paul Readman, professor of history at King’s College London, and Chad Bryant, associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the politics behind walking.

 


history


Previous post
101 Zen Stories Source A Cup of Tea Finding a Diamond on a Muddy Road Is That So? Obedience If You Love, Love Openly No Loving-Kindness Announcement Great Waves
Next post
The Economist explains economics: What is the Keynesian multiplier? Source _ _ This week “The Economist explains” is given over to economics. For each of six days until Saturday this blog will publish a short