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David Wengrow @davidwengrow London, England

Professor of Comparative Archaeology @UCLarchaeology・archaeologist & author・new book w. #davidgraeber out 19/10/2021 #TheDawnOfEverything

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I’m looking forward to @davidwengrow and @davidgraeber book the dawn of everything bc I’m excited that there’s more… https://t.co/K68Ajwk5f3
Retweeted by David Wengrow @LukeWarme73 @davidgraeber (not) @LukeWarme73 @davidgraeber Or as if there was equality in the Pleistocene .. @tweetitun @davidgraeber Or apparently any of the articles we put out over the last few yearsIt’s beyond me how anyone can find anything in common btw what @davidgraeber and I say and what this other piece by… https://t.co/eRxKjVi7uA
7/30
2021
@kmichaelwilson @Isabel_Blake Yup @SynModerna @AugieZuckerman @Isabel_Blake Audiobook - yes, definitely, it’s in the works @AugieZuckerman @Isabel_Blake Well if you’d like one with a glorious shiny cover, helpful index, less errors/typos… https://t.co/mwHJUpN5mj
Retweeted by David Wengrow @AugieZuckerman @Isabel_Blake Well if you’d like one with a glorious shiny cover, helpful index, less errors/typos… https://t.co/mwHJUpN5mjI’m sorry but this is the proof of the summer and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise - The Dawn of Everything by D… https://t.co/5M48vOvZp3
Retweeted by David Wengrow @Apademak Yes French launch in Nov. @helloSapien Paperback will follow @GShmebulock @nntaleb https://t.co/7h6GRsUmgW @renatopllopes Yes we are doing that too
7/29
2021
@tripurdaman @Miljanicious @nntaleb Look forward to seeing youGraeber y wengrow sobre las falacias de las narrativas sobre la "pre"historia humana que andan dando vueltas por ah… https://t.co/BraOiQlVYQ
Retweeted by David Wengrow @renatopllopes October UK (then we take Manhattan, Berlin etc.) @davidwengrow Pre-order it here: https://t.co/sbqTf8NHGw… #TheDawnofEverything
Retweeted by David WengrowSo it's like the "We live in a society" meme, but a 700 pages explanation from the dawn of humanity by an actually… https://t.co/NSJ11mIcqc
Retweeted by David Wengrow @anarchomorphist Basically yeah @davidwengrow 🔥🔥🔥 I don't know if I've ever been so excited for a book!!
Retweeted by David WengrowSo looking fwd to this book. Placed my pre-order yesterday. Nov can't come soon enough. https://t.co/Dg7joDvOfH
Retweeted by David WengrowOnly book I’ve ever pre-ordered! https://t.co/hcuIKvMXXX
Retweeted by David WengrowThat’s about the best 1-line summary . . #TheDawnOfEverything https://t.co/8JSoYBQ5PWHey look #TheDawnOfEverything is on a list! https://t.co/vb57eci4HQ @lonanglo Ha. @nntaleb @davidwengrow Stumbled across this fantastic article which I think it's a good synopsis of the book. I h… https://t.co/eS9AJOQOAG
Retweeted by David Wengrow @AlsheikhAkram @nntaleb https://t.co/7h6GRsUmgWThis is a fantastic essay from @davidgraeber and @davidwengrow. And is edifying enough by considering other ways to… https://t.co/R5vi8wWBbU
Retweeted by David WengrowI've just pre-ordered this for arrival in October...i miss David Graeber too https://t.co/TKvIjOiJjY
Retweeted by David Wengrow @las_i_tood @swordsnsolvers @danielcincu @nntaleb Any other example of a self-conscious human group would do just a… https://t.co/pDdHVi3qUn @las_i_tood @swordsnsolvers @danielcincu @nntaleb Sure but he’s not talking here about Australopithecines or Homo e… https://t.co/vWVbyJFXWo @Gidikim @harari_yuval It’s in the other 699 pages (btw there was no State of Nature) @thenetworkhub I confess that was one of mine @las_i_tood @swordsnsolvers @danielcincu @nntaleb It’s not a tautology to describe biologically modern humans as ..… https://t.co/kaHQZo0UU2 @EastBayInv @nntaleb I think you’ve captured something there @phillipneedham @nntaleb Poor Rousseau always gets the blame ..Oh, were we too harsh? .. #TheDawnOfEverything https://t.co/bf3arRGkVM https://t.co/9otln4Qkwr
7/28
2021
@SimonaFerlini @MaryTracy Yup
7/27
2021
@dorshilton @RachaelKiddey @davidgraeber It took a while for the penny to dropOn Foucault's power/knowledge thing, David once told me after class the following: "it is very easy to say that k… https://t.co/Gli7Pt3hKp
Retweeted by David Wengrow @Zartaloudi Looks fascinating!“This is a big project really. It’s full of slightly outrageous provocations.” If you haven’t read it, ⁦… https://t.co/79sUWC0y3S
7/26
2021
@posmonarki Doing my best!
7/24
2021
It’s honestly that simple .. Pre-order: https://t.co/MMO3xvTPPV https://t.co/baBGCTJ4AU @Quesna4 So happy to see this Jo! Missing Tass.
7/22
2021
@isisnaucratis @l_u_n_a13 Shall read closely , much appreciated @isisnaucratis @l_u_n_a13 Thanks so much! @isisnaucratis @l_u_n_a13 Sorry to tax you but if you can point me to lit on this?.. @isisnaucratis Thank you! I haven’t but this goes straight to the top of the list @SolarpunkA Oh I’d be interested to read if you can find a link?What mostly seems to distinguish European from Indigenous American notions of freedom in the “Age of Enlightenment”… https://t.co/IwojoBHr2u
7/21
2021
Burning the candle both ends .. (checking final proofs of #TheDawnOfEverything before I - finally - attempt some s… https://t.co/IVGVe5pF0X @allegra_lab @davidgraeber We have way more than ten @CaffariStefano @dorshilton @Haaretz @davidgraeber Yup, both in the works @allegra_lab .@davidgraeber and I used to make up all sorts of silly titles for fun, one of our favourites - in hom… https://t.co/XD7cJHaID6 @davidwengrow @ThouArtThat And what an excellent start. So looking forward to reading this important work, @davidwengrow.
Retweeted by David WengrowFinally started reading #TheDawnOfEverything! It looks to be just as radical, creative and iconoclastic as I expect… https://t.co/7v3ul2x1nS
Retweeted by David Wengrow @dorshilton @Haaretz @davidgraeber It actually arrived! @mchlschlssr @nntaleb German translation in Jan.I've stopped blurbing books. Except when they are real books. In this case a real, real book. David Graeber and… https://t.co/vj7dMZINxe
Retweeted by David Wengrow"DEMOCRACY" BORN IN ATHENS 6th C BC? A remark that both I & Amin Maalouf made: Livy documents that the Carthagenia… https://t.co/pTJ2pzBmiK
Retweeted by David Wengrow @davidwengrow 2) COMMODITIZATION OF DEMOCRACY Graeber & Wengrow: While ancient assemblies deliberated on common pro… https://t.co/Wohl6kAZhx
Retweeted by David WengrowAfter watching (on YouTube) Graeber (@davidgraeber the first great academic loss felt in my lifetime) and Wengrow… https://t.co/VFDwSdhvK1
Retweeted by David Wengrow @sitterache @Gross_Phi It’s in the works
7/20
2021
@ben_grossman I put the link in my profile 👆 @DrMartiMcAuley I put the link in my profile 👆Can't wait t read this book.. https://t.co/fDSvfOMeN7
Retweeted by David Wengrow @lifelearner47 I wouldn't know where to begin @IainArchaeolog forgiven.I have had on preorder for a while now and you should too. https://t.co/rSe3DU5QjT
Retweeted by David WengrowPubblicatelo ora! https://t.co/AN9VcUjvmz
Retweeted by David Wengrow @IainArchaeolog Now now . . play the ball, and not the man. @DanielAristizb4 I'm so happy now @Pennacchiiiii working on it - just checking the final proofs in fact . . @IainArchaeolog only another 700 pages after that. @davidwengrow Can't wait to read this book!
Retweeted by David Wengrow @ayushi_nayak I checked, you huge bluffer!This is how we start by the way . . #TheDawnOfEverything https://t.co/XWUSFob4Sn @trowelledarch I'm afraid the moment has passed, but tomorrow is another day . . @mishari I have literally no clue, sorry! @SamuraiElf I guess .. @againstutopia Bless you @RealDealDelRio Make my day .. @kkskhsiskssbhz4 I thank you kind person. @davidwengrow Yes, historian. At last, you can rest.
Retweeted by David Wengrow @kkskhsiskssbhz4 Can I stop now? @kkskhsiskssbhz4 Now I’m really depressed .. I’m sure it’ll fix itself by the morningOh come on just put me out of my misery someone https://t.co/8J8YIR2FDkI have created a club to discuss anarchism, archaeology, & anarchist archaeology. It is currently open to all inter… https://t.co/PBkHEvLu4f
Retweeted by David WengrowThe Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity | David Graeber ve David Wengrow https://t.co/Q7T4E0yKsa
Retweeted by David Wengrow @Gross_Phi Publication date for German edition is last week of January, with a launch party in Berlin, if the UK g… https://t.co/yodEUVU3ljIt’s #freedomdayUK. In reality, #SurrenderDay: the first developed nation to simply surrender to the virus; to allo… https://t.co/9rLWRrYgpI
Retweeted by David WengrowWoke to a tragic news story about thoroughbred racehorses being sent to the slaughter at abattoirs - it’s the firs… https://t.co/p1my8G3O4U
7/19
2021
@nntaleb One thing really struck us researching #TheDawnOfEverything: how modern historians constantly attribute ev… https://t.co/697r5MmfMa
Retweeted by David WengrowAlong with other colleagues, I was interviewed by Fabien Perrier and the magazine @MarianneleMag on the infamous i… https://t.co/Sn3fz0oyfQ
Retweeted by David Wengrow @nntaleb One thing really struck us researching #TheDawnOfEverything: how modern historians constantly attribute ev… https://t.co/697r5MmfMaAgain, Indigenous knowledge is often discounted; however, we’ve been taking care of these lands for millennia prior… https://t.co/d0mFMlvV5D
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7/18
2021

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