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In the latest Perspectives on History, editor Allison Miller tells the fascinating story of the Multigraph Collective, a group of 22 book historians and print scholars from Canada, the US, and the UK interested in the materiality and interactivity of reading who employed a radical form of electronic collaboration to produce the jointly composed and edited "multigraph,"
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Ron Wakkary. Things We Could Design For More Than Human-Centered Worlds. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2021. 312 pp. $25.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-262-36684-7; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-54299-9.
Reviewed by Marie Stettler Kleine (Colorado School of Mines) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (November, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)
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