‘The Card Catalog’: Preserving Yesterday’s Archival History

‘The Card Catalog’: Preserving Yesterday’s Archival History

In today’s information society, the world is sometimes literally at our fingertips. We can access documents, photos, videos, and even livestreams, instantly, from countries and cultures all over the world. But it didn’t used to be this way. If we wanted to learn about an obscure country or advancement in science, we would head to the local library. And our first stop there was the card catalog. Read More

‘Explorers’ Notebooks’ and ‘Countries That Don’t Exist’: Two Books to Help You Explore the World

‘Explorers’ Notebooks’ and ‘Countries That Don’t Exist’: Two Books to Help You Explore the World

While the best way to see the world is in person with your own eyes, the next best thing is to look at and read accounts of people who have been there. And the history of some areas can only be learned from books, as they are countries whose time on this Earth was temporary, or still in flux. Chronicle Books has published two books that will help you see the world in a different light, all from the convenient location of your armchair. Read More