Gillen D’Arcy Wood
Gillen D’Arcy Wood

Gillen D’Arcy Wood, a professor of English at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, is the author of Tambora: the Eruption that Changed the World.

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April 9 2014 11:37 AMThe Volcano That Changed the Course of HistoryAfter the tsunami and famine came cholera, opium, and failed Arctic expeditions.
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Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.