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The Role of Venice in Creating Major Modern Inventions–Meredith F. Small

  • Thursday, June 17, 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom Event


  • Free

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Venetians Invented Everything 

Meredith F. Small will speak to us about her latest book, Inventing the World: Venice and the Transformation of Western Civilization. (Pegasus Books, 2000).


Meredith F. Small is a writer, Professor Emerita at Cornell University, and Visiting Scholar in the Department of Anthropology at The University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Small trained as a primate behaviorist and went on to write several books on the intersection of biology and culture, including the best seller Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent. Besides numerous publications in academic journals, Dr. Small is also a science journalist. Her work has appeared in Discover, Natural History, Scientific American, and New Scientist, among many other magazines and newspapers.

Copies of her book can be purchased at the Barnes & Noble at 1350 Bald Hill, Warwick R.I.


Books purchased at the Warwick store will come with a signed postcard from Meredith.

(If you are a member of the Barnes & Noble Club you'll get free shipping.)

Read more of Meredith's work here

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