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  • A Somewhat Complete History of Sitting Down

  • Written by: Greg Jenner
  • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
  • Podcast
  • Categories: History, World
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Publisher's Summary

Yes, it's a strange kind of history. And that’s the way Public Historian Greg Jenner likes it. Because, he says, how we sit, where we sit, what we do when we sit and what happens as a result of all that sitting says a lot about humans past and present. 

This study means we can link a royal throne with a 2000-year-old toilet. It shows how the language and culture of sitting is deep seated in all of us. It sits listeners down in classrooms, parliaments, sports grounds, protests and in the penitentiary death chamber. 

So if you're sitting comfortably.... 

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