In my newfound Copious Spare Time (TM), I have discovered I have accumulated nearly 1.4 gigabytes of unsorted academic papers on my hard drive. Fortunately, I still have some aspirin left over from my last job. To structure this task, I'm going to list all the papers here in alphabetical order by author, starting with the A's. If anyone sees something they want my opinion about, ask. I might answer! No really.
Abu Shouk - A Sudanese missionary to the United States - Satti Majid, 'Shayk al-Islam in North A...Filled with amazing things. A Illinois Catholic priest in the 1900s, who declared himself the prophet Elijah, preached the destruction of Islam, and got into a prayer contest with an Ahmadi missionary where the loser would go insane and die? Oh yes. A nickel on who lost that bet.
Acemoglu - An African success story, Botswana Adams and Otte - Did Indo-European languages spread before farming Adelaar - Malay influence on Malagasy, linguistic and culture-historical implications Aiken and Lu - The evolution of bookkeeping in China, integrating historical trends with Western... Alba and Golden - Patterns of ethnic marriage in the United States Albery and Knowles - Evolution of enzyme function and the development of catalytic efficiency Alder - Diversity and function of adaptive immune receptors in a jawless vertebrate Alder - Diversity and function, supporting online materialThe key word here is "jawless". Used to be thought that only the jawed vertebrates had immune systems that could learn from experience. Turns out the lampreys have their own, and very different, adaptive system.
Allison - Haematoxylin, from the wood Almeida and Joseph - Eurocentrism in the history of mathematics, the case of the Kerala SchoolMedieval Keralan mathematics are amazing. Was there a cultural area that wasn't knocking on calculus's door?
Amar - The scarlet dye of the Holy Land Anderson - Crossing the Luzon Strait, archaeological chronology in the Batanes Islands, Philippi... Andrews - Notes on the genus Tempskya (1943) Andrews and Kern - The Idaho Tempskyas and associated fossil plants (1947)The Tempskya was one weird plant.
Anguizola - Negroes in the building of the Panama Canal (1968) Aronson - In harm's way, infections in deployed American military forces Arthur and Polak - The evolution of technology within a simple computer model Ashby - Principles of the self-organizing system (1962) Babbitt and Gerlt - Understanding enzyme superfamilies Baez - Exotic statistics for loops in 4d BF theory Baez - Recursivity in quantum mechanics Baez and Lauda - A history of n-categorical physics (draft) Bagnold - A further journey through the Libyan desert (1933) Bagnold - A further journey through the Libyan desert, continued (1933) Bagnold - A further journey through the Libyan desert, discussion (1933) Bagnold - An expedition to the Gilf Kebir and 'Uweinat, 1938 (1939) Bagnold - An expedition to the Gilf Kebir and 'Uweinat, 1938, discussion (1939) Bagnold - Early days of the Long Range Desert Group (1945) Bagnold - Journeys in the Libyan desert 1929 and 1930 (1931) Bagnold - Journeys in the Libyan desert 1929 and 1930, discussion (1931) Bagnold - Journeys in the Libyan desert 1929 and 1930, late question (1931) Bagnold - Journeys in the Libyan desert 1929 and 1930, map, notes (1931) Bagnold - Review, The last of the Zerzura legend Bagnold - The Libyan Desert (1936)Bagnold would have tamed a sandworm with his bare hands had one been so foolish to cross his path. Instead, he used a car. The Mars Rover people still use his stuff.