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East Asian Dimension of the First World War Global Entanglements and Japan, China and Korea, 1914-1919
ISBN: PB: 9783593507514, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
360 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 30 halftones
Though when people discuss World War I, they usually center on the fighting in Europe, it truly was a global war. This book examines the role of East Asia in the fighting. It looks at how East Asian commentators saw and interpreted the war, both in E...
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£37,00
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Decision-Making for a New World Natural Laws of Evolution and Competition as a Road Map to Revolutionary New Management
ISBN: PB: 9783593398099, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
250 pp., 21.5x14 cm, 100 halftones
This volume takes a novel approach to strategy in the corporate sector: how can understanding the ephemeral seasons of the business life cycle help leaders manage their companies? Businesses all naturally go through cycles of birth, growth, and decay...
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£52,00
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Contours of the Illiberal State Governing Circulation in the Smart Economy
ISBN: PB: 9783593510170, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
292 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 7 halftones
The post-Cold War era was marked by the emergence of unprecedented new networks of international private trade, cooperation, and circulation of goods that promised to render the state nearly obsolete – at least in theory. The essays collected in this...
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£34,00
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Long End of the First World War Ruptures, Continuities and Memories
ISBN: HB: 9783593508627, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
400 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
This fall marks the centennial of the Armistice of November 11, 1918, the agreement that put a stop to the hostilities of World War I. But was the end of this historic conflict really as clearly defined as we think? "The Long End of the First World W...
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£37,00
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Merchants, Pirates, and Smugglers Criminalization, Economics, and the Transformation of the Maritime World (1200-1600)
ISBN: PB: 9783593509792, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
431 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 1 halftone
Maritime history tends to draw stark lines between legal and illegal trading practices, with the naval and commercial vessels of sovereign states on one side and rogue pirates and smugglers on the other. This book reveals how, in the centuries before...
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£40,00
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Politics of Solidarity Privatisation, Precarious Work and Labour in South Africa
ISBN: PB: 9783593510477, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
430 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 1 colour plate, 15 halftones
"Politics of Solidarity" explores the transformation of public services in post-apartheid South Africa and the effects of privatization in three cities: Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, and Cape Town. Drawing on extensive qualitative fieldwork, Carmen Ludwi...
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£34,00
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Traces of Modernism Art and Politics from the First World War to Totalitarianism
ISBN: PB: 9783593510309, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
222 pp., 21.2x13.9 cm, 6 colour plates, 4 halftones
"Traces of Modernism" surveys the competing social and political visions that marked the transition from the nineteenth century to the twentieth, and the complex relationships and connections between these visions. A host of international contributor...
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£51,00
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Value of Critique Exploring the Interrelations of Value, Critique, and Artistic Labour
ISBN: PB: 9783593510101, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
300 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
"The Value of Critique" casts its gaze on the two dominant modes of passing judgment in art – critique and value (or evaluation). The act of critique has long held sway in the world of art theory but has recently been increasingly abandoned in favor...
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£34,00
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Vertical Europe The Sociology of High-Rise Construction
ISBN: PB: 9783593510163, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
300 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 13 colour plates, 5 halftones
More high-rise residential buildings have been built in the last two decades than at any other time before. Even in Europe, where historically a typical city's most prominent vertical accents came from chimneys and church steeples, towering buildings...
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£34,00
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Weak Knowledge Forms, Functions, and Dynamics
ISBN: HB: 9783593509778, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
620 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
Many of us view the world of science as a firm bastion of knowledge, with each new discovery and further illumination adding to an unshakable foundation of natural truths. "Weak Knowledge" aims to rattle our faith, not in core certainties of scientif...
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£42,00
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