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How the Tea Party Captured the GOP Insurgent Factions in American Politics
ISBN: PB: 9780226687520, ISBN: HB: 9780226687490, University of Chicago Press, September 2020
176 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 35 line drawings, 3 tables
The rise of the Tea Party redefined both the Republican Party and how we think about intraparty conflict. What initially appeared to be an anti-Obama protest movement of fiscal conservatives matured into a faction that sought to increase its influenc...
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£20,00
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Spider Webs Behavior, Function, and Evolution
ISBN: HB: 9780226534602, University of Chicago Press, August 2020
704 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 195 halftones, 97 line drawings
In this lavishly illustrated, first-ever book on how spider webs are built, function, and evolved, William Eberhard provides a comprehensive overview of spider functional morphology and behavior related to web building, and of the surprising physical...
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States of Exception in American History
ISBN: PB: 9780226712321, ISBN: HB: 9780226712291, University of Chicago Press, August 2020
344 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 line drawing
"States of Exception in American History" brings to light the remarkable number of instances since the Founding in which the protections of the Constitution have been overridden, held in abeyance, or deliberately weakened for certain members of the p...
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Experimental Fire Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700
ISBN: HB: 9780226710709, University of Chicago Press, August 2020
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 19 halftones, 2 tables
In medieval and early modern Europe, the practice of alchemy promised extraordinary physical transformations. Who would not be amazed to see base metals turned into silver and gold, hard iron into soft water, and deadly poison into elixirs that could...
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Democracy Declined The Failed Politics of Consumer Financial Protection
ISBN: PB: 9780226711799, ISBN: HB: 9780226711652, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 72 line drawings, 19 tables
As Elizabeth Warren memorably wrote, "It is impossible to buy a toaster that has a one-in-five chance of bursting into flames and burning down your house. But it is possible to refinance an existing home with a mortgage that has the same one-in-five...
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£26,00
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£78,00
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Daemons are Forever Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium
ISBN: PB: 9780226714905, ISBN: HB: 9780226692401, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 30 colour plates, 38 halftones
A richly illustrated tapestry of interwoven studies spanning some six thousand years of history, "Daemons Are Forever" is at once a record of archaic contacts and transactions between humans and protean spirit beings – daemons – and an account of exc...
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£84,00
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Making Modern Science Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780226365763, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
608 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 93 halftones, 14 line drawings
In this new edition of the top-selling coursebook, seasoned historians Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus expand on their authoritative survey of how the development of science has shaped our world. Exploring both the history of science and its infl...
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Myth of the Imperial Presidency How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive
ISBN: PB: 9780226704364, ISBN: HB: 9780226704227, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 37 line drawings, 23 tables
Throughout the history of the United States, the nation's presidents have shown a startling power to act independently of Congress and the courts. Using such tools as executive orders and memoranda, presidents have taken the country to war, abolished...
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Still Life Ecologies of the Modern Imagination at the Art Museum
ISBN: PB: 9780226714080, ISBN: HB: 9780226713922, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
424 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 47 halftones, 4 line drawings
How do you keep the cracks in "Starry Night" from spreading? How do you prevent artworks made of hugs or candies from disappearing? How do you render a fading photograph eternal – or should you attempt it at all? These are some of the questions that...
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