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Abundant Earth Toward an Ecological Civilization
ISBN: PB: 9780226596808, ISBN: HB: 9780226596778, University of Chicago Press, January 2020
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 halftones
In "Abundant Earth", Eileen Crist not only documents the rising tide of biodiversity loss, but also lays out the drivers of this wholesale destruction and how we can push past them. Looking beyond the familiar litany of causes – a large and growing h...
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£27,00
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Philosophy en noir
ISBN: PB: 9788024638539, Karolinum Press, August 2019
330 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Thought necessarily reflects the times. Following the tragedy of the Holocaust, this fact became ever more clear. And it may be the reason postwar philosophical texts are so difficult to u...
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Design for the Crowd Patriotism and Protest in Union Square
ISBN: HB: 9780226080826, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
312 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 43 halftones
Situated on Broadway between Fourteenth and Seventeenth Streets, Union Square occupies a central place in both the geography and the history of New York City. Though this compact space was originally designed in 1830 to beautify a residential neighbo...
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Sex, Death, and Minuets Anna Magdalena Bach and Her Musical Notebooks
ISBN: HB: 9780226617701, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 29 halftones, 35 line drawings, 2 tables
At one time a star in her own right as a singer, Anna Magdalena (1701-1760) would go on to become, through her marriage to the older Johann Sebastian Bach, history's most famous musical wife and mother. The two musical notebooks belonging to her cont...
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Stockholm Paradigm Climate Change and Emerging Disease
ISBN: PB: 9780226632445, ISBN: HB: 9780226632308, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 35 halftones, 40 line drawings
The contemporary crisis of emerging disease has been a century and a half in the making. Human, veterinary, and crop health practitioners convinced themselves that disease could be controlled by medicating the sick, vaccinating those at risk, and era...
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Theme and Variations The Multiple Sorceries of Felix Buhot
ISBN: PB: 9780935573596, Smart Museum of Art, July 2019
60 pp., 15.2x24.1 cm, 60 colour plates
In the late nineteenth century, French printmaker Felix Buhot effected a kind of sorcery on his etching plates, making each impression into a unique work of art simply by varying the inking technique and the inks and papers used. With his evocative,...
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Thinking Like a Parrot Perspectives from the Wild
ISBN: HB: 9780226248783, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 colour plates, 35 halftones, 6 line drawings
People form enduring emotional bonds with other animal species, such as dogs, cats, and horses. For the most part, these are domesticated animals, with one notable exception: Many people form close and supportive relationships with parrots, even thou...
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Wading Right In Discovering the Nature of Wetlands
ISBN: PB: 9780226554358, ISBN: HB: 9780226554211, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 30 line drawings
Where can you find mosses that change landscapes, salamanders with algae in their skin, and carnivorous plants containing whole ecosystems in their furled leaves? Where can you find swamp-trompers, wildlife watchers, marsh managers, and mud-mad scien...
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£68,00
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"Discourse and Truth" and "Parresia"
ISBN: HB: 9780226509464, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
295 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
The volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault late in his career. The book is composed of two parts: a talk, "Parresia", delivered at the University of Grenoble in 1982, and a series of lectures entitle...
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Coming Together The Cinematic Elaboration of Gay Male Life, 1945-1979
ISBN: PB: 9780226634371, ISBN: HB: 9780226634234, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 40 halftones
In "Coming Together", Ryan Powell captures the social and political vitality of the first wave of movies made by, for, and about male-desiring men in the United States between World War II and the 1980s. From the underground films of Kenneth Anger an...
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