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New Perspectives in American Jewish History A Documentary Tribute to Jonathan D. Sarna
ISBN: HB: 9781684580521, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, July 2021
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
Widely regarded as today's foremost American Jewish historian, Jonathan D. Sarna had a huge impact on the academy. Sarna's influence is perhaps nowhere more apparent than among his former doctoral students – a veritable "Sarna diaspora" of over three...
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£76,00
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Object – Event – Performance Art, Materiality, and Continuity since the 1960s
ISBN: HB: 9781941792223, University of Chicago Press, Bard Graduate Center, July 2021
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Much of the artwork that rose to prominence in the second half of the twentieth century took on novel forms – such as installation, performance, event, video, film, earthwork, and intermedia works with interactive and networked components – that pose...
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Baroque Prague
ISBN: PB: 9788024643762, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, July 2021
330 pp., 26.6x20.3 cm, 200 colour plates, 20 halftones, 3 line drawings, 3 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Baroque Prague" is a lavish excursion through Prague's important baroque period, beginning with the defeat of Czech Protestants at the Battle of White Mountain in 1620 and ending with the...
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Cultural Disjunctions Post-Traditional Jewish Identities
ISBN: HB: 9780226784861, University of Chicago Press, July 2021
144 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
The identity of contemporary Jews is multifaceted, no longer necessarily defined by an observance of the Torah and God's commandments. Indeed, the Jews of modernity are no longer exclusively Jewish. They are affiliated with a host of complementary an...
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Hermann Cohen Writings on Neo-Kantianism and Jewish Philosophy
ISBN: PB: 9781684580439, ISBN: HB: 9781684580422, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, July 2021
275 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Hermann Cohen (1842-1918) was among the most accomplished Jewish philosophers of modern times – if not the single most significant. But his work has not yet received the attention it deserves. This newly translated collection of his writings – most o...
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£72,00
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Immensity of Being Singular Approaching Migrant Lives in S?o Paulo Through Resonance
ISBN: PB: 9781912808571, University of Chicago Press, HAU, July 2021
70 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In this powerful new work, Simone Toji reconsiders ethnography as a form of appreciation of the contradictions inherent in the making of life itself. Recovering Bronislaw Malinowski's idea of the "imponderabilia of actual life" as an inspiring ethnog...
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Queer Encounters with Communist Power Non-Heterosexual Lives and the State in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1989
ISBN: PB: 9788024642666, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, July 2021
250 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In the repressive context of East European Communist regimes, how did young girls and boys come to realize their sexuality? What did they do with that self-awareness – and later on, as adu...
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"The God of Love's Letter" and "The Tale of the Rose" A Bilingual Edition. With Jean Gerson, "A Poem on Man and Woman," Translated from the Latin by Thomas O'Donnell
ISBN: PB: 9781649590060, University of Chicago Press, Iter Press, July 2021
210 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Christine de Pizan was born in Italy and moved to the French court of Charles V when she was four years old. She led a life of learning, stimulated by her reading and by her drive to engage with the cultural and political issues of her day. As a youn...
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Metamodernism The Future of Theory
ISBN: PB: 9780226786650, ISBN: HB: 9780226602295, University of Chicago Press, July 2021
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
For decades, scholars have been calling into question the universality of disciplinary objects and categories. The coherence of defined autonomous categories – such as religion, science, and art – has collapsed under the weight of postmodern critique...
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Nature Remade Engineering Life, Envisioning Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780226783437, ISBN: HB: 9780226783260, University of Chicago Press, July 2021
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones, 2 tables
"Engineering" has firmly taken root in the entangled bank of biology even as proposals to remake the living world have sent tendrils in every direction, and at every scale. Nature Remade explores these complex prospects from a resolutely historical a...
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£108,00
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