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Gene From Genetics to Postgenomics
ISBN: PB: 9780226510002, ISBN: HB: 9780226276359, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
176 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Few concepts played a more important role in twentieth-century life sciences than that of the gene. Yet at this moment, the field of genetics is undergoing radical conceptual transformation, and some scientists are questioning the very usefulness of...
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Paraliterary The Making of Bad Readers in Postwar America
ISBN: PB: 9780226473970, ISBN: HB: 9780226473833, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
304 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 21 halftones
Literature departments are staffed by, and tend to be focused on turning out, "good" readers – attentive to nuance, aware of history, interested in literary texts as self-contained works. But the vast majority of readers are, to use Merve Emre's tong...
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Visions of Cell Biology Reflections Inspired by Cowdry's "General Cytology"
ISBN: PB: 9780226520513, ISBN: HB: 9780226520483, University of Chicago Press, April 2018
400 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 28 halftones, 28 line drawings, 2 tables
Although modern cell biology is often considered to have arisen following World War II in tandem with certain technological and methodological advances – in particular, the electron microscope and cell fractionation – its origins actually date to the...
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Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity
ISBN: PB: 9781941792124, University of Chicago Press, March 2018
200 pp., 17.7x22 cm, 32 colour plates, 80 halftones, 45 line drawings
The transition from roll to codex as the standard format of the book is one of the most culturally significant innovations of Late Antiquity. "The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity" examines surviving evidence in order to better understand how this...
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Fabricating Power with Balinese Textiles
ISBN: PB: 9781941792131, University of Chicago Press, March 2018
220 pp., 17.7x22 cm, 100 colour plates
Anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson were pioneers in using visual anthropological techniques to study the aesthetics of bodily motion in Bali. What is less well known is that they also collected textiles, paintings, puppets, and carving...
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Moral Conflict of Law and Neuroscience
ISBN: PB: 9780226513539, ISBN: HB: 9780226513362, University of Chicago Press, March 2018
368 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Law relies on a conception of human agency, the idea that humans are capable of making their own choices and are morally responsible for the consequences. But what if that is not the case? Over the past half century, the story of the law has been one...
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Outliers and American Vanguard Art
ISBN: HB: 9780226522272, University of Chicago Press, March 2018
448 pp., 25.4x30.4 cm, 450 colour plates
Since the last century, the relationship between vanguard and self-taught artists has been defined by contradiction. The established art world has been quick to make clear distinctions between trained and untrained artists, yet at the same time it ha...
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Acting for Others Relational Transformations in Papua New Guinea
ISBN: PB: 9780997367584, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
300 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 12 halftones, 2 maps
For the Ankave of Papua New Guinea, men, unlike women, do not reach adulthood and become fathers simply by growing up and reproducing. What fathers – and by extension, men – actually are is a result of a series of relational transformations, operated...
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Afterall Autumn/Winter 2017, Issue 44
ISBN: PB: 9780226536989, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
176 pp., 19x29.8 cm, 80 colour plates
Launched in 1999, "Afterall" is a journal of contemporary art that offers in-depth analysis of artists' work, along with essays that broaden the context in which to understand it. Its academic format differentiates it from popular review magazines. A...
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Afterall Spring/Summer 2016, Issue 41
ISBN: PB: 9780226394930, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
175 pp., 19x29.8 cm, 80 colour plates
"Afterall", a journal of contemporary art, provides a forum for analysis of art's context and seeks to inspire artists to see art as an agency for change. Each issue contains in-depth considerations of the work of contemporary artists, along with ess...
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