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Crags and Ravines Make a Marvellous View A Study of Wu Bin's Unique 17th Century Scroll Painting "Ten Views of a Lingbi Rock"
ISBN: PB: 9781909631199, University of Chicago Press, January 2019
200 pp., 31.7x26 cm, 50 colour plates, 20 halftones, 10 line drawings, 2 maps
Shortly before the autumn of 1610 the renowned Ming dynasty official, painter, writer, and collector Mi Wanzhong (1570-1628) purchased a scholar's rock to add to his already famous collection. So mesmerized was he by this newly purchased wonder, whic...
PB: £56,50
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...
PB: £19,00
HB: £56,50
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...
PB: £20,50
HB: £64,00
Atlas, or the Anxious Gay Science
ISBN: HB: 9780226439471, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
400 pp., 13.9x21.6 cm, 73 halftones
Aby Warburg's "Mnemosyne Atlas" (1925-1929) is a prescient work of mixed media assemblage, made up of hundreds of images culled from antiquity to the Renaissance and arranged into startling juxtapositions. Warburg's allusive atlas sought to illuminat...
HB: £34,00
Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War
ISBN: PB: 9780226556598, ISBN: HB: 9780226556451, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
416 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 14 halftones
The injuries suffered by soldiers during WWI were as varied as they were brutal. How could the human body suffer and often absorb such disparate traumas? Why might the same wound lead one soldier to die but allow another to recover? In "The Human B...
PB: £26,50
HB: £79,00
Becoming Political Spinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment
ISBN: HB: 9780226555478, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
208 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
In this pathbreaking work, Christopher Skeaff argues that a profoundly democratic conception of judgment is at the heart of Spinoza's thought. Bridging Continental and Anglo-American scholarship, critical theory, and Spinoza studies, "Becoming Politi...
HB: £30,00
NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2017
ISBN: HB: 9780226577661, University of Chicago Press, July 2018
496 pp., 15x23 cm
Volume 32 of the NBER Macroeconomics Annual features six theoretical and empirical studies of important issues in contemporary macroeconomics, and a keynote address by former IMF chief economist Olivier Blanchard. In one study, SeHyoun Ahn, Greg Kapl...
HB: £67,50
High-Skilled Migration to the United States and Its Economic Consequences
ISBN: HB: 9780226525525, University of Chicago Press, July 2018
272 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 1 halftone, 101 line drawings, 31 tables
Immigration policy is one of the most contentious public policy issues in the United States today. High-skilled immigrants represent an increasing share of the U.S. workforce, particularly in science and engineering fields. These immigrants affect ec...
HB: £97,50
Sophie Taeuber-Arp and the Avant-Garde A Biography
ISBN: HB: 9780226311210, University of Chicago Press, July 2018
288 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 15 colour plates, 38 halftones
Sophie Taeuber-Arp was a quiet innovator whose fame has too often been yoked to that of her husband, Jean Arp. Over time, however, she has slowly come to be seen as one of the foremost abstract artists and designers of the twentieth century. The Swis...
HB: £41,50
Fate of the New Man Representing and Reconstructing Masculinity in Soviet Visual Culture, 1945-1965
ISBN: HB: 9780875807836, University of Chicago Press, July 2018
324 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 14 illus.
Between 1945 and 1965, the catastrophe of war – and the social and political changes it brought in its wake – had a major impact on the construction of the Soviet masculine ideal. Drawing upon a wide range of visual material, "The Fate of the New Man...
HB: £45,00