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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., 22.8x15.2 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...
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How Lifeworlds Work Emotionality, Sociality, and the Ambiguity of Being
ISBN: PB: 9780226491967, ISBN: HB: 9780226491820, University of Chicago Press, November 2017
240 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 9 halftones
Michael Jackson has spent much of his career elaborating his rich conception of lifeworlds, mining his ethnographic and personal experience for insights into how our subjective and social lives are mutually constituted. In "How Lifeworlds Work", Ja...
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Hawking Incorporated Stephen Hawking and the Anthropology of the Knowing Subject
ISBN: PB: 9780226522289, ISBN: HB: 9780226522265, University of Chicago Press, July 2012
272 pp., 23x15 cm, 14 halftones
These days, the idea of the cyborg is less the stuff of science fiction and more a reality, as we are all, in one way or another, constantly connected, extended, wired, and dispersed in and through technology. One wonders where the individual, the pe...
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Heroic Africans Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures
ISBN: HB: 9780300175844, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2011
280 pp., 29.2x21.6 cm, 200 colour images, 80 black&white illus.
Over the centuries, artists across sub-Saharan Africa have memorialized eminent figures in their societies using an astonishingly diverse repertoire of naturalistic and abstract sculptural idioms. The arrival of Europeans as traders, then as colonize...
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Hunting the Ethical State The Benkadi Movement of Cote d'Ivoire
ISBN: PB: 9780226326542, ISBN: HB: 9780226326535, University of Chicago Press, July 2011
312 pp., 22.6x15 cm, 3 maps, 1 line illus., 2 figures, 2 tables, 15 halftones
In the 1990s a nationwide crime wave overtook Cote d'Ivoire. The Ivoirian police failed to control the situation, so a group of poor, politically marginalized, and mostly Muslim men took on the role of the people's protectors as part of a movement th...
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Harkis The Wound That Never Heals
ISBN: HB: 9780226118765, University of Chicago Press, July 2011
248 pp., 23x15 cm,
In this haunting chronicle of betrayal and abandonment, ostracism and exile, racism and humiliation, Vincent Crapanzano examines the story of the Harkis, the quarter of a million Algerian auxiliary troops who fought for the French in Algeria's war of...
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Heart for the Work Journeys through an African Medical School
ISBN: PB: 9780226893273, ISBN: HB: 9780226893259, University of Chicago Press, September 2010
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 tables, 1 halftone
Burnout is common among doctors in the West, so one might assume that a medical career in Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world, would place far greater strain on the idealism that drives many doctors. But, as "A Heart for the Work" makes...
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