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Populism Left and Right
ISBN: PB: 9780996635554, Prickly Paradigm Press, January 2019
88 pp., 17.8x11.4 cm
The rise of populism has become one of the most hotly contested issues of our moment. Can populism be attributed to the people, or rather the working class? Does the political mobilization of a frustrated and underemployed population bear tidings of...
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Theory and Practice
ISBN: HB: 9780226572345, University of Chicago Press, January 2019
144 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Theory and Practice" is a series of nine lectures that Jacques Derrida delivered at the ةcole Normale Supérieure in 1976 and 1977. The topic of "theory and practice" was associated above all with Marxist discourse and particularly the influential in...
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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, Sylph Editions, January 2019
200 pp., 26x31.7 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...
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Creating Political Presence The New Politics of Democratic Representation
ISBN: PB: 9780226588537, ISBN: HB: 9780226588360, University of Chicago Press, January 2019
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 3 line drawings, 1 table
For at least two centuries, democratic representation has been at the center of debate. Should elected representatives express the views of the majority, or do they have the discretion to interpret their constituents' interests? How can representativ...
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Cornerstone on College Hill An Illustrated History of the University of Alaska Fairbanks
ISBN: HB: 9781602233089, University of Alaska Press, December 2018
400 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 340 halftones
In 1915, Congress granted funds to transform a remote agricultural experiment station on a hill overlooking the frontier town of Fairbanks into a state university. In 1917, the territorial governor signed legislation creating the University of Alaska...
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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., 22.8x15.2 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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Revolution of Moral Consciousness Nietzsche in Russian Literature, 1890-1914
ISBN: PB: 9780875807973, ISBN: HB: 9780875801391, Northern Illinois University Press, December 2018
290 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
No other thinker so engaged the Russian cultural imagination of the early twentieth century as did Friedrich Nietzche. "The Revolution of Moral Consciousness" shows how Nietzschean thought influenced the brilliant resurgence of literary life that sta...
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Aristotle Democracy and Political Science
ISBN: HB: 9780226553542, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Today, democracy is seen as the best or even the only legitimate form of government – hardly in need of defense. Delba Winthrop punctures this complacency and takes up the challenge of justifying democracy through Aristotle's political science. In Ar...
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Currency Statecraft Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition
ISBN: PB: 9780226587721, ISBN: HB: 9780226587691, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
At any given time, a limited number of national currencies are used as instruments of international commerce, to settle foreign trade transactions or store value for investors and central banks. How countries whose currency gains international appeal...
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Billionaires and Stealth Politics
ISBN: PB: 9780226586120, ISBN: HB: 9780226586090, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 1 line drawing, 22 tables
In 2016, when millions of Americans voted for Donald Trump, many believed his claims that personal wealth would free him from wealthy donors and allow him to "drain the swamp". But then Trump appointed several billionaires and multimillionaires to hi...
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