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History of the Surrealist Movement
ISBN: PB: 9780226174129, University of Chicago Press, December 2005
816 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 232 colour plates, 777 halftones
From Dada to the Automatists, and from Max Ernst to Andre Breton, Gerard Durozoi here provides the most comprehensive history of the Surrealist movement. Tracing the movement from its origins in the 1920s to its decline in the 1950s and 1960s, Durozo...
Hayek's Challenge An Intellectual Biography of F. A. Hayek
ISBN: PB: 9780226091938, University of Chicago Press, December 2005
500 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Friedrich A. Hayek is regarded as one of the preeminent economic theorists of the twentieth century, as much for his work outside of economics as for his work within it. During a career spanning several decades, he made contributions in fields as div...
Transience Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780226360713, University of Chicago Press, December 2005
216 pp., 27.9x19 cm, 72 colour plates, 46 halftones
In a groundbreaking approach to avant-garde Chinese art, the 1999 exhibition "Transience: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century" established a historical framework for current artistic production in China. Organized by the Davi...
Indexing Books, Second Edition
ISBN: HB: 9780226552767, University of Chicago Press, November 2005
320 pp., 23x15 cm, 8 line drawings, 3 tables
Since 1994, Nancy Mulvany's "Indexing Books" has been the gold standard for thousands of professional indexers, editors, and authors. This long-awaited second edition, expanded and completely updated, will be equally revered. Like its predecessor,...
Cut Time An Education at the Fights
ISBN: PB: 9780226725567, University of Chicago Press, September 2005
236 pp., 22x14 cm
"Boxing is not just fighting", writes Carlo Rotella".It is also training and living right and preparing to go the distance in the broadest sense of the phrase, a relentless managing of self that anyone who gets truly old must learn". Rotella's "Cut T...
Chicago Guide to Collaborative Ethnography
ISBN: PB: 9780226468907, ISBN: HB: 9780226468891, University of Chicago Press, September 2005
216 pp., 23x15 cm
Collaboration between ethnographers and subjects has long been a product of the close, intimate relationships that define ethnographic research. But increasingly, collaboration is no longer viewed as merely a consequence of fieldwork; instead collabo...
Possibility of Language Internal Tensions in Wittgenstein's Tractatus
ISBN: PB: 9781575864389, University of Chicago Press, September 2005
345 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
In this volume, Maria Cerezo examines Wittgenstein's "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" as a response to some of Frege's and Russel's logical problems. In analyzing the tractarian conditions for the possibility of language, she explains the two main th...
Hotel Terminus
ISBN: PB: 9780945323006, University of Chicago Press, WhiteWalls, August 2005
478 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 430 halftones
"Hotel Terminus" continues along trajectories found throughout artist Stephen Lapthisophon's installations and collages. It weaves fragments of an everyday variety into a complex structural dialogue. Individual images are often altered and slightly t...
Holocaust Controversy The Treblinka Affair in Postwar France
ISBN: PB: 9781584655091, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, August 2005
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
How has the world come to focus on the Holocaust and why has it invariably done so in the heat of controversy, scandal, and polemics about the past? These questions are at the heart of this unique investigation of the Treblinka affair that occurred i...
Logic of Social Research
ISBN: PB: 9780226774923, ISBN: HB: 9780226774916, University of Chicago Press, July 2005
344 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Arthur L. Stinchcombe has earned a reputation as a leading practitioner of methodology in sociology and related disciplines. Throughout his distinguished career he has championed the idea that to be an effective sociologist, one must use many methods...