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Accounting for CapitalismThe World the Clerk Made

Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made

Michael Zakim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226977973
eISBN:
9780226545899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

A new class of “merchant clerks” appeared on the historical stage in the middle of the nineteenth century, collectively charged with administering the most important production project in America’s ... More

Agile FacultyPractical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching

Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching

Rebecca Pope-Ruark

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226463018
eISBN:
9780226463292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226463292.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Agile Faculty is a faculty development book that introduces strategies to help faculty improve their goal-setting, productivity, vitality, and career satisfaction. To do so, the book adapts the Scrum ... More

American Catholics and the Church of TomorrowBuilding Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

Catherine R. Osborne

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226561028
eISBN:
9780226561165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561165.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book asks why 20th century American Catholics stopped building churches that looked back to the middles ages, and began building churches that for the present and the future. It argues that ... More

The Ark and BeyondThe Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Ben A. Minteer, Jane Maienschein, and James P. Collins (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Today, many zoos promote the preservation of biodiversity as a significant part of their mission. As “arks” for endangered species and, increasingly, as leaders in field conservation projects such as ... More

The Ascent of AffectGenealogy and Critique

The Ascent of Affect: Genealogy and Critique

Ruth Leys

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488424
eISBN:
9780226488738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488738.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book analyzes the conflicting paradigms and interpretations that have governed the study of the emotions from the 1960s to the present. It seems obvious to the majority of today's researchers ... More

Automatic ArchitectureMotivating Form after Modernism

Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form after Modernism

Sean Keller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226496498
eISBN:
9780226496528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496528.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book examines architecture’s fascination with autonomic design methods during the 1960s and 1970s. Influenced by broader postwar developments—the expansion of science, the emergence of ... More

Becoming a New SelfPractices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Moshe Sluhovsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Early Christian monastic spiritual practices of self-formation became increasingly popular in late medieval and early modern Catholicism. Now, for the first time in the history of Christian ... More

Bombs AwayMilitarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

David G. Havlick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In recent decades, hundreds of millions of acres of militarized landscapes around the world have transitioned to new purposes of wildlife conservation. These land use changes offer valuable ... More

BottleneckMoving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Caroline Melly

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Drawing on long-term ethnographic research, this book examines the emergence of mobility as an enduring and elusive collective value in contemporary Dakar, Senegal. It takes the concept of ... More

Building a Revolutionary StateThe Legal Transformation of New York, 1776-1783

Building a Revolutionary State: The Legal Transformation of New York, 1776-1783

Howard Pashman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226334356
eISBN:
9780226540573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540573.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book analyzes an extraordinary change that occurred during the American Revolution. Early in the conflict, colonial legal systems grew weak or collapsed. But by the end of the war, Americans ... More

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