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Adaptation in MetapopulationsHow Interaction Changes Evolution

Adaptation in Metapopulations: How Interaction Changes Evolution

Michael J. Wade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226129563
eISBN:
9780226129877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129877.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The central question addressed in this book is this: How is the process of adaptation different if the members of a population live clustered in small groups instead of being homogenously distributed ... More

After the MapCartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century

After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century

William Rankin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226339368
eISBN:
9780226339535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226339535.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Over the last several decades, paper maps have been gradually displaced by new electronic navigation systems like GPS. For many geographic tasks, the map’s familiar god’s-eye view from nowhere has ... More

Confident PluralismSurviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

John D. Inazu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226365459
eISBN:
9780226365596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365596.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Confident Pluralism argues that we can and must live together peaceably in spite of deep and sometimes irresolvable differences over politics, religion, sexuality, and other important matters. We can ... More

The Corporate CommonwealthPluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516-1651

The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516-1651

Henry S. Turner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226363356
eISBN:
9780226363493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226363493.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Corporate Commonwealth offers a provocative account of the origins of modernity’s most perplexing institution: the corporation. Drawing on the resources of economic and political history, ... More

Defectives in the LandDisability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics

Defectives in the Land: Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics

Douglas C. Baynton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364162
eISBN:
9780226364339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226364339.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The movement to restrict immigration in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was primarily intended to keep people with disabilities, otherwise known as “defectives,” out of the United ... More

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Bumba Mukherjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Does the emergence of democracy in the developing world promote economic globalization? Which societal actors favour and which actors oppose economic globalization and thus trade reforms in ... More

The Experimental SelfHumphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science

The Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science

Jan Golinski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226351360
eISBN:
9780226368849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368849.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is a biographical study of the English chemist Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829). It considers Davy’s career as a process of experimental self-fashioning, in which his adaptation to the ... More

Extraterritorial DreamsEuropean Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368191
eISBN:
9780226368368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368368.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Crossing Europe, the Mediterranean, Middle East, North Africa, south and east Asia, as well as the major conflicts of a century, this book takes shape where empires, states, and individuals meet, ... More

Foucault and the KamasutraThe Courtesan, the Dandy, and the Birth of Ars Erotica as Theater in India

Foucault and the Kamasutra: The Courtesan, the Dandy, and the Birth of Ars Erotica as Theater in India

Sanjay K. Gautam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226348308
eISBN:
9780226348582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226348582.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book is an historical exploration into the origins of the the Kāmasūtra, a treatise on sexual-erotic pleasure, and the Nātyaśāstra, a treatise on theater, music, dance, and aesthetic pleasure in ... More

German Idealism as Constructivism

German Idealism as Constructivism

Tom Rockmore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226349909
eISBN:
9780226350073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226350073.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

German Idealism as Constructivism is Tom Rockmore’s statement on the debate about German idealism between proponents of representationalism and those of constructivism that still plagues our grasp of ... More

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