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Bleak Liberalism

Bleak Liberalism

Amanda Anderson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226923512
eISBN:
9780226923536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923536.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Bleak Liberalism advances a renewed account of liberalism, with the aim of providing a better understanding of the way liberal concepts, principles, and aspirations have informed novelistic art of ... More

Documenting the WorldFilm, Photography, and the Scientific Record

Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record

Gregg Mitman and Kelley Wilder (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226129112
eISBN:
9780226129259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129259.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Imagine the twentieth century without photography and film. Its history would be absent of images that define historical moments and generations: the death camps of Auschwitz, the assassination of ... More

Beheading the SaintNationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Geneviève Zubrzycki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226391540
eISBN:
9780226391717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226391717.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Beheading the Saint analyzes the genesis and transformation of national identity in Québec from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, with specific attention to the secularization of French ... More

Rhetoric in Tooth and ClawAnimals, Language, Sensation

Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw: Animals, Language, Sensation

Debra Hawhee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226398174
eISBN:
9780226398204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398204.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

For centuries, since its inception in fact, rhetoric has been conceived of as an exclusively human art. Only humans, after all, could artfully use language, the very definition of rhetoric. And yet ... More

Zebra Stripes

Zebra Stripes

Tim Caro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411019
eISBN:
9780226411156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411156.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Zebras are infamous for their contrasting black and white stripes and their unique striping pattern among mammals has been discussed since Wallace and Darwin. Many very different ideas have been ... More

Inheritance of LossChina, Japan, and the Political Economy of Redemption After Empire

Inheritance of Loss: China, Japan, and the Political Economy of Redemption After Empire

Yukiko Koga

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411941
eISBN:
9780226412276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226412276.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Inheritance of Loss explores how contemporary generations come to terms with losses inflicted by imperialism, colonialism, and war that happened decades ago, and how descendants of perpetrators and ... More

Affective CircuitsAfrican Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Jennifer Cole and Christian Groes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book examines the simultaneously material, social and emotional exchanges involved when African migrants venture to Europe in search of a better life. As we argue, these exchange are part of a ... More

Provisional AuthorityPolice, Order, and Security in India

Provisional Authority: Police, Order, and Security in India

Beatrice Jauregui

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226403670
eISBN:
9780226403847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403847.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Policing as a global form is often fraught with excessive violence, corruption, and even criminalization. These sorts of problems are especially omnipresent in postcolonial nations such as India, ... More

Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Jeffrey Andrew Barash

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399157
eISBN:
9780226399294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

If collective remembrance is as old as human communal existence and the age-old practices that forge its cohesion, theoretical preoccupation with the phenomenon of collective memory is relatively ... More

The Sins of the FathersGermany, Memory, Method

The Sins of the Fathers: Germany, Memory, Method

Jeffrey K. Olick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226386492
eISBN:
9780226386522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386522.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Sins of the Fathers deals with the difficulty of confronting the devastation and atrocities committed by Germany in two world wars, and explores the variety of ways in which Germany’s leaders ... More

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