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Visualizing DiseaseThe Art and History of Pathological Illustrations

Visualizing Disease: The Art and History of Pathological Illustrations

Domenico Bertoloni Meli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226110295
eISBN:
9780226463636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226463636.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Visualizing Disease provides the first analytic study of the emergence and transformations of visual representations of diseased states from the Renaissance to the mid-nineteenth century. It ... More

TransmediumConceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Garrett Stewart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226500874
eISBN:
9780226501062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501062.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book follows recent artists in a vein of second-wave of Conceptual art practice dubbed Conceptualism 2.0—in works shadowed by the digital if not directly employing it: works that negotiate a ... More

Why Parties MatterPolitical Competition and Democracy in the American South

Why Parties Matter: Political Competition and Democracy in the American South

John H. Aldrich and John D. Griffin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226495231
eISBN:
9780226495408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226495408.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the founding of the American Republic, the North and South have followed remarkably different paths of political development. Among the factors that have led to their divergence throughout much ... More

Educational GoodsValues, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514031
eISBN:
9780226514208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514208.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educational Goods advances a theory of how to combine values and evidence in decision-making about education. The book identifies three kinds of value that must be balanced against each other: a ... More

Wrong TurningsHow the Left Got Lost

Wrong Turnings: How the Left Got Lost

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226505749
eISBN:
9780226505916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226505916.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The Left is deeply divided. Some Left parties have acquiesced with the ideology of neoliberalism and lost much of their distinctive identity. Others have embraced Left populism, offering seemingly ... More

The Gestation of German BiologyPhilosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

John H. Zammito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This study traces the gestation of German biology from the debate about organism between Stahl and Leibniz to the formulation of developmental morphology in the era of Kielmeyer and Schelling. Over ... More

How Places Make UsNovel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Drawing on an ethnography of lesbian, bisexual, and queer (LBQ) residents in Ithaca, New York; San Luis Obispo, California; Greenfield, Massachusetts; and Portland, Maine; How Places Make Us shows ... More

Looking ForwardPrediction and Uncertainty in Modern America

Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America

Jamie L. Pietruska

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226475004
eISBN:
9780226509150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509150.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a history of forecasting in the United States from the 1860s to the 1920s that examines how methods of prediction and ideas about predictability changed as Americans reckoned with new ... More

Kinaesthetic KnowingAesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Kinaesthetic Knowing: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Zeynep Çelik Alexander

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485201
eISBN:
9780226485348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485348.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This book traces the history of “kinaesthetic knowing,” a form of knowledge associated with the movements of the body, in Imperial Germany. The figures that play central roles in the book invented ... More

Constellations of InequalitySpace, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Constellations of Inequality: Space, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Sean T. Mitchell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226499123
eISBN:
9780226499437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499437.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Through an analysis of Brazil’s changing politics of inequality, development, and race, Constellations of Inequality demonstrates the value of ethnography to illuminate the relationships between ... More

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