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A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her SexSelected Philosophical and Moral Writings

A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her Sex: Selected Philosophical and Moral Writings

Gabrielle Suchon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779201
eISBN:
9780226779232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779232.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

During the oppressive reign of Louis XIV, Gabrielle Suchon (1632–1703) was the most forceful female voice in France, advocating women's freedom and self-determination, access to knowledge, and ... More

Women & WeaselsMythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Women & Weasels: Mythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Maurizio Bettini and Emlyn Eisenach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226044743
eISBN:
9780226039961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039961.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book looks at mythology and ancient belief, revising our understanding of myth, heroism, and the status of women and animals in Western culture. This book recounts and analyzes a variety of key ... More

Women in the ClubGender and Policy Making in the Senate

Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate

Michele L. Swers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226022796
eISBN:
9780226022963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans were locked in a fierce battle for the female vote. Democrats charged Republicans with waging a “war on women,” while ... More

Women's Work?American Schoolteachers, 1650–1920

Women's Work?: American Schoolteachers, 1650–1920

Joel Perlmann and Robert A. Margo

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660394
eISBN:
9780226660417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660417.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

American schoolteaching is one of few occupations to have undergone a thorough gender shift yet previous explanations have neglected a key feature of the transition: its regional character. By the ... More

Words, Works, and Ways of KnowingThe Breakdown of Moral Philosophy in New England before the Civil War

Words, Works, and Ways of Knowing: The Breakdown of Moral Philosophy in New England before the Civil War

Sara Paretsky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226337746
eISBN:
9780226337883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337883.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The author, a crime writer, is known the world over for her acclaimed series of mysteries starring Chicago private investigator V. I. Warshawski. Before she started a writing career, the author ... More

A World More ConcreteReal Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

N. D. B. Connolly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226115146
eISBN:
9780226135250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135250.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A World More Concrete argues that Americans, immigrants, and even indigenous people, between the 1890s and the 1960s, made tremendous investments in racial apartheid, largely in an effort to govern ... More

A World of HomeownersAmerican Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Nancy H. Kwak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After World War II, American planners and housing experts urged countries around the world to launch mass homeownership programs. The US’ rising dominance in the global economy led these men and ... More

World RuleAccountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

World Rule: Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

Jonathan GS Koppell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450988
eISBN:
9780226450964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450964.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Dilemmas from climate change to financial meltdowns make it clear that global interconnectedness is the norm in the twenty-first century. As a result, global governance organizations (GGOs)—from the ... More

The World the Game theorists Made

The World the Game theorists Made

Paul Erickson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226097039
eISBN:
9780226097206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226097206.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is about the history of game theory – roughly speaking, a mathematical theory of interaction between rational individuals – during the Cold War era. While game theory today is most commonly ... More

Worldly ConsumersThe Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy

Worldly Consumers: The Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy

Genevieve Carlton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255316
eISBN:
9780226255453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255453.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Worldly Consumers explores the growing availability of maps to private consumers in sixteenth-century Italy and argues that maps became a central tool in the effort to construct an identity and ... More

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