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Colonial Encounters in Ancient IberiaPhoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Michael Dietler and Carolina Lopez-Ruiz (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

During the first millennium bce, complex encounters of Phoenician and Greek colonists with natives of the Iberian Peninsula transformed the region and influenced the entire history of the ... More

Colonial MadnessPsychiatry in French North Africa

Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa

Richard C. Keller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226429724
eISBN:
9780226429779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226429779.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nineteenth-century French writers and travelers imagined Muslim colonies in North Africa to be realms of savage violence, lurid sexuality, and primitive madness. This book traces the genealogy and ... More

The Common CausePostcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

Leela Gandhi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226019871
eISBN:
9780226020075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020075.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an ethical history of democracy in the first half of the twentieth-century. In this era, Leela Gandhi argues, the concept of ethics had obtained a ubiquitous application. No longer the ... More

Complete WritingsLetterbook, Dialogue on Adam and Eve, Orations

Complete Writings: Letterbook, Dialogue on Adam and Eve, Orations

Isotta Nogarola

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226590073
eISBN:
9780226590097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590097.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Renowned in her day for her scholarship and eloquence, Isotta Nogarola (1418–66) remained one of the most famous women of the Italian Renaissance for centuries after her death. And because she was ... More

Concentration Camps on the Home FrontJapanese Americans in the House of Jim Crow

Concentration Camps on the Home Front: Japanese Americans in the House of Jim Crow

John Howard

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226354767
eISBN:
9780226354774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354774.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Without trial and without due process, the United States government locked up nearly all of those citizens and longtime residents who were of Japanese descent during World War II. Ten concentration ... More

Confederate CitiesThe Urban South during the Civil War Era

Confederate Cities: The Urban South during the Civil War Era

Andrew L. Slap and Frank Towers (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226300177
eISBN:
9780226300344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300344.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This volume explores the relationship between the Civil War and cities in the eleven slave states that formed the Confederacy. Separate essays use the lens of the city to re-examine main themes of ... More

The Contest for KnowledgeDebates over Women's Learning in Eighteenth-Century Italy

The Contest for Knowledge: Debates over Women's Learning in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Maria Gaetana Agnesi

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226010540
eISBN:
9780226010564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010564.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

At a time when women were generally excluded from scholarly discourse in the intellectual centers of Europe, four extraordinary female letterate proved their parity as they lectured in prominent ... More

Contested MedicineCancer Research and the Military

Contested Medicine: Cancer Research and the Military

Gerald Kutcher

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226465319
eISBN:
9780226465333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465333.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1960s, University of Cincinnati radiologist Eugene Saenger infamously conducted human experiments on patients with advanced cancer to examine how total body radiation could treat the disease. ... More

The Court Midwife

The Court Midwife

Justine Siegemund

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226757087
eISBN:
9780226757100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226757100.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

First published in 1690, this book made its author the spokesperson for the art of midwifery at a time when most obstetrical texts were written by men. More than a technical manual, it contains ... More

The Courtiers' AnatomistsAnimals and Humans in Louis XIV's Paris

The Courtiers' Anatomists: Animals and Humans in Louis XIV's Paris

Anita Guerrini

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226247663
eISBN:
9780226248332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248332.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores the role of dissection and of animals in the development of experimental methods in seventeenth-century science in the city of Paris between 1643 and 1715. Science was embedded in ... More

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