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The Ascent of AffectGenealogy and Critique

The Ascent of Affect: Genealogy and Critique

Ruth Leys

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488424
eISBN:
9780226488738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488738.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book analyzes the conflicting paradigms and interpretations that have governed the study of the emotions from the 1960s to the present. It seems obvious to the majority of today's researchers ... More

A Final StoryScience, Myth, and Beginnings

A Final Story: Science, Myth, and Beginnings

Nasser Zakariya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226476124
eISBN:
9780226500737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500737.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A Final Story charts the formation and contestation of scientific universal histories from the nineteenth century to the present. It traces the emergence of the so-called “scientific epic,” a story ... More

The Fullness of TimeTemporalities of the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries

The Fullness of Time: Temporalities of the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries

Matthew S. Champion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514796
eISBN:
9780226514826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514826.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This new transdisciplinary history of temporality argues for a full understanding time’s diversity in the fifteenth-century Low Countries. Traditionally, the fifteenth century has been cast as bathed ... 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

God's BusinessmenEntrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

God’s Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War chronicles the lives, businesses, and ministries of several Christian corporate leaders, whose religious and political activism ... More

Ku Klux KultureAmerica and the Klan in the 1920s

Ku Klux Kulture: America and the Klan in the 1920s

Felix Harcourt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226376158
eISBN:
9780226376295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226376295.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Earlier studies of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s have largely focused on how and why the organization attracted and lost members. But to understand the Klan primarily as an organization limits our ... 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

Newsprint MetropolisCity Papers and the Making of Modern Americans

Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans

Julia Guarneri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226341330
eISBN:
9780226341477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341477.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Newsprint Metropolis tracks two simultaneous processes: how cities made newspapers, and how newspapers made cities. The book reaches beyond the front pages and into the feature news, which ... More

NormalityA Critical Genealogy

Normality: A Critical Genealogy

Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226483863
eISBN:
9780226484198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226484198.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The first part of this study examines nineteenth-century usage of the term “normal,” where it is a problematic and often contested scientific term, before analyzing mid-twentieth-century ... More

The Pursuit of HarmonyKepler on Cosmos, Confession, and Community

The Pursuit of Harmony: Kepler on Cosmos, Confession, and Community

Aviva Rothman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226496979
eISBN:
9780226497020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497020.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Pursuit of Harmony follows astronomer Johannes Kepler and his efforts to establish harmony across the religious, scientific, and political boundaries of seventeenth-century Europe. Kepler, it ... More

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