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Conflict GraffitiFrom Revolution to Gentrification

Conflict Graffiti: From Revolution to Gentrification

John Lennon

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815664
eISBN:
9780226815671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815671.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Graffiti are part of the architecture of a conflict itself—ephemeral artifacts allowing insight into how protest movements react to their built environments. As a conflict rages, graffiti appear in ... More

Value in ArtManet and the Slave Trade

Value in Art: Manet and the Slave Trade

Henry M. Sayre

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226809823
eISBN:
9780226809960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226809960.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book argues that when the novelist Émile Zola defended his friend Édouard Manet’s painting Olympia in 1867, saying that it complied to what he called “la loi des valeurs,” “the law of values,” ... More

Dynamics, Geometry, Number TheoryThe Impact of Margulis on Modern Mathematics

Dynamics, Geometry, Number Theory: The Impact of Margulis on Modern Mathematics

David Fisher, Dmitry Kleinbock, and Gregory Soifer (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226804026
eISBN:
9780226804163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804163.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

The impact of the work and ideas of Gregory Margulis on modern mathematics is broad, deep and profound. Margulis' work developed and explored key connections between ergodic theory, Lie theory, ... More

Law and the Economy in a Young DemocracyIndia 1947 and Beyond

Law and the Economy in a Young Democracy: India 1947 and Beyond

Tirthankar Roy and Anand V. Swamy

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226799001
eISBN:
9780226799148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226799148.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Economists have long lamented that the inefficient Indian legal system undermines economic activity. How has this come to be? The prevailing common sense is that it is understaffed and ... More

The New Female AntiheroThe Disruptive Women of Twenty-First-Century US Television

The New Female Antihero: The Disruptive Women of Twenty-First-Century US Television

Sarah Hagelin and Gillian Silverman

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226816357
eISBN:
9780226816364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226816364.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book examines the new female antihero in prestige dramas and comedies created between 2011 and 2020. It argues that this figure represents a fundamental shift away from the pro-social role ... More

The Science of CharacterHuman Objecthood and the Ends of Victorian Realism

The Science of Character: Human Objecthood and the Ends of Victorian Realism

S. Pearl Brilmyer

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815770
eISBN:
9780226815794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815794.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In 1843, the Victorian philosopher John Stuart Mill called for the establishment of a new science, “the science of the formation of character.” Although Mill’s proposal failed as scientific practice, ... More

Sing and Sing OnSentinel Musicians and the Making of the Ethiopian American Diaspora

Sing and Sing On: Sentinel Musicians and the Making of the Ethiopian American Diaspora

Kay Kaufman Shelemay

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226810164
eISBN:
9780226810331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226810331.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book chronicles the lives of musicians from Ethiopia and adjacent regions of the Horn of Africa beginning in the years preceding the 1974 Ethiopian revolution and extending through the first two ... More

Vulgar GenresGay Pornographic Writing and Contemporary Fiction

Vulgar Genres: Gay Pornographic Writing and Contemporary Fiction

Steven Ruszczycky

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226788616
eISBN:
9780226788890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226788890.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book tracks the conjoined emergence of gay pornographic writing and gay literary fiction in the US during the contemporary period. Drawing on extensive archival research, the book responds to ... More

Unearthing Fermi's Geophysics

Unearthing Fermi's Geophysics

Gino C. Segré and John D. Stack

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226805146
eISBN:
9780226805283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226805283.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

As well as being a famously lucid lecturer, the great physicist Enrico Fermi was reported to be omniscient in almost every area of his chosen discipline so it is tantalizing to imagine how he might ... More

The Digital FactoryThe Human Labor of Automation

The Digital Factory: The Human Labor of Automation

Moritz Altenried

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815497
eISBN:
9780226815503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815503.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The digital factory takes very different forms – it might be a platform, a video game, or a distribution center – but digital technology produces labor regimes that often show surprising continuities ... More

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