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Standing between Life and ExtinctionEthics and Ecology of Conserving Aquatic Species in North American Deserts

Standing between Life and Extinction: Ethics and Ecology of Conserving Aquatic Species in North American Deserts

David Propst, Jack Williams, Kevin Bestgen, and Christopher Hoagstrom (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226694337
eISBN:
9780226694504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226694504.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Our goal organizing this work was to update the landmark 1991 volume, Battle Against Extinction, and provide scientists and the public with a contemporary view of the status of aquatic ecosystems in ... More

Fútbol in the ParkImmigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

David Trouille

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Over the past half century, immigration from Latin America has transformed the public landscape in the United States, and numerous communities are witnessing one of the hallmarks of this ... More

The Poison TrialsWonder Drugs, Experiment, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science

The Poison Trials: Wonder Drugs, Experiment, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science

Alisha Rankin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226744711
eISBN:
9780226744995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226744995.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the sixteenth century, a series of dramatic medical experiments on human subjects took place at the princely courts of Europe. Under the watch of learned physicians, condemned criminals would take ... More

The Teaching ArchiveA New History for Literary Study

The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study

Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226735948
eISBN:
9780226736273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736273.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Teaching Archive shows us a series of major literary thinkers in a place we seldom remember them inhabiting: the classroom. Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan open up “the teaching ... More

Experimental GamesCritique, Play, and Design in the Age of Gamification

Experimental Games: Critique, Play, and Design in the Age of Gamification

Patrick Jagoda

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226629834
eISBN:
9780226630038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In our unprecedentedly networked world, games have come to occupy an important space in many of our everyday lives. Digital games alone engage an estimated 2.5 billion people worldwide as of 2020, ... More

Chimpanzees in ContextA Comparative Perspective on Chimpanzee Behavior, Cognition, Conservation, and Welfare

Chimpanzees in Context: A Comparative Perspective on Chimpanzee Behavior, Cognition, Conservation, and Welfare

Lydia M. Hopper and Stephen R. Ross (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226727844
eISBN:
9780226728032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226728032.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The study of the chimpanzee, the human’s closest relative, has led scientists to exciting discoveries about evolution, behavior, and cognition over the past half century. In this book, both young and ... More

Everyone Loves Live MusicA Theory of Performance Institutions

Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Fabian Holt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the early twenty-first century, the economic growth in live music and especially music festivals caused a sensation in the music industries, in pop aesthetics, and in the media. This birth of a ... More

Power and TimeTemporalities in Conflict and the Making of History

Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History

Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Natasha Wheatley (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226481623
eISBN:
9780226706016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706016.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Time is the backdrop of historical inquiry, yet it is much more than a featureless setting for events. Different temporalities interact dynamically; sometimes they coexist tensely, sometimes they ... More

The Evolutionary Origins of Life and Death

The Evolutionary Origins of Life and Death

Pierre M. Durand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226747620
eISBN:
9780226747934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226747934.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The origins of life and cell death were the two most foundational events on which all other biological processes rest. This book provides the most up-to-date syntheses of why and how life and cell ... More

Critique of FreedomThe Central Problem of Modernity

Critique of Freedom: The Central Problem of Modernity

Otfried Höffe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226465906
eISBN:
9780226466064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226466064.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this ambitious book, philosopher Otfried Höffe provides a sophisticated account of the principle of freedom and its role in the project of modernity. Höffe addresses a set of complex questions ... More

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