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Nature RemadeEngineering Life, Envisioning Worlds

Nature Remade: Engineering Life, Envisioning Worlds

Luis A. Campos, Michael R. Dietrich, Tiago Saraiva, and Christian C. Young (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226783260
eISBN:
9780226783574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226783574.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

“Engineering” has firmly taken root in the entangled bank of biology even as proposals to remake the living world have sent tendrils in every direction, and at every scale. Nature Remade explores ... More

The Cosmic ZoomScale, Knowledge, and Mediation

The Cosmic Zoom: Scale, Knowledge, and Mediation

Zachary Horton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226742304
eISBN:
9780226742588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226742588.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Cosmic Zoom develops a cross-disciplinary theory of scale as mediated difference by examining the history of a trope that has influenced multiple media forms during the past seventy years: the ... More

Infinite RepertoireOn Dance and Urban Possibility in Postsocialist Guinea

Infinite Repertoire: On Dance and Urban Possibility in Postsocialist Guinea

Adrienne J. Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226762845
eISBN:
9780226781167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226781167.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In Guinea’s capital city of Conakry, dance is everywhere. Most neighborhoods boast at least one dance troupe, and members of those troupes animate the city’s major rites of passage and social events. ... More

Kindred SpiritsFriendship and Resistance at the Edges of Modern Catholicism

Kindred Spirits: Friendship and Resistance at the Edges of Modern Catholicism

Brenna Moore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226786964
eISBN:
9780226787152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226787152.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Kindred Spirits explores a little-known, remarkable network of Catholic historians, theologians, poets, and activists who pushed against both the far-right surge in interwar Europe and the ... More

Cultural DisjunctionsPost-Traditional Jewish Identities

Cultural Disjunctions: Post-Traditional Jewish Identities

Paul Mendes-Flohr

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226784861
eISBN:
9780226785059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226785059.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jews are no longer only Jews. They have acquired multiple identities. These identities are often discontinuous. One’s professional, social, political, and cultural affiliations may engender an ... More

Mozart and the Mediation of Childhood

Mozart and the Mediation of Childhood

Adeline Mueller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226629667
eISBN:
9780226787299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226787299.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines how Wolfgang Amadé Mozart shaped the social and cultural reevaluation of childhood during the Austrian Enlightenment. Whether in a juvenile sonata printed with his age on the title ... More

The Privilege of Being BanalArt, Secularism, and Catholicism in Paris

The Privilege of Being Banal: Art, Secularism, and Catholicism in Paris

Elayne Oliphant

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226731124
eISBN:
9780226731438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226731438.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The Privilege of Being Banal argues that Catholicism’s presumed decline in France is, in fact, an expression of its privileged banality. While signs of Islam are highly regulated, Catholic ... More

Non-DesignArchitecture, Liberalism, and the Market

Non-Design: Architecture, Liberalism, and the Market

Anthony Fontenot

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226686066
eISBN:
9780226752471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752471.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book explores the theory of “non-design,” posited as the rejection of conscious design and the embrace of various phenomena that emerge without intention or “deliberate human design.” It ... More

Artist as AuthorAction and Intent in Late-Modernist American Painting

Artist as Author: Action and Intent in Late-Modernist American Painting

Christa Noel Robbins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226752952
eISBN:
9780226753003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226753003.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The first extended study of authorship in twentieth-century abstract painting in the US, this book describes how artists and critics used the medium of painting to advance their own claims about the ... More

Climate and the Making of WorldsToward a Geohistorical Poetics

Climate and the Making of Worlds: Toward a Geohistorical Poetics

Tobias Menely

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226776149
eISBN:
9780226776316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226776316.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Climate and the Making of Worlds develops a materialist ecocriticism, tracking the imprint of the planetary across a long history of poetic rewritings and critical readings in which what is at stake ... More

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