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Citizen BrownRace, Democracy, and Inequality in the St. Louis Suburbs

Citizen Brown: Race, Democracy, and Inequality in the St. Louis Suburbs

Colin Gordon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226647487
eISBN:
9780226647517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226647517.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores the citizenship experienced by African-Americans in St. Louis County across the last century by examining patterns of municipal incorporation and annexation (much of it in service ... More

The Culture of FeedbackEcological Thinking in Seventies America

The Culture of Feedback: Ecological Thinking in Seventies America

Daniel Belgrad

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226652368
eISBN:
9780226652672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652672.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book repaints the familiar image of the 1970s in American culture as a time of Me Generation malaise, by recovering the broad reach of a vibrant cultural movement that was dedicated to finding ... More

The Freedom of SpeechTalk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World

The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World

Miles Ogborn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226655925
eISBN:
9780226657714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226657714.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book asks what the act of talking meant in a society based on racialized slavery? The answer involves understanding the power of speech as central to eighteenth-century Europeans’ definitions of ... More

Geocultural PowerChina's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

Tim Winter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226658216
eISBN:
9780226658490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226658490.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China’s Belt and Road Initiative aims to connect continents and integrate Eurasia via a multitude of collaborations spanning trade and infrastructure, culture and finance. Launched in 2013, it ... More

Higher and ColderA History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration

Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration

Vanessa Heggie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226650883
eISBN:
9780226650913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650913.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The twentieth century saw humans going in unprecedented numbers to some of the most extreme environments on earth; setting foot for the first time at the north pole, south pole, and the summit of ... More

Imagining Judeo-Christian AmericaReligion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy

Imagining Judeo-Christian America: Religion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy

K. Healan Gaston

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226663715
eISBN:
9780226663999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663999.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The claim that the United States is a “Judeo-Christian” nation emerged in the 1930s and remains central to American political culture today, even as its political resonances have shifted. This book ... More

Mobilizing MutationsHuman Genetics in the Age of Patient Advocacy

Mobilizing Mutations: Human Genetics in the Age of Patient Advocacy

Daniel Navon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638096
eISBN:
9780226638126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638126.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Mobilizing Mutations shows how biomedical experts and patient advocates are using genetic testing to carve out new medical conditions and create powerful networks of research, care, and activism. For ... More

Murder in New OrleansThe Creation of Jim Crow Policing

Murder in New Orleans: The Creation of Jim Crow Policing

Jeffrey S. Adler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226643311
eISBN:
9780226643458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643458.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Murder in New Orleans explores violence, race, and criminal justice in New Orleans from 1920 to 1945. It analyzes changing patterns of murder, charting the impact of the Roaring Twenties, the Great ... More

The New PrometheansFaith, Science, and the Supernatural Mind in the Victorian Fin de Siécle

The New Prometheans: Faith, Science, and the Supernatural Mind in the Victorian Fin de Siécle

Courtenay Raia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226635217
eISBN:
9780226635491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226635491.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Society for Psychical Research (SPR) was established in 1882, in the wake of a disappointed spiritualism and steaming toward the scientific unconscious. A decade earlier, physics had shut out ... More

Out of StockThe Warehouse in the History of Capitalism

Out of Stock: The Warehouse in the History of Capitalism

Dara Orenstein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226662879
eISBN:
9780226663067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663067.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book is an account of that most generic and underappreciated site in American commerce and industry: the warehouse. It traces the progression from the nineteenth century's bonded warehouses to ... More

Partitioning PalestineBritish Policymaking at the End of Empire

Partitioning Palestine: British Policymaking at the End of Empire

Penny Sinanoglou

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226665788
eISBN:
9780226665818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226665818.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Partition was both a constant thread and an unrealized vision in policymaking for Palestine under British rule from 1920 to 1948. This book asks why partition was simultaneously appealing to British ... More

The Republic of ColorScience, Perception, and the Making of Modern America

The Republic of Color: Science, Perception, and the Making of Modern America

Michael Rossi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226651729
eISBN:
9780226651866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226651866.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Republic of Color delves deep into the history of color science in the United States to unearth its origins and examine the scope of its influence on the industrial transformation of ... More

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