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August - Christa Wolf

August - Christa Wolf

Christa Wolf

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Christa Wolf was arguably the best-known and most influential writer in the former East Germany. Having grown up during the Nazi regime, she and her family were forced to flee ...

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Child's Work

Child's Work

Vivian Gussin Paley

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In A Child's Work, innovative and widely respected educator Vivian Gussin Paley offers a manifesto against the decline of children's creative time, making the case for ...

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Writing for Social Scientists - Howard S Becker

Writing for Social Scientists - Howard S Becker

Howard S Becker

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Students and researchers all write under pressure, and those pressures - most lamentably, the desire to impress your audience rather than to communicate with them - often lead to ...

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Ecology of others - Anthropology and the Question of Nature

Ecology of others - Anthropology and the Question of Nature

Philippe Descola

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Since the end of the nineteenth century, the division between nature and culture has been fundamental to Western thought. In this groundbreaking work, renowned anthropologist ...

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Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology

Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology

David Graeber

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Everywhere anarchism is on the upswing as a political philosophy - everywhere, that is, except the academy. Anarchists repeatedly appeal to anthropologists for ideas about how ...

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Church and the Kingdom

Church and the Kingdom

Giorgio Agamben

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben is the rare writer whose ideas and works have a broad appeal across many fields, and his devoted fans are not just philosophers, but readers of ...

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Lao-Tzu, or the Way of The Dragon

Lao-Tzu, or the Way of The Dragon

Miriam Henke

Editura: University of Chicago Press

At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excellent philosophers! Naturally ...

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Economical Writing, Third Edition - Deirdre N McCloskey

Economical Writing, Third Edition - Deirdre N McCloskey

Deirdre N McCloskey

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Economics is not a field that is known for good writing. Charts, yes. Sparkling prose, no. Except, that is, when it comes to Deirdre Nansen McCloskey. Her conversational and ...

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Great Derangement

Great Derangement

Amitav Ghosh

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global ...

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Merits of Women

Merits of Women

Moderata Fonte

Editura: University of Chicago Press

You would as well look for blood in a corpse as for the least shred of decency in a man . . . Without help from their wives, men are just like unlit lamps . . . Just think ...

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On the Run

On the Run

Alice Goffman

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Forty years in, the War on Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known surveillance state in ...

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No Fixed Abode

No Fixed Abode

Marc Aug?

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In recent years, social workers have raised a new concern about the appearance of a new category among the working poor. Even employed, there are people so overburdened by the cost ...

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Darwin's Cathedral

Darwin's Cathedral

David Sloan Wilson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Until recently, evolution and religion have been considered contending, irreconcilable theories of origin and existence. David Sloan Wilson takes the radical step of joining the ...

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Metaphors We Live by

Metaphors We Live by

George Lakoff

Editura: University of Chicago Press

People use metaphors every time they speak. Some of those metaphors are literary - devices for making thoughts more vivid or entertaining. But most are much more basic than that - ...

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Drilling Through Hard Boards - Alexander Kluge

Drilling Through Hard Boards - Alexander Kluge

Alexander Kluge

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Max Weber famously described politics as "a strong, slow drilling through hard boards with both passion and judgment." Taking this as his inspiration, Alexander Kluge ...

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Ecologica - Andr� Gorz

Ecologica - Andr� Gorz

Andr? Gorz

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Writing in 2007, French social philosopher Andre Gorz was remarkably prophetic, foretelling the international economic meltdown of 2008: "The real economy is becoming an ...

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Flying Mountain - Christoph Ransmayr

Flying Mountain - Christoph Ransmayr

Christoph Ransmayr

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In a publishing world that is all too full of realist novels written in undistinguished prose, discernible only by their covers, The Flying Mountain stands out-if for no other ...

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'i' - Wolfgang Hilbig

'i' - Wolfgang Hilbig

Wolfgang Hilbig

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The perfect book for paranoid times, "I" introduces us to W, a mere hanger-on in East Berlin's postmodern underground literary scene. All is not as it appears, ...

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Dominion of the Dead

Dominion of the Dead

Robert Pogue Harrison

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In The Dominion of the Dead, Robert Pogue Harrison explores the many places where the dead cohabit the world of the living - the graves, images, literature, architecture, and ...

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French Lessons

French Lessons

Alice Kaplan

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Brilliantly uniting the personal and the critical, French Lessons is a powerful autobiographical experiment. It tells the story of an American woman escaping into the French ...

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Strength of Soul - Naomi Raquel Enright

Strength of Soul - Naomi Raquel Enright

Naomi Raquel Enright

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Naomi Raquel Enright's Strength of Soul proposes tangible strategies and ideas on how to challenge systemic racism through naming and resisting the ideology of racial ...

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Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertat

Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertat

Kate L. Turabian

Editura: University of Chicago Press

When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today's students would be conducting research. Yet while the ...

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Bitter English - Ahmad Almallah

Bitter English - Ahmad Almallah

Ahmad Almallah

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Imagine you are a Palestinian who came to America as a young man, eventually finding yourself caught between the country you live in with your wife and daughter, and the home--and ...

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Confident Pluralism

Confident Pluralism

John D Inazu

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In the three years since Donald Trump first announced his plans to run for president, the United States seems to become more dramatically polarized and divided with each passing ...

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Freedom and Despair

Freedom and Despair

David Shulman

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Lately, it seems as if we wake up to a new atrocity each day. Every morning is now a ritual of scrolling through our Twitter feeds or scanning our newspapers for the latest updates ...

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Down, Out, and Under Arrest

Down, Out, and Under Arrest

Forrest Stuart

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In his first year working in Los Angeles's Skid Row, Forrest Stuart was stopped on the street by police fourteen times. Usually for doing little more than standing there. ...

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Passion Book

Passion Book

Gendun Chopel

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The Passion Book is the most famous work of erotica in the vast literature of Tibetan Buddhism, written by the legendary scholar and poet Gendun Chopel (1903-1951). Soon after ...

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Paying the Price

Paying the Price

Sara Goldrick-Rab

Editura: University of Chicago Press

If you are a young person, and you work hard enough, you can get a college degree and set yourself on the path to a good life, right? Not necessarily, says Sara Goldrick-Rab, ...

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Collected Poems - Georg Trakl

Collected Poems - Georg Trakl

Georg Trakl

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The work of poet Georg Trakl, a leading Austrian-German expressionist, has been praised by many, including his contemporaries Rainer Maria Rilke and Else Lasker-Schuler, as well as ...

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Bitten by the Blues - Bruce Iglauer

Bitten by the Blues - Bruce Iglauer

Bruce Iglauer

Editura: University of Chicago Press

It started with the searing sound of a slide careening up the neck of an electric guitar. In 1970, twenty-three-year-old Bruce Iglauer walked into Florence's Lounge, in the ...

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Crossing - Deirdre N McCloskey

Crossing - Deirdre N McCloskey

Deirdre N McCloskey

Editura: University of Chicago Press

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year "I visited womanhood and stayed. It was not for the pleasures, though I discovered many I had not imagined, and many ...

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Going All City - Stefano Bloch

Going All City - Stefano Bloch

Stefano Bloch

Editura: University of Chicago Press

"We could have been called a lot of things: brazen vandals, scared kids, threats to social order, self-obsessed egomaniacs, marginalized youth, outsider artists, trend ...

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I'd Fight the World - Peter La Chapelle

I'd Fight the World - Peter La Chapelle

Peter La Chapelle

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Celebrity has long been tied to political aspirations in American history. Decades before the United States had a president from the realm of reality TV or the movies, we had ...

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On Obliteration - An Interview with Francoise Armengaud Conc - Emmanuel Levinas

On Obliteration - An Interview with Francoise Armengaud Conc - Emmanuel Levinas

Emmanuel Levinas

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Emmanuel Levinas's interview with Fran oise Armengaud in 1988 is one of the only statements we have from the philosopher, who became influential in various disciplines through ...

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Political Theology

Political Theology

Carl Schmitt

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Written in the intense political and intellectual tumult of the early years of the Weimar Republic, "Political Theology" develops the distinctive theory of sovereignty ...

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Through Their Eyes

Through Their Eyes

Michael Koskey

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The towns of Eagle, Circle, and Central are tucked away in the cold, rugged, and sparsely populated central-eastern interior of Alaska. These communities have fewer than three ...

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Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone)

Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone)

Sam Wineburg

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Let's start with two truths about our era that are so inescapable as to have become cliches: We are surrounded by more readily available information than ever before. And a ...

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Steps to an Ecology of Mind

Steps to an Ecology of Mind

Gregory Bateson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Gregory Bateson was a philosopher, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist, and poet, as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead. With a new foreword by his daughter ...

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Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes

Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes

Robert M Emerson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In "Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes", Robert M. Emerson, Rachel I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw present a series of guidelines, suggestions, and practical advice for creating ...

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Significant Year - Abdallah Saaf

Significant Year - Abdallah Saaf

Abdallah Saaf

Editura: University of Chicago Press

On the eve of the 2007 general elections in Morocco, writer, academic, and former cabinet minister Abdallah Saaf embarked on several road trips across the country to get a feel for ...

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