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publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Europe Knows Nothing About the Orient A Critical Discourse from the East (1872-1932)
ISBN: PB: 9786057685353, University of Chicago Press, Koc University Press, April 2021
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 43 halftones
A century before the publication of Edward Said's Orientalism, a passionate discourse emerged in the Ottoman Empire, rebutting politicized Western representations of the East. Until the 1930s, Ottoman and early Turkish Republican intellectuals, well...
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£16,00
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In Honor of Fadime Murder and Shame
ISBN: PB: 9780226896878, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
314 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In 2002 young Fadime Sahindal was brutally murdered by her own father. She belonged to a family of Kurdish immigrants who had lived in Sweden for almost two decades. But Fadime's relationship with a man outside of their community had deeply dishonore...
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Modern Myths Adventures in the Machinery of the Popular Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9780226719269, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 60 halftones
Myths are usually seen as stories from the depths of time – fun and fantastical, but no longer believed by anyone. Yet, as Philip Ball shows, we are still writing them – and still living them – today. From Robinson Crusoe and Frankenstein to Batman,...
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£20,00
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Of Bridges A Poetic and Philosophical Account
ISBN: HB: 9780226735290, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 colour plates, 73 halftones
"Always", wrote Philip Larkin, "it is by bridges that we live". Bridges represent our aspirations to connect, to soar across divides. And it is the unfinished business of these aspirations that makes bridges such stirring sights, especially when they...
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£28,00
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Take the City Voices of Radical Municipalism
ISBN: PB: 9781551647272, ISBN: HB: 9781551647296, University of Chicago Press, Black Rose Books, January 2021
180 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
With rapid increases in urban populations, there is an urgent need to transform our world's cities in keeping with ecological imperatives and democratic principles. A growing worldwide citizen movement is attempting to challenge bureaucratic administ...
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£45,99
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Cycling City Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s
ISBN: PB: 9780226758800, ISBN: HB: 9780226210919, University of Chicago Press, January 2021
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 45 halftones
Cycling has experienced a renaissance in the United States, as cities around the country promote the bicycle as an alternative means of transportation. In the process, debates about the nature of bicycles – where they belong, how they should be ridde...
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£26,00
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£32,00
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Dialogical Imaginations Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
ISBN: PB: 9783037349397, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, January 2021
736 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 85 halftones, 30 colour plates
We tend to think of imagination as private, originating from our innermost selves – and language as something that is created in communication. Turning this idea on its head, the contributors to "Dialogical Imaginations" start from the provocative pr...
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£49,00
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Worst Cases Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780226790107, University of Chicago Press, January 2021
326 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Al Qaeda detonates a nuclear weapon in Times Square during rush hour, wiping out half of Manhattan and killing 500,000 people. A virulent strain of bird flu jumps to humans in Thailand, sweeps across Asia, and claims more than fifty million lives. A...
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£15,00
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Experimental Games Critique, Play, and Design in the Age of Gamification
ISBN: PB: 9780226629971, ISBN: HB: 9780226629834, University of Chicago Press, November 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 46 halftones
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, and other forms of gaming, such as board games, role...
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£22,00
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£72,00
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Diaspora of the Middle East and North Africa
ISBN: PB: 9783037785447, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2020
320 pp., 23.5x17.1 cm, illus.
Through a series of essays, photographs, and archival content, this book highlights the diverse young and old diaspora communities of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) around the world. Drawing on topics from the ten-year archive of Brownbook m...
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