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Rivall Friendship, by Bridget Manningham
ISBN: PB: 9780866986335, University of Chicago Press, ACMRS Press, June 2021
672 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The manuscript for Rivall Friendship was first acquired by the Newberry Library in 1937. At the time of the acquisition, the author of this seventeenth-century romance was anonymous. Scholar Jean R. Brink now suggests, based on dating of the manuscri...
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Infinite Repertoire On Dance and Urban Possibility in Postsocialist Guinea
ISBN: PB: 9780226781020, ISBN: HB: 9780226762845, University of Chicago Press, June 2021
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 42 halftones, 2 maps, 2 line drawings
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. In Infinite Repertoire, Adrienne Cohen shows how d...
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On the Spirit of Rights
ISBN: PB: 9780226794303, ISBN: HB: 9780226588988, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
334 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone, 5 tables
By the end of the eighteenth century, politicians in America and France were invoking the natural rights of man to wrest sovereignty away from kings and lay down universal basic entitlements. Exactly how and when did "rights" come to justify such mea...
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Gossip Men J. Edgar Hoover, Joe McCarthy, Roy Cohn, and the Politics of Insinuation
ISBN: HB: 9780226624822, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 halftones
J. Edgar Hoover, Joseph McCarthy, and Roy Cohn were titanic figures in the midcentury United States, wielding national power in government and the legal system through intimidation and insinuation. Hoover's FBI thrived on secrecy, threats, and illega...
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Russ-Ukraine-Russia Scenes from the Cultural History of Russian Religiosity
ISBN: PB: 9788024635804, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, May 2021
350 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 20 halftones, 3 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! An outspoken opponent of pro-Russian, authoritarian, and far-right streams in contemporary Czech society, Martin C. Putna received a great deal of media attention when he ironically dedica...
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£18,00
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Letters of the First Duchess of Ormonde
ISBN: HB: 9781649590183, University of Chicago Press, Iter Press, May 2021
760 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones, 4 colour plates, 5 halftones, 9 figures
This volume is the first to bring together the entire extant correspondence of one of the most significant women in early modern Ireland, Elizabeth Butler, first Duchess of Ormonde. She was the wife of James Butler, twelfth Earl and first Duke of Orm...
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£93,00
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Martial The World of the Epigram
ISBN: PB: 9780226252551, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
268 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In this age of the sound bite, what sort of author could be more relevant than a master of the epigram? Martial, the most influential epigrammatist of classical antiquity, was just such a virtuoso of the form, but despite his pertinence to today's cu...
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Golden Horde Revolutionary Italy, 1960-1977
ISBN: HB: 9780857427465, Seagull Books, May 2021
600 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Golden Horde is a definitive work on the Italian revolutionary movements of the 1960s and '70s. An anthology of texts and fragments woven together with an original commentary, the volume widens our understanding of the full complexity and richnes...
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Disalienation Politics, Philosophy, and Radical Psychiatry in Postwar France
ISBN: PB: 9780226777740, ISBN: HB: 9780226777603, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones
From 1940 to 1945, forty thousand patients died in French psychiatric hospitals. The Vichy Regime's "soft extermination" let patients die of cold, starvation, or lack of care. But in Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole, a small village in central France, one p...
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Errand into the Wilderness of Mirrors Religion and the History of the CIA
ISBN: HB: 9780226767406, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 line drawings
Michael Graziano's intriguing book fuses two landmark titles in American history: Perry Miller's Errand into the Wilderness (1956), about the religious worldview of the early Massachusetts colonists, and David Martin's Wilderness of Mirrors (1980), a...
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