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  1. The Participant The Participant
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    The Participant: A Century of Participation in Fou ... Christopher M Kelty
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    Participation is everywhere today. It has been formalized, measured, standardized, scaled up, network-enabled, and sent around the world. Platforms, algorithms, and software offer to make participation easier, but new technologies have had the opposite effect.......
  2. Cinemachines Cinemachines
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    Cinemachines: An Essay on Media and Method Garrett Stewart
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    The hero stands on stage in high-definition 3-D while doubled on a crude pixel screen in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Alien ships leave Earth by dissolving at the conclusion of Arrival. An illusory death spiral in Vertigo transitions abruptly to a studio......
  3. The Nature of the Future The Nature of the Future
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    The Nature of the Future Emily Pawley
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    Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North First

    The nostalgic mist surrounding farms can make it hard to write their history, encrusting them with stereotypical rural virtues and unrealistically separating them from markets, capitalism, and......
  4. Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf
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    Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf Carlo Ginzburg, Bruce Lincoln
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    A Classic Case in Comparative Perspective

    In 1691, a Livonian peasant known as Old Thiess boldly announced before a district court that he was a werewolf. Yet far from being a diabolical monster, he insisted, he was one of the “hounds of God,” fierce guardians......
  5. Filaments Filaments
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    Filaments: Theological Profiles: Selected Essays, ... David Tracy
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    In the second volume of his two-volume collection of essays from the 1980s to 2018, renowned Catholic theologian David Tracy gathers profiles of significant theologians, philosophers, and religious thinkers. These essays, he suggests, can be thought of in terms......
  6. Action Versus Contemplation Action Versus Contemplation
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    Action Versus Contemplation: Why an Ancient Debate ... Blakey Vermeule, Jennifer Summit
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    "All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone," Blaise Pascal wrote in 1654. But then there's Walt Whitman, in 1856: "Whoever you are, come forth! Or man or woman come forth! / You must not stay sleeping and dallying there......
  7. Beyond the Usual Beating Beyond the Usual Beating
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    Beyond the Usual Beating Andrew S Baer
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    The Jon Burge Police Torture Scandal and Social Movements for Police Accountability in Chicago (Historical Studies of Urban America)

    The malign and long-lasting influence of Chicago police commander Jon Burge cannot be overestimated, particularly as fresh examples......
  8. Puritan Spirits in the Abolitionist Imagination Puritan Spirits in the Abolitionist Imagination
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    Puritan Spirits in the Abolitionist Imagination (A ... Kenyon Gradert
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    The Puritans of popular memory are dour figures, characterized by humorless toil at best and witch trials at worst. "Puritan" is an insult reserved for prudes, prigs, or oppressors. Antebellum American abolitionists, however, would be shocked to hear this. They......
  9. The Subject of Crusade The Subject of Crusade
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    The Subject of Crusade: Lyric, Romance, and Materi ... Marisa Galvez
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    In the Middle Ages, religious crusaders took up arms, prayed, bade farewell to their families, and marched off to fight in holy wars. These Christian soldiers also created accounts of their lives in lyric poetry, putting words to the experience of personal sacrifice......
  10. Crusade for Justice Crusade for Justice
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    Crusade for Justice Ida B Wells
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    “She fought a lonely and almost single-handed fight, with the single-mindedness of a crusader, long before men or women of any race entered the arena; and the measure of success she achieved goes far beyond the credit she has been given in the history of the......
  11. Running the Numbers Running the Numbers
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    Running the Numbers: Race, Police, and the History ... Matthew Vaz
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    Every day in the United States, people test their luck in numerous lotteries, from state-run games to massive programs like Powerball and Mega Millions. Yet few are aware that the origins of today’s lotteries can be found in an African American gambling economy......
  12. Rhythm Rhythm
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    Rhythm: Form and Dispossession Vincent Barletta
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    More than the persistent beat of a song or the structural frame of poetry, rhythm is a deeply imbedded force that drives our world and is also a central component of the condition of human existence. It’s the pulse of the body, a power that orders matter, a strange......
  13. Religious Intolerance, America, and the World Religious Intolerance, America, and the World
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    Religious Intolerance, America, and the World John Corrigan
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    A History of Forgetting and Remembering

    As the news shows us every day, contemporary American culture and politics are rife with people who demonize their enemies by projecting their own failings and flaws onto them. But this is no recent development. Rather,......
  14. Racial Stasis Racial Stasis
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    Racial Stasis Candis Watts Smith, Christopher D Desante
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    The Millennial Generation and the Stagnation of Racial Attitudes in American Politics

    Racial progress in the United States has hit a wall, and the rise of white nationalism is but one manifestation of this. Most Americans continue to hope that the younger generation,......
  15. Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw
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    Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw: Animals, Language, Sen ... Debra Hawhee
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    We tend to think of rhetoric as a solely human art. After all, only humans can use language artfully to make a point, the very definition of rhetoric.

    Yet when you look at ancient and early modern treatises on rhetoric, what you find is surprising: they’re......
  16. Union by Law (Chicago Series in Law and Society) Union by Law (Chicago Series in Law and Society)
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    Union by Law (Chicago Series in Law and Society) Michael W McCann, George I Lovell
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    Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

    Laborers in American West Coast agricultural fields and Alaska salmon canneries. There, they found themselves confined to exploitative low-wage jobs in racially segregated workplaces......
  17. Surroundings: A History of Environments and Environmentalisms Surroundings: A History of Environments and Environmentalisms
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    Surroundings: A History of Environments and Enviro ... Etienne S Benson
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    Given the ubiquity of environmental rhetoric in the modern world, it’s easy to think that the meaning of the terms environment and environmentalism are and always have been self-evident. But in Surroundings, we learn that the environmental past is much more complex......
  18. Democracy in America? Democracy in America?
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    Democracy in America? Benjamin I Page, Martin Gilens
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    What Has Gone Wrong and What We Can Do About It

    America faces daunting problems—stagnant wages, high health care costs, neglected schools, deteriorating public services. How did we get here? Through decades of dysfunctional government. In Democracy in America?......
  19. Ecological Poetics; Or, Wallace Stevens's Birds Ecological Poetics; Or, Wallace Stevens's Birds
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    Ecological Poetics; Or, Wallace Stevens's Bir ... Cary Wolfe
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    The poems of Wallace Stevens teem with birds: grackles, warblers, doves, swans, nightingales, owls, peacocks, and one famous blackbird who summons thirteen ways of looking. What do Stevens’s evocations of birds, and his poems more generally, tell us about the......
  20. Aesthetic Science Aesthetic Science
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    Aesthetic Science Alexander Wragge-Morley
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    The scientists affiliated with the early Royal Society of London have long been regarded as forerunners of modern empiricism, rejecting the symbolic and moral goals of Renaissance natural history in favor of plainly representing the world as it really was. In Aesthetic......
  21. The Toddler-In-Chief The Toddler-In-Chief
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    The Toddler-In-Chief Daniel W Drezner
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    What Donald Trump Teaches Us about the Modern Presidency
    “It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room. . . . And we are trying to do what’s right even when Donald Trump won’t.”—An anonymous......
  22. Collecting Experiments Collecting Experiments
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    Collecting Experiments: Making Big Data Biology Bruno J. Strasser
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    Databases have revolutionized nearly every aspect of our lives. Information of all sorts is being collected on a massive scale, from Google to Facebook and well beyond. But as the amount of information in databases explodes, we are forced to reassess our ideas......
  23. Coming Together Coming Together
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    Coming Together Ryan Powell
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    The Cinematic Elaboration of Gay Male Life, 1945-1979

    In Coming Together, Ryan Powell captures the social and political vitality of the first wave of movies made by, for, and about male-desiring men in the United States between World War II and the 1980s. From......
  24. Dangerous Earth Dangerous Earth
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    Dangerous Earth Ellen Prager
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    What We Wish We Knew about Volcanoes, Hurricanes, Climate Change, Earthquakes, and More

    The Earth is a beautiful and wondrous planet, but also frustratingly complex and, at times, violent: much of what has made it livable can also cause catastrophe. Volcanic......
  25. Signs of the Americas Signs of the Americas
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    Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, H ... Edgar Garcia
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    Indigenous sign-systems, such as pictographs, petroglyphs, hieroglyphs, and khipu, are usually understood as relics from an inaccessible past. That is far from the truth, however, as Edgar Garcia makes clear in Signs of the Americas. Rather than being dead languages,......
  26. Merce Cunningham Merce Cunningham
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    Merce Cunningham: After the Arbitrary Carrie Noland
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    One of the most influential choreographers of the twentieth century, Merce Cunningham is known for introducing chance to dance. Far too often, however, accounts of Cunningham’s work have neglected its full scope, focusing on his collaborations with the visionary......
  27. The Torture Letters The Torture Letters
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    The Torture Letters: Reckoning with Police Violenc ... Laurence Ralph
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    Torture is an open secret in Chicago. Nobody in power wants to acknowledge this grim reality, but everyone knows it happens—and that the torturers are the police. Three to five new claims are submitted to the Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission of Illinois......
  28. Troublemakers Troublemakers
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    Troublemakers: Chicago Freedom Struggles Through t ... Erik S Gellman
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    What does democracy look like? And when should we cause trouble to pursue it? Troublemakers fuses photography and history to demonstrate how racial and economic inequality gave rise to a decades-long struggle for justice in one American city. In dialogue with 275......
  29. Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary: War and the Animated Film Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary: War and the Animated Film
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    Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary: War and the Ani ... Donna Kornhaber
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    In 2008, Waltz with Bashir shocked the world by presenting a bracing story of war in what seemed like the most unlikely of formats--an animated film. Yet as Donna Kornhaber shows in this pioneering new book, the relationship between animation and war is actually......
  30. The World of Juliette Kinzie The World of Juliette Kinzie
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    The World of Juliette Kinzie: Chicago Before the F ... Ann Durkin Keating
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    When Juliette Kinzie first visited Chicago in 1831, it was anything but a city. An outpost in the shadow of Fort Dearborn, it had no streets, no sidewalks, no schools, no river-spanning bridges. And with two hundred disconnected residents, it lacked any sense of......
  31. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 2 Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 2
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    Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volum ... Alexander von Humboldt
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    Alexander von Humboldt was the most celebrated modern chronicler of North and South America and the Caribbean, and this translation of his essay on New Spain--the first modern regional economic and political geography--covers his travels across today's Mexico in......
  32. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 1 Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volume 1
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    Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, Volum ... Alexander von Humboldt
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    Alexander von Humboldt was the most celebrated modern chronicler of North and South America and the Caribbean, and this translation of his essay on New Spain--the first modern regional economic and political geography--covers his travels across today's Mexico in......
  33. Cartographic Humanism Cartographic Humanism
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    Cartographic Humanism: The Making of Early Modern ... Katharina N Piechocki
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    What is "Europe," and when did it come to be? In the Renaissance, the term "Europe" circulated widely. But as Katharina N. Piechocki argues in this compelling book, the continent itself was only in the making in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Cartographic......
  34. The CEO Imperative The CEO Imperative
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    The CEO Imperative Thomas A Cole
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    Drawing on four decades of experience advising boards and CEOs on how to do just that, Thomas A. Cole offers in CEO Leadership a straightforward and accessible guide to navigating corporate governance today....
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    Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law ... Lee Anne Fennell
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    How things are divided up or pieced together matters. Half a bridge is of no use at all. Conversely, many things would do more good if they could be divided up differently: Perhaps you would prefer a job that involves a third less work and a third less pay or a......
  36. Learning One's Native Tongue Learning One's Native Tongue
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    Learning One's Native Tongue Tracy B Strong
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    Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

    Citizenship is much more than the right to vote. It is a collection of political capacities constantly up for debate. From Socrates to contemporary American politics, the question of what it means to be an authentic......
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