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Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects

by Emily Apter University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1999
ISBN:
9780226023502
Format:
Pb+ 302 pages

From xenophobic appropriations of Joan of Arc to Afro-futurism and cyberpunk, the ''national'' characters of the colonial era...

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Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (POD)

by Houston A. Baker, Jr. University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1984
ISBN:
9780226035383
Format:
Pbk 295 pages

Relating the blues to American social and literary history and to Afro-American expressive culture, Houston A. Baker, Jr., offers...

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Journey Back

by Houston A. Baker, Jr. University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1980
ISBN:
9780226035352
Format:
Pbk 216 pages

'Professor Baker offers the richest analysis we have of black literature in its full cultural context. A superb literary critic,...

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Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance

by Houston A. Baker, Jr. University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1987
ISBN:
9780226035253
Format:
Pbk 132 pages

''Mr. Baker perceives the harlem Renaissance as a crucial moment in a movement, predating the 's, when Afro-Americans embraced...

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Freedom's Moment: An Essay on the French Idea of Liberty from Rousseau to Foucault

by Paul M. Cohen University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1997
ISBN:
9780226112862
Format:
Pb+ 237 pages

What kind of freedom, and what kind of individual, has the French Revolutionary tradition sought to propagate? Paul Cohen finds...

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Exodus!: Religion, Race, and Nation in Early Nineteenth-Century Black America

by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2000
ISBN:
9780226298207
Format:
Pb+ 226 pages

No other story in the Bible has fired the imaginations of African Americans quite like that of Exodus. Its tale of suffering and...

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Race and Authority in Urban Politics: Community Relations and the War on Poverty (POD)

by David Greenstone, Paul E. Peterson University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1973
ISBN:
9780226307138
Format:
Pbk 392 pages

In this penetrating book, the authors provide a systematic empirical analysis of an important public policy issue# and citizen...

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Redeeming Culture: American Religion in an Age of Science

by James Gilbert University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1997
ISBN:
9780226293219
Format:
Pb+ 418 pages

In this intriguing history, James Gilbert examines the confrontation between modern science and religion as these disparate, sometimes...

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Beyond Solidarity: Pragmatism and Difference in a Globalized World

by Giles Gunn University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2001
ISBN:
9780226310640
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

Beyond Solidarity is an impassioned argument for a sharable morality in a world increasingly fractured along lines of difference....

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Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition

by Adam Gussow University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2002
ISBN:
9780226310985
Format:
Pb+ 360 pages

Taking its title from a lyric by Mississippi bluesman Charley Patton, Seems Like Murder Here offers a revealing new account of...

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Bereft of Reason: On the Decline of Social Thought and Prospects for Its Renewal

by Eugene Halton University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1994
ISBN:
9780226314624
Format:
Pb+ 314 pages

In this radical critique of contemporary social theory, Eugene Halton argues that both modernism and postmodernism are damaged...

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Cultural Excursions: Marketing Appetites and Cultural Tastes in Modern America

by Neil Harris University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1990
ISBN:
9780226317588
Format:
Pbk 462 pages

Neil Harris's scholarship of the past twenty-five years has helped to open up the study of American cultural history. This long-awaited...

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Victorian Relativity: Radical Thought and Scientific Discovery

by Christopher Herbert University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2001
ISBN:
9780226327334
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

One of the articles of faith of twentieth-century intellectual history is that the theory of relativity in physics sprang in its...

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Civilization without Sexes: Reconstructing Gender in Postwar France, 1917-1927

by Mary Louise Roberts University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1994
ISBN:
9780226721224
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

In the raucous decade following World War I, newly blurred boundaries between male and female created fears among the French that...

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Disarming the Nation: Women's Writing and the American Civil War

by Elizabeth Young University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1999
ISBN:
9780226960883
Format:
Pb+ 405 pages

In a study that will radically shift our understanding of Civil War literature, Elizabeth Young shows that American women writers...

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