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The City CreativeThe Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

Michael H. Carriere and David Schalliol

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226727226
eISBN:
9780226727363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226727363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America offers the definitive history of “placemaking,” a concept that has become central to the perceived vitality of the ... More

The Mantle of the EarthGenealogies of a Geographical Metaphor

The Mantle of the Earth: Genealogies of a Geographical Metaphor

Veronica della Dora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226741291
eISBN:
9780226741321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741321.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The term mantle has inspired philosophers, geographers, and theologians, and shaped artists’ and mapmakers’ visual vocabularies for thousands of years. According to Veronica della Dora, mantle is the ... More

Scientific HistoryExperiments in History and Politics from the Bolshevik Revolution to the End of the Cold War

Scientific History: Experiments in History and Politics from the Bolshevik Revolution to the End of the Cold War

Elena Aronova

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226761381
eISBN:
9780226761411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761411.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The book recovers the intertwined histories of the sciences and the humanities within the Russian/Soviet scientific landscape, from the crises-ridden decades leading to the Bolshevik Revolution in ... More

The Singer's NeedleAn Undisciplined History of Panamá

The Singer's Needle: An Undisciplined History of Panamá

Ezer Vierba

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226342313
eISBN:
9780226342597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226342597.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Singer’s Needle looks at the relationship between form, subject-formation and power in three historical settings in twentieth century Panama. It analyzes the Liberal reform and its aftermath ... More

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