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              Inward: Vipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self

              Inward: Vipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self (Hardback)

              By Pagis, Michal

              • $175.00

              Western society has never been more interested in interiority. Indeed, it seems more and more people are deliberately looking inward--toward the mind, the body, or both. Michal Pagis's Inward focuses on one increasingly popular channel for the introverted gaze: vipassana meditati ...

              ISBN 9780226639383
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries
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              The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

              The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila (Hardback)

              By Garrido, Marco Z.

              • $192.00

              In contemporary Manila, slums and squatter settlements are peppered throughout the city, often pushing right up against the walled enclaves of the privileged, creating the complex geopolitical pattern of Marco Garrido's patchwork city. Garrido documents the fragmentation of Manil ...

              ISBN 9780226643007
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
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              Composing Capital: Classical Music in the Neoliberal Era

              Composing Capital: Classical Music in the Neoliberal Era (Hardback)

              By Ritchey, Marianna

              • $189.00

              The familiar old world of classical music, with its wealthy donors and ornate concert halls, is changing. The patronage of a wealthy few is now being replaced by that of corporations, leading to new unions of classical music and contemporary capitalism. In Composing Capital, Mari ...

              ISBN 9780226640068
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
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              Murder in New Orleans: The Creation of Jim Crow Policing
               

              Murder in New Orleans: The Creation of Jim Crow Policing (Hardback)

              By Adler, Jeffrey S.

              • $115.50

              New Orleans in the 1920s and '30s was a deadly place. In 1925, the city's homicide rate was six times that of New York City and twelve times that of Boston, despite having a fraction of the population. Jeffrey S. Adler has explored every homicide officially recorded in New Orlean ...

              ISBN 9780226643311
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
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              Series Historical Studies of Urban America
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              The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali

              The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dew, Spencer

              • $69.00

              Creatively uses Aliite religious movments, such as the Moorish Science Temple of America, to illuminate the larger intersection of religion, race, citizenship, and law in America.

              ISBN 9780226648019
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
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              Series Class 200: New Studies in Religion
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              On Interpretive Conflict
               

              On Interpretive Conflict (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Frow, John

              • $56.99

              Interpretation is a term that encompasses both the most esoteric and the most fundamental activities of our lives, from analyzing medical images to the million ways we perceive other people's actions. Today, we also leave interpretation to the likes of web cookies, social media a ...

              ISBN 9780226614007
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
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              Inward: Vipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self
               

              Inward: Vipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pagis, Michal

              • $91.99

              Western society has never been more interested in interiority. Indeed, it seems more and more people are deliberately looking inward--toward the mind, the body, or both. Michal Pagis's Inward focuses on one increasingly popular channel for the introverted gaze: vipassana meditati ...

              ISBN 9780226361871
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries
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              Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue

              Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cheney, Paul

              • $75.00

              In the eighteenth century, the Cul de Sac plain in Saint-Domingue, now Haiti, was a vast open-air workhouse of sugar plantations. This microhistory of one plantation owned by the Ferron de la Ferronnayses, a family of Breton nobles, draws on remarkable archival finds to show that ...

              ISBN 9780226679259
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
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              The Politics of Petulance: America in an Age of Immaturity

              The Politics of Petulance: America in an Age of Immaturity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wolfe, Alan

              • $42.99

              How did we get into this mess? Every morning, many Americans ask this as, with a cringe, they pick up their phones and look to see what terrible thing President Trump has just said or done. Regardless of what he's complaining about or whom he's attacking, a second question comes ...

              ISBN 9780226679112
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
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              Beyond Betrayal: The Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

              Beyond Betrayal: The Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ewick, Patricia; Steinberg, Marc W.

              • $55.99

              In 2002, the national spotlight fell on Boston's archdiocese, where decades of rampant sexual misconduct from priests--and the church's systematic coverups--were exposed by the reporters from the Boston Globe. The sordid and tragic stories of abuse and secrecy led many to leave t ...

              ISBN 9780226644264
              Published 15 July 2019 by The University of Chicago Pres
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