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Downtown America

Pub Date : 2005-06-10 | Author : Alison Isenberg | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226385086
ISBN 13 : 9780226385082

Downtown America was once the vibrant urban center romanticized in the Petula Clark song—a place where the lights were brighter, where people went to spend their money and forget..


The Beats

Pub Date : 2010-04-13 | Author : Harvey Pekar | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780809016495
ISBN 13 : 0809016494

A tour of America's underground literary movement, presented in a graphic tale format, includes coverage of the Benzedrine-fueled antics of Jack Kerouac, Chicago's beatnik bistro, ..


International Bankruptcy

Pub Date : 2018-05-10 | Author : Jodie Adams Kirshner | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226532028
ISBN 13 : 022653202X

With the growth of international business and the rise of companies with subsidiaries around the world, the question of where a company should file bankruptcy proceedings has becom..


Beasts At Bedtime

Pub Date : 2018-05-15 | Author : Liam Heneghan | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226431413
ISBN 13 : 022643141X

Talking lions, philosophical bears, very hungry caterpillars, wise spiders, altruistic trees, companionable moles, urbane elephants: this is the magnificent menagerie that delights..


Truth Spots

Pub Date : 2018-05-22 | Author : Thomas F. Gieryn | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226562001
ISBN 13 : 022656200X

We may not realize it, but truth and place are inextricably linked. For ancient Greeks, temples and statues clustered on the side of Mount Parnassus affirmed their belief that pred..



The Ashtray

Pub Date : 2018 | Author : Errol Morris | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0226922685
ISBN 13 : 9780226922683

In 1972, philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn threw an ashtray at Errol Morris. This book is the result. At the time, Morris was a graduate student. Now we know him as one of the mos..


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