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The Right to Difference: French Universalism and the Jews

Maurice Samuels

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226397054
eISBN:
9780226399324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399324.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In contemporary French political culture, the guarantee of universal equality and state secularism (or laïcité) is commonly seen as necessitating the elimination of minority difference from the ... More


The Anti-Journalist: Karl Kraus and Jewish Self-Fashioning in Fin-de-Siecle Europe

Paul Reitter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226709703
eISBN:
9780226709727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709727.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, Karl Kraus created a bold new style of media criticism, penning incisive satires that elicited both admiration and outrage. Kraus' spectacularly hostile critiques often ... More


To Join the Banquet

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter introduces religious coercion as a problem of interpretation in early modern Spain. Like Augustine’s apology for the disciplining of Christian apostates or the Tridentine defense of ... More


Sociology of Race and W. E. B. DuBois: The Path Not Taken

Aldon D. Morris

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter argues that a superior sociology of race relations containing a great deal more analytic accuracy and predictive power could have been developed if DuBois's conceptualizations of race ... More


Display and Disguise

Julie Soleil Archambault

in Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy, and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226447438
eISBN:
9780226447605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447605.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a historical overview of the political economy of display and disguise in the region and shows how the city’s particular historical geographies inform the stakes and aesthetics of ... More


The American Tradition: The City and the Jews

Chad Alan Goldberg

in Modernity and the Jews in Western Social Thought

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226460413
eISBN:
9780226460697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460697.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the portrayal of Jewish immigrants from the First World War through the 1930s by the Chicago school of sociology, particularly in the work of William Thomas, Robert Park, and ... More


Acculturation, Assimilation, and the “View from Manywheres” in the Hmong Diaspora<sup>1</sup>

Jacob R. Hickman

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter elucidates trends in moral thinking from a transnational comparison of Hmong refugee families in both Thailand and the United States. An intergenerational comparative analysis of moral ... More


Validity, Legitimacy, and Historical Attribution

Rudolf A. Makkreel

in Orientation and Judgment in Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249315
eISBN:
9780226249452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249452.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

At its most basic level, historical understanding can be considered to be an assimilative experience of our heritage. It is like outer experience in being about something other, and like inner ... More


French Connections, Reciprocal Visions: Love, Hate, Awe, Disdain

Nancy L. Green

in The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226306889
eISBN:
9780226137520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137520.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Americans left Paris in two major waves: after the stock market crash and with the onset of the Second World War. This chapter explores both moments, largely through the eyes of a lawyer, a ... More


Heading Home: War, Again

Nancy L. Green

in The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226306889
eISBN:
9780226137520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137520.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Many Americans consciously carried their capital and their culture on their sleeve, interacting with the locals as unremitting “Americanizers,” bringing their own vision of modernity to the world. ... More


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