NIGHTINGALE, CH: Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities

Nightingale, Carl H. Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities (Historical Studies of Urban America). University of Chicago Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780226580746. Unmarked text. Like New in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30738) $24.00

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This global perspective adds to our understanding of how cities became and are sites of segregation and exclusion since the 18th century. Extends from urban Africa and Asia to the cities of the Americas and Europe, linking themes such as empire, migration and racialization to his analysis of place and space. Cities include Johannesburg, Calcutta, Chicago, and others.

Measures 6×9 inches. 536p. 42 halftones.

GRAY, ML: A Guide to Chicago’s Murals

Book cover. A Guide to Chicago's MuralsGray, Mary Lackritz. A Guide to Chicago’s Murals. University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 9780226305967. Factory sealed. Like New. Paperback. (#30737) $24.00

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The first definitive handbook to the murals of Chicago and suburbs. With full-color illustrations of nearly two hundred murals and accompanying entries that describe their history—who commissioned them and why, the subjects of the murals and their contexts.

Biographies of more than 150 artists and a glossary of key terms. 204 color plates, 35 halftones. 516p. Measures 5.75×7.5 inches.

OLES, T: Walls: Enclosure and Ethics in the Modern Landscape

Oles, Thomas. Walls: Enclosure and Ethics in the Modern Landscape. University of Chicago Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780226199245. Unmarked. Some bends on dust jacket, spine head and front bottom. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30735) $36.00

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Oles traces the rich array of practices and meanings connected to the making and marking of boundaries across history and prehistory, and he describes how these practices have declined in recent centuries. Black and white illustrations. Notes. Index.