Divine Destiny and the Popularization of Space Exploration in America
The Pressures of Modern Life and Their Impact on Bodily and Mental Health in Nineteenth-Century Britain
An Analysis of Activist Videos from Southern Mexico
Adolphe Quetelet was an influential astronomer and statistician whose controversial work inspired heated debate in European and American intellectual circles. In creating a science designed to explain the “average man,” he helped contribute to the idea of normal, most enduringly in his creation of the Quetelet Index, which came to be known as the Body Mass Index. Kevin Donnelly presents the first scholarly biography of Quetelet, exploring his contribution to quantitative reasoning, his place in nineteenth-century intellectual history, and his profound influence on the modern idea of average.
Challenges to the Current Cultural Histories of the Neoliberal Period in Mexico and Brazil
New and Collected Essays on the Idea of Latin America by John Beverley
Nineteenth–Century German and Polish Historians on the Holy Roman Empire and Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
A Social History of Urbanization and Popular Politics in the Turn of the Century Mexico
An Ethnography of the Underground Print Book in Latin America
“His poetry strikes a hammer blow to the heart.”-James Deahl
Examining the Circulation, Commodification, and Organization of Healing Goods and Healing Knowledge
Electrification as an Engine of Change in the Modern South
The Development of Latin American Literary Journalism and the Emergence of an Original Literature
This sixth volume of Tyndall’s correspondence contains 302 letters covering a period of twenty-eight months (1856–1859).
The Untold Story of Carnegie’s Prized Dinosaur and Its Influence on European Culture