Even though September 11 hovers over this mesmerizing look into the nature of eventsit was the fall of the Twin Towers that inspired Robin Wagner-Pacifici initiallythe richly evocative and thoughtful story she tells scales up to the level of major historical events and it scales down to the micro-level of ruptures in individual lives. Wagner-Pacifici moves back and forth between events experienced with all their vivid, pulsating, and demanding realities, and events understood systematically and conceptually. It is an ...

What Is an Event? 2017, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226439785

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What Is an Event? 2017, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226439648

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