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History and Presence

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674984592

Publication Date: 06/11/2018

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384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction: Real Presence
  • 1. The Obsolescence of the Gods
  • 2. Abundant History
  • 3. Holy Intimacies
  • 4. Printed Presence
  • 5. The Dead in the Company of the Living
  • 6. The Happiness of Heaven
  • 7. Events of Abundant Evil
  • Epilogue: A Metric of Presence
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowl edgments
  • Index

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