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  • The Lockean Theory of Rights

    The Lockean Theory of Rights
    av A. John Simmons

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037813

    John Locke's political theory has been the subject of many detailed treatments by philosophers and political scientists. But The Lockean Theory of Rights is the first systematic, full-length study of Locke's theory of rights and of its potential for…

  • The Social Origins of Language

    The Social Origins of Language
    av Robert Seyfarth, Dorothy Cheney

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177236

    How human language evolved from the need for social communication The origins of human language remain hotly debated. Despite growing appreciation of cognitive and neural continuity between humans and other animals, an evolutionary account of human…

  • The Address of the Eye

    The Address of the Eye
    av Vivian Sobchack

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691008745

    Cinema is a sensuous object, but in our presence it becomes also a sensing, sensual, sense-making subject. Thus argues Vivian Sobchack as she challenges basic assumptions of current film theory that reduce film to an object of vision and the spectat…

  • Democracy and the Welfare State

    Democracy and the Welfare State

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691022758

    The essays in this volume explore the moral foundations and the political prospects of the welfare state in the United States. Among the questions addressed are the following: Has public support for the welfare state faded? Can a democratic state pr…

  • Tamil Temple Myths

    Tamil Temple Myths
    av David Dean Shulman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691616070

    South India is a land of many temples and shrines, each of which has preserved a local tradition of myth, folklore, and ritual. As one of the first Western scholars to explore this tradition in detail, David Shulman brings together the stories assoc…

  • Tamil Temple Myths

    Tamil Temple Myths
    av David Dean Shulman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691643410

    South India is a land of many temples and shrines, each of which has preserved a local tradition of myth, folklore, and ritual. As one of the first Western scholars to explore this tradition in detail, David Shulman brings together the stories assoc…

  • Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks

    Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks
    av Jenny White

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161921

    Turkey has leapt to international prominence as an economic and political powerhouse under its elected Muslim government, and is looked on by many as a model for other Muslim countries in the wake of the Arab Spring. In this book, Jenny White reveal…

  • A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania

    A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania
    av Charles Foley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161174

    Home to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers some of the finest big game watching in the world, from elephants and rhinos to chimpanzees and lions. This field guide covers all the larger mammals of T…

  • Henri Mercier and the American Civil War

    Henri Mercier and the American Civil War
    av Daniel B. Carroll

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691647166

    As French ambassador to the United States from July 1860 through December 1863, Henri Mercier was in an excellent position to observe, report, and influence the events of those crucial years. Through a description of Mercier's diplomacy, Professor C…

  • Henri Mercier and the American Civil War

    Henri Mercier and the American Civil War
    av Daniel B. Carroll

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691620404

    As French ambassador to the United States from July 1860 through December 1863, Henri Mercier was in an excellent position to observe, report, and influence the events of those crucial years. Through a description of Mercier's diplomacy, Professor C…

  • The United Nations in Bangladesh

    The United Nations in Bangladesh
    av Thomas W. Oliver

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691605173

    This book provides the first analytic account of the United Nations relief operation in Bangladesh. Written by a United Nations staff member involved in the operation, it reflects his direct access to archives and thus offers a doubly valuable descr…

  • The United Nations in Bangladesh

    The United Nations in Bangladesh
    av Thomas W. Oliver

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691634159

    This book provides the first analytic account of the United Nations relief operation in Bangladesh. Written by a United Nations staff member involved in the operation, it reflects his direct access to archives and thus offers a doubly valuable descr…

  • Protestants Abroad

    Protestants Abroad
    av David A. Hollinger

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192789

    They sought to transform the globe and ended up transforming modern America Between the 1890s and the Vietnam era, many thousands of American Protestant missionaries were sent to live throughout the non-European world. Their experience abroad made m…

  • Protestants Abroad

    Protestants Abroad
    av David A. Hollinger

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158433

    They sought to transform the world, and ended up transforming twentieth-century America Between the 1890s and the Vietnam era, tens of thousands of American Protestant missionaries were stationed throughout the non-European world. They expected to c…

  • The Tale of the Tribe

    The Tale of the Tribe
    av Michael Andre Bernstein

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691615738

    Michael Andre Bernstein offers a systematic analysis of the tradition of modern epic poetry--its different structural problems and their diverse but inter-related solutions, and considers issues central to contemporary literary and philosophical the…

  • Knowing One's Enemies

    Knowing One's Enemies

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691610177

    In essays that illuminate not only the recent past but shortcomings in today's intelligence assessments, sixteen experts show how prospective antagonists appraised each other prior to the World Wars. This cautionary tale, warns that intelligence age…

  • Female Acts in Greek Tragedy

    Female Acts in Greek Tragedy
    av Helene P. Foley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691094922

    Although Classical Athenian ideology did not permit women to exercise legal, economic, and social autonomy, the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides often represent them as influential social and moral forces in their own right. Scholars…

  • Communism and Nationalism in India

    Communism and Nationalism in India
    av John Patrick Haithcox

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691620695

    M. N. Roy, the founder of the Communist Party of India, has been described by Robert C. North as ranking "with Lenin and Mao Tse-tung." This book, focusing on the career of Roy, traces the development of communism and nationalism in India from 1920…

  • Communism and Nationalism in India

    Communism and Nationalism in India
    av John Patrick Haithcox

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691647432

    M. N. Roy, the founder of the Communist Party of India, has been described by Robert C. North as ranking "with Lenin and Mao Tse-tung." This book, focusing on the career of Roy, traces the development of communism and nationalism in India from 1920…

  • Neuronal Man

    Neuronal Man
    av Jean-Pierre Changeux

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691026664

    Over the past thirty-five years, there has been an explosive increase in scientists' ability to explain the structure and functioning of the human brain. While psychology has advanced our understanding of human behavior, various other sciences, such…

  • The Gifts of Athena

    The Gifts of Athena
    av Joel Mokyr

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691120133

    The growth of technological and scientific knowledge in the past two centuries has been the overriding dynamic element in the economic and social history of the world. Its result is now often called the knowledge economy. But what are the historical…

  • John Donne

    John Donne
    av N. J.C. Andreasen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691623078

    Taking their cue from T. S. Eliot, most previous studies of Donne's poetry have concentrated on an analysis of the peculiar power of his imagery and the originality of his style. Consequently, no systematic study has been made of his indebtedness to…

  • Security and Economy in the Third World

    Security and Economy in the Third World
    av Nicole Ball

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691606767

    Nicole Ball brings the effects of security expenditure to the center of that debate, examining in detail how the potential negative consequences on development outweigh the potential positive effects.Originally published in 1988.The Princeton Legacy…

  • Security and Economy in the Third World

    Security and Economy in the Third World
    av Nicole Ball

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691635460

    Nicole Ball brings the effects of security expenditure to the center of that debate, examining in detail how the potential negative consequences on development outweigh the potential positive effects.Originally published in 1988.The Princeton Legacy…

  • The Politics of Institutional Choice

    The Politics of Institutional Choice
    av Steven S. Smith

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691057378

    Events in Russia since the late 1980s have created a rare opportunity to watch the birth of democratic institutions close at hand. Here Steven Smith and Thomas Remington provide the first intensive, theoretically grounded examination of the early de…

  • Pier Paolo Pasolini

    Pier Paolo Pasolini
    av Naomi Greene

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691604152

    The major Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini was also a poet, novelist, essayist, and iconoclastic political commentator. Naomi Greene reveals to English-speaking readers the diverse talents that made him one of the most controversial European in…

  • Multinational Corporations and the Politics of Dependence

    Multinational Corporations and the Politics of Dependence
    av Theodore H. Moran

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691641171

    This study deals with a topic of increasing concern--the relations between multinational corporations and their host countries in the Third World. Theodore H. Moran describes how a reaction against dependencia, a realization that the fate of the nat…

  • Multinational Corporations and the Politics of Dependence

    Multinational Corporations and the Politics of Dependence
    av Theodore H. Moran

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691613352

    This study deals with a topic of increasing concern--the relations between multinational corporations and their host countries in the Third World. Theodore H. Moran describes how a reaction against dependencia, a realization that the fate of the nat…

  • Avicenna in Renaissance Italy

    Avicenna in Renaissance Italy
    av Nancy G. Siraisi

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691609492

    The Canon of Avicenna, one of the principal texts of Arabic origin to be assimilated into the medical learning of medieval Europe, retained importance in Renaissance and early modern European medicine. After surveying the medieval reception of the b…

  • Avicenna in Renaissance Italy

    Avicenna in Renaissance Italy
    av Nancy G. Siraisi

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691637785

    The Canon of Avicenna, one of the principal texts of Arabic origin to be assimilated into the medical learning of medieval Europe, retained importance in Renaissance and early modern European medicine. After surveying the medieval reception of the b…

  • The Ramayana of Valmiki

    The Ramayana of Valmiki
    av Robert P. Goldman, Sally J. Sutherland Goldman, Robert P. Goldman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168845

    The seventh and final book of the monumental R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki, the Uttarak???a, brings the epic saga to a close with an account of the dramatic events of King R?ma's millennia-long reign. It opens with a colorful history of the demonic race of th…

  • Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

    Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative
    av Alessandro Barchiesi, Ilaria Marchesi, Matt Fox

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161815

    The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most import…

  • Financial Intermediaries in the American Economies Since 1900

    Financial Intermediaries in the American Economies Since 1900
    av Raymond William Goldsmith

    Inbunden - 1958 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691041308

    The Description for this book, Financial Intermediaries in the American Economies since 1900, will be forthcoming.

  • Experimental Nations

    Experimental Nations
    av Reda Bensmaia

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691089379

    Jean-Paul Sartre's famous question, "For whom do we write?" strikes close to home for francophone writers from the Maghreb. Do these writers address their compatriots, many of whom are illiterate or read no French, or a broader audience beyond Alger…

  • Cultural Capitals

    Cultural Capitals
    av Karen Newman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691141107

    Social theories of modernity focus on the nineteenth century as the period when Western Europe was transformed by urbanization. Cities became thriving metropolitan centers as a result of economic, political, and social changes wrought by the industr…

  • The Jews of Islam

    The Jews of Islam
    av Bernard Lewis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160870

    This landmark book probes Muslims' attitudes toward Jews and Judaism as a special case of their view of other religious minorities in predominantly Muslim societies. With authority, sympathy and wit, Bernard Lewis demolishes two competing stereotype…

  • Invitation to Mathematics

    Invitation to Mathematics
    av Konrad Jacobs

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691025285

    Based on a well-received course designed for philosophy students, this book is an informal introduction to mathematical thinking. The work will be rewarding not only for philosophers concerned with mathematical questions but also for serious amateur…

  • Modern Architecture

    Modern Architecture
    av Frank Lloyd Wright, Neil Levine, Frank Lloyd Wright

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691129372

    Modern Architecture is a landmark text--the first book in which America's greatest architect put forth the principles of a fundamentally new, organic architecture that would reject the trappings of historical styles while avoiding the geometric abst…

  • Venomous Snakes of the World

    Venomous Snakes of the World
    av Mark O'Shea

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150239

    Feared, revered, and often misunderstood, venomous snakes have been a source of legend and nightmare since time immemorial. In this comprehensive volume, author Mark O'Shea has combined expertly written, in-depth descriptions of the world's common a…

  • Literature for the Planet

    Literature for the Planet
    av Wai-chee Dimock

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691114514

  • Literature for the Planet

    Literature for the Planet
    av Wai-chee Dimock

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691114521

  • At the Edge of Time

    At the Edge of Time
    av Dan Hooper

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691206424

    A new look at the first few seconds after the Big Bang-and how research into these moments continues to revolutionize our understanding of our universe Scientists in recent decades have made crucial discoveries about how our cosmos evolved over the…

  • An Historical Geography of Iran

    An Historical Geography of Iran
    av Vasilii Vladimirovich Barthold

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691640006

    This volume is a compendium of the rich archeological and literary evidence on the Iranian world in its larger sense, comprising part of what is now Soviet Central Asia and Afghanistan as well as Iran proper. Originally published in 1984. The Prince…

  • The Humor of Kierkegaard

    The Humor of Kierkegaard
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691020853

    Who might reasonably be nominated as the funniest philosopher of all time? With this anthology, Thomas Oden provisionally declares Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855)--despite his enduring stereotype as the melancholy, despairing Dane--as, among phi…

  • The Death Rituals of Rural Greece

    The Death Rituals of Rural Greece
    av Loring M. Danforth

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691000275

    This compelling text and dramatic photographic essay convey the emotional power of the death rituals of a small Greek village--the funeral, the singing of laments, the distribution of food, the daily visits to the graves, and especially the rite of…

  • Borrowing Constitutional Designs

    Borrowing Constitutional Designs
    av Cindy Skach

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691146720

    After the collapse of communism, some thirty countries scrambled to craft democratic constitutions. Surprisingly, the constitutional model they most often chose was neither the pure parliamentary model found in most of Western Europe at the time, no…

  • The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance

    The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691211466

  • Will You Be Alive 10 Years from Now?

    Will You Be Alive 10 Years from Now?
    av Paul J. Nahin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196367

    A collection of stimulating probability puzzles from bestselling math writer Paul Nahin What are the chances of a game-show contestant finding a chicken in a box? Is the Hanukkah dreidel a fair game? Will you be alive ten years from now? These are s…

  • Will You Be Alive 10 Years from Now?

    Will You Be Alive 10 Years from Now?
    av Paul J. Nahin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156804

    What are the chances of a game-show contestant finding a chicken in a box? Is the Hanukkah dreidel a fair game? Will you be alive ten years from now? These are just some of the one-of-a-kind probability puzzles that acclaimed popular math writer Pau…

  • Lay Buddhism in Contemporary Japan

    Lay Buddhism in Contemporary Japan
    av Helen Hardacre

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691612492

    Basing her book on four years of field work (including interviews, a survey of 2,000 Reiyukai members, and eight months of residence with believers), she analyzes Reiyukai ancestor worship and veneration of the Lotus Sutra. She explains the enduring…

  • Lay Buddhism in Contemporary Japan

    Lay Buddhism in Contemporary Japan
    av Helen Hardacre

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691640419

    Basing her book on four years of field work (including interviews, a survey of 2,000 Reiyukai members, and eight months of residence with believers), she analyzes Reiyukai ancestor worship and veneration of the Lotus Sutra. She explains the enduring…

  • Two Studies in the Greek Atomists

    Two Studies in the Greek Atomists
    av David J. Furley

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691650098

    The two studies, "Indivisible Magnitudes," and "Aristotle and Epicurus on Voluntary Action," explain two doctrines in the philosophy of Epicurus, first by a detailed examination of the ancient Greek and Latin texts which describe them, and second by…

  • Two Studies in the Greek Atomists

    Two Studies in the Greek Atomists
    av David J. Furley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691623443

    The two studies, "Indivisible Magnitudes," and "Aristotle and Epicurus on Voluntary Action," explain two doctrines in the philosophy of Epicurus, first by a detailed examination of the ancient Greek and Latin texts which describe them, and second by…

  • Emile Cohl, Caricature, and Film

    Emile Cohl, Caricature, and Film
    av Donald Crafton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691609126

    This is the definitive biography of Emile Cohl (1857-1938), one of the most important pioneers of the art of the animated cartoon and an innovative contributor to popular graphic humor at a critical moment when it changed from traditional caricature…

  • Emile Cohl, Caricature, and Film

    Emile Cohl, Caricature, and Film
    av Donald Crafton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691637457

    This is the definitive biography of Emile Cohl (1857-1938), one of the most important pioneers of the art of the animated cartoon and an innovative contributor to popular graphic humor at a critical moment when it changed from traditional caricature…

  • Teaching Shakespeare

    Teaching Shakespeare
    av Walter Edens

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691643311

    Here is a rich variety of approaches to teaching Shakespeare, described by authors who are distinguished teachers and scholars. In setting forth their classroom techniques they otter critical insights as well as stimulating ideas for use by other te…

  • The Pre-socratics

    The Pre-socratics
    av Alexander P. D. Mourelatos

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691636740

    This collection introduces readers to some of the most respected Pre-Socratic scholarship of the twentieth century. It includes translations of important works from European scholars that were previously unavailable in English and incorporates the m…

  • A Phoenix in the Ashes

    A Phoenix in the Ashes
    av John Hull Mollenkopf

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691036731

    In the years following its near-bankruptcy in 1976 until the end of the 1980s, New York City came to epitomize the debt-driven, deal-oriented, economic boom of the Reagan era. Exploring the interplay between social structural change and political po…

  • Medieval Statecraft and Perspectives of History

    Medieval Statecraft and Perspectives of History
    av Joseph R. Strayer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691620565

    This collection of essays by the eminent historian Joseph Strayer makes available in one volume his important shorter studies on the central theme of the political, constitutional, and institutional history of France and England in the twelfth and t…

  • Marxism, Morality, and Social Justice

    Marxism, Morality, and Social Justice
    av Rodney G. Peffer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691637259

    The interpreter of Marx's writings faces the task of reconciling, on the one hand, Marx's frequent explicit condemnations and criticisms of morality and, on the other, the obvious way in which his world-view reflects substantive moral judgments. In…

  • Marxism, Morality, and Social Justice

    Marxism, Morality, and Social Justice
    av Rodney G. Peffer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691608884

    The interpreter of Marx's writings faces the task of reconciling, on the one hand, Marx's frequent explicit condemnations and criticisms of morality and, on the other, the obvious way in which his world-view reflects substantive moral judgments. In…

  • Entropy

    Entropy
    av Andreas Greven, Gerhard Keller, Gerald Warnecke

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691113388

    The concept of entropy arose in the physical sciences during the nineteenth century, particularly in thermodynamics and statistical physics, as a measure of the equilibria and evolution of thermodynamic systems. Two main views developed: the macrosc…

  • Population and Community Ecology of Ontogenetic Development

    Population and Community Ecology of Ontogenetic Development
    av Andre M. De Roos, Lennart Persson, Andre M. De Roos

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691137575

    Most organisms show substantial changes in size or morphology after they become independent of their parents and have to find their own food. Furthermore, the rate at which these changes occur generally depends on the amount of food they ingest. In…

  • Group Selection in Predator-Prey Communities. (MPB-9), Volume 9

    Group Selection in Predator-Prey Communities. (MPB-9), Volume 9
    av Michael E. Gilpin

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691081618

    Many animals regulate their population density by patterns of behavior that would be easy to explain if the forces of natural selection acted to optimize group properties. But Darwinian selection acts on individuals, not groups, and most simple theo…