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  • Comparative Biomechanics

    Comparative Biomechanics
    av Steven Vogel

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155661

    Why do you switch from walking to running at a specific speed? Why do tall trees rarely blow over in high winds? And why does a spore ejected into air at seventy miles per hour travel only a fraction of an inch? Comparative Biomechanics is the first…

  • Fear and Trembling and The Sickness Unto Death

    Fear and Trembling and The Sickness Unto Death
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158310

    Walter Lowrie's classic, bestselling translation of Soren Kierkegaard's most important and popular books remains unmatched for its readability and literary quality. Fear and Trembling and The Sickness Unto Death established Kierkegaard as the father…

  • Political Entrepreneurs: The Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe

    Political Entrepreneurs: The Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe
    av Catherine E. de Vries, Sara B. Hobolt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194752

    How challenger parties, acting as political entrepreneurs, are changing European democracies Challenger parties are on the rise in Europe, exemplified by the likes of Podemos in Spain, the National Rally in France, the Alternative for Germany, or th…

  • Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

    Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society
    av Eric A. Posner, E. Glen Weyl

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177502

    Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to bring about fairness and prosperity for allMany blame today's economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets t…

  • Chinese Architecture: A History

    Chinese Architecture: A History
    av Nancy Steinhardt

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169989

    An unprecedented survey of the origins and evolution of Chinese architecture, from the last millennia BCE to todayThroughout history, China has maintained one of the world's richest built civilizations. The nation's architectural achievements range…

  • Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation

    Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691018157

    A complete revision of Psychology of the Unconscious (orig. 1911-12), Jung's first important statement of his independent position.-- "The Journal of Analytical Psychology"

  • Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation

    Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation
    av C. G. Jung

    Inbunden - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691097756

    A complete revision of Psychology of the Unconscious (orig. 1911-12), Jung's first important statement of his independent position.-- "The Journal of Analytical Psychology"

  • The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian Versus Greek in Late Antiquity

    The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian Versus Greek in Late Antiquity
    av Jean-Luc Fournet

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691198347

    Coptic emerged as the written form of the Egyptian language in the third century, when Greek was still the official language in Egypt. By the time of the Arab conquest of Egypt in 641, Coptic had almost achieved official status, but only after an un…

  • Evidence for Hope

    Evidence for Hope
    av Kathryn Sikkink

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192710

    A history of the successes of the human rights movement and a case for why human rights workEvidence for Hope makes the case that yes, human rights work. Critics may counter that the movement is in serious jeopardy or even a questionable byproduct o…

  • Three Stones Make a Wall

    Three Stones Make a Wall
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183237

    From the bestselling author of 1177 B.C., a comprehensive history of archaeology-from its amateur beginnings to the cutting-edge science it is todayIn 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun's tomb for the first time, the only light coming from…

  • Evolution's Bite

    Evolution's Bite
    av Peter Ungar

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182834

    Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils that can be studied and compared to those of our ancestors to teach us how we became human. In Evolution's Bite, noted paleoanthropol…

  • Western Europe's Democratic Age: 1945--1968

    Western Europe's Democratic Age: 1945--1968
    av Martin Conway

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203485

    A major new history of how democracy became the dominant political force in Europe in the second half of the twentieth century What happened in the years following World War II to create a democratic revolution in the western half of Europe? In West…

  • Worldmaking after Empire

    Worldmaking after Empire
    av Adom Getachew

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202341

    Decolonization revolutionized the international order during the twentieth century. Yet standard histories that present the end of colonialism as an inevitable transition from a world of empires to one of nations-a world in which self-determination…

  • Worldmaking After Empire

    Worldmaking After Empire
    av Adom Getachew

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179155

    Decolonization revolutionized the international order during the twentieth century. Yet standard histories that present the end of colonialism as an inevitable transition from a world of empires to one of nations-a world in which self-determination…

  • The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch

    The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch
    av Raffaella Cribiore

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691128245

    This book is a study of the fourth-century sophist Libanius, a major intellectual figure who ran one of the most prestigious schools of rhetoric in the later Roman Empire. He was a tenacious adherent of pagan religion and a friend of the emperor Jul…

  • The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch

    The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch
    av Raffaella Cribiore

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171357

    This book is a study of the fourth-century sophist Libanius, a major intellectual figure who ran one of the most prestigious schools of rhetoric in the later Roman Empire. He was a tenacious adherent of pagan religion and a friend of the emperor Jul…

  • The Essential Jung: Selected and Introduced by Anthony Storr

    The Essential Jung: Selected and Introduced by Anthony Storr
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159003

    In this compact volume, British psychiatrist and writer Anthony Storr has selected extracts from Jung's writings that pinpoint his many original contributions and relate the development of his thought to his biography. Storr's explanatory notes and…

  • Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit

    Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit
    av Ashley Mears

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168654

    A sociologist and former fashion model takes readers inside the elite global party circuit of models and bottles to reveal how beautiful young women are used to boost the status of men Million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Rivier…

  • Empires in World History

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152363

    Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a…

  • The Founder's Dilemmas

    The Founder's Dilemmas
    av Noam Wasserman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158303

    Often downplayed in the excitement of starting up a new business venture is one of the most important decisions entrepreneurs will face: should they go it alone, or bring in cofounders, hires, and investors to help build the business? More than just…

  • Globalization

    Globalization
    av Jurgen Osterhammel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691133959

    "Globalization" has become a popular buzzword for explaining today's world. The expression achieved terminological stardom in the 1990s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages. But is this much-discussed ph…

  • Racism

    Racism
    av George M. Fredrickson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167053

    Are antisemitism and white supremacy manifestations of a general phenomenon? Why didn't racism appear in Europe before the fourteenth century, and why did it flourish as never before in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Why did the twentieth…

  • American Zoo

    American Zoo
    av David Grazian

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178424

    Orangutans swing from Kevlar-lined fire hoses. Giraffes feast on celebratory birthday cakes topped with carrots instead of candles. Hi-tech dinosaur robots growl among steel trees, while owls watch animated cartoons on old television sets. In Americ…

  • The Hedgehog and the Fox

    The Hedgehog and the Fox
    av Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy, Michael Ignatieff

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156002

    "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." This ancient Greek aphorism, preserved in a fragment from the poet Archilochus, describes the central thesis of Isaiah Berlin's masterly essay on Leo Tolstoy and the philosophy of hi…

  • Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

    Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
    av Richard P. Feynman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164090

    Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights into the physical world, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the general public. Here Feynman provides a classic and definitive int…

  • Nietzsche

    Nietzsche
    av Walter A. Kaufmann

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160269

    This classic is the benchmark against which all modern books about Nietzsche are measured. When Walter Kaufmann wrote it in the immediate aftermath of World War II, most scholars outside Germany viewed Nietzsche as part madman, part proto-Nazi, and…

  • From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe

    From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe
    av John Connelly

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167121

    A sweeping narrative history of Eastern Europe from the late eighteenth century to today In the 1780s, the Habsburg monarch Joseph II decreed that henceforth German would be the language of his realm. His intention was to forge a unified state from…

  • Ethics in the Real World

    Ethics in the Real World
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178479

    Peter Singer is often described as the world's most influential philosopher. He is also one of its most controversial. The author of important books such as Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, Rethinking Life and Death, and The Life You Can Save, h…

  • The Economics of Belonging: A Radical Plan to Win Back the Left Behind and Achieve Prosperity for All

    The Economics of Belonging: A Radical Plan to Win Back the Left Behind and Achieve Prosperity for All
    av Martin Sandbu

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204529

    A radical new approach to economic policy that addresses the symptoms and causes of inequality in Western society today Fueled by populism and the frustrations of the disenfranchised, the past few years have witnessed the widespread rejection of the…

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition
    av Lewis Carroll

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170022

    A stunning anniversary edition of Alice's adventures, illustrated by Salvador Dal Commemorating the 150th anniversary of one of the most beloved classics of children's literature, this illustrated edition presents Alice like you've never seen her b…

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape
    av Angus Deaton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165622

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the fore…

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape
    av Angus Deaton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691153544

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the fore…

  • Alien Oceans: The Search for Life in the Depths of Space

    Alien Oceans: The Search for Life in the Depths of Space
    av Kevin Hand

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179513

    Inside the epic quest to find life on the water-rich moons at the outer reaches of the solar system Where is the best place to find life beyond Earth? We often look to Mars as the most promising site in our solar system, but recent scientific missio…

  • Capitalism without Capital

    Capitalism without Capital
    av Jonathan Haskel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183299

    Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av J.D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691120355

    The core methods in today's econometric toolkit are linear regression for statistical control, instrumental variables methods for the analysis of natural experiments, and differences-in-differences methods that exploit policy changes. In the modern…

  • Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work

    Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work
    av Robert H. Frank

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193083

    From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, bold new ideas for creating environments that promise a brighter future Psychologists have long understood that social environments profoundly shape our behavior, sometimes…

  • GDP

    GDP
    av Diane Coyle

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169859

    Why did the size of the U.S. economy increase by 3 percent on one day in mid-2013--or Ghana's balloon by 60 percent overnight in 2010? Why did the U.K. financial industry show its fastest expansion ever at the end of 2008--just as the world's financ…

  • How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life

    How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life
    av Epictetus

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177717

    A superb new edition of Epictetus's famed handbook on Stoicism-translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic philosophyBorn a slave, the Roman Stoic philosopher Epictetus (c. 55-135 AD) taught that mental freedom is supreme, since it…

  • Expert Political Judgment

    Expert Political Judgment
    av Philip E. Tetlock

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175973

    Since its original publication, Expert Political Judgment by New York Times bestselling author Philip Tetlock has established itself as a contemporary classic in the literature on evaluating expert opinion. Tetlock first discusses arguments about wh…

  • Mastering 'Metrics

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua David Angrist

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152844

    Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu…

  • How to Solve It

    How to Solve It
    av G. Polya, John H. Conway, G. Polya

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164076

    A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can…

  • On Being Me: A Personal Invitation to Philosophy

    On Being Me: A Personal Invitation to Philosophy
    av J. David Velleman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691200958

    A moral philosopher's meditations on some of life's most important questionsWe've all had to puzzle over such profound matters as birth, death, regret, free will, agency, and love. How might philosophy help us think through these vital concerns? In…

  • The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality

    The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
    av Katharina Pistor

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178974

    A compelling explanation of how the law shapes the distribution of wealthCapital is the defining feature of modern economies, yet most people have no idea where it actually comes from. What is it, exactly, that transforms mere wealth into an asset t…

  • The Reign of Philip the Fair

    The Reign of Philip the Fair
    av Joseph R. Strayer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691655710

    The reign of Philip the Fair marks both the culmination of the medieval French monarchy and the beginning of the transition from the medieval to the modern period. In this long-awaited study of Philip's reign, Joseph R. Strayer discusses the king's…

  • Number-Crunching

    Number-Crunching
    av Paul J. Nahin

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691144252

    How do technicians repair broken communications cables at the bottom of the ocean without actually seeing them? What's the likelihood of plucking a needle out of a haystack the size of the Earth? And is it possible to use computers to create a unive…

  • How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

    How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177199

    A splendid new translation of one of the greatest books on friendship ever writtenIn a world where social media, online relationships, and relentless self-absorption threaten the very idea of deep and lasting friendships, the search for true friends…

  • How to Think about God: An Ancient Guide for Believers and Nonbelievers

    How to Think about God: An Ancient Guide for Believers and Nonbelievers
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183657

    A vivid and accessible new translation of Cicero's influential writings on the Stoic idea of the divineMost ancient Romans were deeply religious and their world was overflowing with gods-from Jupiter, Minerva, and Mars to countless local divinities,…

  • It's About Time

    It's About Time
    av N. David Mermin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691141275

    In It's About Time, N. David Mermin asserts that relativity ought to be an important part of everyone's education--after all, it is largely about time, a subject with which all are familiar. The book reveals that some of our most intuitive notions a…

  • Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity

    Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity
    av Walter Scheidel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172187

    The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world The fall of the Roman Empire has long been considered one of the greatest disasters in history. But in this groundbreaking book, Walter Scheidel argues that…

  • Comparing the Literatures: Literary Studies in a Global Age

    Comparing the Literatures: Literary Studies in a Global Age
    av David Damrosch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691134994

    From a leading figure in comparative literature, a major new survey of the field that points the way forward for a discipline undergoing rapid changes Literary studies are being transformed today by the expansive and disruptive forces of globalizati…

  • The Lacanian Subject

    The Lacanian Subject
    av Bruce Fink

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691015897

    This book presents the radically new theory of subjectivity found in the work of Jacques Lacan. Against the tide of post-structuralist thinkers who announce "the death of the subject," Bruce Fink explores what it means to come into being as a subjec…

  • Sofonisba's Lesson: A Renaissance Artist and Her Work

    Sofonisba's Lesson: A Renaissance Artist and Her Work
    av Michael Cole

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691198323

    The formation and career of the first major woman artist of the Renaissance Sofonisba Anguissola (ca. 1535-1625) was the daughter of minor Lombard aristocrats who made the unprecedented decision to have her trained as a painter outside the family ho…

  • The Rise and Fall of American Growth

    The Rise and Fall of American Growth
    av Robert J. Gordon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175805

    In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehicles, air travel, and television transformed households and workplaces…

  • The Evolution of Knowledge: Rethinking Science for the Anthropocene

    The Evolution of Knowledge: Rethinking Science for the Anthropocene
    av Jürgen Renn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171982

    A fundamentally new approach to the history of science and technologyThis book presents a new way of thinking about the history of science and technology, one that offers a grand narrative of human history in which knowledge serves as a critical fac…