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  • Stalin

    Stalin
    av Ronald Grigor Suny

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182032

    A spellbinding new biography of Stalin in his formative years This is the definitive biography of Joseph Stalin from his birth to the October Revolution of 1917, a panoramic and often chilling account of how an impoverished, idealistic youth from th…

  • Our Great Purpose

    Our Great Purpose
    av Ryan Patrick Hanley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179445

    Invaluable wisdom on living a good life from the founder of modern economics Adam Smith is best known today as the founder of modern economics, but he was also an uncommonly brilliant philosopher who was especially interested in the perennial questi…

  • Our Great Purpose

    Our Great Purpose
    av Ryan Patrick Hanley

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691216706

    Invaluable wisdom on living a good life from the founder of modern economics Adam Smith is best known today as the founder of modern economics, but he was also an uncommonly brilliant philosopher who was especially interested in the perennial questi…

  • The Lives of Bees

    The Lives of Bees
    av Thomas D. Seeley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166766

    How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world’s managed bee colonies Humans have kept honey bees in hives for millennia, yet only in recent decades have biologists begun to investigate how these industrious insects…

  • Theories of International Politics and Zombies

    Theories of International Politics and Zombies
    av Daniel W. Drezner

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163703

    What would happen to international politics if the dead rose from the grave and started to eat the living? Daniel Drezner's groundbreaking book answers the question that other international relations scholars have been too scared to ask. Addressing…

  • Tsong Khapa's Speech of Gold in the Essence of True Eloquence

    Tsong Khapa's Speech of Gold in the Essence of True Eloquence
    av Robert A.F. Thurman

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691612348

    This is the first full study, translation, and critical annotation of the Essence of True Eloquence, by Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), universally acknowledged as the greatest Tibetan philosopher. The work is a study of the major schools of Mahayana Buddh…

  • Tsong Khapa's Speech of Gold in the Essence of True Eloquence

    Tsong Khapa's Speech of Gold in the Essence of True Eloquence
    av Robert A. F. Thurman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691640273

    This is the first full study, translation, and critical annotation of the Essence of True Eloquence, by Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), universally acknowledged as the greatest Tibetan philosopher. The work is a study of the major schools of Mahayana Buddh…

  • The Killing Season

    The Killing Season
    av Geoffrey B. Robinson

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196497

    The definitive account of one of the twentieth century’s most brutal, yet least examined, episodes of genocide and detention The Killing Season explores one of the largest and swiftest, yet least examined, instances of mass killing and incarce…

  • The Killing Season

    The Killing Season
    av Geoffrey B. Robinson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161389

    The Killing Season explores one of the largest and swiftest, yet least examined, instances of mass killing and incarceration in the twentieth century--the shocking antileftist purge that gripped Indonesia in 1965-66, leaving some five hundred thousa…

  • The Failures of Philosophy

    The Failures of Philosophy
    av Stephen Gaukroger

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691207506

    The first book to address the historical failures of philosophy—and what we can learn from them Philosophers are generally unaware of the failures of philosophy, recognizing only the failures of particular theories, which are then remedied wit…

  • Eros the Bittersweet

    Eros the Bittersweet
    av Anne Carson

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691602851

    The insights presented in the volume are many and wide-ranging, recognizably in tune with the subtlest modern discussions of desire (such as triangulation. or loving what others love), yet offering new solutions to old problems, like the proper inte…

  • Eros the Bittersweet

    Eros the Bittersweet
    av Anne Carson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691632308

    The insights presented in the volume are many and wide-ranging, recognizably in tune with the subtlest modern discussions of desire (such as triangulation. or loving what others love), yet offering new solutions to old problems, like the proper inte…

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape
    av Angus Deaton

    Pocket - 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…

  • Against Democracy

    Against Democracy
    av Jason Brennan

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178493

    Most people believe democracy is a uniquely just form of government. They believe people have the right to an equal share of political power. And they believe that political participation is good for us--it empowers us, helps us get what we want, an…

  • Fungi of Temperate Europe

    Fungi of Temperate Europe
    av Thomas Laessoe, Jens H. Petersen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180373

    An unprecedented two-volume exploration of the fungi of temperate Europe Fungi of Temperate Europe is one of the most comprehensive mycological guides ever published. Featuring more than 7,000 photographs, this lavish two-volume set treats more tha…

  • A Farewell to Alms

    A Farewell to Alms
    av Gregory Clark

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691141282

    Why are some parts of the world so rich and others so poor? Why did the Industrial Revolution--and the unprecedented economic growth that came with it--occur in eighteenth-century England, and not at some other time, or in some other place? Why didn…

  • Empires in World History

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Pocket - 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…

  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171326

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman, Gernot Wagner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159478

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • Innate

    Innate
    av Kevin J. Mitchell

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204154

    A leading neuroscientist explains why your personal traits are more innate than you think What makes you the way you are—and what makes each of us different from everyone else? In Innate, leading neuroscientist and popular science blogger Kevi…

  • Innate

    Innate
    av Kevin J. Mitchell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173887

    A leading neuroscientist explains why your personal traits are more innate than you think What makes you the way you are—and what makes each of us different from everyone else? In Innate, leading neuroscientist and popular science blogger Kevi…

  • The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

    The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691018331

    Essays which state the fundamentals of Jung's psychological system: On the Psychology of the Unconscious and The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious, with their original versions in an appendix.

  • Between Debt and the Devil

    Between Debt and the Devil
    av Adair Turner

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175980

    Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight…

  • Between Debt and the Devil

    Between Debt and the Devil
    av Adair Turner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169644

    Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight…

  • Making Democracy Work

    Making Democracy Work
    av Robert D. Putnam

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037387

    Why do some democratic governments succeed and others fail? In a book that has received attention from policymakers and civic activists in America and around the world, Robert Putnam and his collaborators offer empirical evidence for the importance…

  • The Essential Kierkegaard

    The Essential Kierkegaard
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691019406

    This is the most comprehensive anthology of Soren Kierkegaard's works ever assembled in English. Drawn from the volumes of Princeton's authoritative Kierkegaard's Writings series by editors Howard and Edna Hong, the selections represent every major…

  • Delicious

    Delicious
    av Rob Dunn, Monica Sanchez

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691199474

    A savory account of how the pursuit of delicious foods shaped human evolution Nature, it has been said, invites us to eat by appetite and rewards by flavor. But what exactly are flavors? Why are some so pleasing while others are not? Delicious is a…

  • Interaction Ritual Chains

    Interaction Ritual Chains
    av Randall Collins

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691123899

    Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by a common force: interaction rituals. Interaction Ritual Chains is a…

  • Platonism and Poetry in the Twelfth Century

    Platonism and Poetry in the Twelfth Century
    av Winthrop Wetherbee

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691619903

    Chartres as an intellectual and cultural force in the Renaissance of the twelfth century has engaged the attention of critics and scholars from R. L. Poole through Gilson, Curtius, and Huizinga to, most recently, Peter Dronke. Its importance as a po…

  • Platonism and Poetry in the Twelfth Century

    Platonism and Poetry in the Twelfth Century
    av Winthrop Wetherbee

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691646763

    Chartres as an intellectual and cultural force in the Renaissance of the twelfth century has engaged the attention of critics and scholars from R. L. Poole through Gilson, Curtius, and Huizinga to, most recently, Peter Dronke. Its importance as a po…

  • The Church of Scientology

    The Church of Scientology
    av Hugh B. Urban

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158051

    Scientology is one of the wealthiest and most powerful new religions to emerge in the past century. To its detractors, L. Ron Hubbard's space-age mysticism is a moneymaking scam and sinister brainwashing cult. But to its adherents, it is humanity's…

  • The Italian Renaissance

    The Italian Renaissance
    av Peter Burke

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162409

    In this brilliant and widely acclaimed work, Peter Burke presents a social and cultural history of the Italian Renaissance. He discusses the social and political institutions that existed in Italy during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and he…

  • Wildlife of Madagascar

    Wildlife of Madagascar
    av Ken Behrens

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161716

    The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is one of the world's great natural treasures and ecotourism destinations. Despite being an island, it is home to nearly an entire continent's variety of species, from the famous lemurs to a profusion of bizarre…

  • Honeybee Democracy

    Honeybee Democracy
    av Thomas D. Seeley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147215

    Honeybees make decisions collectively - and democratically. Every year, faced with the life-or-death problem of choosing and traveling to a new home, honeybees stake everything on a process that includes collective fact-finding, vigorous debate, and…

  • On Weaving

    On Weaving
    av Anni Albers

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177854

    The classic book on the art and history of weaving--now expanded and in full color Written by one of the twentieth century's leading textile artists, this splendidly illustrated book is a luminous meditation on the art of weaving, its history, its t…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Pocket - 2009 - 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…

  • The Therapy of Desire

    The Therapy of Desire
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181028

    The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline but as a worldly art of grappling with issues of daily and urgent human significance. In this classic work, Martha Nussbaum maintains that these Hell…

  • The Children of Abraham

    The Children of Abraham
    av F. E. Peters

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181035

    F. E. Peters, a scholar without peer in the comparative study of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, revisits his pioneering work. Peters has rethought and thoroughly rewritten his classic The Children of Abraham for a new generation of readers-at a t…

  • Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 7: Two Essays in Analytical Psychology

    Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 7: Two Essays in Analytical Psychology
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691017822

    This volume has become known as perhaps the best introduction to Jung's work. In these famous essays. The Relations between the Ego and the Unconscious and On the Psychology of the Unconscious, he presented the essential core of his system. Historic…

  • Famine

    Famine
    av Cormac O Grada

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147970

    Famine remains one of the worst calamities that can befall a society. Mass starvation--whether it is inflicted by drought or engineered by misguided or genocidal economic policies--devastates families, weakens the social fabric, and undermines polit…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168135

    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155227

    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • How to Grow Old

    How to Grow Old
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167701

    Worried that old age will inevitably mean losing your libido, your health, and possibly your marbles too? Well, Cicero has some good news for you. In How to Grow Old, the great Roman orator and statesman eloquently describes how you can make the sec…

  • String Theory in a Nutshell

    String Theory in a Nutshell
    av Elias Kiritsis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155791

    The essential introduction to modern string theory—now fully expanded and revised String Theory in a Nutshell is the definitive introduction to modern string theory. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject, this…

  • Money Changes Everything

    Money Changes Everything
    av William N. Goetzmann

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178370

    "[A] magnificent history of money and finance."--New York Times Book Review "Convincingly makes the case that finance is a change-maker of change-makers."--Financial Times In the aftermath of recent financial crises, it's easy to see finance as a wr…

  • Money Changes Everything

    Money Changes Everything
    av William N. Goetzmann

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691143781

    "[A] magnificent history of money and finance."--New York Times Book Review "Convincingly makes the case that finance is a change-maker of change-makers."--Financial Times In the aftermath of recent financial crises, it's easy to see finance as a wr…

  • Rome Is Burning

    Rome Is Burning
    av Anthony a. Barrett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172316

    Drawing on new archaeological evidence, an authoritative history of Rome’s Great Fire—and how it inflicted lasting harm on the Roman Empire According to legend, the Roman emperor Nero set fire to his majestic imperial capital on the nigh…

  • Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

    Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea
    av Norman Arlott

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180625

    A comprehensive illustrated guide to the birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and WallaceaBirds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea is a comprehensive illustrated guide to the varied and fascinating avian population inhabit…

  • Clear and Simple as the Truth

    Clear and Simple as the Truth
    av Francis-Noel Thomas

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147437

    For more than a decade, Clear and Simple as the Truth has guided readers to consider style not as an elegant accessory of effective prose but as its very heart. Francis-Noel Thomas and Mark Turner present writing as an intellectual activity, not a p…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

    Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    av Anne Case

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691217079

    A New York Times Bestseller A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year A New Statesman Book to…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

    Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    av Anne Case, Angus Deaton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190785

    A New York Times Bestseller A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year A New Statesman Book to Read F…

  • The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs

    The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs
    av Gregory S. Paul

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167664

    The best-selling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists. Now extensively revised and expanded, this dazzlingly illustrated large-format e…

  • From Ritual to Romance

    From Ritual to Romance
    av Jessie L. Weston

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691021072

    Acknowledged by T. S. Eliot as crucial to understanding "The Waste Land," Jessie Weston's book has continued to attract readers interested in ancient religion, myth, and especially Arthurian legend. Weston examines the saga of the Grail, which, in m…

  • Historical Dynamics

    Historical Dynamics
    av Peter Turchin

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180779

    Many historical processes are dynamic. Populations grow and decline. Empires expand and collapse. Religions spread and wither. Natural scientists have made great strides in understanding dynamical processes in the physical and biological worlds usin…

  • Historical Dynamics

    Historical Dynamics
    av Peter Turchin

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691116693

    Many historical processes are dynamic. Populations grow and decline. Empires expand and collapse. Religions spread and wither. Natural scientists have made great strides in understanding dynamical processes in the physical and biological worlds usin…

  • The Great Leveler

    The Great Leveler
    av Walter Scheidel

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183251

    Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel s…

  • Political Hypocrisy

    Political Hypocrisy
    av David Runciman

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180854

    What kind of hypocrite should voters choose as their next leader? The question seems utterly cynical. But, as David Runciman suggests, it is actually much more cynical to pretend that politics can ever be completely sincere. Political Hypocrisy is a…

  • Asset Pricing

    Asset Pricing
    av John H. Cochrane

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691121376

    Winner of the prestigious Paul A. Samuelson Award for scholarly writing on lifelong financial security, John Cochrane's Asset Pricing now appears in a revised edition that unifies and brings the science of asset pricing up to date for advanced stude…

  • Radical Markets

    Radical Markets
    av Eric A. Posner

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196060

    Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to achieve fairness and prosperity for all Many blame today's economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets turn…

  • Radical Markets

    Radical Markets
    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 all Many blame today's economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets…

  • Gravitation

    Gravitation
    av Charles W. Misner, Kip S. Thorne, John Archibald Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177793

    First published in 1973, Gravitation is a landmark graduate-level textbook that presents Einstein's general theory of relativity and offers a rigorous, full-year course on the physics of gravitation. Upon publication, Science called it "a pedagogic…

  • Power to the Public

    Power to the Public
    av Tara Dawson McGuinness, Hana Schank

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691207759

    “Worth a read for anyone who cares about making change happen.”—Barack Obama A powerful new blueprint for how governments and nonprofits can harness the power of digital technology to help solve the most serious problems of the twe…

  • What Is a Bird?

    What Is a Bird?

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691200163

    A large-format, beautifully illustrated look at the natural history of birds There are some 10,000 bird species in existence today, occupying every continent and virtually every habitat on Earth. The variety of bird species is truly astounding, from…