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  • Why Nationalism

    Why Nationalism
    av Yael Tamir

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190105

    Why nationalism is a permanent political force-and how it can be harnessed once again for liberal endsAround the world today, nationalism is back-and it's often deeply troubling. Populist politicians exploit nationalism for authoritarian, chauvinist…

  • Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

    Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History
    av Brian Stanley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691157108

    A history of unparalleled scope that charts the global transformation of Christianity during an age of profound political and cultural changeChristianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during…

  • Irrational Exuberance

    Irrational Exuberance
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173122

    In this revised, updated, and expanded edition of his New York Times bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller, who warned of both the tech and housing bubbles, cautions that signs of irrational exuberance among investors have only in…

  • The Traveling Salesman Problem: A Computational Study

    The Traveling Salesman Problem: A Computational Study
    av David L. Applegate, Robert E. Bixby, Vasek Chvatal

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691129938

    Presents the findings on one of the most intensely investigated subjects in computational mathematics - the travelling salesman problem. This book describes the method and computer code used to solve a range of large-scale problems, and demonstrates…

  • How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

    How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy
    av Thucydides

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190150

    An accessible modern translation of essential speeches from Thucydides's History that takes readers to the heart of his profound insights on diplomacy, foreign policy, and warWhy do nations go to war? What are citizens willing to die for? What justi…

  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice

    The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice
    av Chris Chambers

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158907

    Why psychology is in peril as a scientific discipline--and how to save itPsychological science has made extraordinary discoveries about the human mind, but can we trust everything its practitioners are telling us? In recent years, it has become incr…

  • Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth

    Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth
    av Henry Corbin, Bollingen Foundation Collection (Library of Congress), Henry Corbin

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691018836

    An analysis of interrelated themes in Iranian religion, including the angelology of Mazdaism and Islamic Shi'ite concepts of spirit-body identity.

  • The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350

    The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350
    av Robert Bartlett

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037806

    From our twentieth-century perspective, we tend to think of the Europe of the past as a colonizer, a series of empires that conquered lands beyond their borders and forced European cultural values on other peoples. This provocative book shows that E…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168425

    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin, Mike Mariathasan, Ian Goldin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154701

    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • Radical Markets

    Radical Markets
    av Eric A. Posner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196060

    Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to achieve 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 turns…

  • What W. H. Auden Can Do for You

    What W. H. Auden Can Do for You
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691144733

    Bestselling novelist Alexander McCall Smith's charming account of how the poet W. H. Auden has helped guide his life--and how he might guide yours tooWhen facing a moral dilemma, Isabel Dalhousie--Edinburgh philosopher, amateur detective, and title…

  • #republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

    #republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media
    av Cass R. Sunstein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175515

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Nudge and The World According to Star Wars, a revealing account of how today's Internet threatens democracy--and what can be done about itAs the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new thre…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Häftad - 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 Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion

    How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164335

    All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we're trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers about an important decision. Instead of relying on untrained instinct--and often flou…

  • How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

    How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175577

    Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher SenecaIt takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die, wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to study death always, and took his own ad…

  • Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies

    Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies
    av Craig P. Bauer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167671

    Watch Craig Bauer discuss the Zodiac Killer's cipher on HISTORY's miniseries The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer In 1953, a man was found dead from cyanide poisoning near the Philadelphia airport with a picture of a Nazi aircraft in his wallet. Taped to…

  • Sneaking a Look at God's Cards

    Sneaking a Look at God's Cards
    av Giancarlo Ghirardi

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130378

    Quantum mechanics, which describes the behavior of subatomic particles, seems to challenge common sense. Waves behave like particles; particles behave like waves. You can tell where a particle is, but not how fast it is moving--or vice versa. An ele…

  • Cult of the Irrelevant

    Cult of the Irrelevant
    av G. Ikenberry, Marc Trachtenberg, William Wohlforth

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181219

    How professionalization and scholarly "rigor" made social scientists increasingly irrelevant to US national security policyTo mobilize America's intellectual resources to meet the security challenges of the post-9/11 world, US Secretary of Defense R…

  • The Moment of Caravaggio

    The Moment of Caravaggio
    av Michael Fried

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147017

    This is a groundbreaking examination of one of the most important artists in the Western tradition by one of the leading art historians and critics of the past half-century. In his first extended consideration of the Italian Baroque painter Michelan…

  • Hidden Heretics: Jewish Doubt in the Digital Age

    Hidden Heretics: Jewish Doubt in the Digital Age
    av Ayala Fader

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169903

    A revealing look at Jewish men and women who secretly explore the outside world, in person and online, while remaining in their ultra-Orthodox religious communities What would you do if you questioned your religious faith, but revealing that would c…

  • Freedom, Resentment, and the Metaphysics of Morals

    Freedom, Resentment, and the Metaphysics of Morals
    av Pamela Hieronymi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194035

    An innovative reassessment of philosopher P. F. Strawson's influential Freedom and Resentment P. F. Strawson was one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and his 1962 paper Freedom and Resentment is one of the most influentia…

  • The Scientist's Guide to Writing

    The Scientist's Guide to Writing
    av Stephen B. Heard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170220

    The ability to write clearly is critical to any scientific career. The Scientist's Guide to Writing provides practical advice to help scientists become more effective writers so that their ideas have the greatest possible impact. Drawing on his own…

  • e: The Story of a Number

    e: The Story of a Number
    av Eli Maor

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168487

    The interest earned on a bank account, the arrangement of seeds in a sunflower, and the shape of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis are all intimately connected with the mysterious number e. In this informal and engaging history, Eli Maor portrays the cu…

  • On Fact and Fraud: Cautionary Tales from the Front Lines of Science

    On Fact and Fraud: Cautionary Tales from the Front Lines of Science
    av David Goodstein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691139661

    Fraud in science is not as easy to identify as one might think. When accusations of scientific misconduct occur, truth can often be elusive, and the cause of a scientist's ethical misstep isn't always clear. On Fact and Fraud looks at actual cases i…

  • Answer to Job

    Answer to Job
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150475

    Considered one of Jung's most controversial works, Answer to Job also stands as Jung's most extensive commentary on a biblical text. Here, he confronts the story of the man who challenged God, the man who experienced hell on earth and still did not…

  • The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga: Notes of the Seminar Given in 1932 by C. G. Jung

    The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga: Notes of the Seminar Given in 1932 by C. G. Jung
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691006765

    Kundalini yoga presented Jung with a model of something that was almost completely lacking in Western psychology--an account of the development phases of higher consciousness.... Jung's insistence on the psychogenic and symbolic significance of such…

  • A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World

    A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World
    av David A. Ebert, Sarah Fowler, Marc Dando

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165998

    Sharks are some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. We still have a lot to learn about these fascinating creatures, which are more seriously threatened with extinction and in greater need of conservation and management than any other ma…

  • The Beginnings of Philosophy in Greece

    The Beginnings of Philosophy in Greece
    av Maria Michela Sassi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204567

    An acclaimed study of the diverse origins of ancient Greek philosophy In this acclaimed book, Maria Michela Sassi reconstructs the intellectual world of the early Greek "Presocratics" to provide a richer understanding of the roots of what used to be…

  • The Great Mother

    The Great Mother
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166070

    This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has be…

  • Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life

    Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life
    av John Kaag

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192161

    From the celebrated author of American Philosophy: A Love Story and Hiking with Nietzsche, a compelling introduction to the life-affirming philosophy of William James In 1895, William James, the father of American philosophy, delivered a lecture ent…

  • The Voice, The Word, The Books

    The Voice, The Word, The Books
    av F. E. Peters

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691131122

    Jews, Christians, and Muslims all believe that their Scriptures preserve God's words to humanity, and that those words were spoken uniquely to them. In The Voice, the Word, the Books, F. E. Peters leads readers on an extraordinary journey through ce…

  • Dreams

    Dreams
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150482

    Dream analysis is a distinctive and foundational part of analytical psychology, the school of psychology founded by C. G. Jung and his successors. This volume collects Jung's most insightful contributions to the study of dreams and their meaning. Th…

  • Metacommunity Ecology

    Metacommunity Ecology
    av Mathew A. Leibold, Jonathan M. Chase, Mathew A. Leibold

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691049168

    Metacommunity ecology links smaller-scale processes that have been the provenance of population and community ecology--such as birth-death processes, species interactions, selection, and stochasticity--with larger-scale issues such as dispersal and…

  • Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

    Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691138701

    A one-of-a-kind reference to the international vocabulary of the humanitiesThis is an encyclopedic dictionary of close to 400 important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language a…

  • Spiders of the World: A Natural History

    Spiders of the World: A Natural History
    av Norman I. Platnick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691188850

    A stunningly illustrated natural history of spiders Spiders are among the most versatile creatures on the planet, inhabiting six of the seven continents and thriving in environments ranging from deserts and rain forests to Arctic tundra and cities.…

  • African Dominion

    African Dominion
    av Michael Gomez

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196824

    A groundbreaking book that puts early and medieval West Africa on the map of global historyPick up almost any book on early and medieval world history and empire, and where do you find West Africa? On the periphery. This pioneering book tells a diff…

  • The Dynamics of Risk

    The Dynamics of Risk
    av Louise K. Comfort

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165370

    Earthquakes are a huge global threat. In thirty-six countries, severe seismic risks threaten populations and their increasingly interdependent systems of transportation, communication, energy, and finance. In this important book, Louise Comfort prov…

  • The Secret of Our Success

    The Secret of Our Success
    av Joseph Henrich

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178431

    Humans are a puzzling species. On the one hand, we struggle to survive on our own in the wild, often failing to overcome even basic challenges, like obtaining food, building shelters, or avoiding predators. On the other hand, human groups have produ…

  • After Victory

    After Victory
    av G. John Ikenberry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169217

    The end of the Cold War was a "big bang" reminiscent of earlier moments after major wars, such as the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the end of the World Wars in 1919 and 1945. Here John Ikenberry asks the question, what do states that win w…

  • Private Government

    Private Government
    av Elizabeth Anderson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192246

    Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments-and why we can't see itOne in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number almost certainly would be higher if we recognized employers for what they are-priv…

  • A History of Art History

    A History of Art History
    av Christopher Wood

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156521

    An authoritative history of art history from its medieval origins to its modern predicaments In this wide-ranging and authoritative book, the first of its kind in English, Christopher Wood tracks the evolution of the historical study of art from the…

  • Just Giving

    Just Giving
    av Rob Reich

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202273

    The troubling ethics and politics of philanthropy Is philanthropy, by its very nature, a threat to today's democracy? Though we may laud wealthy individuals who give away their money for society's benefit, Just Giving shows how such generosity not o…

  • Just Giving

    Just Giving
    av Rob Reich

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183497

    The troubling ethics and politics of philanthropyIs philanthropy, by its very nature, a threat to today's democracy? Though we may laud wealthy individuals who give away their money for society's benefit, Just Giving shows how such generosity not on…

  • Anatomy of Criticism

    Anatomy of Criticism
    av Northrop Frye

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202563

    A landmark work of literary criticismNorthrop Frye's Anatomy of Criticism is the magnum opus of one of the most important and influential literary theorists of the twentieth century. Breaking with the practice of close reading of individual texts, F…

  • Interaction Ritual Chains

    Interaction Ritual Chains
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 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…

  • The Notebooks

    The Notebooks
    av Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167893

    Brooklyn-born Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-88) was one of the most important artists of the 1980s. A key figure in the New York art scene, he inventively explored the interplay between words and images throughout his career, first as a member of SAMO,…

  • Yellow: The History of a Color

    Yellow: The History of a Color
    av Michel Pastoureau

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691198255

    From the acclaimed author of Blue, a beautifully illustrated history of yellow from antiquity to the present In this richly illustrated book, Michel Pastoureau--a renowned authority on the history of color and the author of celebrated volumes on blu…

  • Trees of Eastern North America

    Trees of Eastern North America
    av Gil Nelson, Christopher J. Earle, Richard Spellenberg

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691145914

    The most comprehensive and user-friendly field guide to the trees of eastern North AmericaCovering 825 species, more than any comparable field guide, Trees of Eastern North America is the most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use boo…

  • Erased

    Erased
    av Omer Bartov

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166551

    In Erased, Omer Bartov uncovers the rapidly disappearing vestiges of the Jews of western Ukraine, who were rounded up and murdered by the Nazis during World War II with help from the local populace. What begins as a deeply personal chronicle of the…

  • Erased

    Erased
    av Omer Bartov

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691131214

    In Erased, Omer Bartov uncovers the rapidly disappearing vestiges of the Jews of western Ukraine, who were rounded up and murdered by the Nazis during World War II with help from the local populace. What begins as a deeply personal chronicle of the…

  • The New Dynamic Public Finance

    The New Dynamic Public Finance
    av Narayana R. Kocherlakota

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691139159

    Optimal tax design attempts to resolve a well-known trade-off: namely, that high taxes are bad insofar as they discourage people from working, but good to the degree that, by redistributing wealth, they help insure people against productivity shocks…

  • Trees of Western North America

    Trees of Western North America
    av Richard Spellenberg, Christopher J. Earle, Gil Nelson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691145808

    The most comprehensive and user-friendly field guide to the trees of western North AmericaCovering 630 species, more than any comparable field guide, Trees of Western North America is the most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use boo…