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  • The Shadows of Poetry
    586 kr

    The Shadows of Poetry
    av Sabine MacCormack

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520211872
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    Imperial ceremony was a vital form of self-expression for late antique society. Sabine MacCormack examines the ceremonies of imperial arrivals, funerals, and coronations from the late third to the late sixth centuries A.D., as manifest in the offici…

  • India's Nuclear Bomb
    356 kr

    India's Nuclear Bomb
    av George Perkovich

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520232105
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    In May 1998, India shocked the world - and many of its own citizens - by detonating five nuclear weapons in the Rajasthan desert. Why did India bid for nuclear weapon status at a time when 149 nations had signed a ban on nuclear testing? What drove…

  • The City
    356 kr

    The City

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520213135
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    Los Angeles has grown from a scattered collection of towns and villages to one of the largest megacities in the world. In the process, it has inspired controversy among critics and scholars, as well as among its residents. Seeking original perspecti…

  • The Encyclopedia of Animals
    342 kr

    The Encyclopedia of Animals
    av George McKay, Richard Vogt, Hugh Dingle

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520244061
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    A comprehensive exploration of the world of animals integrates color illustrations, distribution maps, diagrams, wildlife photographs, and detailed coverage of all sorts of animals, along with an overview of animal evolution, biology, behavior, and…

  • Uncanny Bodies
    373 kr

    Uncanny Bodies
    av Robert Spadoni

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251229
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    In 1931 Universal Pictures released "Dracula" and "Frankenstein", two films that inaugurated the horror genre in Hollywood cinema. These films appeared directly on the heels of Hollywood's transition to sound film. "Uncanny Bodies" argues that the c…

  • Advertising the American Dream
    459 kr

    Advertising the American Dream
    av Roland Marchand

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520058859
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    It has become impossible to imagine our culture without advertising. But how and why did advertising become a determiner of our self-image? "Advertising the American Dream" looks carefully at the two decades when advertising discovered striking new…

  • A Passion for Polka
    586 kr

    A Passion for Polka
    av Victor Greene

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520075849
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    Not so long ago, songs by the Andrews Sisters and Lawrence Welk blasted from phonographs, lilted over the radio, and dazzled television viewers across the country. Lending star quality to the ethnic music of Poles, Italians, Slovaks, Jews, and Scand…

  • Introduction to California Soils and Plants
    278 kr

    Introduction to California Soils and Plants
    av Arthur R. Kruckeberg

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520233720
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    Carnivorous pitcher plants, pygmy conifers, and the Tiburon jewel flower, restricted to a small patch of serpentine soil on Tiburon Peninsula in Marin County, are just a few of California's many amazing endemic plants - species that are unique to pa…

  • Public Goods Provision in the Early Modern Economy
    373 kr

    Public Goods Provision in the Early Modern Economy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520303652
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    A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Scholarly discussions on economic development in history, specifically those lin…

  • The Works of John Dryden, Volume XII
    826 kr

    The Works of John Dryden, Volume XII
    av John Dryden

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520082472
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    The three plays in this volume, composed between 1672 or 1673 and 1675, demonstrate Dryden's versatility and inventiveness as a dramatist. "Amboyna", a tragedy written to stir the English to prosecute the Third Dutch War, describes the destruction b…

  • The Greco-Persian Wars
    295 kr

    The Greco-Persian Wars
    av Peter Green

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520203136
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    This is a reissue, with a new introduction and an update to the bibliography, of the original edition, published in 1970 as The Year of Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis in the U.S. The long and bitter struggle between the great Persian Em…

  • Beyond Belief
    301 kr

    Beyond Belief
    av Robert N. Bellah

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520073944
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    Beyond Belief collects fifteen celebrated, broadly ranging essays in which Robert Bellah interprets the interplay of religion and society in concrete contexts from Japan to the Middle East to the United States. First published in 1970, Beyond Belief…

  • Monitoring Rocky Shores
    782 kr

    Monitoring Rocky Shores
    av S.N. Murray

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520247284
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    Monitoring changes in the intertidal zone of rocky shores has never been more critical. This sensitive habitat at the interface of land and ocean may well be the marine equivalent of the canary in a coal mine as we advance into an era of global clim…

  • France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart
    542 kr

    France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart
    av Raymond Jonas

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520221369
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    In a richly layered and beautifully illustrated narrative, Raymond Jonas tells the fascinating and surprisingly little-known story of the Sacre-Coeur, or Sacred Heart. The highest point in Paris and a celebrated tourist destination, the white-domed…

  • Bmdp Statistical Software Manual
    314 kr

    Bmdp Statistical Software Manual
    av W. J. Dixon

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520071124
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  • Double-Edged Diplomacy
    455 kr

    Double-Edged Diplomacy

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520076822
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    This original look at the dynamics of international relations untangles the vigorous interaction of domestic and international politics on subjects as diverse as nuclear disarmament, human rights, and trade. An eminent group of political scientists…

  • George Grosz
    361 kr

    George Grosz
    av George Grosz

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520213272
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    This acclaimed autobiography by one of the twentieth century's greatest satirical artists is as much a graphic portrait of Germany in chaos after the Treaty of Versailles as it is a memoir of a remarkable artist's development. Grosz's account of a w…

  • The Social Space of Language
    782 kr

    The Social Space of Language
    av Farina Mir

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262690
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    This rich cultural history set in Punjab examines a little-studied body of popular literature to illustrate both the durability of a vernacular literary tradition and the limits of colonial dominance in British India. Farina Mir asks how qisse, a vi…

  • Race, Police, and the Making of a Political Identity
    350 kr

    Race, Police, and the Making of a Political Identity
    av Edward J. Escobar

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520213357
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    In June 1943, the city of Los Angeles was wrenched apart by the worst rioting it had seen to that point in the twentieth century. Incited by sensational newspaper stories and the growing public hysteria over allegations of widespread Mexican America…

  • David Smith in Two Dimensions
    466 kr

    David Smith in Two Dimensions
    av Sarah Hamill

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280342
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    How does photography shape the way we see sculpture? In David Smith in Two Dimensions, Sarah Hamill broaches this question through an in-depth consideration of the photography of American sculptor David Smith (1906 1965). Smith was a modernist known…

  • Max Weber
    400 kr

    Max Weber
    av Reinhard Bendix

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520031944
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    The purpose of this book is to make Weber's sociological work more accessible and more thematically coherent than it is either in the original or in translation. This volume is used as an introduction to the study of orignal Weber texts and gives th…

  • Keepers of the Game
    314 kr

    Keepers of the Game
    av Calvin Martin

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520046375
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    Examines the effects of European contact and the fur trade on the relationship between Indians and animals in eastern Canada, from Lake Winnipeg to the Canadian Maritimes, focusing primarily on the Ojibwa, Cree, Montagnais-Naskapi, and Micmac tribes.

  • Good with Their Hands
    361 kr

    Good with Their Hands
    av Carlo Rotella

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520243354
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    This eloquent, streetwise book is a paean to America's Rust Belt and a compelling exploration of four milieus caught up in a great transformation of city life. With loving attention to detail and a fine sense of historical context, Carlo Rotella exp…

  • The Fifties
    411 kr

    The Fifties
    av Peter Lev

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520249660
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    Completing the landmark, award-winning, ten-volume series on the first century of American film, The Fifties covers a particularly tumultuous period. Peter Lev explores the divorce of movie studios from their theater chains; the panic of the blackli…

  • The Age of Wild Ghosts
    361 kr

    The Age of Wild Ghosts
    av Erik Mueggler

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520226319
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    In Erik Mueggler's powerful and imaginative ethnography, a rural minority community in the mountains of Southwest China struggles to find its place at the end of a century of violence and at the margins of a nation-state. Here, people describe the p…

  • Acts of Implication
    378 kr

    Acts of Implication
    av Irvin Ehrenpreis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520302747
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    Acts of Implication argues that the best approach to the aesthetic value of much literature of the past is by way of the deliberate meaning-implicit or explicit-that the author invites the reader to share. Irvin Ehrenpreis shows that subtlety and in…

  • Music Drama at the Paris Odeon, 1824-1828
    782 kr

    Music Drama at the Paris Odeon, 1824-1828
    av Mark Everist

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520234451
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    Parisian theatrical, artistic, social, and political life comes alive in Mark Everist's impressive institutional history of the Paris Odeon, an opera house that flourished during the Bourbon Restoration. Everist traces the complete arc of the Odeon'…

  • Making Music in Los Angeles
    782 kr

    Making Music in Los Angeles
    av Catherine Parsons Smith

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251397
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    In this fascinating social history of music in Los Angeles from the 1880s to 1940, Catherine Parsons Smith ventures into an often neglected period to discover that during America's Progressive Era, Los Angeles was a center for making music long befo…

  • The Seventy Prepositions
    266 kr

    The Seventy Prepositions
    av Carol Snow

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520240810
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    Carol Snow's award-winning poetry has been admired and celebrated as 'work of difficult beauty' (Robert Hass), 'ever restless, ever re-framing the frame of reference' ("Boston Review"), teaching us 'how brutally self-transforming a verbal action can…

  • Ecology, Conservation, and Management of Grouse
    823 kr

    Ecology, Conservation, and Management of Grouse

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270060
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    Grouse - an ecologically important group of birds that include capercaillie, prairie chickens, and ptarmigan - are distributed throughout the forests, grasslands, and tundra of Europe, Asia, and North America. Today, many grouse populations are in d…

  • Agrarian Populism and the Mexican State
    378 kr

    Agrarian Populism and the Mexican State
    av Steven E. Sanderson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520301740
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    As oil-rich Mexico faces the 1980s, conflicts between agrarian populism and capitalist industrialization call for resolution. The internal peace and political stability that made the period between the late 1930s and the early 1970s so productive le…

  • Racial Propositions
    326 kr

    Racial Propositions
    av Daniel Martinez HoSang

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266667
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    This book looks beyond the headlines to uncover the controversial history of California's ballot measures over the past fifty years. As the rest of the U.S. watched, California voters banned public services for undocumented immigrants, repealed publ…

  • Racial Propositions
    782 kr

    Racial Propositions
    av Daniel Martinez HoSang

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266643
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    This book looks beyond the headlines to uncover the controversial history of California's ballot measures over the past fifty years. As the rest of the U.S. watched, California voters banned public services for undocumented immigrants, repealed publ…

  • Making Things Stick
    313 kr

    Making Things Stick
    av Keith Guzik

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520284043
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    With Mexico's War on Crime as the backdrop, Making Things Stick offers an innovative analysis of how surveillance technologies impact governance in the global society. More than just tools to monitor ordinary people, surveillance technologies are im…

  • Ants of North America
    427 kr

    Ants of North America
    av Brian L. Fisher

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520254220
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    Ants are among the most conspicuous and the most ecologically important of insects. This concise, easy-to-use, authoritative identification guide introduces the fascinating and diverse ant fauna of the United States and Canada. It features the first…

  • Strong Mothers, Weak Wives
    350 kr

    Strong Mothers, Weak Wives
    av Miriam M. Johnson

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520061620
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    A leading theorist in the sociology of sex and gender, Miriam Johnson establishes as her starting point the belief that inequality is not inherent or inevitable in heterosexual relations. In "Strong Mothers, Weak Wives" she develops this notion by e…

  • The Great Basin
    782 kr

    The Great Basin
    av Donald K. Grayson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520267473
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    Covering a large swath of the American West, the Great Basin, centered in Nevada and including parts of California, Utah, and Oregon, is named for the unusual fact that none of its rivers or streams flow into the sea. This fascinating illustrated jo…

  • The Diaries of Paul Klee, 1898-1918
    305 kr

    The Diaries of Paul Klee, 1898-1918
    av Paul Klee, Felix Klee, Felix Klee

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520006539
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    Paul Klee was endowed with a rich and many-sided personality that was continually spilling over into forms of expression other than his painting and that made him one of the most extraordinary phenomena of modern European art. These abilities have l…

  • Chuckwalla Land
    356 kr

    Chuckwalla Land
    av David Rains Wallace

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256163
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    Described as 'a writer in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and other self-educated seers' by the "San Francisco Chronicle", David Rains Wallace turns his attention in this new book to another distinctive corner of California - its de…

  • Christianity and the Eastern Slavs, Volume II
    378 kr

    Christianity and the Eastern Slavs, Volume II

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520302488
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    This publication in three volumes originated in papers delivered at two conferences held in May 1988 at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies in Washington, DC. Like many other conferences orga…

  • I've Got the Light of Freedom
    373 kr

    I've Got the Light of Freedom
    av Charles M. Payne

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251762
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    This momentous work offers a groundbreaking history of the early civil rights movement in the South with new material that situates the book in the context of subsequent movement literature.

  • Hey, Waitress!
    278 kr

    Hey, Waitress!
    av Alison Owings

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520242241
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    The stereotypes of waitresses are broken down in an entertaining study that is part oral history and part journalism, revealing American waitresses through intimate, illuminating, and humorous behind-the-scenes stories about serving. Reprint.

  • Interstate Arbitrations in the Greek World, 337-90 B.C.
    771 kr

    Interstate Arbitrations in the Greek World, 337-90 B.C.
    av Sheila L. Ager

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520081628
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    A great deal of information has come to light over the past several decades about the role of arbitration between the Greek states. Arbitration and mediation were, in fact, central institutions in Hellenistic public life. In this comprehensive study…

  • The Activist's Handbook
    243 kr

    The Activist's Handbook
    av Randy Shaw

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274051
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    In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of The Activist's Handbook, Randy Shaw's hard-hitting guide to winning social change, the author brings the strategic and tactical guidance of the prior edition into the age of Obama. Shaw details how a…

  • Secure from Rash Assault
    361 kr

    Secure from Rash Assault
    av James Winter

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520229303
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    Nineteenth-century Britain led the world in technological innovation and urbanization, and unprecedented population growth contributed as well to the "rash assault," to quote Wordsworth, on Victorian countrysides. Yet James Winter finds that the Bri…

  • The Unchanging American Voter
    338 kr

    The Unchanging American Voter
    av Eric R. A. N. Smith

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520068308
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    Have the American people grown more politically sophisticated in the past three decades, or do they remain relatively ignorant of the political world? Did a 'great leap forward' take place during the 1960s in which our citizenry became involved and…

  • The World in Depression, 1929-1939
    325 kr

    The World in Depression, 1929-1939
    av Charles Kindleberger

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275850
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    In this magisterial account of the Great Depression, MIT economist Charles Kindleberger emphasizes three factors that continue to shape global financial markets: panic, the power of contagion, and importance of hegemony. Reissued on its fortieth ann…

  • The Myth of Wild Africa
    263 kr

    The Myth of Wild Africa
    av Jonathan S. Adams

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520206717
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    Most people would feel a great loss if elephants, rhinos, or gorillas were to become extinct, but would we willingly move our families, change our means of earning a living, and disrupt our culture to prevent their extinction? People living in rural…

  • Preaching Bondage
    869 kr

    Preaching Bondage
    av Chris L. De Wet

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520286214
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    Preaching Bondage introduces and investigates the novel concept of doulology, the discourse of slavery, in the homilies of John Chrysostom, the late fourth-century priest and bishop. Chris L de Wet examines the dynamics of enslavement in Chrysostom'…

  • Bela Bartok
    727 kr

    Bela Bartok
    av Laszlo Somfai

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520084858
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    This long-awaited, authoritative account of Bartok's compositional processes stresses the composer's position as one of the masters of Western music history and avoids a purely theoretical approach or one that emphasizes him as an enthusiast for Hun…

  • Falling Behind
    326 kr

    Falling Behind
    av Robert Frank

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280526
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    With a timely new foreword by Robert Frank, this groundbreaking book explores the very meaning of happiness and prosperity in America today. Although middle-income families don't earn much more than they did several decades ago, they are buying bigg…