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  • Dictee

    Dictee
    av Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520261297

    "Dictee" is the best-known work of the versatile and important Korean American artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. A classic work of autobiography that transcends the self, "Dictee" is the story of several women: the Korean revolutionary Yu Guan Soon, Joa…

  • Dark Green Religion

    Dark Green Religion
    av Bron Taylor

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520261006

    In this innovative and deeply felt work, Bron Taylor examines the evolution of 'green religions' in North America and beyond: spiritual practices that hold nature as sacred and have in many cases replaced traditional religions. Tracing a wide range…

  • Inescapable Ecologies

    Inescapable Ecologies
    av Linda Nash

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520248878

    Among the most far-reaching effects of the modern environmental movement was the widespread acknowledgment that human beings were inescapably part of a larger ecosystem. With this book, Linda Nash gives us a wholly original and much longer history o…

  • Denying History

    Denying History
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520260986

    "Denying History" takes a bold and in-depth look at those who say the Holocaust never happened and explores the motivations behind such claims. While most commentators have dismissed the Holocaust deniers as antisemitic neo-Nazi thugs who do not des…

  • Terror in the Mind of God, Fourth Edition

    Terror in the Mind of God, Fourth Edition
    av Mark Juergensmeyer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520291355

    Why would anybody believe that God could sanction terrorism? Why has the rediscovery of religion's power in recent years manifested in such a bloody way? What, if anything, can be done about it? Terror in the Mind of God, now in its fourth edition,…

  • A Passion for Society

    A Passion for Society
    av Iain Wilkinson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287235

    What does human suffering mean for society? And how has this meaning changed from the past to the present? In what ways does "the problem of suffering" serve to inspire us to care for others? How does our response to suffering reveal our moral and s…

  • A Passion for Society

    A Passion for Society
    av Iain Wilkinson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287228

    What does human suffering mean for society? And how has this meaning changed from the past to the present? In what ways does "the problem of suffering" serve to inspire us to care for others? How does our response to suffering reveal our moral and s…

  • Muhammad and the Empires of Faith

    Muhammad and the Empires of Faith
    av Dr. Sean W. Anthony

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520340411

    In Muhammad and the Empires of Faith, Sean W. Anthony demonstrates how critical readings of non-Muslim and Muslim sources in tandem can breathe new life into the historical study of Muhammad and how his message transformed the world. By placing thes…

  • Children of a Vanished World

    Children of a Vanished World
    av Roman Vishniac

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520221871

    Between 1935 and 1938 the celebrated photographer Roman Vishniac explored the cities and villages of Eastern Europe, capturing life in the Jewish shtetlekh of Poland, Romania, Russia, and Hungary, communities that even then seemed threatened - not b…

  • Dude, You're a Fag

    Dude, You're a Fag
    av C. J. Pascoe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271487

    High school and the difficult terrain of sexuality and gender identity are brilliantly explored in this smart, incisive ethnography. Based on eighteen months of fieldwork in a racially diverse working-class high school, "Dude, You're a Fag" sheds ne…

  • Year of the Locust

    Year of the Locust
    av Salim Tamari

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520259553

    "Year of the Locust" captures in page-turning detail the end of the Ottoman world and a pivotal moment in Palestinian history. In the diaries of Ihsan Hasan al-Turjman (1893-1917), the first ordinary recruit to describe World War I from the Arab sid…

  • Year of the Locust

    Year of the Locust
    av Salim Tamari

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287501

    Year of the Locust captures in page-turning detail the end of the Ottoman world and a pivotal moment in Palestinian history. In the diaries of Ihsan Hasan al-Turjman (1893-1917), the first ordinary recruit to describe World War I from the Arab side,…

  • Health Care Off the Books

    Health Care Off the Books
    av Danielle T. Raudenbush

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520305625

    Millions of low-income African Americans in the United States lack access to health care. How do they treat their health care problems? In Health Care Off the Books, Danielle T. Raudenbush provides an answer that challenges public perceptions and pr…

  • Health Care Off the Books

    Health Care Off the Books
    av Danielle T. Raudenbush

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520305618

    Millions of low-income African Americans in the United States lack access to health care. How do they treat their health care problems? In Health Care Off the Books, Danielle T. Raudenbush provides an answer that challenges public perceptions and pr…

  • Tangled Memories

    Tangled Memories
    av Marita Sturken

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520206205

    Analyzing the ways U.S. culture has been formed and transformed in the 80s and 90s by its response to the Vietnam War and the AIDS epidemic, Marita Sturken argues that each has disrupted our conventional notions of community, nation, consensus, and…

  • Choosing War

    Choosing War
    av Fredrik Logevall

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520229198

    In one of the most detailed and powerfully argued books published on American intervention in Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall examines the last great unanswered question on the war: Could the tragedy have been averted? His answer: a resounding yes. Challe…

  • Art Worlds, 25th Anniversary Edition

    Art Worlds, 25th Anniversary Edition
    av Howard Saul Becker

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256361

    This classic sociological examination of art as collective action explores the cooperative network of suppliers, performers, dealers, critics, and consumers who - along with the artist - "produce" a work of art. Howard S. Becker looks at the convent…

  • Moral Laboratories

    Moral Laboratories
    av Cheryl Mattingly

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281202

    Moral Laboratories is an engaging ethnography and a groundbreaking foray into the anthropology of morality. It takes us on a journey into the lives of African American families caring for children with serious chronic medical conditions, and it fore…

  • Moral Laboratories

    Moral Laboratories
    av Cheryl Mattingly

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281196

    Moral Laboratories is an engaging ethnography and a groundbreaking foray into the anthropology of morality. It takes us on a journey into the lives of African American families caring for children with serious chronic medical conditions, and it fore…

  • The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao

    The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao
    av Andrew McClellan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251267

    Art museums have emerged in recent decades as the most vibrant and popular of all cultural institutions. Though art museums have never been more popular, their direction and values are now being contested as never before - both in the media and in t…

  • Trans

    Trans
    av Jack Halberstam

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292697

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increas…

  • Trans

    Trans
    av Jack Halberstam

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292680

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increas…

  • The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set

    The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set
    av Homer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520306653

    A stunning set of Homer's epics, brilliantly translated by a leading ancient world scholar. Hailed by reviewers and readers alike, Peter Green's landmark translations of Homer's timeless epics are now available for the first time in this striking an…

  • Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco

    Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco
    av Paul Rabinow

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251779

    In this landmark study, now celebrating thirty years in print, Paul Rabinow takes as his focus the fieldwork that anthropologists do. How valid is the process? To what extent do the cultural data become artifacts of the interaction between anthropol…

  • Stranger Intimacy

    Stranger Intimacy
    av Nayan Shah

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270879

    In exploring an array of intimacies between global migrants Nayan Shah illuminates a stunning, transient world of heterogeneous social relations - dignified, collaborative, and illicit. At the same time he demonstrates how the United States and Cana…

  • Stranger Intimacy

    Stranger Intimacy
    av Nayan Shah

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270855

    In exploring an array of intimacies between global migrants Nayan Shah illuminates a stunning, transient world of heterogeneous social relations - dignified, collaborative, and illicit. At the same time he demonstrates how the United States and Cana…

  • Daring Pairings

    Daring Pairings
    av Evan Goldstein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520254787

    The best wine and food pairings create harmony among unexpected flavors. Chardonnay, Riesling, and Merlot are classic pairing choices, but less conventional grape varieties like Albarino, Grenache, Gruner Veltliner, Malbec, and Tempranillo are becom…

  • Death Without Weeping

    Death Without Weeping
    av Nancy Scheper-Hughes

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520075375

    When lives are dominated by hunger, what becomes of love? When assaulted by daily acts of violence and untimely death, what happens to trust? Set in the lands of Northeast Brazil, this is an account of the everyday experience of scarcity, sickness a…

  • A History of the Western Art Market

    A History of the Western Art Market

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290631

    This is the first sourcebook to trace the emergence and evolution of art markets in the Western European economy, framing them within the larger narrative of the ascendancy of capitalist markets. Selected writings from across academic disciplines pr…

  • A History of the Western Art Market

    A History of the Western Art Market

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290624

    This is the first sourcebook to trace the emergence and evolution of art markets in the Western European economy, framing them within the larger narrative of the ascendancy of capitalist markets. Selected writings from across academic disciplines pr…

  • Epistemology of the Closet, Updated with a New Preface

    Epistemology of the Closet, Updated with a New Preface
    av Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520254060

    Since the late 1980s, queer studies and theory have become vital to the intellectual and political life of the United States. This has been due, in no small degree, to the influence of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's critically acclaimed "Epistemology of th…

  • Augustine of Hippo

    Augustine of Hippo
    av Peter Brown

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280410

    This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.

  • Barolo and Barbaresco

    Barolo and Barbaresco

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273269

    Following on the success of her books on Brunello di Montalcino, renowned author and wine critic Kerin O'Keefe takes readers on a historic and in-depth journey to discover Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy's most fascinating and storied wines. In…

  • The Dialectical Imagination

    The Dialectical Imagination
    av Martin Jay

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520204232

    Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm, Max Horkheimer, Franz Neumann, Theodor Adorno, Leo Lowenthal--the impact of the Frankfurt School on the sociological, political, and cultural thought of the twentieth century has been profound. The Dialectical Imaginati…

  • Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger

    Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger
    av Julie Sze

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300743

    "Let this book immerse you in the many worlds of environmental justice."-Naomi Klein We are living in a precarious environmental and political moment. In the United States and in the world, environmental injustices have manifested across racial and…

  • Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger

    Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger
    av Julie Sze

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300736

    "Let this book immerse you in the many worlds of environmental justice."-Naomi Klein We are living in a precarious environmental and political moment. In the United States and in the world, environmental injustices have manifested across racial and…

  • Authentic Wine

    Authentic Wine
    av Jamie Goode

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275751

    "A great primer...If you're new to the natural/organic/biodynamic wine debates, "Authentic Wine" is the place to start". ("Huffington Post"). "This is one of the most engaging, thoughtful and enlightening books on contemporary wine...A manifesto for…

  • Authentic Wine

    Authentic Wine
    av Jamie Goode

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520265639

    "A great primer...If you're new to the natural/organic/biodynamic wine debates, Authentic Wine is the place to start."--Huffington Post "This is one of the most engaging, thoughtful and enlightening books on contemporary wine...A manifesto for an in…

  • Shame and Necessity, Second Edition

    Shame and Necessity, Second Edition
    av Bernard Williams

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256439

    We tend to suppose that the ancient Greeks had primitive ideas of the self, of responsibility, freedom, and shame, and that now humanity has advanced from these to a more refined moral consciousness. Bernard Williams' original and radical book quest…

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    av Aloys Winterling

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287594

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and at…

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    av Aloys Winterling

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520248953

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and at…

  • Hemispheric Integration

    Hemispheric Integration
    av Niko Vicario

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520310025

    Exploring art made in Latin America during the 1930s and 1940s, Hemispheric Integration argues that Latin America's position within a global economic order was crucial to how art from that region was produced, collected, and understood. Niko Vicario…

  • The Philosophy of Literary Form

    The Philosophy of Literary Form
    av Kenneth Burke

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520024830

    Probes the nature of linguistic or symbolic action as it relates to specific novels, plays, and poems

  • A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms

    A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms
    av Richard A. Lanham

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273689

    With a unique combination of alphabetical and descriptive lists, "A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms" provides in one convenient, accessible volume all the rhetorical terms - mostly Greek and Latin - that students of Western literature and rhetoric are…

  • Musicology and Difference

    Musicology and Difference

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520201460

    Addressing Western and non-Western music, composers from Francesca Caccini to Charles Ives, and musical communities from twelfth-century monks to contemporary opera queens, these essays explore questions of gender and sexuality. Musicology and Diffe…

  • Powering Empire

    Powering Empire
    av On Barak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520310728

    The Age of Empire was driven by coal, and the Middle East-as an idea-was made by coal. Coal's imperial infrastructure presaged the geopolitics of oil that wreaks carnage today, as carbonization threatens our very climate. Powering Empire argues that…

  • Religion and Nothingness

    Religion and Nothingness
    av Keiji Nishitani

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520049468

    In "Religion and Nothingness" the leading representative of the Kyoto School of Philosophy lays the foundation of thought for a world in the making, for a world united beyond the differences of East and West. Keiji Nishitani notes the irreversible t…

  • Evolution's Rainbow

    Evolution's Rainbow
    av Joan Roughgarden

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280458

    In this innovative celebration of diversity and affirmation of individuality in animals and humans, Joan Roughgarden challenges accepted wisdom about gender identity and sexual orientation. A distinguished evolutionary biologist, Roughgarden takes o…

  • Making All Black Lives Matter

    Making All Black Lives Matter
    av Barbara Ransby

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292710

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the wake of the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and the exoneration of his killer, three black w…

  • Making All Black Lives Matter

    Making All Black Lives Matter
    av Barbara Ransby

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292703

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the wake of the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and the exoneration of his killer, three black w…

  • The Genial Gene

    The Genial Gene
    av Joan Roughgarden

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520265936

    Are selfishness and individuality - rather than kindness and cooperation - basic to biological nature? Does a 'selfish gene' create universal sexual conflict? In "The Genial Gene", Joan Roughgarden forcefully rejects these and other ideas that have…

  • The Genial Gene

    The Genial Gene
    av Joan Roughgarden

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258266

    Are selfishness and individuality - rather than kindness and cooperation - basic to biological nature? Does a 'selfish gene' create universal sexual conflict? In "The Genial Gene", Joan Roughgarden forcefully rejects these and other ideas that have…

  • On Holiday

    On Holiday
    av Orvar Lofgren

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520234642

    Lofgren takes us on a tour of the Western holiday world and shows how two centuries of 'learning to be a tourist' have shaped our own ways of vacationing. We see how fashions in destinations have changed through the years, with popular images (writt…

  • Artifacts and Allegiances

    Artifacts and Allegiances
    av Peggy Levitt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520286078

    What can we learn about nationalism by looking at a country's cultural institutions? How do the history and culture of particular cities help explain how museums represent diversity? Artifacts and Allegiances takes us around the world to tell the co…

  • Wayward Women

    Wayward Women
    av Holly Wardlow

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520245600

    Written with uncommon grace and clarity, this extremely engaging ethnography analyzes female agency, gendered violence, and transactional sex in contemporary Papua New Guinea. Focusing on Huli 'passenger women', (women who accept money for sex), Way…

  • The Modern World-System I

    The Modern World-System I
    av Immanuel Wallerstein

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520267572

    Immanuel Wallerstein's highly influential, multi-volume opus, "The Modern World-System", is one of this century's greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development…

  • Reproductive Justice

    Reproductive Justice
    av Loretta Ross

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520288201

    Reproductive Justice is a first-of-its-kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field. Written by two legendary scholar-activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class…

  • Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees

    Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees
    av Lawrence Weschler

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256095

    When this book first appeared in 1982, it introduced readers to Robert Irwin, the Los Angeles artist 'who one day got hooked on his own curiosity and decided to live it'. Now expanded to include six additional chapters and twenty-four pages of color…

  • Leadership in Administration

    Leadership in Administration
    av Philip Selznick
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520049949

    From the Preface:This essay outlines a perspective for the study of leadership in administrative organizations. It was written in the conviction that more reflective, theoretical discussion is needed to guide the gathering of facts that the diagnosi…

  • Cursed Questions

    Cursed Questions
    av Richard Taruskin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520344297

    Richard Taruskin's sweeping collection of essays distills a half century of professional experience, demonstrating an unparalleled insider awareness of relevant debates in all areas of music studies, including historiography and criticism, represent…

  • Cursed Questions

    Cursed Questions
    av Richard Taruskin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520344280

    Richard Taruskin's sweeping collection of essays distills a half century of professional experience, demonstrating an unparalleled insider awareness of relevant debates in all areas of music studies, including historiography and criticism, represent…

  • Why Hackers Win

    Why Hackers Win
    av Patrick Burkart

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300132

    When people think of hackers, they usually think of a lone wolf acting with the intent to garner personal data for identity theft and fraud. But what about the corporations and government entities that use hacking as a strategy for managing risk? Wh…

  • Why Hackers Win

    Why Hackers Win
    av Patrick Burkart

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300125

    When people think of hackers, they usually think of a lone wolf acting with the intent to garner personal data for identity theft and fraud. But what about the corporations and government entities that use hacking as a strategy for managing risk? Wh…

  • American Disruptor

    American Disruptor
    av Roland De Wolk

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520305472

    The rags to riches story of the tumultuous tycoon who built Silicon Valley. American Disruptor is the untold story of Leland Stanford - from his birth in a backwoods bar to the founding of the world-class university that became and remains the nucle…