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  • What Editors Do

    What Editors Do

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226299976

    Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly under…

  • What Editors Do

    What Editors Do

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226299839

    Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly under…

  • A History of Religious Ideas

    A History of Religious Ideas
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226204055

    Illuminates the creative moments of the major traditions from prehistoric times through classical Greece arguing that religious values and meaning grew with social and technological innovation

  • The Tacit Dimension

    The Tacit Dimension
    av Michael Polanyi

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226672984

    'I shall reconsider human knowledge by starting from the fact that we can know more than we can tell', writes Michael Polanyi, whose work paved the way for the likes of Thomas Kuhn and Karl Popper. "The Tacit Dimension", originally published in 1967…

  • Distant Horizons - Digital Evidence and Literary Change

    Distant Horizons - Digital Evidence and Literary Change
    av Ted Underwood

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226612836

    Just as a traveler crossing a continent won't sense the curvature of the earth, one lifetime of reading can't grasp the largest patterns organizing literary history. This is the guiding premise behind Distant Horizons, which uses the scope of data n…

  • Tricks of the Trade

    Tricks of the Trade
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226041247

    Designed to help students learn how to think about research projects, this guide offers suggestions which cover four broad areas of social science: the creation of the "imagery" to guide research; methods of "sampling" to generate maximum variety in…

  • Net of Magic

    Net of Magic
    av Lee Siegel

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226756875

    Scholar and magician, Siegel uncovers the age-old practices of magic in sacred rites and rituals and unveils the contemporary world of Indian magic of street and stage entertainers. Siegel's journeys take him from ancient Sanskrit texts to the slums…

  • Writing for Social Scientists - How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, Third Edition

    Writing for Social Scientists - How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, Third Edition
    av Howard S. Becker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226683638

    For more than thirty years, Writing for Social Scientists has been a lifeboat for writers in all fields, from beginning students to published authors. It starts with a powerful reassurance: Academic writing is stressful, and even accomplished schola…

  • The Iliad of Homer

    The Iliad of Homer
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226470498

    "Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus' son Achilleus / and its devastation." For sixty years, that's how Homer has begun the Iliad in English, in Richmond Lattimore's faithful translation-the gold standard for generations of students and general reade…

  • A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition

    A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition
    av Kate L. Turabian

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226430577

    When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today's students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, the fundame…

  • A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition

    A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition
    av Kate L. Turabian

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226494425

    When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today's students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, the fundame…

  • Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology

    Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology
    av David Graeber

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780972819640

    Everywhere anarchism is on the upswing as a political philosophy - everywhere, that is, except the academy. Anarchists repeatedly appeal to anthropologists for ideas about how society might be reorganized on a more egalitarian, less alienating basis…

  • The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 3

    The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 3
    av Anthony Yu

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971377

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 4

    The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 4

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971391

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Culture of Control

    The Culture of Control
    av David Garland

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226283845

    The U.S. and the U.K. have become nations of stringent social control, from surveillance to curtailment of civil liberties. "The culture of control" charts the evolution of this approach to law and order.

  • The Complete Danteworlds

    The Complete Danteworlds
    av Guy P. Raffa

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226702704

    Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy" has, despite its enormous popularity and importance, often stymied readers with its multitudinous characters, references, and themes. But until the publication in 2007 of Guy Raffa's "Guide to the Inferno", students…

  • Human Rights and Gender Violence

    Human Rights and Gender Violence
    av Sally Engle Merry

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226520742

    Human rights law and the legal protection of women from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in the…

  • Abysmal

    Abysmal
    av Gunnar Olsson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226629308

    People rely on reason to think about and navigate the abstract world of human relations in much the same way they rely on maps to study and traverse the physical world. Starting from that simple observation, renowned geographer Gunnar Olsson offers…

  • Science and Emotions after 1945

    Science and Emotions after 1945

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226126487

    Through the first half of the twentieth century, emotions were a legitimate object of scientific study across a variety of disciplines. After 1945, however, in the wake of Nazi irrationalism, emotions became increasingly marginalized and postwar rat…

  • Science and Emotions after 1945

    Science and Emotions after 1945

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226126340

    Through the first half of the twentieth century, emotions were a legitimate object of scientific study across a variety of disciplines. After 1945, however, in the wake of Nazi irrationalism, emotions became increasingly marginalized and postwar rat…

  • Great American City

    Great American City
    av Robert J. Sampson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226055688

    For over fifty years, numerous public intellectuals and social theorists have insisted that community is dead. Some would have us believe that we act solely as individuals choosing our own fates regardless of our surroundings, while other theories p…

  • Spider Webs

    Spider Webs
    av William Eberhard

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226534602

    In this lavishly illustrated, first-ever book on how spider webs are built, function, and evolved, William Eberhard provides a comprehensive overview of spider functional morphology and behavior related to web building, and of the surprising physica…

  • Moral Politics

    Moral Politics
    av George Lakoff

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226411293

    When Moral Politics was first published two decades ago, it redefined how Americans think and talk about politics through the lens of cognitive political psychology. Today, George Lakoff's classic text has become all the more relevant, as liberals a…

  • Crusade for Justice

    Crusade for Justice
    av Ida B. Wells

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226691428

    "She fought a lonely and almost single-handed fight, with the single-mindedness of a crusader, long before men or women of any race entered the arena; and the measure of success she achieved goes far beyond the credit she has been given in the histo…

  • Telling It Like It Wasn't

    Telling It Like It Wasn't
    av Catherine Gallagher

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226512419

    Inventing counterfactual histories is a common pastime of modern day historians, both amateur and professional. We speculate about an America ruled by Jefferson Davis, a Europe that never threw off Hitler, or a second term for JFK. These narratives…

  • Telling It Like It Wasn't

    Telling It Like It Wasn't
    av Catherine Gallagher

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226512389

    Inventing counterfactual histories is a common pastime of modern day historians, both amateur and professional. We speculate about an America ruled by Jefferson Davis, a Europe that never threw off Hitler, or a second term for JFK. These narratives…

  • The Raw and the Cooked: Mythologiques, Volume 1

    The Raw and the Cooked: Mythologiques, Volume 1
    av Claude Lévi-Strauss

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226474878

    Analyzes the myths concerning cooked food, the seasons, water, the stars, and other subjects in the culture of the Bororo Indians of Brazil

  • The Importance of Being Urban

    The Importance of Being Urban
    av David A. Gamson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226634548

    From the 1890s through World War II, the greatest hopes of American progressive reformers lay not in the government, the markets, or other seats of power but in urban school districts and classrooms. The Importance of Being Urban focuses on four wes…

  • Prophecy in Islam

    Prophecy in Islam
    av Fazlur Rahman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226702858

    This highly regarded volume was the first to explore the doctrine of prophetic revelation, a critical and definitive area of Islamic religious and political thought. In it, the esteemed Islamic scholar Fazlur Rahman traces the inception of this doct…

  • Hilma af Klint

    Hilma af Klint
    av Hilma af Klint

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226591933

    At the turn of the twentieth century, Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) created a body of work that left visible reality behind, exploring the radical possibilities of abstraction years before Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, or Piet Mond…

  • The Streets of Europe

    The Streets of Europe
    av Brian Ladd

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226677941

    Merchants' shouts, jostling strangers, aromas of fresh fish and flowers, plodding horses, and friendly chatter long filled the narrow, crowded streets of the European city. As they developed over many centuries, these spaces of commerce, communion,…

  • On the Run

    On the Run
    av Alice Goffman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226275406

    Forty years in, the War on Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known surveillance state in America's most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Alice Goffman spent six years living i…

  • Unspeakable

    Unspeakable
    av Rachel Hope Cleves

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226733531

    The sexual exploitation of children by adults has a long, fraught history. Yet how cultures have reacted to it is shaped by a range of forces, beliefs, and norms, like any other social phenomenon. Changes in how Anglo-American culture has understood…

  • How We Became Posthuman

    How We Became Posthuman
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226321462

    Separating hype from fact, this text investigates the fate of embodiment in the information age. It relates three interwoven stories: how information lost its body, that is, how it came to be conceptualized as an entity separate from the material fo…

  • The Mismeasure of Progress

    The Mismeasure of Progress
    av Stephen J Macekura

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226736303

    Few ideas in the past century have had wider financial, political, and governmental impact than that of economic growth. The common belief that endless economic growth, as measured by Gross Domestic Product, is not only possible but actually essenti…

  • The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 2

    The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 2

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971346

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 2

    The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 2

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971339

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • Power and Time

    Power and Time

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226481623

    Time is the backdrop of historical inquiry, yet it is much more than a featureless setting for events. Different temporalities interact dynamically; sometimes they coexist tensely, sometimes they clash violently. In this innovative volume, editors D…

  • The Library: A World History

    The Library: A World History
    av James W. P. Campbell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226092812

    A library is not just a collection of books, but also the buildings that house them. As varied and inventive as the volumes they hold, such buildings can be much more than the dusty, dark wooden shelves found in mystery stories or the catacombs of s…

  • More Than Cool Reason

    More Than Cool Reason
    av George Lakoff

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226468129

    "The authors restore metaphor to our lives by showing us that it's never gone away. We've merely been taught to talk as if it had: as though weather maps were more 'real' than the breath of autumn; as though, for that matter, Reason was really 'cool…

  • Religion in Ancient Mesopotamia

    Religion in Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Jean Bottero

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226067186

    One of the world's foremost experts on Assyriology, Jean Bottero has studied the religion of ancient Mesopotamia for more than fifty years. Building on these many years of research, Bottero here presents the definitive account of one of the world's…

  • Legal Writing in Plain English, Second Edition

    Legal Writing in Plain English, Second Edition
    av Bryan A. Garner

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226283937

    Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful - all too often, legal writing embodies none of these qualities. Its reputation for obscurity and needless legalese is widespread. Since 2001 Bryan A. Garner's "Legal Writing in Plain English" ha…

  • Love Stories

    Love Stories
    av Jonathan Ned Katz

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226426167

    In "Love Stories" Jonathan Ned Katz presents stories of men's intimacies with men during the 19th century - including those of Abraham Lincoln - drawing flesh-and-blood portraits of intimate friendships and the ways in which men struggled to name, d…

  • The Bourgeois Virtues - Ethics for an Age of Commerce

    The Bourgeois Virtues - Ethics for an Age of Commerce
    av Deirdre N Mccloskey

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226556642

    For a century and a half the artists and intellectuals of Europe have scorned the bourgeoisie. And for a millennium and a half the philosophers and theologians of Europe have scorned the marketplace. The bourgeois life, capitalism, Mencken's "booboi…

  • The Logic of Social Research

    The Logic of Social Research
    av Arthur L. Stinchcombe

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226774923

    Arthur L. Stinchcombe has earned a reputation as a leading practitioner of methodology in sociology and related disciplines. Throughout his distinguished career he has championed the idea that to be an effective sociologist, one must use many method…

  • The Logic of Social Research

    The Logic of Social Research
    av Arthur L. Stinchcombe

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226774916

    Arthur L. Stinchcombe has earned a reputation as a leading practitioner of methodology in sociology and related disciplines. Throughout his distinguished career he has championed the idea that to be an effective sociologist, one must use many method…

  • Shared Fantasy

    Shared Fantasy
    av Gary Alan Fine

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226249445

    This classic study still provides one of the most astute descriptions available of an often misunderstood subculture: that of fantasy role playing games like Dungeons & Dragons. Gary Alan Fine immerses himself in several different gaming systems, of…

  • Mystical Poems of Rumi

    Mystical Poems of Rumi
    av Jalal al-Din Rumi

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226731629

    My verse resembles the bread of Egypt - night passes over it, and you cannot eat it any more. Devour it the moment it is fresh, before the dust settles upon it. Its place is the warm climate of the heart; in this world it dies of cold. Like a fish i…

  • Unthought

    Unthought
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226447889

    N. Katherine Hayles is known for breaking new ground at the intersection of the sciences and the humanities. In Unthought, she once again bridges disciplines by revealing how we think without thinking how we use cognitive processes that are inaccess…

  • Unthought

    Unthought
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226447742

    N. Katherine Hayles is known for breaking new ground at the intersection of the sciences and the humanities. In Unthought, she once again bridges disciplines by revealing how we think without thinking how we use cognitive processes that are inaccess…

  • Gardens

    Gardens
    av Robert Pogue Harrison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226317908

    Humans have long turned to gardens - both real and imaginary - for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. With "Gardens", Robert Pogue Harrison graces readers with a thoughtful, wide-ranging examination of the many ways gardens ev…

  • Gardens

    Gardens
    av Robert Pogue Harrison

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226317892

    Humans have long turned to gardens - both real and imaginary - for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. With "Gardens", Robert Pogue Harrison graces readers with a thoughtful, wide-ranging examination of the many ways gardens ev…

  • They Thought They Were Free - The Germans, 1933-45

    They Thought They Were Free - The Germans, 1933-45
    av Milton Mayer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226525839

    When this book was first published it received some attention from the critics but none at all from the public. Nazism was finished in the bunker in Berlin and its death warrant signed on the bench at Nuremberg. That's Milton Mayer, writing in a for…

  • Time and Narrative Volume 1

    Time and Narrative Volume 1

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226713328

    Discusses the conflict between subjective time and historical time, looks at how fiction and historical writings create a model of temporal experience, and considers the question of sense and reference

  • Cities in the Urban Age

    Cities in the Urban Age
    av Robert A. Beauregard

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226535388

    We live in a self-proclaimed Urban Age, where we celebrate the city as the source of economic prosperity, a nurturer of social and cultural diversity, and a place primed for democracy. We proclaim the city as the fertile ground from which progress w…

  • Cities in the Urban Age

    Cities in the Urban Age
    av Robert A. Beauregard

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226535241

    We live in a self-proclaimed Urban Age, where we celebrate the city as the source of economic prosperity, a nurturer of social and cultural diversity, and a place primed for democracy. We proclaim the city as the fertile ground from which progress w…

  • Care and Cure

    Care and Cure
    av Jacob Stegenga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226595030

    The philosophy of medicine has become a vibrant and complex intellectual landscape, and Care and Cure is the first extended attempt to map it. In pursuing the interdependent aims of caring and curing, medicine relies on concepts, theories, inference…

  • Care and Cure

    Care and Cure
    av Jacob Stegenga

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226590813

    The philosophy of medicine has become a vibrant and complex intellectual landscape, and Care and Cure is the first extended attempt to map it. In pursuing the interdependent aims of caring and curing, medicine relies on concepts, theories, inference…

  • Time and Narrative Volume 3

    Time and Narrative Volume 3

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226713366

    Discusses the conflict between subjective time and historical time, looks at how fiction and historical writings create a model of temporal experience, and considers the question of sense and reference

  • Time and Narrative Volume 2

    Time and Narrative Volume 2
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226713342

    Discusses the conflict between subjective time and historical time, looks at how fiction and historical writings create a model of temporal experience, and considers the question of sense and reference