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  • The Master Algorithm
    182 kr

    The Master Algorithm
    av Pedro Domingos

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465094271
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    A thought-provoking and wide-ranging exploration of machine learning and the race to build computer intelligences as flexible as our ownIn the world's top research labs and universities, the race is on to invent the ultimate learning algorithm: one…

  • The New Urban Crisis
    256 kr

    The New Urban Crisis
    av Richard Florida

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465079742
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    In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline. And yet all is not well, Richard Florida argues in The New Urban Crisis. Florida, one of the first scholars to a…

  • Book of Rhymes
    174 kr

    Book of Rhymes
    av Adam Bradley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465094400
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    The definitive account of rap and hip hop as forms of American poetry"Bradley is a visionary critic, skillful and wise.... Book of Rhymes is a tour de force, brilliantly renovating hip hop criticism as [lit] rescues the forgotten vanguard of America…

  • Language of the Spirit
    273 kr

    Language of the Spirit
    av Jan Swafford

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465097548
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    A preeminent composer, music scholar, and biographer presents an engaging and accessible introduction to classical musicFor many of us, classical music is something serious--something we study in school, something played by cultivated musicians at f…

  • Then They Came for Me
    273 kr

    Then They Came for Me
    av Matthew D. Hockenos

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465097869
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    "First they came for the Communists, and I did not speak out-Because I was not a Communist..." Few today recognize the name Martin Niem ller, though many know his famous confession. In Then They Came for Me, Matthew Hockenos traces Niem ller's evolu…

  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
    182 kr

    Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
    av Beverly Daniel Tatum

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465060689
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    The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism -- now fully revised and updated Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to…

  • Bibi
    343 kr

    Bibi
    av Anshel Pfeffer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465097821
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    A deeply reported biography of the scandal-plagued Israeli Prime Minister, showing that we cannot understand Israel--its history, present, and future--without first understanding the life and worldview of the man who leads it Benjamin Netanyahu is e…

  • Fortress America
    293 kr

    Fortress America
    av Elaine Tyler May

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465055920
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    An award-winning historian untangles the roots of America's culture of fear, and argues that it imperils our democracy For the last sixty years, fear has seeped into every area of American life: Americans own more guns than citizens of any other cou…

  • The Russian Revolution
    314 kr

    The Russian Revolution
    av Sean McMeekin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465039906
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    The definitive, single-volume history of the Russian Revolution, from an award-winning scholar In The Russian Revolution, acclaimed historian Sean McMeekin traces the events which ended Romanov rule, ushered the Bolsheviks into power, and introduced…

  • Barrelhouse Blues
    414 kr

    Barrelhouse Blues
    av Paul Oliver

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465008810
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    In the 1920s, Southern record companies ventured to cities like Dallas, Atlanta, and New Orleans, where they set up primitive recording equipment in makeshift studios. They brought in street singers, medicine show performers, pianists from the juke…

  • Tradition and the Black Atlantic
    158 kr

    Tradition and the Black Atlantic
    av Henry Gates

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465014101
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    Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s Tradition and the Black Atlantic is both a vibrant romp down the rabbit hole of cultural studies and an examination of the discipline's roots and role in contemporary thought. In this conversational tour through the halls of…

  • The Tyranny of Experts
    236 kr

    The Tyranny of Experts
    av William Easterly

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465031252
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    Over the last century, global poverty has largely been viewed as a technical problem that merely requires the right "expert" solutions. Yet all too often, experts recommend solutions that fix immediate problems without addressing the systemic politi…

  • Dollars and Sense
    190 kr

    Dollars and Sense
    av Jahn Ballard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465032723
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    The first edition of "Managing by the Numbers" was an essential resource for entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, and anyone eager to improve their mastery of the financial side of running a business. Business education and accounting experts C…

  • The Trials of Phillis Wheatley
    216 kr

    The Trials of Phillis Wheatley
    av Henry Gates

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465018505
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    In 1773, the slave Phillis Wheatley literally wrote her way to freedom. The first person of African descent to publish a book of poems in English, she was emancipated by her owners in recognition of her literary achievement. For a time, Wheatley was…

  • The Michael Eric Dyson Reader
    135 kr

    The Michael Eric Dyson Reader
    av Michael Dyson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465017713
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    In a collection of witty and wise essays, articles, interviews, and commentary, the author of Mercy, Mercy Me tackles such topics as affirmative action, multiculturalism, hip-hop culture, critical race theory, and such black icons as Martin Luther K…

  • Kill Me Now
    240 kr

    Kill Me Now
    av Timmy Reed

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619025370
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    One of the Most Anticipated Small Press Books of 2018 (Big Other)"Timmy Reed writes like a whacked-out angel." -Amber Sparks, author of The Unfinished World and May We Shed These Human BodiesMiles Lover is an imaginative but insecure adolescent skat…

  • Introducing Bert Williams
    318 kr

    Introducing Bert Williams
    av Camille F. Forbes

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465024797
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    It is not hard to argue that every black performer in show business owes something to Bert Williams. Discovered in California in 1890 by a minstrel troupe manager, Williams swiftly became a regular player in the troupe. Traveling on from the rough-a…

  • The Right Mistake
    166 kr

    The Right Mistake
    av Walter Mosley

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465018529
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    Living in south central L.A., Socrates Fortlow is a sixty-year-old ex-convict still strong enough to kill men with his bare hands. Filled with profound guilt about his own crimes and disheartened by the chaos of the streets, Socrates calls together…

  • Considering Genius
    506 kr

    Considering Genius
    av Stanley Crouch

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465015122
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    Stanley Crouch-MacArthur Genius" Award recipient, co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln centre, National Book Award nominee, and perennial bull in the china shop of black intelligentsia-has been writing about jazz and jazz artists for more than thirty years…

  • Gangster Nation
    256 kr

    Gangster Nation
    av Tod Goldberg

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619027237
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    Tod Goldberg is an international bestseller and a favorite among the literary crime fiction market. His previous work has been championed by big name authors such as Lee Child, Thomas Perry and Brad Meltzer; for his fans, many have been patiently wa…

  • Watch With Me
    165 kr

    Watch With Me
    av Wendell Berry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619028319
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    Reissued as part of Counterpoint's year-long celebration of and marketing campaign around the Wendell Berry backlistWill be timed with a dedicated Wendell Berry digital and print catalog, academic and library trade show displays, and a newly redesig…

  • Is Bill Cosby Right?
    309 kr

    Is Bill Cosby Right?
    av Michael Dyson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465017201
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    Michael Eric Dyson took America by storm with this provocative expose of the class and generational divide that is tearing black America apart. Nothing exposed the class and generational divide in black America more starkly than Bill Cosby's now-inf…

  • Scienceblind
    273 kr

    Scienceblind
    av Andrew Shtulman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465053940
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    "A fascinating, empathetic book" --Wall Street JournalHumans are born to create theories about the world--unfortunately, we're usually wrong and bad theories keep us from understanding science as it really isWhy do we catch colds? What causes season…

  • The Impossible Presidency
    289 kr

    The Impossible Presidency
    av Jeremi Suri

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465051731
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    A bold new history of the American presidency, arguing that the successful presidents of the past created unrealistic expectations for every president since JFK, with enormously problematic implications for American politicsIn The Impossible Preside…

  • From the Monastery to the World
    273 kr

    From the Monastery to the World
    av Thomas Merton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619029019
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    Thomas Merton and Ernesto Cardenal were both poets and priests, wholly committed to a life of spiritual contemplation which was never far from the gritty work that lead them to risk life and reputation in order to raise worldwide consciousness conce…

  • An Unbroken Agony
    309 kr

    An Unbroken Agony
    av Randall Robinson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465070534
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    On February 29, 2004, the first democratically elected president of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was forced to leave his country. The president was kidnapped, along with his Haitian-American wife, by American soldiers and flown to the isolated Cen…

  • The Hip Hop Wars
    127 kr

    The Hip Hop Wars
    av Tricia Rose

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465008971
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    Hip-hop is in crisis. For the past dozen years, the most commercially successful hip-hop has become increasingly saturated with caricatures of black gangstas, thugs, pimps, and 'hos. The controversy surrounding hip-hop is worth attending to and exam…

  • A More Unbending Battle
    506 kr

    A More Unbending Battle
    av Peter Nelson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465003174
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    The night broke open in a storm of explosions and fire. The sound of shells whizzing overhead, screeching through the night like wounded pheasants, was terrifying. When the shells exploded prematurely overhead, a rain of shrapnel fell on the men bel…

  • Talking to Terrorists
    138 kr

    Talking to Terrorists
    av Mark Perry

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465021994
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    It has long been an article of faith that the United States does not "talk to terrorists"-- that to peaceably approach groups such as Hamas, Hezbollah, and the Muslim Brotherhood would undermine our democratic principles and acknowledge extremists a…

  • Where Bigfoot Walks
    165 kr

    Where Bigfoot Walks
    av Robert Michael Pyle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619029378
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    Bigfoot is a topic people never tire of discussing: from popular tv shows ("Finding Bigfoot" on Animal Planet) to books and bumper stickers, the enigma of Bigfoot is something that consistently fascinates and entertains peopleNew photos to be includ…

  • The Ordeal Of Integration
    207 kr

    The Ordeal Of Integration
    av Orlando Patterson

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781887178976
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    For many years Orlando Patterson has been a major contributor to the public discussion of race in America. In this eagerly anticipated new volume, the author of the National Book Award-winner Freedom in the Making of Western Culture presents a compr…

  • Stokely
    152 kr

    Stokely
    av Peniel E. Joseph

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465013630
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    Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for Black Power" during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. A firebrand who straddled both the American civil rights and Black…

  • Stokely
    190 kr

    Stokely
    av Peniel E. Joseph

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465065585
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    Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped into the pages of history when he called for Black Power" during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. A firebrand who straddled both the American civil rights and Black…

  • The Making of a Modern Gay World, 1935 - 1975
    225 kr

    The Making of a Modern Gay World, 1935 - 1975
    av George Chauncey

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465043026
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  • The Human Swarm
    289 kr

    The Human Swarm
    av Mark W. Moffett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465055685
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    The epic story and ultimate big history of how human society evolved from intimate chimp communities into the sprawling civilizations of a world-dominating species If a chimpanzee ventures into the territory of a different group, it will almost cert…

  • Holler If You Hear Me
    227 kr

    Holler If You Hear Me
    av Michael Dyson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465017287
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    With a new preface by the author. Ten years after his murder, Tupac Shakur is even more loved, contested, and celebrated than he was in life. His posthumously released albums, poetry, and motion pictures have catapulted him into the upper echelon of…

  • The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore
    211 kr

    The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore
    av Jared Yates Sexton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619029569
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    "An impressionistic and often disturbing account of the 2016 presidential race . . . This book reveals the incremental nature of public displays of hatred, growing from harsh chants and bumper stickers to, say, an open and unmasked gathering of whit…

  • Mercy, Mercy Me
    309 kr

    Mercy, Mercy Me
    av Michael Dyson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465017706
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    Delving deeply into the life of an American icon, the author interviews the people who knew him best to reconstruct a compelling portrait of Gaye as a flawed artist, troubled by addiction and prone to domestic abuse, who nevertheless helped define A…

  • Lillian Hellman
    182 kr

    Lillian Hellman
    av Deborah Martinson

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582437231
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    Few literary celebrities have lived with more abandon and under a brighter spotlight than Lillian Hellman. Even fewer have been doubted as absolutely as Hellman, famously denounced by rival Mary McCarthy. Attacked by critics and idealized by admirer…

  • Massive
    149 kr

    Massive
    av Ian Sample

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465028528
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    In Massive, prize-winning science journalist Ian Sample tells the story of the race to locate the Higgs Boson, the elusive particle whose existence remains to be proven. Since 1964, when Peter Higgs described an over-arching theory of mass that depe…

  • Triangular Road
    171 kr

    Triangular Road
    av Paule Marshall

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465013593
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    In Triangular Road, famed novelist Paule Marshall tells the story of her years as a fledgling young writer in the 1960s. A memoir of self-discovery, it also offers an affectionate tribute to the inimitable Langston Hughes, who entered Marshalls life…

  • Triangular Road
    309 kr

    Triangular Road
    av Paule Marshall

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465019229
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    In Triangular Road , famed novelist Paule Marshall tells the story of her years as a fledgling young writer in the 1960s. A memoir of self-discovery, it also offers an affectionate tribute to the inimitable Langston Hughes, who entered Marshall's li…

  • The Cold War
    356 kr

    The Cold War
    av Odd Arne Westad

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465054930
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    The definitive history of the Cold War and its impact around the world We tend to think of the Cold War as a bounded conflict: a clash of two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, born out of the ashes of World War II and coming to a…

  • Being Sugar Ray
    309 kr

    Being Sugar Ray
    av Kenneth L. Shropshire

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465078042
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    A portrait of Sugar Ray Robinson profiles one of the greatest boxers of all time, who found fame out of the ring as a businessman, womanizer, and all-around celebrity. Reprint.

  • Deus Ex Machina
    149 kr

    Deus Ex Machina
    av Andrew Foster Altschul

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582436012
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    On a distant island, reality show contestants battle for bragging rights and a slot on next week's episode. They've perfected their dramatic roles and are prepared to do whatever it takes to win. There's the take-no-prisoners Marine sergeant, the ga…

  • The Theoretical Minimum
    248 kr

    The Theoretical Minimum
    av Leonard Susskind, George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465028115
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    A world-class physicist and a citizen scientist combine forces to teach Physics 101--the DIY way "The Theoretical Minimum" is a book for anyone who has ever regretted not taking physics in college--or who simply wants to know how to think like a phy…

  • The Art of Loading Brush
    240 kr

    The Art of Loading Brush
    av Wendell Berry

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619020382
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    "In Berry's new book, The Art of Loading Brush, he is a frustrated advocate, speaking out against local wastefulness and distant idealism; he is a gentle friend, asserting, as he always has, the hope possible in caring for the world, and your specif…

  • The Kindness of Strangers
    293 kr

    The Kindness of Strangers
    av Michael E McCullough

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465064748
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    A sweeping psychological history of human goodness How did humans, a species of self-centered apes, come to care about others? Since Darwin, scientists have tried to answer this question using evolutionary theory. In The Kindness of Strangers, psych…

  • We Won't Budge
    189 kr

    We Won't Budge
    av Manthia Diawara

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465017102
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    Thirty years after leaving his native Mali, Manthia Diawara has a home in New York City, and more than a few acclaimed publications to his name. Still, he cannot shake the memories of his birth country-or of his first place of self-imposed exile: th…

  • The Artificial White Man
    269 kr

    The Artificial White Man
    av Stanley Crouch

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465015160
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    Another dance of the bull through the china shop of cliches, The Artificial White Man proves the correctness of Tom Wolfe's observation that Stanley Crouch is "the jazz virtuoso of the American essay." This time out, Crouch focuses his attention on…

  • Shattered Bonds
    111 kr

    Shattered Bonds
    av Dorothy Roberts

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465070596
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    Shattered Bonds is a stirring account of a worsening American social crisis- the disproportionate representation of black children in the U.S. foster care system and its effects on black communities and the country as a whole. Tying the origins and…

  • Harriet Jacobs
    348 kr

    Harriet Jacobs
    av Jean Fagan Yellin

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465092895
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    Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains the most-read woman's slave narrative of all time. Jean Fagan Yellin recounts the experiences that shaped Incidents-the years Jacobs spent hiding in her grandmother's attic from her sexu…