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  • Speculum of the Other Woman

    Speculum of the Other Woman
    av Luce Irigaray

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493300

    Speculum of the Other Woman by Luce Irigaray is incontestably one of the most important works in feminist theory to have been published in this generation. For the profession of psychoanalysis, Irigaray believes, female sexuality has remained a "dar…

  • Living Buddhism

    Living Buddhism
    av Julia Cassaniti

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801456718

    In Living Buddhism, Julia Cassaniti explores Buddhist ideas of impermanence, nonattachment, and intention as they are translated into everyday practice in contemporary Thailand. Although most lay people find these philosophical concepts difficult to…

  • Living Buddhism

    Living Buddhism
    av Julia Cassaniti

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801454004

    In Living Buddhism, Julia Cassaniti explores Buddhist ideas of impermanence, nonattachment, and intention as they are translated into everyday practice in contemporary Thailand. Although most lay people find these philosophical concepts difficult to…

  • The Just City

    The Just City
    av Susan S. Fainstein

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476907

    For much of the twentieth century improvement in the situation of disadvantaged communities was a focus for urban planning and policy. Yet over the past three decades the ideological triumph of neoliberalism has caused the allocation of spatial, pol…

  • The Just City

    The Just City
    av Susan S. Fainstein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801446559

  • Nations and Nationalism

    Nations and Nationalism
    av Ernest Gellner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475009

    First published in 1983, Nations and Nationalism remains one of the most influential explanations of the emergence of nationalism ever written. This updated edition of Ernest Gellner's now-canonical work includes a new introductory essay from John B…

  • The Nuclear Spies

    The Nuclear Spies
    av Vince Houghton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739590

    Why did the US intelligence services fail so spectacularly to know about the Soviet Union's nuclear capabilities following World War II? As Vince Houghton, historian and curator of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC, shows us, that disas…

  • Blood on the Snow

    Blood on the Snow
    av Jan Bondeson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479366

    The Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, a major figure in world politics and an ardent opponent of apartheid, was shot dead on the streets of Stockholm in February 1986. At the time of his death, Palme was deeply involved in Middle East diplomacy and…

  • Blood On The Snow

    Blood On The Snow
    av Jan Bondeson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801442117

  • Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt
    av Alan Walker

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801494215

    "You can't help but keep turning the pages, wondering how it will all turn out: and Walker's accumulated readings of Liszt's music have to be taken seriously indeed."-D. Kern Holoman, New York Review of Books"A conscientious scholar passionate about…

  • Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt
    av Alan Walker

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801497216

    The second volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt."You can't help but keep turning the pages, wondering how it will all turn out: and Walker's accumulated readings of Liszt's music have to be taken seriously indeed."-D. Kern Ho…

  • Absolute Destruction

    Absolute Destruction
    av Isabel V. Hull

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472930

    In a book that is at once a major contribution to modern European history and a cautionary tale for today, Isabel V. Hull argues that the routines and practices of the Imperial German Army, unchecked by effective civilian institutions, increasingly…

  • The Invention of Decolonization

    The Invention of Decolonization
    av Todd Shepard

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474545

    In this account of the Algerian War's effect on French political structures and notions of national identity, Todd Shepard asserts that the separation of Algeria from France was truly a revolutionary event with lasting consequences for French social…

  • Finding Time

    Finding Time
    av Leslie Perlow

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801484452

    Why do Americans work so hard? Are the long hours spent at work really necessary to increase organizational productivity? Leslie A. Perlow documents the worklife of employees who assume that for their own success and the success of their organizatio…

  • Collaborative Anthropology Today

    Collaborative Anthropology Today

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501753350

    As multisited research has become mainstream in anthropology, collaboration has gained new relevance and traction as a critical infrastructure of both fieldwork and theory, enabling more ambitious research designs, forms of communication, and analys…

  • Collaborative Anthropology Today

    Collaborative Anthropology Today

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501753343

    As multisited research has become mainstream in anthropology, collaboration has gained new relevance and traction as a critical infrastructure of both fieldwork and theory, enabling more ambitious research designs, forms of communication, and analys…

  • Ethnic Bargaining

    Ethnic Bargaining
    av Erin K. Jenne

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479779

    Ethnic Bargaining introduces a theory of minority politics that blends comparative analysis and field research in the postcommunist countries of East Central Europe with insights from rational choice. Erin K. Jenne finds that claims by ethnic minori…

  • Ethnic Bargaining

    Ethnic Bargaining
    av Erin K. Jenne

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801444982

    Ethnic Bargaining introduces a theory of minority politics that blends comparative analysis and field research in the postcommunist countries of East Central Europe with insights from rational choice. Erin K. Jenne finds that claims by ethnic minori…

  • Introduction to the Reading of Hegel

    Introduction to the Reading of Hegel
    av Alexandre Kojeve

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801492037

    "This collection of Kojeve's thoughts about Hegel constitutes one of the few important philosophical books of the twentieth century-a book, knowledge of which is requisite to the full awareness of our situation and to the grasp of the most modern pe…

  • he Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre

    he Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre
    av Tzvetan Todorov

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801491467

    This study of literature dealing with the fantastic or supernatural explores Northrop Frye's theory of genres and the work of such writers as Poe, Balzac, Nerval, Hoffman, and James

  • Needed by Nobody

    Needed by Nobody
    av Tova Hoejdestrand

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475931

    Homelessness became a conspicuous facet of Russian cityscapes only in the 1990s, when the Soviet criminalization of vagrancy and similar offenses was abolished. In spite of the host of social and economic problems confronting Russia in the demise of…

  • Needed by Nobody

    Needed by Nobody
    av Tova Hoejdestrand

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447013

    Homelessness became a conspicuous facet of Russian cityscapes only in the 1990s, when the Soviet criminalization of vagrancy and similar offenses was abolished. In spite of the host of social and economic problems confronting Russia in the demise of…

  • Akhenaten and the Religion of Light

    Akhenaten and the Religion of Light
    av Erik Hornung

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487255

    Akhenaten, also known as Amenhotep IV, was king of Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty and reigned from 1375 to 1358 B.C. E. Called the "religious revolutionary," he is the earliest known creator of a new religion. The cult he founded broke with Egy…

  • A Theory of Shopping

    A Theory of Shopping
    av Daniel Miller

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801485510

    The butt of endless jokes and the focus of considerable anguish, shopping offers significant insights into contemporary social relations and their nuances. This book is about shopping for ordinary things. It is also about love and devotion manifest…

  • Mephistopheles

    Mephistopheles
    av Jeffrey Burton Russell

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801497186

    Mephistopheles is the fourth and final volume of Jeffrey Burton Russell's critically acclaimed history of the concept of the Devil. The series constitutes the most complete historical study ever made of the figure called the second most famous perso…

  • Decolonizing Palestine

    Decolonizing Palestine
    av Somdeep Sen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501752742

    In Decolonizing Palestine, Somdeep Sen rejects the notion that liberation from colonialization exists as a singular moment in history when the colonizer is ousted by the colonized. Instead, he considers the case of the Palestinian struggle for liber…

  • Decolonizing Palestine

    Decolonizing Palestine
    av Somdeep Sen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501752735

    In Decolonizing Palestine, Somdeep Sen rejects the notion that liberation from colonialization exists as a singular moment in history when the colonizer is ousted by the colonized. Instead, he considers the case of the Palestinian struggle for liber…

  • Clara Schumann

    Clara Schumann
    av Nancy Reich

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801486371

    This absorbing and award-winning biography tells the story of the tragedies and triumphs of Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896), a musician of remarkable achievements. At once artist, composer, editor, teacher, wife, and mother of eight children, she w…

  • Clara Schumann

    Clara Schumann
    av Nancy Reich

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801437403

    This absorbing and award-winning biography tells the story of the tragedies and triumphs of Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896), a musician of remarkable achievements. At once artist, composer, editor, teacher, wife, and mother of eight children, she w…

  • Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice

    Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
    av Jack Donnelly

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477706

    In the third edition of his classic work, revised extensively and updated to include recent developments on the international scene, Jack Donnelly explains and defends a richly interdisciplinary account of human rights as universal rights. He shows…

  • Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice

    Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
    av Jack Donnelly

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450952

    In the third edition of his classic work, revised extensively and updated to include recent developments on the international scene, Jack Donnelly explains and defends a richly interdisciplinary account of human rights as universal rights. He shows…

  • Dostoevsky the Thinker

    Dostoevsky the Thinker
    av James P. Scanlan

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476709

    For all his distance from formal philosophy, Fyodor Dostoevsky was one of the most philosophical of writers. In works from fictional masterpieces to little-known nonfiction prose, he grappled with the ultimate questions about the nature of humankind…

  • Nested Nationalism

    Nested Nationalism
    av Krista A. Goff

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501753275

    Nested Nationalism is a study of the politics and practices of managing national minority identifications, rights, and communities in the Soviet Union and the personal and political consequences of such efforts. Titular nationalities that had republ…

  • Story and Discourse

    Story and Discourse
    av Seymour Chatman

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801491863

    This book is the first comprehensive approach in English to a general theory of narrative, both in verbal and in visual media. The primary question to which Professor Chatman addresses himself is what narrative is in itself. Following such French st…

  • The Patriotism of Despair

    The Patriotism of Despair
    av Serguei Alex. Oushakine

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475573

    The sudden dissolution of the Soviet Union altered the routines, norms, celebrations, and shared understandings that had shaped the lives of Russians for generations. It also meant an end to the state-sponsored, nonmonetary support that most residen…

  • Satan

    Satan
    av Jeffrey Burton Russell

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801494130

    Undeniably, evil exists in our world; we ourselves commit evil acts. How can one account for evil's ageless presence, its attraction, and its fruits? The question is one that Jeffrey Burton Russell addresses in his history of the concept of the Devi…

  • Lucifer

    Lucifer
    av Jeffrey Burton Russell

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801494291

    Evil is an intrinsically fascinating topic. In Lucifer, Jeffrey Burton Russell continues his compelling study of the personification of evil in the figure of the Devil. The previous two volumes in this remarkable tertalogy-The Devil and Satan-trace…

  • The Devil

    The Devil
    av Jeffrey Burton Russell

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801494093

    "Evil-the infliction of pain upon sentient beings-is one of the most long-standing and serious problems of human existence. Frequently and in many cultures evil has been personified. This book is a history of the personification of evil, which for t…

  • Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages

    Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages
    av Barbara H. Rosenwein

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474163

    Proposing that people lived (and live) in "emotional communities"-each having its own particular norms of emotional valuation and expression-Barbara H. Rosenwein here discusses some instances from the Early Middle Ages. Drawing on extensive microhis…

  • The Care of the Dead in Late Antiquity

    The Care of the Dead in Late Antiquity
    av Eric Rebillard

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477959

    In this provocative book Eric Rebillard challenges many long-held assumptions about early Christian burial customs. For decades scholars of early Christianity have argued that the Church owned and operated burial grounds for Christians as early as t…

  • War and Genocide in South Sudan

    War and Genocide in South Sudan
    av Clemence Pinaud

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501753008

    Using more than a decade's worth of fieldwork in South Sudan, Clemence Pinaud here explores the relationship between predatory wealth accumulation, state formation, and a form of racism-extreme ethnic group entitlement-that has the potential to resu…

  • Earth Emotions

    Earth Emotions
    av Glenn A. Albrecht

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501715228

    As climate change and development pressures overwhelm the environment, our emotional relationships with Earth are also in crisis. Pessimism and distress are overwhelming people the world over. In this maelstrom of emotion, solastalgia, the homesickn…

  • Thebaid

    Thebaid
    av Statius

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801482854

    The Thebaid, a Latin epic in twelve books by Statius (c. 45-96 C. E.) reexamines events following the abdication of Oedipus, focusing on the civil war between the brothers Eteocles, King of Thebes, and Polynices, who comes at the head of an army fro…

  • Thebaid

    Thebaid
    av Statius

    Övrigt - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801459320

    The clarity of Joyce's translation highlights the poem's superb versification, sophisticated use of intertextuality, and bold formal experimentation and innovation. A substantial introduction and annotations make this epic accessible to students.

  • Thebaid

    Thebaid
    av Statius

    Övrigt - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801458088

    The clarity of Joyce's translation highlights the poem's superb versification, sophisticated use of intertextuality, and bold formal experimentation and innovation. A substantial introduction and annotations make this epic accessible to students.

  • Introduction to Manuscript Studies

    Introduction to Manuscript Studies
    av Raymond Clemens

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487088

    Providing a comprehensive and accessible orientation to the field of medieval manuscript studies, this lavishly illustrated book by Raymond Clemens and Timothy Graham is unique among handbooks on paleography, codicology, and manuscript illumination…

  • A Gift of the Spirit

    A Gift of the Spirit
    av Eugene Victor Wolfenstein

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801473531

    In A Gift of the Spirit, Eugene Victor Wolfenstein offers a reading of W. E. B. Du Bois's The Souls of Black Folk aimed at demonstrating its organic unity and coherence. He takes as his interpretive key the experience of the color line with which Du…

  • Priest, Politician, Collaborator

    Priest, Politician, Collaborator
    av James Mace Ward

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449888

    In Priest, Politician, Collaborator, James Mace Ward offers the first comprehensive and scholarly English-language biography of the Catholic priest and Slovak nationalist Jozef Tiso (1887-1947). The first president of an independent Slovakia, establ…

  • Hegel and the Hermetic Tradition

    Hegel and the Hermetic Tradition
    av Glenn Alexander Magee

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474507

    Glenn Alexander Magee's pathbreaking book argues that Hegel was decisively influenced by the Hermetic tradition, a body of thought with roots in Greco-Roman Egypt. Magee traces the influence on Hegel of such Hermetic thinkers as Baader, Boehme, Brun…

  • Avicenna

    Avicenna
    av Lenn E. Goodman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472541

    In this updated edition of his classic work, Lenn E. Goodman provides a concise introduction to the life and thought of Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina, known as Avicenna, who was born in the year 980 C.E. near Bokhara in what is now Uzbekis…

  • Empire of Humanity

    Empire of Humanity
    av Michael Barnett

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478796

    Empire of Humanity explores humanitarianism's remarkable growth from its humble origins in the early nineteenth century to its current prominence in global life. In contrast to most contemporary accounts of humanitarianism that concentrate on the la…

  • Empire of Humanity

    Empire of Humanity
    av Michael Barnett

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447136

  • Empire of Humanity

    Empire of Humanity
    av Michael Barnett

    Övrigt - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801461095

    From the 19th-century abolitionist movement to today's NGOs, a critical account of humanitarianism in world politics.

  • Bombing to Win

    Bombing to Win
    av Robert A. Pape

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801483110

    From Iraq to Bosnia to North Korea, the first question in American foreign policy debates is increasingly: Can air power alone do the job? Robert A. Pape provides a systematic answer. Analyzing the results of over thirty air campaigns, including a d…

  • Kidnapped Souls

    Kidnapped Souls
    av Tara Zahra

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477607

    Throughout the nineteenth and into the early decades of the twentieth century, it was common for rural and working-class parents in the Czech-German borderlands to ensure that their children were bilingual by sending them to live with families who s…

  • Kidnapped Souls

    Kidnapped Souls
    av Tara Zahra

    Övrigt - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801462092

    Zahra shows how nationalists in the Bohemian Lands worked to forge political cultures in which children belonged more rightfully to the national collective than to their parents.

  • Crippling Leviathan

    Crippling Leviathan
    av Melissa M. Lee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501748363

    Policymakers worry that "ungoverned spaces" pose dangers to security and development. Why do such spaces exist beyond the authority of the state? Earlier scholarship-which addressed this question with a list of domestic failures-overlooked the cruci…

  • Financial Citizenship

    Financial Citizenship
    av Annelise Riles

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501732720

    Government bailouts; negative interest rates and markets that do not behave as economic models tell us they should; new populist and nationalist movements that target central banks and central bankers as a source of popular malaise; new regional org…

  • The Search for God in Ancient Egypt

    The Search for God in Ancient Egypt
    av Jan Assmann

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487293

    First English-language edition, with revisions and additions by the author.This classic work by one of the world's most distinguished Egyptologists was first published in German in 1984. The Search for God in Ancient Egypt offers a distillation of J…

  • The Search for God in Ancient Egypt

    The Search for God in Ancient Egypt
    av Jan Assmann, David Lorton, Jan Assmann

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801437861

  • The Era of the Witness

    The Era of the Witness
    av Annette Wieviorka

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801473166

    What is the role of survivor testimony in Holocaust remembrance? Today such recollections are considered among the most compelling and important historical sources we have, but this has not always been true. In The Era of the Witness, a concise, rig…

  • The Era of the Witness

    The Era of the Witness
    av Annette Wieviorka, Jared Stark, Annette Wieviorka

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801443312

  • Journeys from Childhood to Midlife

    Journeys from Childhood to Midlife
    av Emmy E. Werner

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487385

    In a companion volume to their highly acclaimed book Overcoming the Odds, Emmy E. Werner and Ruth S. Smith continue their longitudinal study of approximately five hundred men and women who were born in 1955 on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. A third o…

  • Warlord Survival

    Warlord Survival
    av Romain Malejacq

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501746420

    How do warlords survive and even thrive in contexts that are explicitly set up to undermine them? How do they rise after each fall? Warlord Survival answers these questions. Drawing on hundreds of in-depth interviews in Afghanistan between 2007 and…

  • Platonism and Naturalism

    Platonism and Naturalism
    av Lloyd P. Gerson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501747250

    In his third and concluding volume, Lloyd P. Gerson presents an innovative account of Platonism, the central tradition in the history of philosophy, in conjunction with Naturalism, the "anti-Platonism" in antiquity and contemporary philosophy. Gerso…

  • The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma

    The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma
    av Susan D. Hyde

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801456763

    Why did election monitoring become an international norm? Why do pseudo-democrats-undemocratic leaders who present themselves as democratic-invite international observers, even when they are likely to be caught manipulating elections? Is election ob…