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  • The Senses of Modernism
    342 kr

    The Senses of Modernism
    av Sara Danius

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801488009
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    In The Senses of Modernism, Sara Danius develops a radically new theoretical and historical understanding of high modernism. The author closely analyzes Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain, Marcel Proust's Remembrance of Things Past, and James Joyce's…

  • The Senses of Modernism
    1.181 kr

    The Senses of Modernism
    av Sara Danius

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801438998
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    In The Senses of Modernism, Sara Danius develops a radically new theoretical and historical understanding of high modernism. The author closely analyzes Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain, Marcel Proust's Remembrance of Things Past, and James Joyce's…

  • A Theory of Shopping
    308 kr

    A Theory of Shopping
    av Daniel Miller

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801485510
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    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…

  • Nations and Nationalism
    270 kr

    Nations and Nationalism
    av Ernest Gellner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475009
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    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 Just City
    251 kr

    The Just City
    av Susan S. Fainstein

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476907
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    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
    510 kr

    The Just City
    av Susan S. Fainstein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801446559
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  • Samurai to Soldier
    405 kr

    Samurai to Soldier
    av D. Colin Jaundrill

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501703096
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    In Samurai to Soldier, D. Colin Jaundrill rewrites the military history of nineteenth-century Japan. In fifty years spanning the collapse of the Tokugawa shogunate and the rise of the Meiji nation-state, conscripts supplanted warriors as Japan's pri…

  • Swedish Design
    263 kr

    Swedish Design
    av Keith M. Murphy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479663
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    Swedish designers are noted for producing distinctive and elegant forms; their furniture and household goods have an especially loyal following around the world. Design in Sweden has more than just an aesthetic component, however. Since at least the…

  • Solid State
    248 kr

    Solid State
    av Kenneth Womack

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501746857
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    Acclaimed Beatles historian Kenneth Womack offers the most definitive account yet of the writing, recording, mixing, and reception of Abbey Road.In February 1969, the Beatles began working on what became their final album together. Abbey Road introd…

  • Finding Time
    240 kr

    Finding Time
    av Leslie A. Perlow

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801484452
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    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…

  • Akhenaten and the Religion of Light
    218 kr

    Akhenaten and the Religion of Light
    av Erik Hornung

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487255
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    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…

  • Missing
    364 kr

    Missing
    av Jenny Edkins

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450297
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    Stories of the missing offer profound insights into the tension between how political systems see us and how we see each other. The search for people who go missing as a result of war, political violence, genocide, or natural disaster reveals how fo…

  • Missing
    285 kr

    Missing
    av Jenny Edkins

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501705649
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    Stories of the missing offer profound insights into the tension between how political systems see us and how we see each other. The search for people who go missing as a result of war, political violence, genocide, or natural disaster reveals how fo…

  • Rare Earth Frontiers
    285 kr

    Rare Earth Frontiers
    av Julie Michelle Klinger

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501714597
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    Rare Earth Frontiers is a work of human geography that serves to demystify the powerful elements that make possible the miniaturization of electronics, green energy and medical technologies, and essential telecommunications and defense systems. Juli…

  • Rare Earth Frontiers
    947 kr

    Rare Earth Frontiers
    av Julie Michelle Klinger

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501714580
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    Rare Earth Frontiers is a work of human geography that serves to demystify the powerful elements that make possible the miniaturization of electronics, green energy and medical technologies, and essential telecommunications and defense systems. Juli…

  • Rituals of Care
    251 kr

    Rituals of Care
    av Felicity Aulino

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739736
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    End-of-life issues are increasingly central to discussions within medical anthropology, the anthropology of political action, and the study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. Felicity Aulino's Rituals of Care speaks directly to these important ant…

  • Rituals of Care
    947 kr

    Rituals of Care
    av Felicity Aulino

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739729
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    End-of-life issues are increasingly central to discussions within medical anthropology, the anthropology of political action, and the study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. Felicity Aulino's Rituals of Care speaks directly to these important ant…

  • Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
    270 kr

    Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
    av Jack Donnelly

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477706
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    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
    947 kr

    Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
    av Jack Donnelly

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450952
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    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…

  • The Dark Sides of Empathy
    240 kr

    The Dark Sides of Empathy
    av Fritz Breithaupt

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501721649
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    Many consider empathy to be the basis of moral action. However, the ability to empathize with others is also a prerequisite for deliberate acts of humiliation and cruelty. In The Dark Sides of Empathy, Fritz Breithaupt contends that people often com…

  • Early Growth of the European Economy
    274 kr

    Early Growth of the European Economy
    av Georges Duby

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801491696
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    The techniques and insights of modern social science are applied to early medieval history in this extraordinary work. Professor Duby offers a chronological account of the European economy from its primitive beginnings, through a period when an exte…

  • How Our Lives Become Stories
    263 kr

    How Our Lives Become Stories
    av Paul John Eakin

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801485985
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    The popularity of such books as Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes, Mary Karr's The Liars' Club, and Kathryn Harrison's controversial The Kiss, has led columnists to call ours "the age of memoir." And while some critics have derided the explosion of mem…

  • How Our Lives Become Stories
    1.136 kr

    How Our Lives Become Stories
    av Paul John Eakin

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801436598
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    While some critics deride the late-20th century explosion of memoir as exhibitionistic and self-aggrandizing, literary theorists are looking seriously at the profusion and success of autobiographical literature. This work traces the forces that shap…

  • Speculum of the Other Woman
    263 kr

    Speculum of the Other Woman
    av Luce Irigaray

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493300
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    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…

  • The Science Question in Feminism
    296 kr

    The Science Question in Feminism
    av Sandra Harding

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493638
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    Can science, steeped in Western, masculine, bourgeois endeavors, nevertheless be used for emancipatory ends? In this major contribution to the debate over the role gender plays in the scientific enterprise, Sandra Harding pursues that question, chal…

  • No Spiritual Investment in the World
    341 kr

    No Spiritual Investment in the World
    av Willem Styfhals

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501731006
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    Throughout the twentieth century, German writers, philosophers, theologians, and historians turned to Gnosticism to make sense of the modern condition. While some saw this ancient Christian heresy as a way to rethink modernity, most German intellect…

  • No Spiritual Investment in the World
    947 kr

    No Spiritual Investment in the World
    av Willem Styfhals

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501730993
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    Throughout the twentieth century, German writers, philosophers, theologians, and historians turned to Gnosticism to make sense of the modern condition. While some saw this ancient Christian heresy as a way to rethink modernity, most German intellect…

  • Yellow Star, Red Star
    352 kr

    Yellow Star, Red Star
    av Jelena Subotic

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501742408
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    Yellow Star, Red Star asks why Holocaust memory continues to be so deeply troubled-ignored, appropriated, and obfuscated-throughout Eastern Europe, even though it was in those lands that most of the extermination campaign occurred. As part of access…

  • Priest, Politician, Collaborator
    409 kr

    Priest, Politician, Collaborator
    av James Mace Ward

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449888
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    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…

  • Narrative Discourse Revisited
    218 kr

    Narrative Discourse Revisited
    av Gerard Genette

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801495359
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  • Narrative Discourse Revisited
    596 kr

    Narrative Discourse Revisited
    av Gerard Genette

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801417580
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  • Small Arms
    256 kr

    Small Arms
    av Mia Bloom

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801453885
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    Why do terrorist organizations use children to support their cause and carry out their activities? Small Arms uncovers the brutal truth behind the mobilization of children by terrorist groups. Mia Bloom and John Horgan show us the grim underbelly of…

  • Qatar
    218 kr

    Qatar
    av Mehran Kamrava

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801456770
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    The Persian Gulf state of Qatar has fewer than 2 million inhabitants, virtually no potable water, and has been an independent nation only since 1971. Yet its enormous oil and gas wealth has permitted the ruling al Thani family to exert a disproporti…

  • Qatar
    364 kr

    Qatar
    av Mehran Kamrava

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801452093
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    The Persian Gulf state of Qatar has fewer than 2 million inhabitants, virtually no potable water, and has been an independent nation only since 1971. Yet its enormous oil and gas wealth has permitted the ruling al Thani family to exert a disproporti…

  • Needed by Nobody
    263 kr

    Needed by Nobody
    av Tova Hojdestrand

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475931
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    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
    1.064 kr

    Needed by Nobody
    av Tova Hojdestrand

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447013
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    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…

  • Standards and Their Stories
    263 kr

    Standards and Their Stories

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474613
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    Standardization is one of the defining aspects of modern life, its presence so pervasive that it is usually taken for granted. However cumbersome, onerous, or simply puzzling certain standards may be, their fundamental purpose in streamlining proced…

  • he Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre
    206 kr

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

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801491467
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    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

  • Perceiving God
    296 kr

    Perceiving God
    av William P. Alston

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801481550
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    In Perceiving God, William P. Alston offers a clear and provocative account of the epistemology of religious experience. He argues that the "perception of God"-his term for direct experiential awareness of God-makes a major contribution to the groun…

  • Summerfolk
    319 kr

    Summerfolk
    av Stephen Lovell

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501704406
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    The dacha is a sometimes beloved, sometimes scorned Russian dwelling. Alexander Pushkin summered in one; Joseph Stalin lived in one for the last twenty years of his life; and contemporary Russian families still escape the city to spend time in them.…

  • Summerfolk
    510 kr

    Summerfolk
    av Stephen Lovell

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801440717
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    A social and cultural history of the dacha, this book traces the dwelling's origins as a villa for the court elite in the early 18th century through its 19th-century role as emblem of middle-class lifestyle, to its place under Communist rule and its…

  • Brutal Reasoning
    296 kr

    Brutal Reasoning
    av Erica Fudge

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501730870
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    Early modern English thinkers were fascinated by the subject of animal rationality, even before the appearance of Descartes's Discourse on the Method (1637) and its famous declaration of the automatism of animals. But as Erica Fudge relates in Bruta…

  • Brutal Reasoning
    555 kr

    Brutal Reasoning
    av Erica Fudge

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801444548
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    Early modern English thinkers were fascinated by the subject of animal rationality, even before the appearance of Descartes's Discourse on the Method (1637) and its famous declaration of the automatism of animals. But as Erica Fudge relates in Bruta…

  • The Nuclear Spies
    256 kr

    The Nuclear Spies
    av Vince Houghton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739590
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    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…

  • Socrates, Ironist and Moral Philosopher
    365 kr

    Socrates, Ironist and Moral Philosopher
    av Gregory Vlastos

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801497872
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    This vivid and compelling study of Socrates's moral philosophy and, more generally, of his moral outlook and his attitude toward religion and society, reclaims the remarkable originality of his thought. Gregory Vlastos shows us a Socrates who, thoug…

  • Glut
    229 kr

    Glut
    av Alex Wright

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475092
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    The "information explosion" may seem like an acutely modern phenomenon, but we are not the first generation-or even the first species-to wrestle with the problem of information overload. Long before the advent of computers, human beings were collect…

  • Theaters of Pardoning
    652 kr

    Theaters of Pardoning
    av Bernadette Meyler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739330
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    From Gerald Ford's preemptive pardon of Richard Nixon and Donald Trump's claims that as president he could pardon himself to the posthumous royal pardon of Alan Turing, the power of the pardon has a powerful hold on the political and cultural imagin…

  • Theaters of Pardoning
    319 kr

    Theaters of Pardoning
    av Bernadette Meyler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739347
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    From Gerald Ford's preemptive pardon of Richard Nixon and Donald Trump's claims that as president he could pardon himself to the posthumous royal pardon of Alan Turing, the power of the pardon has a powerful hold on the political and cultural imagin…

  • Sexual Politics and Feminist Science
    319 kr

    Sexual Politics and Feminist Science
    av Kirsten Leng

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501709319
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    In Sexual Politics and Feminist Science, Kirsten Leng restores the work of female sexologists to the forefront of the history of sexology. While male researchers who led the practice of early-twentieth-century sexology viewed women and their sexuali…

  • Sexual Politics and Feminist Science
    947 kr

    Sexual Politics and Feminist Science
    av Kirsten Leng

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501709302
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    In Sexual Politics and Feminist Science, Kirsten Leng restores the work of female sexologists to the forefront of the history of sexology. While male researchers who led the practice of early-twentieth-century sexology viewed women and their sexuali…

  • Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages
    263 kr

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

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474163
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    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…

  • Earth Emotions
    190 kr

    Earth Emotions
    av Glenn A. Albrecht

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501715228
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    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…

  • When Geologists Were Historians, 1665-1750
    1.188 kr

    When Geologists Were Historians, 1665-1750
    av Rhoda Rappaport

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801433863
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    "An essential perspective for those seeking a serious introduction to early geological science and a fundamental point of departure for future research.... No other book has this scope and conceptual focus."-Kenneth L. Taylor, University of Oklahoma…

  • The Day After
    297 kr

    The Day After
    av Brendan R. Gallagher

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739620
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    Since 9/11, why have we won smashing battlefield victories only to botch nearly everything that comes next? In the opening phases of war in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya, we mopped the floor with our enemies. But in short order, things went horribly…

  • Mothers in Mourning
    308 kr

    Mothers in Mourning
    av Nicole Loraux

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801482427
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    "Nicole Loraux brilliantly elucidates how Athenian politics were 'gendered' in the Classical period. She investigates the Athenian state's interdiction of ritualized mourning by women, in a city where public mourning constituted a vital act of civic…

  • The Last Card
    314 kr

    The Last Card

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501715181
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    This is the real story of how George W. Bush came to double-down on Iraq in the highest stakes gamble of his entire presidency. Drawing on extensive interviews with nearly thirty senior officials, including President Bush himself, The Last Card offe…

  • Digging Up Bones
    409 kr

    Digging Up Bones
    av D. R. Brothwell

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801498756
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    Every year hundreds of human skeletal remains are brought to the surface by engineering works, quarrying or planned archaeological exploration. These remains provide vital clues to unraveling man's antiquity-their position and location, relation to…

  • Chaos Bound
    139 kr

    Chaos Bound
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501727924
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    N. Katherine Hayles here investigates parallels between contemporary literature and critical theory and the science of chaos. She finds in both scientific and literary discourse new interpretations of chaos, which is seen no longer as disorder but a…

  • Rules for the World
    229 kr

    Rules for the World
    av Michael Barnett

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801488238
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    Rules for the World provides an innovative perspective on the behavior of international organizations and their effects on global politics. Arguing against the conventional wisdom that these bodies are little more than instruments of states, Michael…

  • The Practice of Theory
    285 kr

    The Practice of Theory
    av Keith Moxey

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801481536
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    Many art historians regard poststructuralist theory with suspicion; some even see its focus on the political dimension of language as hostile to an authentic study of the past. Keith Moxey bridges the gap between historical and theoretical approache…

  • "Every Valley Shall Be Exalted"
    285 kr

    "Every Valley Shall Be Exalted"
    av Constance Brittain Bouchard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501713644
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    In high medieval France, men and women saw the world around them as the product of tensions between opposites. Imbued with a Christian culture in which a penniless preacher was also the King of Kings and the last were expected to be first, twelfth-c…

  • "Every Valley Shall Be Exalted"
    682 kr

    "Every Valley Shall Be Exalted"
    av Constance Brittain Bouchard

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801440588
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    In high medieval France, men and women saw the world around them as the product of tensions between opposites. Imbued with a Christian culture in which a penniless preacher was also the King of Kings and the last were expected to be first, twelfth-c…

  • "Strong of Body, Brave and Noble"
    275 kr

    "Strong of Body, Brave and Noble"
    av Constance Brittain Bouchard

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801485480
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    Medieval society was dominated by its knights and nobles. The literature created in medieval Europe was primarily a literature of knightly deeds, and the modern imagination has also been captured by these leaders and warriors. This book explores the…

  • Sodom on the Thames
    263 kr

    Sodom on the Thames
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