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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Political Survivors

    Political Survivors
    av Emma Kuby

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501732799

    In 1949, as Cold War tensions in Europe mounted, French intellectual and former Buchenwald inmate David Rousset called upon fellow concentration camp survivors to denounce the Soviet Gulag as a "hallucinatory repetition" of Nazi Germany's most terri…

  • Small States in World Markets

    Small States in World Markets
    av Peter J. Katzenstein

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493263

    By the early 1980s the average American had a lower standard of living than the average Norwegian or Dane. Standards of living in the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, and Austria also rivaled those in the United States. How have seven smal…

  • The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution

    The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution
    av Robert Jervis

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801495656

    Robert Jervis argues here that the possibility of nuclear war has created a revolution in military strategy and international relations. He examines how the potential for nuclear Armageddon has changed the meaning of war, the psychology of statesman…

  • Principles of Polymer Chemistry

    Principles of Polymer Chemistry
    av Paul J., Jr. Flory

    Inbunden - 1953 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801401343

  • Working the System

    Working the System
    av Jon Schubert

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501713705

    Working the System offers key insights into the politics of the everyday in twenty-first-century dominant party and neo-authoritarian regimes in Africa and elsewhere. Detailing the many ways ordinary Angolans fashion their relationships with the sys…

  • Working the System

    Working the System
    av Jon Schubert

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501713699

    Working the System offers key insights into the politics of the everyday in twenty-first-century dominant party and neo-authoritarian regimes in Africa and elsewhere. Detailing the many ways ordinary Angolans fashion their relationships with the sys…

  • Victory's Shadow

    Victory's Shadow
    av Thomas W. Barton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501736162

    At the beginning of the eleventh century, Catalonia was a patchwork of counties, viscounties, and lordships that bordered Islamic al-Andalus to the south. Over the next two centuries, the region underwent a dramatic transformation. The counts of Bar…

  • 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…

  • The Stuff of Soldiers

    The Stuff of Soldiers
    av Brandon M. Schechter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739798

    The Stuff of Soldiers uses everyday objects to tell the story of the Great Patriotic War as never before. Brandon Schechter attends to a diverse array of things-from spoons to tanks-to show how a wide array of citizens became soldiers, and how the p…

  • This Thing of Darkness

    This Thing of Darkness
    av Joan Neuberger

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501732768

    Sergei Eisenstein's unfinished masterpiece, Ivan the Terrible, was no ordinary movie. Commissioned by Joseph Stalin in 1941 to justify state terror in the sixteenth century and in the twentieth, the film's politics, style, and epic scope aroused con…

  • Damaged Identities, Narrative Repair

    Damaged Identities, Narrative Repair
    av Hilde Lindemann Nelson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487408

    Hilde Lindemann Nelson focuses on the stories of groups of people-including Gypsies, mothers, nurses, and transsexuals-whose identities have been defined by those with the power to speak for them and to constrain the scope of their actions. By placi…

  • An Ethics of Sexual Difference

    An Ethics of Sexual Difference
    av Luce Irigaray, Carolyn Burke, Fill Gillian

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801481451

  • An Ethics of Sexual Difference

    An Ethics of Sexual Difference
    av Luce Irigaray

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801422256

    "Who or what the other is, I never know. But the other who is forever unknowable is the one who differs from me sexually. This feeling of surprise, astonishment, and wonder in the face of the unknowable ought to be returned to its locus: that of sex…

  • Lethal Provocation

    Lethal Provocation
    av Joshua Cole

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739415

    Part murder mystery, part social history of political violence, Lethal Provocation is a forensic examination of the deadliest peacetime episode of anti-Jewish violence in modern French history. Joshua Cole reconstructs the 1934 riots in Constantine,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Yellow Star, Red Star

    Yellow Star, Red Star
    av Jelena Subotic

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501742408

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Just City

    The Just City
    av Susan S. Fainstein

    Häftad - 2010 - 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

  • Dionysus Reborn

    Dionysus Reborn
    av Mihai I. Spariosu

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801423277

  • Narrative Discourse

    Narrative Discourse
    av Gerard Genette

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801492594

  • Narrative Discourse

    Narrative Discourse
    av Gerard Genette

    Inbunden - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801410994

  • 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…

  • 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

  • Real Knowing

    Real Knowing
    av Linda Martin Alcoff

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474811

    "Real" knowing always involves a political dimension, Linda Martin Alcoff suggests. But this does not mean we need to give up realism or the possibility of truth. Recent work in continental philosophy insists on the influence that power and desire e…

  • Real Knowing

    Real Knowing
    av Linda Martin Alcoff

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801430473

  • 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…

  • Living to Tell about It

    Living to Tell about It
    av James Phelan

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801489280

    In Living to Tell about It, James Phelan takes up the challenges offered by diverse narratives including Kathryn Harrison's The Kiss, Ernest Hemingway's "Now I Lay Me," Kazuo Ishiguro's Remains of the Day, Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes, Vladimir Na…

  • Living To Tell About It

    Living To Tell About It
    av James Phelan

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801442971

  • 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…

  • Three Women in Dark Times

    Three Women in Dark Times
    av Sylvie Courtine-Denamy

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487583

    Three women, all philosophers, all of Jewish descent, provide a human face for a decade of crisis in this powerful and moving book. The dark years when the Nazis rose to power are here seen through the lives of Edith Stein, a disciple of Husserl and…

  • 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…

  • Solid State

    Solid State
    av Kenneth Womack

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501746857

    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…

  • On an Empty Stomach

    On an Empty Stomach
    av Tom Scott-Smith

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501748653

    On an Empty Stomach examines the practical techniques humanitarians have used to manage and measure starvation, from Victorian "scientific" soup kitchens to space-age, high-protein foods. Tracing the evolution of these techniques since the start of…

  • The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv

    The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv
    av Tarik Cyril Amar

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501735806

    The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv reveals the local and transnational forces behind the twentieth-century transformation of Lviv into a Soviet and Ukrainian urban center. Lviv's twentieth-century history was marked by violence, population changes, and f…

  • The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv

    The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv
    av Tarik Cyril Amar

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801453915

    The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv reveals the local and transnational forces behind the twentieth-century transformation of Lviv into a Soviet and Ukrainian urban center. Lviv's twentieth-century history was marked by violence, population changes, and f…

  • 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…

  • Russia's Unfinished Revolution

    Russia's Unfinished Revolution
    av Michael McFaul

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801488146

    For centuries, dictators ruled Russia. Tsars and Communist Party chiefs were in charge for so long some analysts claimed Russians had a cultural predisposition for authoritarian leaders. Yet, as a result of reforms initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev, ne…

  • Russia's Unfinished Revolution

    Russia's Unfinished Revolution
    av Michael McFaul

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801439001

    For centuries, dictators ruled Russia. Tsars and Communist Party chiefs were in charge for so long some analysts claimed Russians had a cultural predisposition for authoritarian leaders. Yet, as a result of reforms initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev, ne…

  • Standards and Their Stories

    Standards and Their Stories

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474613

    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…

  • Humiliation

    Humiliation
    av William Ian Miller

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801481178

    How do we feel when our friend turns up with a holiday present and we have nothing ready to give in exchange? What lies behind our small social panics and the maneuvers we use, to avoid losing face? Recognizing how much we care about how others see…

  • Lesbian Mothers

    Lesbian Mothers
    av Ellen Lewin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501728037

    Within a society that long considered "lesbian motherhood" a contradiction in terms, what were the experiences of lesbian mothers at the end of the twentieth century? In this illuminating book, lesbian mothers tell their stories of how they became m…

  • 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…

  • Becoming a Woman in the Age of Letters

    Becoming a Woman in the Age of Letters
    av Dena Goodman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475450

    Over the course of the eighteenth century, increasing numbers of French women, from the wives and daughters of artisans and merchants to countesses and queens, became writers-not authors, and not mere signers of names, but writers of letters. Taking…

  • The Domain of Images

    The Domain of Images
    av James Elkins

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487248

    In the domain of visual images, those of fine art form a tiny minority. This original and brilliant book calls upon art historians to look beyond their traditional subjects-painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking-to the vast array of "nonart…

  • Russia's Entangled Embrace

    Russia's Entangled Embrace
    av Stephen Badalyan Riegg

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501750113

    Russia's Entangled Embrace traces the relationship between the Romanov state and the Armenian diaspora that populated Russia's territorial fringes and navigated the tsarist empire's metropolitan centers.By engaging the ongoing debates about imperial…

  • This Sex Which Is Not One

    This Sex Which Is Not One
    av Luce Irigaray

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493317

    In This Sex Which Is Not One, Luce Irigaray elaborates on some of the major themes of Speculum of the Other Woman, her landmark work on the status of woman in Western philosophical discourse and in psychoanalytic theory, In eleven acute and widely r…

  • Why Intelligence Fails

    Why Intelligence Fails
    av Robert Jervis

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478062

    The U.S. government spends enormous resources each year on the gathering and analysis of intelligence, yet the history of American foreign policy is littered with missteps and misunderstandings that have resulted from intelligence failures. In Why I…

  • Why Intelligence Fails

    Why Intelligence Fails
    av Robert Jervis

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447853

  • Why Intelligence Fails

    Why Intelligence Fails
    av Robert Jervis

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801457616

    Jervis examines the politics and psychology of two of the more spectacular intelligence failures in recent memory: the mistaken belief that the regime of the Shah in Iran was secure and stable in 1978, and the 2002 claim that Iraq had active WMD pro…

  • After Newspeak

    After Newspeak
    av Michael S. Gorham

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479267

    In After Newspeak, Michael S. Gorham presents a cultural history of the politics of Russian language from Gorbachev and glasnost to Putin and the emergence of new generations of Web technologies. Gorham begins from the premise that periods of rapid…

  • After Newspeak

    After Newspeak
    av Michael S. Gorham

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801452628

    In After Newspeak, Michael S. Gorham presents a cultural history of the politics of Russian language from Gorbachev and glasnost to Putin and the emergence of new generations of Web technologies. Gorham begins from the premise that periods of rapid…

  • Greatness Engendered

    Greatness Engendered
    av Alison Booth

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501727771

    The egotism that fuels the desire for greatness has been associated exclusively with men, according to one feminist view; yet many women cannot suppress the need to strive for greatness. In this forceful and compelling book, Alison Booth traces thro…

  • Sex, Love, and Letters

    Sex, Love, and Letters
    av Judith G. Coffin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501750540

    When Judith G. Coffin discovered a virtually unexplored treasure trove of letters to Simone de Beauvoir from Beauvoir's international readers, it inspired Coffin to explore the intimate bond between the famed author and her reading public. This corr…

  • History, Metaphors, Fables

    History, Metaphors, Fables
    av Hans Blumenberg

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501747984

    History, Metaphors, and Fables collects the central writings by Hans Blumenberg and covers topics such as on the philosophy of language, metaphor theory, non-conceptuality, aesthetics, politics, and literary studies. This landmark volume demonstrate…

  • History, Metaphors, Fables

    History, Metaphors, Fables
    av Hans Blumenberg

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501732829

    History, Metaphors, and Fables collects the central writings by Hans Blumenberg and covers topics such as on the philosophy of language, metaphor theory, non-conceptuality, aesthetics, politics, and literary studies. This landmark volume demonstrate…