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  • Persuasion and Healing

    Persuasion and Healing
    av Jerome D. Frank

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801846366

    This popular study of "psychological healing"treats topics ranging from religious revivalism and magical healing to contemporary psychotherapies, from the role of the shaman in nonindustrialized societies to the traditional mental hospital. Jerome a…

  • Tree Story

    Tree Story
    av Valerie Trouet

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421437774

    Children around the world know that to tell how old a tree is, you count its rings. Few people, however, know that research into tree rings has also made amazing contributions to our understanding of Earth's climate history and its influences on hum…

  • The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Science, Deception, and the War on Vaccines

    The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Science, Deception, and the War on Vaccines
    av Brian Deer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438009

    From San Francisco to Shanghai, from Vancouver to Venice, controversy over vaccines is erupting around the globe. Fear is spreading. Banished diseases have returned. And a militant "anti-vax" movement has surfaced to campaign against children's shot…

  • Democracy in Decline?

    Democracy in Decline?

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421421216

    For almost a decade, Freedom House's annual survey has highlighted a decline in democracy in most regions of the globe. While some analysts draw upon this evidence to argue that the world has entered a "democratic recession," others dispute that int…

  • Democracy in Decline?

    Democracy in Decline?

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421418186

    For almost a decade, Freedom House's annual survey has highlighted a decline in democracy in most regions of the globe. While some analysts draw upon this evidence to argue that the world has entered a "democratic recession," others dispute that int…

  • Travel in the Ancient World

    Travel in the Ancient World
    av Lionel Casson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801848087

    The only book of its kind in any language, Travel in the Ancient World offers a lively, comprehensive history of ancient travel, from the first Egyptian voyages recorded in Old Kingdom inscriptions through Greek and Roman times to the Christian pilg…

  • Broken Cities

    Broken Cities
    av Martin Devecka

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438412

    We have been taught to think of ruins as historical artifacts, relegated to the past by a catastrophic event. Instead, Martin Devecka argues that we should see them as processes taking place over a long present. In Broken Cities, Devecka offers a wi…

  • Broken Cities

    Broken Cities
    av Martin Devecka

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438429

    We have been taught to think of ruins as historical artifacts, relegated to the past by a catastrophic event. Instead, Martin Devecka argues that we should see them as processes taking place over a long present. In Broken Cities, Devecka offers a wi…

  • Detectives in the Shadows

    Detectives in the Shadows
    av Susanna Lee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421437095

    Steadfast in fighting crime, but operating outside the police force-and sometimes even the law-is the private detective. Driven by his own moral code, he is a shadowy figure in a trench coat standing on a street corner, his face most likely obscured…

  • Brainteaser Physics

    Brainteaser Physics
    av Goeran Grimvall

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801885129

    Does a glass of ice water filled to the brim overflow when the ice melts? Does the energy inside a sauna increase when you heat it up? What's the best way to cool your coffee-adding the creamer first or last? These and other challenging puzzlers pro…

  • Mineral Rites

    Mineral Rites
    av Bob Johnson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421427560

    Spanning the past two hundred years, this book offers an alternative history of modernity that restores to fossil fuels their central role in the growth of capitalism and modernity itself, including the emotional attachments and real injuries that t…

  • The First Casualty

    The First Casualty
    av Phillip Knightley

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801880308

    "The first casualty when war comes, is truth," said American Senator Hiram Johnson in 1917. In his gripping, now-classic history of war journalism, Phillip Knightley shows just how right Johnson was. From William Howard Russell, who described the ap…

  • The Culture of the Babylonian Talmud

    The Culture of the Babylonian Talmud
    av Jeffrey L. Rubenstein

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801882654

    In this pathbreaking study Jeffrey L. Rubenstein reconstructs the cultural milieu of the rabbinic academy that produced the Babylonian Talmud, or Bavli, which quickly became the authoritative text of rabbinic Judaism and remains so to this day. Unli…

  • Escapism

    Escapism
    av Yi-Fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801865404

    In prehistoric times, our ancestors began building shelters and planting crops in order to escape from nature's harsh realities. Today, we flee urban dangers for the safer, reconfigured world of suburban lawns and parks. According to geographer Yi-F…

  • A History of Global Health

    A History of Global Health
    av Randall M. Packard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421420332

    Over the past century, hundreds of billions of dollars have been invested in programs aimed at improving health on a global scale. Given the enormous scale and complexity of these lifesaving operations, why do millions of people in low-income countr…

  • A History of Global Health

    A History of Global Health
    av Randall M. Packard

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421420325

    Over the past century, hundreds of billions of dollars have been invested in programs aimed at improving health on a global scale. Given the enormous scale and complexity of these lifesaving operations, why do millions of people in low-income countr…

  • Of Grammatology

    Of Grammatology
    av Jacques Derrida

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421419954

    Jacques Derrida's revolutionary approach to phenomenology, psychoanalysis, structuralism, linguistics, and indeed the entire European tradition of philosophy-called deconstruction-changed the face of criticism. It provoked a questioning of philosoph…

  • Deceit, Desire, and the Novel

    Deceit, Desire, and the Novel
    av Rene Girard

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801818301

    This study extends beyond the scope of literature into the psychology of much of our contemporary scene, including fashion, advertising, and propaganda techniques. In considering such aspects, the author goes beyond the domain of pure aesthetics and…

  • The Medicalization of Society

    The Medicalization of Society
    av Peter Conrad

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801885853

    Over the past half-century, the social terrain of health and illness has been transformed. What were once considered normal human events and common human problems-birth, aging, menopause, alcoholism, and obesity-are now viewed as medical conditions.…

  • General Psychopathology

    General Psychopathology
    av Karl Jaspers

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801858154

    Volume 2 In 1910, Karl Jaspers wrote a seminal essay on morbid jealousy in which he laid the foundation for the psychopathological phenomenology that through his work and the work of Hans Gruhle and Kurt Schneider, among others, would become the hal…

  • General Psychopathology

    General Psychopathology
    av Karl Jaspers

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801857751

    Volume 1 In 1910, Karl Jaspers wrote a seminal essay on morbid jealousy in which he laid the foundation for the psychopathological phenomenology that through his work and the work of Hans Gruhle and Kurt Schneider, among others, would become the hal…

  • The Rise of Amphibians

    The Rise of Amphibians
    av Robert Carroll

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801891403

    For nearly 100 million years, amphibians and their ancestors dominated the terrestrial and shallow water environments of the earth. Archaic animals with an amphibious way of life gave rise not only to modern frogs, salamanders, and caecilians but al…

  • Children and Childhood in Classical Athens

    Children and Childhood in Classical Athens
    av Mark Golden

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421416861

    First published in 1990, Children and Childhood in Classical Athens was the first book in English to explore the lives of children in ancient Athens. Drawing on literary, artistic, and archaeological sources as well as on comparative studies of fami…

  • Children and Childhood in Classical Athens

    Children and Childhood in Classical Athens
    av Mark Golden

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421416854

    First published in 1990, Children and Childhood in Classical Athens was the first book in English to explore the lives of children in ancient Athens. Drawing on literary, artistic, and archaeological sources as well as on comparative studies of fami…

  • The Cheese and the Worms

    The Cheese and the Worms
    av Carlo Ginzburg

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421409887

    The Cheese and the Worms is an incisive study of popular culture in the sixteenth century as seen through the eyes of one man, the miller known as Menocchio, who was accused of heresy during the Inquisition and sentenced to death. Carlo Ginzburg use…

  • Engineering Rules

    Engineering Rules
    av JoAnne Yates

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421428895

    Private, voluntary standards shape almost everything we use, from screw threads to shipping containers to e-readers. They have been critical to every major change in the world economy for more than a century, including the rise of global manufacturi…

  • Engineering Rules

    Engineering Rules
    av JoAnne Yates

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421440033

    Private, voluntary standards shape almost everything we use, from screw threads to shipping containers to e-readers. They have been critical to every major change in the world economy for more than a century, including the rise of global manufacturi…

  • The Scapegoat

    The Scapegoat
    av Rene Girard, Yvonne Freccero, Rene Girard

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801839177

    Widely regarded as one of the most profound critics of our time, Rene Girard has pursued a powerful line of inquiry across the fields of the humanities and the social sciences. His theories, which the French press has termed "l'hypothese girardienne…

  • Between Human and Machine

    Between Human and Machine
    av David A. Mindell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801880575

    Today, we associate the relationship between feedback, control, and computing with Norbert Wiener's 1948 formulation of cybernetics. But the theoretical and practical foundations for cybernetics, control engineering, and digital computing were laid…

  • Between Human and Machine

    Between Human and Machine
    av David A. Mindell

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801868955

    Today, we associate the relationship between feedback, control, and computing with Norbert Wiener's 1948 formulation of cybernetics. But the theoretical and practical foundations for cybernetics, control engineering, and digital computing were laid…

  • The Environment

    The Environment
    av Paul Warde

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421426792

    Is it possible for the economy to grow without the environment being destroyed? Will our lifestyles impoverish the planet for our children and grandchildren? Is the world sick? Can it be healed? Less than a lifetime ago, these questions would have m…

  • The Environment

    The Environment
    av Paul Warde

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421440026

    Is it possible for the economy to grow without the environment being destroyed? Will our lifestyles impoverish the planet for our children and grandchildren? Is the world sick? Can it be healed? Less than a lifetime ago, these questions would have m…

  • The Night Battles

    The Night Battles
    av Carlo Ginzburg

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421409924

    Based on research in the Inquisitorial archives of Northern Italy, The Night Battles recounts the story of a peasant fertility cult centered on the benandanti, literally, "good walkers." These men and women described fighting extraordinary ritual ba…

  • The Social History of the Machine Gun

    The Social History of the Machine Gun
    av John Ellis

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801833588

  • Chimpanzee Politics

    Chimpanzee Politics
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801886560

    The first edition of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, business leaders, and social psychologists for its remarkable insights into the most basic huma…

  • Matrix Computations

    Matrix Computations
    av Gene H. Golub

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421407944

    The fourth edition of Gene H. Golub and Charles F. Van Loan's classic is an essential reference for computational scientists and engineers in addition to researchers in the numerical linear algebra community. Anyone whose work requires the solution…

  • The Amish

    The Amish
    av Donald B. Kraybill

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421425665

    The Amish have always struggled with the modern world. Known for their simple clothing, plain lifestyle, and horse-and-buggy mode of transportation, Amish communities continually face outside pressures to modify their cultural patterns, social organ…

  • The Amish

    The Amish
    av Donald B. Kraybill

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421409146

    The Amish have always struggled with the modern world. Known for their simple clothing, plain lifestyle, and horse-and-buggy mode of transportation, Amish communities continually face outside pressures to modify their cultural patterns, social organ…

  • The Urban Experience

    The Urban Experience
    av David Harvey

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801838491

    This book is prepared in a way which recognises the needs of police officers, those who wish to study the criminal law, and members of the public who wish to refer to a legal text which is written in terms which they can understand. The text sets ou…

  • Academia Next

    Academia Next
    av Bryan Alexander

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421436425

    The outlook for the future of colleges and universities is uncertain. Financial stresses, changing student populations, and rapidly developing technologies all pose significant challenges to the nation's colleges and universities. In Academia Next,…

  • The Act of Reading

    The Act of Reading
    av Wolfgang Iser

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801823718

    Iser examines what happens during the reading process, and how it is basic to the development of a theory of aesthetic response, setting in motion a chain of events that depends both on the text and the exercise of certain human faculties.

  • Control through Communication

    Control through Communication
    av JoAnne Yates

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801846137

    A superb historical analysis of the philosophical and technological forces that led to the development of communication genres and processes in the modern American corporation.

  • Out of My Life and Thought

    Out of My Life and Thought
    av Albert Schweitzer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801894121

    Published to commemorate Albert Schweitzer's only visit to the United States 60 years ago, this anniversary edition of his autobiography gives 21st-century readers a unique and authoritative account of the man John F. Kennedy called "one of the tran…

  • Forest Ecosystems

    Forest Ecosystems
    av David A. Perry

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801888403

    This acclaimed textbook is the most comprehensive available in the field of forest ecology. Designed for advanced students of forest science, ecology, and environmental studies, it is also an essential reference for forest ecologists, foresters, and…

  • Latin America and Global Capitalism

    Latin America and Global Capitalism
    av William I. Robinson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801898341

    This ambitious volume chronicles and analyzes from a critical globalization perspective the social, economic, and political changes sweeping across Latin America from the 1970s through the present day. Sociologist William I. Robinson summarizes his…

  • Latin America and Global Capitalism

    Latin America and Global Capitalism
    av William I. Robinson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801890390

    This ambitious volume chronicles and analyzes from a critical globalization perspective the social, economic, and political changes sweeping across Latin America from the 1970s through the present day. Sociologist William I. Robinson summarizes his…

  • Teaching as if Life Matters

    Teaching as if Life Matters
    av Christopher Uhl

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421400389

    What would it be like to teach as if life matters? To move beyond the typical regimen of classroom exercises, homework, and standardized tests and to guide students through life's most important lessons? Dissatisfied with traditional educational mod…

  • Teaching as if Life Matters

    Teaching as if Life Matters
    av Christopher Uhl

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421400396

    What would it be like to teach as if life matters? To move beyond the typical regimen of classroom exercises, homework, and standardized tests and to guide students through life's most important lessons? Dissatisfied with traditional educational mod…

  • COVID-19 and World Order

    COVID-19 and World Order

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421440736

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has killed hundreds of thousands of people and infected millions while also devastating the world economy. The consequences of the pandemic, however, go much further: they threaten the fabric of national and internation…

  • No Kids Allowed

    No Kids Allowed
    av Michelle Ann Abate

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438863

    What do Adam Mansbach's Go the F**k to Sleep and Barbara Park's MA! There's Nothing to Do Here! have in common? These large-format picture books are decidedly intended for parents rather than children. In No Kids Allowed, Michelle Ann Abate examines…

  • No Kids Allowed

    No Kids Allowed
    av Michelle Ann Abate

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438856

    What do Adam Mansbach's Go the F**k to Sleep and Barbara Park's MA! There's Nothing to Do Here! have in common? These large-format picture books are decidedly intended for parents rather than children. In No Kids Allowed, Michelle Ann Abate examines…

  • Bodies of Evidence

    Bodies of Evidence
    av Ian Burney

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801862403

    In Bodies of Evidence, Ian Burney offers an important reinterpretation of the role of the scientific expert in the modern democratic state. At the core of this study lies the coroner's inquest-the ancient tribunal in English law held to account for…

  • Latour and the Humanities

    Latour and the Humanities

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421439211

    In recent years, defenses of the humanities have tended to argue along predictable lines: the humanities foster empathy, the humanities encourage critical thinking, the humanities offer a counterweight to the cold calculations of the natural and soc…

  • Latour and the Humanities

    Latour and the Humanities

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438900

    In recent years, defenses of the humanities have tended to argue along predictable lines: the humanities foster empathy, the humanities encourage critical thinking, the humanities offer a counterweight to the cold calculations of the natural and soc…

  • Never Pure

    Never Pure
    av Steven Shapin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801894213

    Steven Shapin argues that science, for all its immense authority and power, is and always has been a human endeavor, subject to human capacities and limits. Put simply, science has never been pure. To be human is to err, and we understand science be…

  • Never Pure

    Never Pure
    av Steven Shapin

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801894206

    Steven Shapin argues that science, for all its immense authority and power, is and always has been a human endeavor, subject to human capacities and limits. Put simply, science has never been pure. To be human is to err, and we understand science be…

  • Knowledge Games

    Knowledge Games
    av Karen Schrier

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421419206

    Imagine if new knowledge and insights came not just from research centers, think tanks, and universities but also from games, of all things. Video games have been viewed as causing social problems, but what if they actually helped solve them? This q…

  • Migraine

    Migraine
    av Katherine Foxhall

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421429489

    For centuries, people have talked of a powerful bodily disorder called migraine, which currently affects about a billion people around the world. Yet until now, the rich history of this condition has barely been told. In Migraine, award-winning hist…

  • Alfred North Whitehead

    Alfred North Whitehead
    av Victor Lowe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421434209

    Originally published in 1990. The second volume of Victor Lowe's definitive work on Alfred North Whitehead completes the biography of one of the twentieth century's most influential yet least understood philosophers. In 1910 Whitehead abruptly ended…

  • Science Rules

    Science Rules

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801879449

    Is there a universal set of rules for discovering and testing scientific hypotheses? Since the birth of modern science, philosophers, scientists, and other thinkers have wrestled with this fundamental question of scientific practice. Efforts to devi…

  • Science Rules

    Science Rules

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801879432

    Is there a universal set of rules for discovering and testing scientific hypotheses? Since the birth of modern science, philosophers, scientists, and other thinkers have wrestled with this fundamental question of scientific practice. Efforts to devi…

  • Genealogies of Religion

    Genealogies of Religion
    av Talal Asad

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801846328

    In "Geneologies of Religion", Talal Asad explores how religion as a historical category emerged in the West and has come to be applied as a universal concept. The idea that religion has undergone a radical change since the Christian Reformation-from…

  • Networks of Power

    Networks of Power
    av Thomas Parker Hughes

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801846144

    Awarded the Dexter Prize by the Society for the History of Technology, this book offers a comparative history of the evolution of modern electric power systems. It described large-scale technological change and demonstrates that technology cannot be…

  • Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting

    Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting
    av Alexandra Brewis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421433356

    Stigma is a dehumanizing process, a method of shaming and blaming that is embedded in our beliefs about who does and does not have value within society. In Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting, medical anthropologists Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich explor…

  • A World of Difference

    A World of Difference
    av Barbara Johnson

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801837456