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  • Abloh-isms

    Abloh-isms
    av Virgil Abloh

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691213798

    A collection of essential quotations from the renowned fashion designer, DJ, and stylist Abloh-isms is a collection of essential quotations from American fashion designer, DJ, and stylist Virgil Abloh, who has established himself as a major creative…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    The Mushroom at the End of the World
    av Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691220550

    What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s acc…

  • Mastering 'Metrics

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Danskt band - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152844

    Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu…

  • Europe's Birds

    Europe's Birds
    av Andy Swash

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177656

    The most comprehensive single-volume photographic guide to Europe’s birds ever produced—from the authors of the acclaimed Britain’s Birds Covering more than 900 species, and illustrated with 4,700 photographs, Europe’s Birds…

  • The Genetic Lottery

    The Genetic Lottery

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190808

    A provocative and timely case for how the science of genetics can help create a more just and equal society In recent years, scientists like Kathryn Paige Harden have shown that DNA makes us different, in our personalities and in our health—an…

  • Very Important People

    Very Important People

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691227054

    A sociologist and former fashion model takes readers inside the elite global party circuit of "models and bottles" to reveal how beautiful young women are used to boost the status of men Million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Rivi…

  • Very Important People

    Very Important People
    av Ashley Mears

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168654

    A sociologist and former fashion model takes readers inside the elite global party circuit of "models and bottles" to reveal how beautiful young women are used to boost the status of men Million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Rivi…

  • The Origins and History of Consciousness

    The Origins and History of Consciousness
    av Erich Neumann

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163598

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most…

  • Twelve Caesars

    Twelve Caesars

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691222363

    From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of power for more than 2,000 years What does the face of power look like? Who…

  • Racism

    Racism
    av George M. Fredrickson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167053

    Are antisemitism and white supremacy manifestations of a general phenomenon? Why didn't racism appear in Europe before the fourteenth century, and why did it flourish as never before in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Why did the twentieth…

  • 1177 B.C.

    1177 B.C.
    av Eric H. Cline

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208015

    A bold reassessment of what caused the Late Bronze Age collapse In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid int…

  • An Anthropology of Images

    An Anthropology of Images
    av Hans Belting

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160962

    In this groundbreaking book, renowned art historian Hans Belting proposes a new anthropological theory for interpreting human picture making. Rather than focus exclusively on pictures as they are embodied in various media such as painting, sculpture…

  • The Box

    The Box
    av Marc Levinson

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170817

    In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramati…

  • Fungi of Temperate Europe

    Fungi of Temperate Europe
    av Thomas Laessoe, Jens H. Petersen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180373

    An unprecedented two-volume exploration of the fungi of temperate Europe Fungi of Temperate Europe is one of the most comprehensive mycological guides ever published. Featuring more than 7,000 photographs, this lavish two-volume set treats more tha…

  • Career and Family

    Career and Family

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691201788

    A renowned economic historian traces women’s journey to close the gender wage gap and sheds new light on the continued struggle to achieve equity between couples at home A century ago, it was a given that a woman with a college degree had to c…

  • Ballad of the Bullet

    Ballad of the Bullet
    av Forrest Stuart

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691206493

    How poor urban youth in Chicago use social media to profit from portrayals of gang violence, and the questions this raises about poverty, opportunities, and public voyeurism Amid increasing hardship and limited employment options, poor urban youth a…

  • Ballad of the Bullet

    Ballad of the Bullet
    av Forrest Stuart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194431

    How poor urban youth in Chicago use social media to profit from portrayals of gang violence, and the questions this raises about poverty, opportunities, and public voyeurism Amid increasing hardship and limited employment options, poor urban youth a…

  • Animals of the Masai Mara

    Animals of the Masai Mara
    av Adam Scott Kennedy

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156019

    One of the greatest attractions of a trip to Kenya is the chance to see animals such as lions, cheetah, leopards, zebra, and giraffe up close and in their natural habitats. Animals of the Masai Mara is a lavish photographic guide that explores the c…

  • The Age of the Vikings

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169293

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships…

  • The Great Mother

    The Great Mother
    av Erich Neumann

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166070

    This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has be…

  • Against Democracy

    Against Democracy
    av Jason Brennan

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178493

    Most people believe democracy is a uniquely just form of government. They believe people have the right to an equal share of political power. And they believe that political participation is good for us--it empowers us, helps us get what we want, an…

  • Europe and the Islamic World

    Europe and the Islamic World
    av John Tolan

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168579

    Europe and the Islamic World sheds much-needed light on the shared roots of Islamic and Western cultures and on the richness of their inextricably intertwined histories, refuting once and for all the misguided notion of a "clash of civilizations" be…

  • Europe and the Islamic World

    Europe and the Islamic World
    av John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, Henry Laurens

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147055

    Europe and the Islamic World sheds much-needed light on the shared roots of Islamic and Western cultures and on the richness of their inextricably intertwined histories, refuting once and for all the misguided notion of a "clash of civilizations" be…

  • Empires in World History

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152363

    Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a…

  • On Weaving

    On Weaving
    av Anni Albers

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177854

    The classic book on the art and history of weaving--now expanded and in full color Written by one of the twentieth century's leading textile artists, this splendidly illustrated book is a luminous meditation on the art of weaving, its history, its t…

  • The Undiscovered Self

    The Undiscovered Self
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150512

    These two essays, written late in Jung's life, reflect his responses to the shattering experience of World War II and the dawn of mass society. Among his most influential works, "The Undiscovered Self" is a plea for his generation--and those to come…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Danskt band - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691120355

    The core methods in today's econometric toolkit are linear regression for statistical control, instrumental variables methods for the analysis of natural experiments, and differences-in-differences methods that exploit policy changes. In the modern…

  • Why Trust Science?

    Why Trust Science?
    av Naomi Oreskes

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691212265

    Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Are doctors right when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when they warn us about the perils of global warming? Why should we trust scien…

  • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

    The Horse, the Wheel, and Language
    av David W. Anthony

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691148182

    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until no…

  • The Nature of Space and Time

    The Nature of Space and Time
    av Stephen Hawking

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168449

    Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all…

  • Astrophysics in a Nutshell

    Astrophysics in a Nutshell
    av Dan Maoz

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164793

    Winner of the American Astronomical Society's Chambliss Award, Astrophysics in a Nutshell has become the text of choice in astrophysics courses for science majors at top universities in North America and beyond. In this expanded and fully updated se…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm

    Danskt band - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173221

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160597

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the…

  • How to Solve It

    How to Solve It
    av G. Polya, John H. Conway, G. Polya

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164076

    A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can…

  • Modi's India

    Modi's India
    av Christophe Jaffrelot

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691206806

    A riveting account of how a popularly elected leader has steered the world's largest democracy toward authoritarianism and intolerance Over the past two decades, thanks to Narendra Modi, Hindu nationalism has been coupled with a form of national-pop…

  • The Nobel Factor

    The Nobel Factor
    av Avner Offer

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196312

    How the creation of the Nobel Prize in Economics changed the economics profession, Sweden, and the world Our confidence in markets comes from economics, and our confidence in economics is underpinned by the Nobel Prize in Economics, which was first…

  • The Nobel Factor

    The Nobel Factor
    av Avner Offer, Gabriel Söderberg

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166032

    Economic theory may be speculative, but its impact is powerful and real. Since the 1970s, it has been closely associated with a sweeping change around the world--the "market turn." This is what Avner Offer and Gabriel Soderberg call the rise of mark…

  • Meaning in Life and Why It Matters

    Meaning in Life and Why It Matters
    av Susan Wolf

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154503

    Most people, including philosophers, tend to classify human motives as falling into one of two categories: the egoistic or the altruistic, the self-interested or the moral. According to Susan Wolf, however, much of what motivates us does not comfort…

  • The Kingdom of Fungi

    The Kingdom of Fungi
    av Jens H. Petersen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691157542

    The fungi realm has been called the "hidden kingdom," a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widely in color, size, and shape. The Kingdom of Fungi p…

  • The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
    av Josiah Ober

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173146

    Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly h…

  • Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More

    Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More
    av Alexei Yurchak

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691121178

    Soviet socialism was based on paradoxes that were revealed by the peculiar experience of its collapse. To the people who lived in that system the collapse seemed both completely unexpected and completely unsurprising. At the moment of collapse it su…

  • Private Government

    Private Government
    av Elizabeth Anderson

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192246

    Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments—and why we can’t see it One in four American workers says their workplace is a “dictatorship.” Yet that number almost certainly would be higher if we recognized employe…

  • Private Government

    Private Government
    av Elizabeth Anderson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176512

    Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments--and why we can't see it One in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number probably would be even higher if we recognized most employers for what they are-…

  • The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism

    The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism
    av Gosta Esping-Andersen

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691028576

    Few discussions in modern social science have occupied as much attention as the changing nature of welfare states in Western societies. Gsta Esping-Andersen, one of the foremost contributors to current debates on this issue, here provides a new anal…

  • Synchronicity

    Synchronicity
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150505

    Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately explain. He discussed these ideas with Albert Einstein before World War I, but first used the…

  • Plagues upon the Earth

    Plagues upon the Earth

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192123

    A sweeping germ’s-eye view of history from human origins to global pandemics Plagues upon the Earth is a monumental history of humans and their germs. Weaving together a grand narrative of global history with insights from cutting-edge genetic…

  • Not for Profit

    Not for Profit
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173320

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have been see…

  • Arsham-isms

    Arsham-isms
    av Daniel Arsham

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691217505

    A collection of compelling quotations from a rising star in contemporary art, architecture, and design The work of renowned contemporary artist Daniel Arsham blurs the lines between art, architecture, archeology, and design. In his distinctive style…

  • Secret Wars

    Secret Wars
    av Austin Carson

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204123

    Secret Wars is the first book to systematically analyze the ways powerful states covertly participate in foreign wars, showing a recurring pattern of such behavior stretching from World War I to U.S.-occupied Iraq. Investigating what governments kee…

  • Secret Wars

    Secret Wars
    av Austin Carson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181769

    Secret Wars is the first book to systematically analyze the ways powerful states covertly participate in foreign wars, showing a recurring pattern of such behavior stretching from World War I to U.S.-occupied Iraq. Investigating what governments kee…

  • Escape from Rome

    Escape from Rome
    av Walter Scheidel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172187

    The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world The fall of the Roman Empire has long been considered one of the greatest disasters in history. But in this groundbreaking book, Walter Scheidel argues that…

  • The Roman Republic of Letters

    The Roman Republic of Letters

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193878

    An intellectual history of the late Roman Republic—and the senators who fought both scholarly debates and a civil war In The Roman Republic of Letters, Katharina Volk explores a fascinating chapter of intellectual history, focusing on the lite…

  • Escape from Rome

    Escape from Rome
    av Walter Scheidel

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691216737

    The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world The fall of the Roman Empire has long been considered one of the greatest disasters in history. But in this groundbreaking book, Walter Scheidel argues that…

  • The Myth of the Eternal Return

    The Myth of the Eternal Return
    av Mircea Eliade

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182971

    First published in English in 1954, this founding work of the history of religions secured the North American reputation of the Romanian émigré-scholar Mircea Eliade. Making reference to an astonishing number of cultures and drawing on scholarship p…

  • Birds of the Masai Mara

    Birds of the Masai Mara
    av Adam Scott Kennedy

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155944

    Birds of the Masai Mara is a remarkably beautiful photographic guide featuring the bird species likely to be encountered by visitors to the popular Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. With an eye-catching layout, easy-to-use format, and no-jargon…

  • How to Think Like an Anthropologist

    How to Think Like an Anthropologist
    av Matthew Engelke

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193137

    From an award-winning anthropologist, a lively, accessible, and irreverent introduction to the fieldWhat is anthropology? What can it tell us about the world? Why, in short, does it matter? For well over a century, cultural anthropologists have circ…

  • How to Think Like an Anthropologist

    How to Think Like an Anthropologist
    av Matthew Engelke

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178783

    From an award-winning anthropologist, a lively accessible, and at times irreverent introduction to the subjectWhat is anthropology? What can it tell us about the world? Why, in short, does it matter? For well over a century, cultural anthropologists…

  • Boko Haram

    Boko Haram
    av Alexander Thurston

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691197081

    A comprehensive history of one of the world's deadliest jihadist groups Boko Haram is one of the world's deadliest jihadist groups. It has killed more than twenty thousand people and displaced more than two million in a campaign of terror that began…

  • Boko Haram

    Boko Haram
    av Alexander Thurston

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172248

    A comprehensive history of one of the world's deadliest jihadist groups Boko Haram is one of the world's deadliest jihadist groups. It has killed more than twenty thousand people and displaced more than two million in a campaign of terror that began…