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  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171326

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • The World According to Physics

    The World According to Physics
    av Jim Al-Khalili

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182308

    Quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili offers a fascinating and illuminating look at what physics reveals about the world Shining a light on the most profound insights revealed by modern physics, Jim Al-Kha…

  • Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy

    Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy
    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…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168135

    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155227

    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • Empires in World History

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Häftad - 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…

  • Racism

    Racism
    av George M. Fredrickson

    Häftad - 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…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

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

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178325

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible del…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

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

    Häftad - 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 account of thes…

  • This Time Is Different

    This Time Is Different
    av Carmen M. Reinhart

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152646

    Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the o…

  • The Myth of the Eternal Return

    The Myth of the Eternal Return
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 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 emigre-scholar Mircea Eliade. Making reference to an astonishing number of cultures and drawing on scholarship p…

  • 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

    The original vision of Grimms' tales in English for the first time 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 G…

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction

    Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction
    av Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171692

    An authoritative introduction to the exciting new technologies of digital money Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies provides a comprehensive introduction to the revolutionary yet often misunderstood new technologies of digital currency. Whether…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

    Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    av Anne Case, Angus Deaton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190785

    A New York Times Bestseller A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year A New Statesman Book to Read F…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

    Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    av Anne Case, Angus Deaton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691207827

    New York Times Bestseller Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year From economist Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton, a groundbr…

  • 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…

  • Shamanism

    Shamanism
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210667

    The foundational work on shamanism now available as a Princeton Classics paperback Shamanism is an essential work on the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. The founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Mircea Eliade s…

  • Pursuing Sustainability: A Guide to the Science and Practice

    Pursuing Sustainability: A Guide to the Science and Practice
    av Pamela Matson, William C. Clark, Krister Andersson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691157610

    Sustainability is a global imperative and a scientific challenge like no other. This concise guide provides students and practitioners with a strategic framework for linking knowledge with action in the pursuit of sustainable development, and serves…

  • Interaction Ritual Chains

    Interaction Ritual Chains
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691123899

    Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by a common force: interaction rituals. Interaction Ritual Chains is a…

  • Not for Profit

    Not for Profit
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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…

  • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

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

    Häftad - 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 Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350

    The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350
    av Robert Bartlett

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037806

    From our twentieth-century perspective, we tend to think of the Europe of the past as a colonizer, a series of empires that conquered lands beyond their borders and forced European cultural values on other peoples. This provocative book shows that E…

  • Secret Wars

    Secret Wars
    av Austin Carson

    Häftad - 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…

  • The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga: Notes of the Seminar Given in 1932 by C. G. Jung

    The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga: Notes of the Seminar Given in 1932 by C. G. Jung
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691006765

    Kundalini yoga presented Jung with a model of something that was almost completely lacking in Western psychology--an account of the development phases of higher consciousness.... Jung's insistence on the psychogenic and symbolic significance of such…

  • Trust in Numbers

    Trust in Numbers
    av Theodore M. Porter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208411

    A foundational work on historical and social studies of quantification What accounts for the prestige of quantitative methods? The usual answer is that quantification is desirable in social investigation as a result of its successes in science. Trus…

  • Capitalism without Capital

    Capitalism without Capital
    av Jonathan Haskel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183299

    Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and…

  • Globalization

    Globalization
    av Jurgen Osterhammel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691133959

    "Globalization" has become a popular buzzword for explaining today's world. The expression achieved terminological stardom in the 1990s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages. But is this much-discussed ph…

  • The Soul of the World

    The Soul of the World
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169286

    In The Soul of the World, renowned philosopher Roger Scruton defends the experience of the sacred against today's fashionable forms of atheism. He argues that our personal relationships, moral intuitions, and aesthetic judgments hint at a transcende…

  • The I Ching or Book of Changes

    The I Ching or Book of Changes

    Inbunden - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691097503

    The I Ching, or Book of Changes, a common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy, is one of the first efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3,000 years, and interest…

  • Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life

    Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life
    av Zena Hitz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178714

    An invitation to readers from every walk of life to rediscover the impractical splendors of a life of learning In an overloaded, superficial, technological world, in which almost everything and everybody is judged by its usefulness, where can we tur…

  • On Weaving: New Expanded Edition

    On Weaving: New Expanded Edition
    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…

  • On Bullshit

    On Bullshit
    av Harry G. Frankfurt

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691122946

    One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize b…

  • On Bullshit

    On Bullshit
    av Harry G. Frankfurt

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691226033

  • How Propaganda Works

    How Propaganda Works
    av Jason Stanley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173429

    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulati…

  • The Great Leveler

    The Great Leveler
    av Walter Scheidel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183251

    Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel s…

  • Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events

    Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182292

    From Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a groundbreaking account of how stories help drive economic events--and why financial panics can spread like epidemic viruses In a world in which internet troll…

  • Narrative Economics

    Narrative Economics
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210261

    From Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a groundbreaking account of how stories help drive economic events-and why financial panics can spread like epidemic viruses Stories people tell-about financial…

  • Violence

    Violence
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691143224

    In the popular misconception fostered by blockbuster action movies and best-selling thrillers--not to mention conventional explanations by social scientists--violence is easy under certain conditions, like poverty, racial or ideological hatreds, or…

  • The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs: Second Edition

    The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs: Second Edition
    av Gregory S. Paul

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167664

    A fully updated and expanded new edition of the acclaimed, bestselling dinosaur field guide The bestselling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleon…

  • #Republic

    #Republic
    av Cass R. Sunstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180908

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Nudge and The World According to Star Wars, a revealing account of how today's Internet threatens democracy-and what can be done about it As the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new thre…

  • Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right

    Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right
    av Cynthia Miller-Idriss

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203836

    A startling look at the unexpected places where violent hate groups recruit young people Hate crimes. Misinformation and conspiracy theories. Foiled white-supremacist plots. The signs of growing far-right extremism are all around us, and communities…

  • Mastering 'Metrics

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 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…

  • Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film the Imitation Game - Updated Edition

    Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film the Imitation Game - Updated Edition
    av Andrew Hodges

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164724

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954)…

  • How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

    How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175577

    Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher SenecaIt takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die, wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to study death always, and took his own ad…

  • How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion

    How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164335

    Timeless techniques of effective public speaking from ancient Rome's greatest orator All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we're trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers…

  • Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

    Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
    av Richard P. Feynman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164090

    Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights into the physical world, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the general public. Here Feynman provides a classic and definitive int…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 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…

  • Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy

    Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy
    av Robert H. Frank

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167404

    From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, a compelling book that explains why the rich underestimate the importance of luck in their success, why that hurts everyone, and what we can do about itHow important is luc…

  • Irrational Exuberance

    Irrational Exuberance
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173122

    In this revised, updated, and expanded edition of his New York Times bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller, who warned of both the tech and housing bubbles, cautions that signs of irrational exuberance among investors have only in…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

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

    Häftad - 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 Essential Kierkegaard

    The Essential Kierkegaard
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691019406

    This is the most comprehensive anthology of Soren Kierkegaard's works ever assembled in English. Drawn from the volumes of Princeton's authoritative Kierkegaard's Writings series by editors Howard and Edna Hong, the selections represent every major…

  • Eclipse of God

    Eclipse of God
    av Martin Buber

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165301

    Biblical in origin, the expression "eclipse of God" refers to the Jewish concept of hester panim, the act of God concealing his face as a way of punishing his disobedient subjects. Though this idea is deeply troubling for many people, in this book M…

  • A Farewell to Alms

    A Farewell to Alms
    av Gregory Clark

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691141282

    Why are some parts of the world so rich and others so poor? Why did the Industrial Revolution--and the unprecedented economic growth that came with it--occur in eighteenth-century England, and not at some other time, or in some other place? Why didn…