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  • 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

    New York Times Bestseller Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice From economist Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton, a groundbreaking account of how the flaws in capitalism are fatal for America's worki…

  • Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity

    Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity
    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 Economics of Belonging: A Radical Plan to Win Back the Left Behind and Achieve Prosperity for All

    The Economics of Belonging: A Radical Plan to Win Back the Left Behind and Achieve Prosperity for All
    av Martin Sandbu

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204529

    A radical new approach to economic policy that addresses the symptoms and causes of inequality in Western society today Fueled by populism and the frustrations of the disenfranchised, the past few years have witnessed the widespread rejection of the…

  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan
    av Thomas Barfield

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154411

    Afghanistan traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world, from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban resurgence today. Thomas Barfield introduces readers to the…

  • The Fate of Rome

    The Fate of Rome
    av Kyle Harper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192062

    How devastating viruses, pandemics, and other natural catastrophes swept through the far-flung Roman Empire and helped to bring down one of the mightiest civilizations of the ancient worldHere is the monumental retelling of one of the most consequen…

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition
    av Lewis Carroll

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170022

    A stunning anniversary edition of Alice's adventures, illustrated by Salvador Dal Commemorating the 150th anniversary of one of the most beloved classics of children's literature, this illustrated edition presents Alice like you've never seen her b…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Stalin's Genocides

    Stalin's Genocides
    av Norman M. Naimark

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152387

    Between the early 1930s and his death in 1953, Joseph Stalin had more than a million of his own citizens executed. Millions more fell victim to forced labor, deportation, famine, bloody massacres, and detention and interrogation by Stalin's henchmen…

  • 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 Origins and History of Consciousness

    The Origins and History of Consciousness
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 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…

  • Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies

    Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies
    av Craig P. Bauer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167671

    Watch Craig Bauer discuss the Zodiac Killer's cipher on HISTORY's miniseries The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer In 1953, a man was found dead from cyanide poisoning near the Philadelphia airport with a picture of a Nazi aircraft in his wallet. Taped to…

  • The Grammar of Ornament

    The Grammar of Ornament
    av Owen Jones

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172064

    The complete and unabridged full-color editionFirst published in 1856, The Grammar of Ornament remains a design classic. Its inspiration came from pioneering British architect and designer Owen Jones (1809-1874), who produced a comprehensive design…

  • 1177 B.C.

    1177 B.C.
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168388

    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 into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After c…

  • 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…

  • The Tyranny of Metrics

    The Tyranny of Metrics
    av Jerry Z. Muller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191911

    How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens business, medicine, education, government-and the quality of our livesToday, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance,…

  • Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe

    Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe
    av Hugo Mercier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178707

    Why people are not as gullible as we thinkNot Born Yesterday explains how we decide who we can trust and what we should believe--and argues that we're pretty good at making these decisions. In this lively and provocative book, Hugo Mercier demonstra…

  • 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…

  • 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 Book of Revelation

    The Book of Revelation
    av Timothy Beal

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691145839

    The life and times of the New Testament's most mystifying and incendiary bookFew biblical books have been as revered and reviled as Revelation. Many hail it as the pinnacle of prophetic vision, the cornerstone of the biblical canon, and, for those w…

  • 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 KnightleyIt is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954)…

  • From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe

    From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe
    av John Connelly

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167121

    A sweeping narrative history of Eastern Europe from the late eighteenth century to today In the 1780s, the Habsburg monarch Joseph II decreed that henceforth German would be the language of his realm. His intention was to forge a unified state from…

  • The Making of the Medieval Middle East

    The Making of the Medieval Middle East
    av Jack Tannous

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203157

    A bold new religious history of the late antique and medieval Middle East that places ordinary Christians at the center of the storyIn the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churche…

  • The Making of the Medieval Middle East

    The Making of the Medieval Middle East
    av Jack Tannous

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179094

    A bold new religious history of the late antique and medieval Middle East that places ordinary Christians at the center of the storyIn the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churche…

  • The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today

    The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today
    av David Stasavage

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177465

    One of the most important books on political regimes written in a generation.--Steven Levitsky, New York Times-bestselling author of How Democracies Die A new understanding of how and why early democracy took hold, how modern democracy evolved, and…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Setting the People Free

    Setting the People Free
    av John Dunn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180038

    Why does democracy-as a word and as an idea-loom so large in the political imagination, though it has so often been misused and misunderstood? Setting the People Free starts by tracing the roots of democracy from an improvised remedy for a local Gre…

  • Commemorations

    Commemorations

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691029252

    Memory is as central to modern politics as politics is central to modern memory. We are so accustomed to living in a forest of monuments, to having the past represented to us through museums, historic sites, and public sculpture, that we easily lose…

  • 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…

  • The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales

    The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales
    av Maria Tatar

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182995

    Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking and intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Nursery and Household Tales. This expanded edition includes a ne…

  • The Scientist's Guide to Writing

    The Scientist's Guide to Writing
    av Stephen B. Heard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170220

    The ability to write clearly is critical to any scientific career. The Scientist's Guide to Writing provides practical advice to help scientists become more effective writers so that their ideas have the greatest possible impact. Drawing on his own…

  • How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

    How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy
    av Thucydides

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190150

    An accessible modern translation of essential speeches from Thucydides's History that takes readers to the heart of his profound insights on diplomacy, foreign policy, and warWhy do nations go to war? What are citizens willing to die for? What justi…

  • Britain's Birds

    Britain's Birds
    av Rob Hume

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691199795

    A new, improved and thoroughly updated edition of the bestselling photographic guide-the only one to cover every bird, in every plumage, ever recorded in Britain and Ireland A bestselling guide since it was first published, Britain's Birds has quick…

  • Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work

    Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work
    av Robert H. Frank

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193083

    From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, bold new ideas for creating environments that promise a brighter future Psychologists have long understood that social environments profoundly shape our behavior, sometimes…

  • Provincializing Europe

    Provincializing Europe
    av Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130019

    First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. Th…

  • Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky
    av Joseph Frank

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155999

    Joseph Frank's award-winning, five-volume Dostoevsky is widely recognized as the best biography of the writer in any language--and one of the greatest literary biographies of the past half-century. Now Frank's monumental, 2500-page work has been ski…

  • The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
    av Josiah Ober

    Häftad - 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…

  • Cosmology's Century: An Inside History of Our Modern Understanding of the Universe

    Cosmology's Century: An Inside History of Our Modern Understanding of the Universe
    av P. J. E. Peebles

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196022

    From Nobel Prize-winning physicist P. J. E. Peebles, the story of cosmology from Einstein to today Modern cosmology began a century ago with Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity and his notion of a homogenous, philosophically satisfying co…

  • Science as Social Knowledge

    Science as Social Knowledge
    av Helen E. Longino

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691020518

    Conventional wisdom has it that the sciences, properly pursued, constitute a pure, value-free method of obtaining knowledge about the natural world. In light of the social and normative dimensions of many scientific debates, Helen Longino finds that…

  • Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 2

    Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 2
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691016511

    The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This revised edition contains the substance of the original Translation, sli…

  • Zen and Japanese Culture

    Zen and Japanese Culture
    av Daisetz T. Suzuki

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182964

    Zen and Japanese Culture is a classic that has influenced generations of readers and played a major role in shaping conceptions of Zen's influence on Japanese traditional arts. In simple and poetic language, Daisetz Suzuki describes Zen and its hist…

  • The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity

    The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity
    av Benjamin Isaac

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691125985

    There was racism in the ancient world, after all. This groundbreaking book refutes the common belief that the ancient Greeks and Romans harbored "ethnic and cultural," but not racial, prejudice. It does so by comprehensively tracing the intellectual…

  • Pedigree

    Pedigree
    av Lauren A. Rivera

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169279

    Americans are taught to believe that upward mobility is possible for anyone who is willing to work hard, regardless of their social status, yet it is often those from affluent backgrounds who land the best jobs. Pedigree takes readers behind the clo…

  • Fourier Analysis: An Introduction

    Fourier Analysis: An Introduction
    av Elias M. Stein, Rami Shakarchi

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691113845

    This first volume, a three-part introduction to the subject, is intended for students with a beginning knowledge of mathematical analysis who are motivated to discover the ideas that shape Fourier analysis. It begins with the simple conviction that…

  • Oceanic Birds of the World

    Oceanic Birds of the World
    av Steve N. G. Howell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175010

    A state-of-the-art photographic field guide to the world's oceanic birds Oceanic birds are among the most remarkable but least known of all birds, living at sea, far from the sight of most people. They offer unusual identification challenges-many sp…

  • The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America

    The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America
    av Nicholas Buccola

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181547

    A great read.--Whoopi Goldberg, The View How the clash between the civil rights firebrand and the father of modern conservatism continues to illuminate America's racial divide On February 18, 1965, an overflowing crowd packed the Cambridge Union in…

  • The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

    The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution
    av Yuri Slezkine

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176949

    On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the epic story of an enormous apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destruction The House of Government is unlike any other book about the Russian Revolution and the…