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  • The Book of Revelation
    278 kr

    The Book of Revelation
    av Timothy Beal

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691145839
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    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…

  • Synchronicity
    121 kr

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

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150505
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    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…

  • Stalin's Genocides
    254 kr

    Stalin's Genocides
    av Norman M. Naimark

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152387
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    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…

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

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

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178707
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    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…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World
    218 kr

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

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178325
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    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…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    254 kr

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

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190785
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    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…

  • The Origins and History of Consciousness
    278 kr

    The Origins and History of Consciousness
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163598
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    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…

  • Why Trust Science?
    278 kr

    Why Trust Science?
    av Naomi Oreskes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179001
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    Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Do doctors really know what they are talking about when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when they warn us about the perils of global w…

  • The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation
    298 kr

    The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation
    av Carl Benedikt Frey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172798
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    How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age of automation From the Industrial Revolution to the age of artificial intelligence, The Technology Trap takes a sweeping look a…

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

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

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182292
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    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…

  • Climate Shock
    188 kr

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171326
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    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 Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    375 kr

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

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160597
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    The original vision of Grimms' tales in English for the first timeWhen 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 Gr…

  • The Undiscovered Self
    121 kr

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

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150512
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    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…

  • This Time Is Different
    218 kr

    This Time Is Different
    av Carmen M. Reinhart

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152646
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    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 Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350
    537 kr

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

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037806
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    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…

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

    Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity
    av Walter Scheidel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172187
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    The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern worldThe 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 R…

  • The Butterfly Defect
    242 kr

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168425
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    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • The Butterfly Defect
    406 kr

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin, Mike Mariathasan, Ian Goldin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154701
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    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • The World According to Physics
    180 kr

    The World According to Physics
    av Jim Al-Khalili

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182308
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    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 worldShining a light on the most profound insights revealed by modern physics, Jim Al-Khal…

  • American Zoo
    242 kr

    American Zoo
    av David Grazian

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178424
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    Orangutans swing from Kevlar-lined fire hoses. Giraffes feast on celebratory birthday cakes topped with carrots instead of candles. Hi-tech dinosaur robots growl among steel trees, while owls watch animated cartoons on old television sets. In Americ…

  • 1177 B.C.
    180 kr

    1177 B.C.
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168388
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    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…

  • From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe
    344 kr

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

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167121
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    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
    278 kr

    The Making of the Medieval Middle East
    av Jack Tannous

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203157
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    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
    384 kr

    The Making of the Medieval Middle East
    av Jack Tannous

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179094
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    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…

  • In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy
    375 kr

    In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy
    av Katrina Forrester

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163086
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    A history ofhowpolitical philosophy was recast by the rise of postwar liberalism and irrevocably changed by John Rawls's A Theory of JusticeIn the Shadow of Justice tells the story of how liberal political philosophy was transformed in the second ha…

  • Success and Luck
    193 kr

    Success and Luck
    av Robert H. Frank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178301
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    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 it How important is lu…

  • The Great Leveler
    239 kr

    The Great Leveler
    av Walter Scheidel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183251
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    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…

  • Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore
    133 kr

    Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore
    av Lawrence Millman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194721
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    This little book is big fun.--Michael Pollan An illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy ringsFungipedia presents a delightful A-Z treasury of mushroom lore. With more than 180 entri…

  • Empires in World History
    314 kr

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152363
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    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…

  • How to Run a Country: An Ancient Guide for Modern Leaders
    145 kr

    How to Run a Country: An Ancient Guide for Modern Leaders
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156576
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    Marcus Cicero, Rome's greatest statesman and orator, was elected to the Roman Republic's highest office at a time when his beloved country was threatened by power-hungry politicians, dire economic troubles, foreign turmoil, and political parties tha…

  • Plants That Cure: A Natural History of the World's Most Important Medicinal Plants
    298 kr

    Plants That Cure: A Natural History of the World's Most Important Medicinal Plants
    av Elizabeth A. Dauncey, Melanie-Jayne R. Howes

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691200187
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    A full-color illustrated guide to the natural history of plants with medicinal propertiesOf the nearly 400,000 plants that have evolved on Earth, around seven percent of them have been used in traditional herbal medicine or as local remedies. More r…

  • Anatomy of Criticism
    234 kr

    Anatomy of Criticism
    av Northrop Frye

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202563
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    A landmark work of literary criticismNorthrop Frye's Anatomy of Criticism is the magnum opus of one of the most important and influential literary theorists of the twentieth century. Breaking with the practice of close reading of individual texts, F…

  • Mastering 'Metrics
    375 kr

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua David Angrist

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152844
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    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…

  • How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life
    181 kr

    How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life
    av Epictetus

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177717
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    A superb new edition of Epictetus's famed handbook on Stoicism-translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic philosophyBorn a slave, the Roman Stoic philosopher Epictetus (c. 55-135 AD) taught that mental freedom is supreme, since it…

  • Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit
    298 kr

    Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit
    av Ashley Mears

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168654
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    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 menMillion-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Riviera…

  • The Bankers' New Clothes
    205 kr

    The Bankers' New Clothes
    av Anat R. Admati

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162386
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    The past few years have shown that risks in banking can impose significant costs on the economy. Many claim, however, that a safer banking system would require sacrificing lending and economic growth. The Bankers' New Clothes examines this claim and…

  • Free Market Fairness
    278 kr

    Free Market Fairness
    av John Tomasi

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158143
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    Can libertarians care about social justice? In Free Market Fairness, John Tomasi argues that they can and should. Drawing simultaneously on moral insights from defenders of economic liberty such as F. A. Hayek and advocates of social justice such as…

  • Free Market Fairness
    471 kr

    Free Market Fairness
    av John Tomasi

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691144467
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    Can libertarians care about social justice? In Free Market Fairness, John Tomasi argues that they can and should. Drawing simultaneously on moral insights from defenders of economic liberty such as F. A. Hayek and advocates of social justice such as…

  • Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline
    427 kr

    Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline
    av Christopher Moore

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691195056
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    An original and provocative book that illuminates the origins of philosophy in ancient Greece by revealing the surprising early meanings of the word philosopherCalling Philosophers Names provides a groundbreaking account of the origins of the term p…

  • The Obama Portraits
    252 kr

    The Obama Portraits
    av Taína Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard Powell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203287
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    A richly illustrated celebration of the paintings of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama From the moment of their unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery in early 2018, the portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama have become two…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    427 kr

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av J.D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691120355
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    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…

  • The Amazons
    193 kr

    The Amazons
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170275
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    Amazons--fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world--were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Heracles and Achilles displayed their valor in duels with Amazon queens, and the Athenians reveled in their victory over a p…

  • The Amazons
    314 kr

    The Amazons
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147208
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    Amazons--fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world--were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Heracles and Achilles displayed their valor in duels with Amazon queens, and the Athenians reveled in their victory over a p…

  • Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History
    375 kr

    Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History
    av Brian Stanley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691157108
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    A history of unparalleled scope that charts the global transformation of Christianity during an age of profound political and cultural changeChristianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during…

  • Gilgamesh: The Life of a Poem
    252 kr

    Gilgamesh: The Life of a Poem
    av Michael Schmidt

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691195247
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    Reflections on a lost poem and its rediscovery by contemporary poetsGilgamesh is the most ancient long poem known to exist. It is also the newest classic in the canon of world literature. Lost for centuries to the sands of the Middle East but found…

  • Austerity
    375 kr

    Austerity
    av Alberto Alesina, Carlo Favero, Francesco Giavazzi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172217
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    A timely and incisive look at austerity measures that succeed-and those that don'tFiscal austerity is hugely controversial. Opponents argue that it can trigger downward growth spirals and become self-defeating. Supporters argue that budget deficits…

  • The First Fossil Hunters
    242 kr

    The First Fossil Hunters
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150130
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    Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants--these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans. But what if these beings we…

  • Agent-Based and Individual-Based Modeling
    616 kr

    Agent-Based and Individual-Based Modeling
    av Steven F. Railsback

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190839
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    The essential textbook on agent-based modeling-now fully updated and expandedAgent-Based and Individual-Based Modeling has become the standard textbook on the subject for classroom use and self-instruction. Drawing on the latest version of NetLogo a…

  • Erased
    278 kr

    Erased
    av Omer Bartov

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691131214
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    In Erased, Omer Bartov uncovers the rapidly disappearing vestiges of the Jews of western Ukraine, who were rounded up and murdered by the Nazis during World War II with help from the local populace. What begins as a deeply personal chronicle of the…

  • Erased
    254 kr

    Erased
    av Omer Bartov

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166551
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    In Erased, Omer Bartov uncovers the rapidly disappearing vestiges of the Jews of western Ukraine, who were rounded up and murdered by the Nazis during World War II with help from the local populace. What begins as a deeply personal chronicle of the…

  • Gods and Robots
    197 kr

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202266
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    The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life-and even invented real automated machines The first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was created not by…

  • Gods and Robots
    314 kr

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183510
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    The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life-and even invented real automated machines The first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was created not by…

  • Gods and Robots
    356 kr

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    On line - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193021
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    The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life--and even invented real automated machinesThe first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was created not by…

  • What W. H. Auden Can Do for You
    242 kr

    What W. H. Auden Can Do for You
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691144733
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    Bestselling novelist Alexander McCall Smith's charming account of how the poet W. H. Auden has helped guide his life--and how he might guide yours tooWhen facing a moral dilemma, Isabel Dalhousie--Edinburgh philosopher, amateur detective, and title…

  • Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law
    278 kr

    Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law
    av James Q. Whitman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172422
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    How American race law provided a blueprint for Nazi Germany Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is ye…

  • Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine
    384 kr

    Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine
    av Michael Koortbojian

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691195032
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    A multifaceted exploration of the interplay between civic and military life in ancient RomeThe ancient Romans famously distinguished between civic life in Rome and military matters outside the city-a division marked by the pomerium, an abstract reli…

  • Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy
    375 kr

    Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy
    av Mark P. Witton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150611
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    The most authoritative illustrated book on flying reptiles availableFor 150 million years, the skies didn't belong to birds--they belonged to the pterosaurs. These flying reptiles, which include the pterodactyls, shared the world with the nonavian d…