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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Historical Dynamics

    Historical Dynamics
    av Peter Turchin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180779

    Many historical processes are dynamic. Populations grow and decline. Empires expand and collapse. Religions spread and wither. Natural scientists have made great strides in understanding dynamical processes in the physical and biological worlds usin…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year From economist Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton, a groundbr…

  • Quantitative Social Science

    Quantitative Social Science
    av Kosuke Imai

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175461

    An introductory textbook on data analysis and statistics written especially for students in the social sciences and allied fields Quantitative analysis is an increasingly essential skill for social science research, yet students in the social scienc…

  • A Series of Fortunate Events: Chance and the Making of the Planet, Life, and You

    A Series of Fortunate Events: Chance and the Making of the Planet, Life, and You
    av Sean B. Carroll

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691201757

    Fascinating and exhilarating--Sean B. Carroll at his very best.--Bill Bryson, author of The Body: A Guide for Occupants From acclaimed writer and biologist Sean B. Carroll, a rollicking, awe-inspiring story of the surprising power of chance in our l…

  • 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…

  • A Passion for Ignorance: What We Choose Not to Know and Why

    A Passion for Ignorance: What We Choose Not to Know and Why
    av Renata Salecl

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691195605

    An original and provocative exploration of our capacity to ignore what is inconvenient or traumatic Ignorance, whether passive or active, conscious or unconscious, has always been a part of the human condition, Renata Salecl argues. What has changed…

  • 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…

  • Conservatism: The Fight for a Tradition

    Conservatism: The Fight for a Tradition
    av Edmund Fawcett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174105

    A fresh and sharp-eyed history of political conservatism from its nineteenth-century origins to today's hard Right For two hundred years, conservatism has defied its reputation as a backward-looking creed by confronting and adapting to liberal moder…

  • 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…

  • Why Nationalism

    Why Nationalism
    av Yael Tamir

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210780

    The surprising case for liberal nationalism Around the world today, nationalism is back-and it's often deeply troubling. Populist politicians exploit nationalism for authoritarian, chauvinistic, racist, and xenophobic purposes, reinforcing the view…

  • 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…

  • Innate

    Innate
    av Kevin J. Mitchell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204154

    A leading neuroscientist explains why your personal traits are more innate than you think What makes you the way you are-and what makes each of us different from everyone else? In Innate, leading neuroscientist and popular science blogger Kevin Mitc…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

    Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore
    av Lawrence Millman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194721

    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 rings Fungipedia presents a delightful A-Z treasury of mushroom lore. With more than 180 entri…

  • 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…

  • Why Trust Science?

    Why Trust Science?
    av Naomi Oreskes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179001

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Ethics in the Real World

    Ethics in the Real World
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178479

    Peter Singer is often described as the world's most influential philosopher. He is also one of its most controversial. The author of important books such as Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, Rethinking Life and Death, and The Life You Can Save, h…

  • Gravitation

    Gravitation
    av Charles W. Misner, Kip S. Thorne, John Archibald Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177793

    First published in 1973, Gravitation is a landmark graduate-level textbook that presents Einstein's general theory of relativity and offers a rigorous, full-year course on the physics of gravitation. Upon publication, Science called it "a pedagogic…

  • The Murder of Professor Schlick: The Rise and Fall of the Vienna Circle

    The Murder of Professor Schlick: The Rise and Fall of the Vienna Circle
    av David Edmonds

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164908

    From the author of Wittgenstein's Poker and Would You Kill the Fat Man?, the story of an extraordinary group of philosophers during a dark chapter in Europe's history On June 22, 1936, the philosopher Moritz Schlick was on his way to deliver a lectu…

  • 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

    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 about an important decision. Instead of relying on untrained instinct--and often flou…

  • The Expanding Circle

    The Expanding Circle
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150697

    What is ethics? Where do moral standards come from? Are they based on emotions, reason, or some innate sense of right and wrong? For many scientists, the key lies entirely in biology - especially in Darwinian theories of evolution and self-preservat…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Between Debt and the Devil

    Between Debt and the Devil
    av Adair Turner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175980

    Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight…

  • Women at the Beginning

    Women at the Beginning
    av Patrick J. Geary

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171463

    In these four artfully crafted essays, Patrick Geary explores the way ancient and medieval authors wrote about women. Geary describes the often marginal role women played in origin legends from antiquity until the twelfth century. Not confining hims…

  • Women at the Beginning

    Women at the Beginning
    av Patrick J. Geary

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691124094

    In these four artfully crafted essays, Patrick Geary explores the way ancient and medieval authors wrote about women. Geary describes the often marginal role women played in origin legends from antiquity until the twelfth century. Not confining hims…

  • Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know about Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security

    Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know about Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security
    av Brian Kernighan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176543

    The basics of how computer hardware, software, and systems work, and the risks they create for our privacy and security Computers are everywhere. Some of them are highly visible, in laptops, tablets, cell phones, and smart watches. But most are invi…

  • The Global City

    The Global City
    av Saskia Sassen

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691070636

    This classic work chronicles how New York, London, and Tokyo became command centers for the global economy and in the process underwent a series of massive and parallel changes. What distinguishes Sassen's theoretical framework is the emphasis on th…

  • 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…

  • Men, Women, and Chain Saws

    Men, Women, and Chain Saws
    av Carol J. Clover

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166292

    From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover look…

  • Quantitative Social Science: An Introduction

    Quantitative Social Science: An Introduction
    av Kosuke Imai

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167039

    An introductory textbook on data analysis and statistics written especially for students in the social sciences and allied fields Quantitative analysis is an increasingly essential skill for social science research, yet students in the social scienc…

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

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

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177717

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Best Writing on Mathematics 2020

    The Best Writing on Mathematics 2020

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691207568

    The year's finest mathematical writing from around the world This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Bes…

  • 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…

  • The Nature of Space and Time

    The Nature of Space and Time
    av Stephen Hawking

    Häftad - 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…