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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

    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…

  • 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…

  • Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception

    Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception
    av George A. Akerlof, Robert J. Shiller

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168319

    Why the free-market system encourages so much trickery even as it creates so much good Ever since Adam Smith, the central teaching of economics has been that free markets provide us with material well-being, as if by an invisible hand. In Phishing f…

  • The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

    The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire
    av Kyle Harper

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166834

    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 world Here is the monumental retelling of one of the most conseque…

  • Atlas of Cities

    Atlas of Cities

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691157818

    A unique, stunningly illustrated look at the origins, development, and future prospects of cities More than half the world's population lives in cities, and that proportion is expected to rise to three-quarters by 2050. Urbanization is a global phen…

  • How to Grow Old: Ancient Wisdom for the Second Half of Life

    How to Grow Old: Ancient Wisdom for the Second Half of Life
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167701

    Timeless wisdom on growing old gracefully from one of ancient Rome's greatest philosophers Worried that old age will inevitably mean losing your libido, your health, and possibly your marbles too? Well, Cicero has some good news for you. In How to G…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Britain's Spiders

    Britain's Spiders
    av Britain's Spiders Lawrence Bee

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204741

    A comprehensively updated edition of an identification guide that was named a Guardian Best Nature Book of the Year Now in a comprehensively revised and updated new edition, Britain's Spiders is a guide to all 38 of the British families, focussing o…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Along the Archival Grain

    Along the Archival Grain
    av Ann Laura Stoler

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691146362

    Along the Archival Grain offers a unique methodological and analytic opening to the affective registers of imperial governance and the political content of archival forms. In a series of nuanced mediations on the nature of colonial documents from th…

  • 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…

  • 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 think Not 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 demonstr…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Dreams

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

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150482

    Dream analysis is a distinctive and foundational part of analytical psychology, the school of psychology founded by C. G. Jung and his successors. This volume collects Jung's most insightful contributions to the study of dreams and their meaning. Th…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 world Here is the monumental retelling of one of the most conseque…

  • 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…

  • The Muqaddimah

    The Muqaddimah
    av Ibn Ibn Khaldun

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166285

    The Muqaddimah, often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406), this monumental work established the foun…

  • 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…

  • Against Democracy

    Against Democracy
    av Jason Brennan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178493

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

  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology

    The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology
    av Chris Chambers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192277

    Why psychology is in peril as a scientific discipline-and how to save it Psychological science has made extraordinary discoveries about the human mind, but can we trust everything its practitioners are telling us? In recent years, it has become incr…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168425

    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

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

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154701

    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 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…

  • Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature

    Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
    av Richard Rorty

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178158

    When it first appeared in 1979, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature hit the philosophical world like a bombshell. In it, Richard Rorty argued that, beginning in the seventeenth century, philosophers developed an unhealthy obsession with the notion o…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Great Mother

    The Great Mother
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166070

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

  • The Neuroscience of Emotion

    The Neuroscience of Emotion
    av Ralph Adolphs, David J. Anderson, Ralph Adolphs

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174082

    A new framework for the neuroscientific study of emotions in humans and animalsThe Neuroscience of Emotion presents a new framework for the neuroscientific study of emotion across species. Written by Ralph Adolphs and David J. Anderson, two leading…