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  • 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

  • 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…

  • What Is World Literature?

    What Is World Literature?
    av David Damrosch

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691049861

    World literature was long defined in North America as an established canon of European masterpieces, but an emerging global perspective has challenged both this European focus and the very category of "the masterpiece." The first book to look broadl…

  • 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…

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

    The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild
    av Thomas D. Seeley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166766

    How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world's managed bee colonies Humans have kept honey bees in hives for millennia, yet only in recent decades have biologists begun to investigate how these industrious insects live i…

  • 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…

  • Honeybee Democracy

    Honeybee Democracy
    av Thomas D. Seeley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147215

    Honeybees make decisions collectively--and democratically. Every year, faced with the life-or-death problem of choosing and traveling to a new home, honeybees stake everything on a process that includes collective fact-finding, vigorous debate, and…

  • The Box

    The Box
    av Marc Levinson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170817

    In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramati…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • A Culture of Growth

    A Culture of Growth
    av Joel Mokyr

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180960

    Why Enlightenment culture sparked the Industrial Revolution During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of t…

  • 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…

  • Aion

    Aion
    av C. G. Jung, Gerhard Adler, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691018263

    Aion, originally published in German in 1951, is one of the major works of Jung's later years. The central theme of the volume is the symbolic representation of the psychic totality through the concept of the Self, whose traditional historical equiv…

  • 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…

  • Military Power

    Military Power
    av Stephen Biddle

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691128023

    In war, do mass and materiel matter most? Will states with the largest, best equipped, information-technology-rich militaries invariably win? The prevailing answer today among both scholars and policymakers is yes. But this is to overlook force empl…

  • The Founder's Dilemmas

    The Founder's Dilemmas
    av Noam Wasserman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158303

    Often downplayed in the excitement of starting up a new business venture is one of the most important decisions entrepreneurs will face: should they go it alone, or bring in cofounders, hires, and investors to help build the business? More than just…

  • Big Gods

    Big Gods
    av Ara Norenzayan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169743

    How did human societies scale up from tight-knit groups of hunter-gatherers to the large, anonymous, cooperative societies of today--even though anonymity is the enemy of cooperation? How did organized religions with "Big Gods"--the great monotheist…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Epistemology

    Epistemology
    av Ernest Sosa

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183268

    One of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the subjectIn this concise book, one of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the problem of knowled…

  • 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 Technology Trap

    The Technology Trap
    av Carl Benedikt Frey

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210797

    How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age of automation The Technology Trap is a sweeping account of the history of technological progress and how it has radically shif…

  • 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…

  • Strategic Intelligence for American World Policy

    Strategic Intelligence for American World Policy
    av Sherman Kent

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691624044

    Intelligence work is in some ways like a newspaper or newsmagazine, in some like a business, in some like the research activity of a university; very little of it involves cloaks and daggers. All of it is important to national survival, and should b…

  • Strategic Intelligence for American World Policy

    Strategic Intelligence for American World Policy
    av Sherman Kent

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691650654

    Intelligence work is in some ways like a newspaper or newsmagazine, in some like a business, in some like the research activity of a university; very little of it involves cloaks and daggers. All of it is important to national survival, and should b…

  • 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…

  • Global "Body Shopping"

    Global "Body Shopping"
    av Biao Xiang

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691118529

    How can America's information technology (IT) industry predict serious labor shortages while at the same time laying off tens of thousands of employees annually? The answer is the industry's flexible labor management system--a flexibility widely reg…

  • Sufism

    Sufism
    av Alexander Knysh

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191621

    A pathbreaking history of Sufism, from the earliest centuries of Islam to the present After centuries as the most important ascetic-mystical strand of Islam, Sufism saw a sharp decline in the twentieth century, only to experience a stunning revival…

  • The Way of Nature

    The Way of Nature
    av Zhuangzi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179742

    A delightfully illustrated selection of the great Daoist writings of Zhuangzi by bestselling cartoonist C. C. Tsai C. C. Tsai is one of Asia's most popular cartoonists, and his editions of the Chinese classics have sold more than 40 million copies i…

  • 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 itPsychological 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 incre…

  • 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…

  • 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 Philosophy of the Enlightenment

    The Philosophy of the Enlightenment
    av Ernst Cassirer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691143347

    In this classic work of intellectual history, Ernst Cassirer provides both a cogent synthesis and a penetrating analysis of one of history's greatest intellectual epochs: the Enlightenment. Arguing that there was a common foundation beneath the dive…

  • In Search of the Soul: A Philosophical Essay

    In Search of the Soul: A Philosophical Essay
    av John Cottingham

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174426

    How our beliefs about the soul have developed through the ages, and why an understanding of it still matters today The concept of the soul has been a recurring area of exploration since ancient times. What do we mean when we talk about finding our s…

  • Normal Accidents

    Normal Accidents
    av Charles Perrow

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691004129

    Normal Accidents analyzes the social side of technological risk. Charles Perrow argues that the conventional engineering approach to ensuring safety--building in more warnings and safeguards--fails because systems complexity makes failures inevitabl…

  • The Ethics of Identity

    The Ethics of Identity
    av Kwame Anthony Appiah

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130286

    What extent do "identities" constrain our freedom, and to what extent do they enable our individuality? This book draws on thinkers through the ages and across the globe to explore such questions. It develops an account of ethics that connects moral…

  • Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century

    Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century
    av Hélène Landemore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181998

    Open Democracy envisions what true government by mass leadership could look like.--Nathan Heller, New Yorker How a new model of democracy that opens up power to ordinary citizens could strengthen inclusiveness, responsiveness, and accountability in…

  • Stalin: Passage to Revolution

    Stalin: Passage to Revolution
    av Ronald Grigor Suny

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182032

    A spellbinding new biography of Stalin in his formative years This is the definitive biography of Joseph Stalin from his birth to the October Revolution of 1917, a panoramic and often chilling account of how an impoverished, idealistic youth from th…

  • Pandora's Box

    Pandora's Box
    av Dora Panofsky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691625362

    Pandora waas the "pagan Eve," and she is one of the rare mythological figures to have retained vitality up to our day. Glorified by Calderon, Voltaire, and Goethe, she is familiar to all of us, and "Pandora's box" is a household word. In this classi…

  • The Lost History of Liberalism

    The Lost History of Liberalism
    av Helena Rosenblatt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203966

    The changing face of the liberal creed from the ancient world to today The Lost History of Liberalism challenges our most basic assumptions about a political creed that has become a rallying cry-and a term of derision-in today's increasingly divided…

  • The Lost History of Liberalism

    The Lost History of Liberalism
    av Helena Rosenblatt

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170701

    The changing face of the liberal creed from the ancient world to todayThe Lost History of Liberalism challenges our most basic assumptions about a political creed that has become a rallying cry-and a term of derision-in today's increasingly divided…