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  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

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

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190785

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Book of Revelation

    The Book of Revelation
    av Timothy Beal

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691145839

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

  • 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 Economics of Belonging: A Radical Plan to Win Back the Left Behind and Achieve Prosperity for All

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

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204529

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

  • 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 Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality

    The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
    av Katharina Pistor

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178974

    A compelling explanation of how the law shapes the distribution of wealthCapital is the defining feature of modern economies, yet most people have no idea where it actually comes from. What is it, exactly, that transforms mere wealth into an asset t…

  • The Transformation of the World

    The Transformation of the World
    av Jurgen Osterhammel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169804

    A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. Jurgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called the Braudel of the nineteenth century,…

  • 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 Tyranny of Metrics

    The Tyranny of Metrics
    av Jerry Z. Muller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191911

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Commemorations

    Commemorations

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691029252

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

  • The 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…

  • 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 Fate of Rome

    The Fate of Rome
    av Kyle Harper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192062

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

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

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

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170022

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

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

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

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178707

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

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape
    av Angus Deaton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165622

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the fore…

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape
    av Angus Deaton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691153544

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the fore…

  • Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky
    av Joseph Frank

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155999

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

  • Jihad in Islamic History

    Jihad in Islamic History
    av M. Bonner

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691138381

    What is jihad? Does it mean violence, as many non-Muslims assume? Or does it mean peace, as some Muslims insist? Because jihad is closely associated with the early spread of Islam, today's debate about the origin and meaning of jihad is nothing less…

  • The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
    av Josiah Ober

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173146

    Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly h…

  • Data Visualization

    Data Visualization
    av Kieran Healy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181622

    An accessible primer on how to create effective graphics from dataThis book provides students and researchers a hands-on introduction to the principles and practice of data visualization. It explains what makes some graphs succeed while others fail,…

  • Data Visualization

    Data Visualization
    av Kieran Healy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181615

    An accessible primer on how to create effective graphics from dataThis book provides students and researchers a hands-on introduction to the principles and practice of data visualization. It explains what makes some graphs succeed while others fail,…

  • 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 worldHere is the monumental retelling of one of the most consequen…

  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan
    av Thomas Barfield

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154411

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

  • 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 Kingdom of Fungi

    The Kingdom of Fungi
    av Jens H. Petersen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691157542

    The essential photographic guide to the world's fungiThe fungi realm has been called the hidden kingdom, a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widel…

  • 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…

  • Strangers No More

    Strangers No More
    av Richard Alba

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176208

    Strangers No More is the first book to compare immigrant integration across key Western countries. Focusing on low-status newcomers and their children, it examines how they are making their way in four critical European countries--France, Germany, G…

  • Strangers No More

    Strangers No More
    av Richard Alba, Nancy Foner, Richard Alba

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161075

    Strangers No More is the first book to compare immigrant integration across key Western countries. Focusing on low-status newcomers and their children, it examines how they are making their way in four critical European countries--France, Germany, G…

  • 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…

  • The Arab Winter: A Tragedy

    The Arab Winter: A Tragedy
    av Noah Feldman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194929

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Why the conventional wisdom about the Arab Spring is wrong The Arab Spring promised to end dictatorship and bring self-government to people across the Middle East. Yet everywhere except Tunisia it led to…

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

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

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168654

    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 men Million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Rivier…

  • Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline

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

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691195056

    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…

  • Chicago Price Theory

    Chicago Price Theory
    av Sonia Jaffe, Robert Minton, Casey B. Mulligan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192970

    An authoritative textbook based on the legendary economics course taught at the University of ChicagoPrice theory is a powerful analytical toolkit for measuring, explaining, and predicting human behavior in the marketplace. This incisive textbook pr…

  • Fungi of Temperate Europe

    Fungi of Temperate Europe
    av Thomas Laessoe, Jens H. Petersen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180373

    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 than 2,800 species of fungi across the region. Including agarics, boletes, ch…

  • Hope and Memory: Lessons from the Twentieth Century

    Hope and Memory: Lessons from the Twentieth Century
    av Tzvetan Todorov

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171425

    Both a political history and a moral critique of the twentieth century, this is a personal and impassioned book from one of Europe's most outstanding intellectuals. Identifying totalitarianism as the major innovation of the twentieth century, Tzveta…

  • Meaning in Life and Why It Matters

    Meaning in Life and Why It Matters
    av Susan Wolf

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154503

    Most people, including philosophers, tend to classify human motives as falling into one of two categories: the egoistic or the altruistic, the self-interested or the moral. According to Susan Wolf, however, much of what motivates us does not comfort…

  • What Is Political Philosophy?

    What Is Political Philosophy?
    av Charles Larmore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179148

    A new understanding of political philosophy from one of its leading thinkersWhat is political philosophy? What are its fundamental problems? And how should it be distinguished from moral philosophy? In this book, Charles Larmore redefines the distin…

  • The King's Two Bodies

    The King's Two Bodies
    av Ernst H. Kantorowicz

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169231

    Originally published in 1957, this classic work has guided generations of scholars through the arcane mysteries of medieval political theology. Throughout history, the notion of two bodies has permitted the post mortem continuity of monarch and mona…

  • Time Series Analysis

    Time Series Analysis
    av James Douglas Hamilton

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691042893

    The last decade has brought dramatic changes in the way that researchers analyze economic and financial time series. This book synthesizes these recent advances and makes them accessible to first-year graduate students. James Hamilton provides the f…

  • A Culture of Growth

    A Culture of Growth
    av Joel Mokyr

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180960

    Why Enlightenment culture sparked the Industrial RevolutionDuring 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell

    Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell
    av A. Zee

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691140346

    Since it was first published, Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell has quickly established itself as the most accessible and comprehensive introduction to this profound and deeply fascinating area of theoretical physics. Now in this fully revised and…

  • The Aesthetics of Architecture

    The Aesthetics of Architecture
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158334

    Architecture is distinguished from other art forms by its sense of function, its localized quality, its technique, its public and nonpersonal character, and its continuity with the decorative arts. In this important book, Roger Scruton calls for a r…

  • How Propaganda Works

    How Propaganda Works
    av Jason Stanley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173429

    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulati…

  • Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film the Imitation Game - Updated Edition

    Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film the Imitation Game - Updated Edition
    av Andrew Hodges

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164724

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira KnightleyIt is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954)…

  • The Work of the Dead

    The Work of the Dead
    av Thomas W. Laqueur

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180939

    The meaning of our concern for mortal remains-from antiquity through the twentieth centuryThe Greek philosopher Diogenes said that when he died his body should be tossed over the city walls for beasts to scavenge. Why should he or anyone else care w…