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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Bit by Bit

    Bit by Bit
    av Matthew J. Salganik

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196107

    An innovative and accessible guide to doing social research in the digital age The rapid spread of social media, smartphones, and other digital wonders enables us to collect and process data about human behavior on a scale never before imaginable, o…

  • Irrational Exuberance

    Irrational Exuberance
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173122

    In this revised, updated, and expanded edition of his New York Times bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller, who warned of both the tech and housing bubbles, cautions that signs of irrational exuberance among investors have only in…

  • Philosophy of Biology

    Philosophy of Biology
    av Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174679

    This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative covera…

  • Philosophy of Biology

    Philosophy of Biology
    av Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691140018

    This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative covera…

  • Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

    Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe
    av Roger Penrose

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178530

    What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe? Surely, theoretical physicists are immune to mere trends, dogmatic beliefs, or flights of fancy? In fact, acclaimed ph…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

    Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe
    av Roger Penrose

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691119793

    Nobel Prize-winning physicist Roger Penrose questions some of the most fashionable ideas in physics today, including string theory What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand t…

  • The Russian Moment in World History

    The Russian Moment in World History
    av Marshall T. Poe

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691126067

    Is Russian history one big inevitable failure? The Soviet Union's demise and Russia's ensuing troubles have led many to wonder. But this is to look through a skewed prism indeed. In this provocative and elegantly written short history of Russia, Mar…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • The I Ching or Book of Changes

    The I Ching or Book of Changes

    Inbunden - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691097503

    The I Ching, or Book of Changes, a common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy, is one of the first efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3,000 years, and interest…

  • 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…

  • On Sacrifice

    On Sacrifice
    av Moshe Halbertal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163307

    The idea and practice of sacrifice play a profound role in religion, ethics, and politics. In this brief book, philosopher Moshe Halbertal explores the meaning and implications of sacrifice, developing a theory of sacrifice as an offering and examin…

  • Philosophy of Physics

    Philosophy of Physics
    av Scott Soames, Tim Maudlin, Scott Soames

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183527

    A sophisticated and original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics from one of the world's leading philosophers of physicsIn this book, Tim Maudlin, one of the world's leading philosophers of physics, offers a sophisticated, original i…

  • 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…

  • Answer to Job

    Answer to Job
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150475

    Considered one of Jung's most controversial works, Answer to Job also stands as Jung's most extensive commentary on a biblical text. Here, he confronts the story of the man who challenged God, the man who experienced hell on earth and still did not…

  • The Little Book of Cosmology

    The Little Book of Cosmology
    av Lyman Page

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691195780

    The cutting-edge science that is taking the measure of the universe The Little Book of Cosmology provides a breathtaking look at our universe on the grandest scales imaginable. Written by one of the world's leading experimental cosmologists, this sh…

  • 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…

  • 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 Hedgehog and the Fox

    The Hedgehog and the Fox
    av Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy, Michael Ignatieff

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156002

    "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." This ancient Greek aphorism, preserved in a fragment from the poet Archilochus, describes the central thesis of Isaiah Berlin's masterly essay on Leo Tolstoy and the philosophy of hi…

  • 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…

  • Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works

    Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168685

    The world of money is being transformed as households and organizations face changing economies, and new currencies and payment systems like Bitcoin and Apple Pay gain ground. What is money, and how do we make sense of it? Money Talks is the first b…

  • T. rex and the Crater of Doom

    T. rex and the Crater of Doom
    av Walter Alvarez

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169668

    Sixty-five million years ago, a comet or asteroid larger than Mount Everest slammed into the Earth, inducing an explosion equivalent to the detonation of a hundred million hydrogen bombs. Vaporized detritus blasted through the atmosphere upon impact…

  • Building Anglo-Saxon England

    Building Anglo-Saxon England
    av John Blair

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162980

    A radical rethinking of the Anglo-Saxon world that draws on the latest archaeological discoveries This beautifully illustrated book draws on the latest archaeological discoveries to present a radical reappraisal of the Anglo-Saxon built environment…

  • Friendly Fire

    Friendly Fire
    av Scott A. Snook

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691095189

    On April 14, 1994, two U.S. Air Force F-15 fighters accidentally shot down two U.S. Army Black Hawk Helicopters over Northern Iraq, killing all twenty-six peacekeepers onboard. In response to this disaster the complete array of military and civilian…

  • Mastering 'Metrics

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152844

    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…

  • The Nobel Factor

    The Nobel Factor
    av Avner Offer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196312

    How the creation of the Nobel Prize in Economics changed the economics profession, Sweden, and the world Our confidence in markets comes from economics, and our confidence in economics is underpinned by the Nobel Prize in Economics, which was first…

  • Hot Molecules, Cold Electrons: From the Mathematics of Heat to the Development of the Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable

    Hot Molecules, Cold Electrons: From the Mathematics of Heat to the Development of the Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable
    av Paul J. Nahin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191720

    An entertaining mathematical exploration of the heat equation and its role in the triumphant development of the trans-Atlantic telegraph cableHeat, like gravity, shapes nearly every aspect of our world and universe, from how milk dissolves in coffee…

  • Alabama in Africa

    Alabama in Africa
    av Andrew Zimmerman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155869

    In 1901, the Tuskegee Institute, founded by Booker T. Washington, sent an expedition to the German colony of Togo in West Africa, with the purpose of transforming the region into a cotton economy similar to that of the post-Reconstruction American S…

  • Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich

    Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich
    av Christopher Clark

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181653

    From the author of the national bestseller The Sleepwalkers, a book about how the exercise of power is shaped by different concepts of time This groundbreaking book presents new perspectives on how the exercise of power is shaped by different notion…

  • Why People Cooperate

    Why People Cooperate
    av Tom R. Tyler

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158006

    Any organization's success depends upon the voluntary cooperation of its members. But what motivates people to cooperate? In Why People Cooperate, Tom Tyler challenges the decades-old notion that individuals within groups are primarily motivated by…

  • Why People Obey the Law

    Why People Obey the Law
    av Tom R. Tyler

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691126739

    People obey the law if they believe it's legitimate, not because they fear punishment--this is the startling conclusion of Tom Tyler's classic study. Tyler suggests that lawmakers and law enforcers would do much better to make legal systems worthy o…

  • Digging Deeper

    Digging Deeper
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208572

    From the bestselling author of 1177 B.C., an accessible primer to the archaeologist's craft An archaeologist with more than thirty seasons of excavation experience, Eric H. Cline has conducted fieldwork around the world, from Greece and Crete to Egy…

  • Religion in American Politics

    Religion in American Politics
    av Frank Lambert

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691146133

    The delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention blocked the establishment of Christianity as a national religion. But they could not keep religion out of American politics. From the election of 1800, when Federalist clergymen charged that deist…

  • Gods and Robots

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202266

    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 b…

  • Gods and Robots

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183510

    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

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    On line - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193021

    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…

  • Designing Social Inquiry

    Designing Social Inquiry
    av Gary King

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691034713

    While heated arguments between practitioners of qualitative and quantitative research have begun to test the very integrity of the social sciences, Gary King, Robert Keohane, and Sidney Verba have produced a farsighted and timely book that promises…