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  • How to See the World

    How to See the World
    av Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141977409

    In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly saturated with screens. From Google Images to Instagram, video games to installation art, this transformation is con…

  • Being Ecological

    Being Ecological
    av Timothy Morton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241274231

    'To read Being Ecological is to be caught up in a brilliant display of intellectual pyrotechnics' P.D.Smith, GuardianWhy is everything we think we know about ecology wrong? Is there really any difference between 'humans' and 'nature'? Does this mean…

  • Economics: The User's Guide

    Economics: The User's Guide
    av Ha-Joon Chang

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780718197032

    What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?Ha-Joon Chang teaches economics at Cambridge University, and writes a column for the Guardian. The Observer called his book 23Things They Don't Tell You About…

  • Human Evolution

    Human Evolution
    av Robin Dunbar

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141975313

    What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail?The past 12,000 years represent the only time in the sweep of human history when there has been only one human species. How did t…

  • This Is Shakespeare

    This Is Shakespeare
    av Emma Smith

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241361634

    A THE TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019 'The best introduction to the plays I've read, perhaps the best book on Shakespeare, full stop' Alex Preston, Observer'It makes you impatient to see or re-read the plays at once' Hilary MantelA genius and prophet w…

  • National Populism

    National Populism
    av Roger Eatwell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241312001

    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR A crucial new guide to one of the most urgent political phenomena of our time: the rise of national populism Across the West, there is a rising tide of people who feel excluded, alienated from mainstream politics, a…

  • Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991

    Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991
    av Orlando Figes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141043678

    What caused the Russian Revolution?Did it succeed or fail?Do we still live with its consequences?Orlando Figes teaches history at Birkbeck, University of London and is the author of many acclaimed books on Russian history, including A People's Trage…

  • Think Like an Anthropologist

    Think Like an Anthropologist
    av Matthew Engelke

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141983226

    'Subtle and self-reflexive. . . an excellent overview of the debates and issues that have shaped this hugely influential social science' - GuardianHow does anthropology help us understand who we are? What can it tell us about culture, from Melanesia…

  • The Road to Conscious Machines

    The Road to Conscious Machines
    av Michael Wooldridge

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241396742

    'A terrific book - essential reading for everyone seeking to make sense of Artificial Intelligence.' Professor Sir Adrian Smith, Director and Chief Executive of the Alan Turing Institute'Calm, informative and refreshingly free of hype, Wooldridge's…

  • The Road to Conscious Machines

    The Road to Conscious Machines
    av Michael Wooldridge

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241333907

    'A terrific book - essential reading for everyone seeking to make sense of Artificial Intelligence' Professor Sir Adrian Smith, Director and Chief Executive of the Alan Turing Institute In this myth-busting guide to AI past and present, one of the…

  • Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence
    av Melanie Mitchell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241404836

    'If you think you understand AI and all of the related issues, you don't. By the time you finish this exceptionally lucid and riveting book you will breathe more easily and wisely' - Michael GazzanigaA leading computer scientist brings human sense t…

  • Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence
    av Melanie Mitchell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241404829

    'If you think you understand AI and all of the related issues, you don't. By the time you finish this exceptionally lucid and riveting book you will breathe more easily and wisely' - Michael GazzanigaA leading computer scientist brings human sense t…

  • The Government of No One

    The Government of No One
    av Ruth Kinna

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141984667

    'The standard book on anarchism for the twenty-first century. Written with brio, quiet insight and clarity' Carl LevyA magisterial study of the history and theory of one of the most controversial political movementsAnarchism routinely gets a bad pre…

  • The Government of No One

    The Government of No One
    av Ruth Kinna

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241396551

    'The standard book on anarchism for the twenty-first century. Written with brio, quiet insight and clarity' Carl LevyA magisterial study of the history and theory of one of the most controversial political movementsAnarchism routinely gets a bad pre…

  • Hermeneutics

    Hermeneutics
    av John D. Caputo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241257852

    Is anything ever not an interpretation? Does interpretation go all the way down? Is there such a thing as a pure fact that is interpretation-free? If not, how are we supposed to know what to think and do? These tantalizing questions are tackled by r…

  • The Meaning of Science

    The Meaning of Science
    av Tim Lewens

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141977423

    What is science? Is it uniquely equipped to deliver universal truths? Or is it one of many disciplines - art, literature, religion - that offer different forms of understanding? In The Meaning of Science, Tim Lewens offers a provocative introduction…

  • Social Mobility

    Social Mobility
    av Lee Elliot Major

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241317020

    What are the effects of decreasing social mobility? How does education help - and hinder - us in improving our life chances? Why are so many of us stuck on the same social rung as our parents? Apart from the USA, Britain has the lowest social mobili…

  • Object-Oriented Ontology

    Object-Oriented Ontology
    av Graham Harman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241269152

    What is reality, really? Are humans more special or important than the non-human objects we perceive? How does this change the way we understand the world? We humans tend to believe that things are only real in as much as we perceive them, an idea…

  • A Short History of Brexit

    A Short History of Brexit
    av Kevin O'Rourke

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241398234

    'Crisp, clear and quietly devastating' Guardian 'Excellent, authoritative, highly readable' Irish Times A succinct, expert guide to how we got to BrexitAfter all the debates, manoeuvrings, recriminations and exaltations, Brexit is upon us. But, as…

  • Art of Polish Cooking, The

    Art of Polish Cooking, The
    av Alina Zeranska

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780882897097

    A modern guide to traditional Polish cooking comprising five hundred recipes and interesting information about Polish cuisine

  • See You at the Top

    See You at the Top
    av Ziglar Z

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565547063

    The 25th anniversary edition of the classic motivational and self-improvement book that has sold more than 1.6 million copies in hardcover. For more than three decades, Zig Ziglar, one of the great motivators of our age, has traveled the world, enco…

  • When the Daltons Rode

    When the Daltons Rode
    av Emmett Dalton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781455615353

    Autobiography of an Old West outlaw. Known for his scandalous career as a train and bank robber, Emmett Dalton remains a significant figure in American Old West history. This candid autobiography details his years with the Dalton gang, his courtship…

  • Greek and Roman Political Ideas

    Greek and Roman Political Ideas
    av Melissa Lane

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141976150

    Where do our ideas about politics come from? What can we learn from the Greeks and Romans? How should we exercise power?Melissa Lane teaches politics at Princeton University, and previously taught political thought at the University of Cambridge, w…

  • Feminisms

    Feminisms
    av Lucy Delap

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241398142

    How has feminism developed? What have feminists achieved? What can we learn from the global history of feminism? Feminism is the ongoing story of a profound historical transformation. Despite being repeatedly written off as a political movement tha…

  • A Political History of the World

    A Political History of the World
    av Jonathan Holslag

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241395561

    A three-thousand year history of the world that examines the causes of war and the search for peaceIn three thousand years of history, China has spent at least eleven centuries at war. The Roman Empire was in conflict during at least 50 per cent of…

  • Feeding Britain

    Feeding Britain
    av Tim Lang

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241442227

    How does Britain get its food? Why is our current system at breaking point? How can we fix it before it is too late?British food has changed remarkably in the last half century. As we have become wealthier and more discerning, our food has European…

  • Feeding Britain

    Feeding Britain
    av Tim Lang

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241404805

    How does Britain get its food? Why is our current system at breaking point? How can we fix it before it is too late?British food has changed remarkably in the last half century. As we have become wealthier and more discerning, our food has European…

  • Great Irish Legends for Children

    Great Irish Legends for Children
    av Yvonne Carroll

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589803459

    This volume of six traditional Irish legends includes stories about a king with donkeys ears, a moral lesson about riches and possessions based on a brown bull, a tale explaining how the coast of Antrim was formed by a giant, and other tales about t…

  • Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780882894065

    What do the Regan administration, the U.S. Budget, National Defense, the Soviet Pipeline, and the Pro-Football Strike all have in common? They're all subjects that were up for grabs in 1982 for the nation's leading editorial cartoonists.Started in 1…

  • Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565545137

    The people, events, and issues that made headlines in 1975, including the Ford administration, the CIA and FBI, Indira Ghandi, gun control, New York City's financial plight, presidential hopefuls, and the energy crisis.ABOUT THE EDITOREditor Charles…

  • Social Class in the 21st Century

    Social Class in the 21st Century
    av Mike Savage

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241004227

    A fresh take on social class from the experts behind the BBC's 'Great British Class Survey'.Why does social class matter more than ever in Britain today? How has the meaning of class changed? What does this mean for social mobility and inequality?In…

  • Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780882894782

    Published annually since 1973, Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year zeroes in on the past year's headline-making events. From the presidential election at home to the tragedy of hunger in Africa, 1984 is captured in more than 300 cartoons from 131 le…

  • Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780882894454

    What do the Regan administration, the U.S. Budget,National Defense, the Soviet Pipeline, and the Pro-Football Strike allhave in common? Theyre all subjects that were up for grabs in 1982 forthe nation's leading editorial cartoonists.Started in 1972,…

  • Riding the Tiger: Twenty Years on the Road: The Risks and Joys of Bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West

    Riding the Tiger: Twenty Years on the Road: The Risks and Joys of Bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West
    av Lama Ole Nydahl

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931892677

  • New Orleans Cookbook

    New Orleans Cookbook
    av Lena Richard

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565545885

    From Lobster Salad to Baked Stuffed Oysters and Crawfish Bisque, this compilation of recipes offers the best of New Orleans cuisine. Chef Lena Richards pulled inspiration from her southern roots and her experience in the catering business, to create…

  • Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565545120

    The third volume of this acclaimed series offers a sobering look back at the history-making events of 1974. Often humorous, sometimes poignant, and always interesting, these cartoons are guaranteed to tickle your funny bone and tug at your heartstri…

  • Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565545168

    The 1980 edition of the Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year series, which has been banned by government authorities at the 1979 Moscow international Book Fair, contains the best works of some 130 leading editorial cartoonists from the United States…

  • International Reggae: Current and Future Trends in Jamaican Popular Music

    International Reggae: Current and Future Trends in Jamaican Popular Music
    av Donna P. Hope

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789768240125

  • Entering the Diamond Way

    Entering the Diamond Way
    av Lama Ole Nydahl

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931892035

  • Chinese Thought

    Chinese Thought
    av Roel Sterckx

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141984834

    'A terrific book, rich and endlessly thought provoking. . . If you are looking for one book to understand the core ideas of Chinese civilisation, read this' - Michael WoodAn engrossing history of ancient Chinese philosophy and culture from an eminen…

  • Traitor, The

    Traitor, The
    av Thomas, Jr. Dixon Jr

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565549807

    "To the brave and the proud there are visions darker than death." Trapped between feuding Klan members and carpetbaggers who are out to destroy his life, Southern aristocrat John Graham must fight to keep the honor of his family and his nation. Thir…

  • The Human Planet

    The Human Planet
    av Simon Lewis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241280881

    'Brilliantly written and genuinely one of the most important books I have ever read' - Ellie Mae O'Hagan An engrossing exploration of the science, history and politics of the Anthropocene, one of the most important scientific ideas of our time, from…

  • Voodoo Queen, The

    Voodoo Queen, The
    av Robert Tallant

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780882893327

    Born in 1794, Marie Laveau reigned as the undisputed queen of the Voodoos for nearly a century.

  • Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'Em

    Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix 'Em
    av Stanley Arthur

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780882891323

    "A classical work."-H. L. Mencken, early twentieth-century distinguished journalist, critic, and editorFrom the story behind the Side Car Cocktail to the secret of perfect Mississippi Planter's Punch, this effervescent collection is a spirited romp…

  • Little Colonel's Knight Comes Riding, The

    Little Colonel's Knight Comes Riding, The
    av Annie Johnston

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565548121

    The childish adventures of Lloyd Sherman, the Little Colonel, come to an endin The Little Colonels Knight Comes Riding , the last in the LittleColonel series.After their return to Lloydsboro Valley, Kentucky, from Warwick Hall inWashington D.C., the…

  • Revolutionary War in the Southern Back Country, The

    Revolutionary War in the Southern Back Country, The
    av James Swisher

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589805033

    Describes the events that led to the climax and eventual demise of the British campaign of the Revolutionary War, when relatively small armies of men waged a ferocious series of battles in the Southern theater.

  • Nathan Bedford Forrest's Escort and Staff

    Nathan Bedford Forrest's Escort and Staff
    av Michael Bradley

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589803633

    The first book chronicling the forces who served the legendary figure. Nathan Bedford Forrest has been an inspiration for biography and fiction for over a century, and those who rode with him have taken on the same mythic persona as Forrest. In this…

  • Justice

    Justice
    av Emily Conrad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522300762

    Jake thought he was meant to marry Brooklyn, but now she's pregnant, and he had nothing to do with it. As Brooklyn wrestles with questions about what her pregnancy means and how it will affect her relationship with Jake, she can't bring herself to t…

  • Adventures of Roopster Roux, The

    Adventures of Roopster Roux, The
    av Lavaille Lavette

    Kassett - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565544017

    Running time: 15 min. In order to start in the basketball game, Roopster will have to learn how to slam dunk. But dunking is the least of his concerns after he overhears the evil Tegores plans to take over the townand the worldwith his stinky green…

  • Petite Rouge

    Petite Rouge
    av Sheila Hebert-Collins

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589806023

    Cajun Red Riding Hood faces a frightening bayou foe! A bayou version of a classic, this full-color update of the beloved fairy tale introduces a new generation to Cajun culture. As Petite Rouge paddles her pirogue to visit her sick grandmere, she is…

  • The Story We Carry in Our Bones: Irish History for Americans

    The Story We Carry in Our Bones: Irish History for Americans
    av Juilene Osborne-McKnight

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781455625338

  • Master of the Mississippi

    Master of the Mississippi
    av Florence Dorsey

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565545977

    Master of the Mississippi is the story of Henry Miller Shreve, who taught the Mississippi River to fetch and carry for the nation. The book is compiled from letters written by Shreve, journals kept by his father and brother, and letters written by m…

  • Country Inns and Selected Hotels in Great Britain and Ireland

    Country Inns and Selected Hotels in Great Britain and Ireland

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565548954

    "For travelers looking for more than just simple lodging and meals in Britain." -- Travel Books Worldwide "Youre in for a surprise. . . . This guide is updated and expanded every year and each hotel is checked out so you can be sure of its accuracy.…

  • Legends of Texas

    Legends of Texas
    av J. Frank Dobie

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565540736

    Some of the best-known tales of booty hidden in Texas are included, as are eerie stories and the origins of Texas flowers, names, and streams.