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  • Knowledge, Power, and Practice

    Knowledge, Power, and Practice

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520077850

    These original essays, which combine theoretical argument with empirical observation, constitute a state-of-the-art platform for future research in medical anthropology. Ranging in time and locale, the essays are based on research in historical and…

  • Pricing Beauty

    Pricing Beauty
    av Ashley Mears

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270763

    Sociologist Ashley Mears takes us behind the brightly lit runways and glossy advertisements of the fashion industry in this insider's study of the world of modeling. Mears, who worked as a model in New York and London, draws on observations as well…

  • The Managed Heart

    The Managed Heart
    av Arlie Russell Hochschild

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272941

    In private life, we try to induce or suppress love, envy, and anger through deep acting or "emotion work", just as we manage our outer expressions of feeling through surface acting. In trying to bridge a gap between what we feel and what we "ought"…

  • Risk and Culture

    Risk and Culture
    av Mary Douglas

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520050631

    Can we know the risks we face, now or in the future? No, we cannot; but yes, we must act as if we do. Some dangers are unknown; others are known, but not by us because no one person can know everything. Most people cannot be aware of most dangers at…

  • Symbolic Interactionism

    Symbolic Interactionism
    av Herbert Blumer
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520056763

    This is a collection of articles dealing with the point of view of symbolic interactionism and with the topic of methodology in the discipline of sociology. It is written by the leading figure in the school of symbolic interactionism, and presents w…

  • The Book of Yokai

    The Book of Yokai
    av Michael Dylan Foster

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271029

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirit…

  • The Book of Yokai

    The Book of Yokai
    av Michael Dylan Foster

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271012

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirit…

  • How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself

    How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself
    av Mark Collier, Bill Manley

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520239494

    Hieroglyphs are pictures used as signs in writing. When standing before an ancient tablet in a museum or visiting an Egyptian monument, we marvel at this unique writing and puzzle over its meaning. Now, with the help of Egyptologists Mark Collier an…

  • Augustine of Hippo

    Augustine of Hippo
    av Peter Brown

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280410

    This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.

  • Sappho

    Sappho
    av Sappho

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272934

    These hundred poems and fragments constitute virtually all of "Sappho" that survives and effectively bring to life the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet. Mary Barnard's translations are lean, incisive, direct - the best…

  • Italy's Native Wine Grape Terroirs

    Italy's Native Wine Grape Terroirs
    av Ian D'Agata

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290754

    A New York Times and Food & Wine Best Wine Book of 2019 Italy's Native Wine Grape Terroirs is the definitive reference book on the myriad crus and the grand cru wine production areas of Italy's native wine grapes. Ian D'Agata's approach to discussin…

  • The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II

    The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II
    av Fernand Braudel, Sian Reynolds, Fernand Braudel

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520203082

    The focus of Fernand Braudel's great work is the Mediterranean world in the second half of the sixteenth century, but Braudel ranges back in history to the world of Odysseus and forward to our time, moving out from the Mediterranean area to the New…

  • The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II

    The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II
    av Fernand Braudel

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520203303

    The focus of Fernand Braudel's great work is the Mediterranean world in the second half of the sixteenth century, but Braudel ranges back in history to the world of Odysseus and forward to our time, moving out from the Mediterranean area to the New…

  • I Taste Red: The Science of Tasting Wine

    I Taste Red: The Science of Tasting Wine
    av Jamie Goode

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292246

    I Taste Red is the first book of its kind to address and relate all the different sensory and psychological factors that shape our experience of tasting wine. Award-winning author Jamie Goode explores how our sensory system, psychology, philosophy,…

  • Dirt

    Dirt
    av David R. Montgomery

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272903

    Dirt, soil, call it what you want - it's everywhere we go. It is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, and our cities. This fascinating yet disquieting book finds, however, that we are running out of dirt, and it's no laughing m…

  • The Wines of Burgundy

    The Wines of Burgundy
    av Clive Coates

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520250505

    Ten years after the publication of the highly acclaimed, award-winning "Cote D'Or: A Celebration of the Great Wines of Burgundy", the "Bible of Burgundy," Clive Coates now offers this thoroughly revised and updated sequel. This long-awaited work det…

  • Colonizing the Body

    Colonizing the Body
    av David Arnold

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520082953

    In this innovative analysis of medicine and disease in colonial India, David Arnold explores the vital role of the state in medical and public health activities, arguing that Western medicine became a critical battleground between the colonized and…

  • Revolutionary Love

    Revolutionary Love
    av RABBI Michael Lerner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520304505

    From social theorist and psychotherapist Rabbi Michael Lerner comes a strategy for a new socialism built on love, kindness, and compassion for one another. Revolutionary Love proposes a method to replace what Lerner terms the "capitalist globalizati…

  • The Los Alamos Primer

    The Los Alamos Primer
    av Robert Serber

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520344174

    More than seventy years ago, American forces exploded the first atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, causing great physical and human destruction. The young scientists at Los Alamos who developed the bombs, which were nic…

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    av Aloys Winterling

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287594

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and at…

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    av Aloys Winterling

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520248953

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and at…

  • Six Years

    Six Years
    av Lucy R. Lippard

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520210134

    In Six Years Lucy R. Lippard documents the chaotic network of ideas that has been labeled conceptual art. The book is arranged as an annotated chronology into which is woven a rich collection of original documents--including texts by and taped discu…

  • Theory of Harmony

    Theory of Harmony
    av Arnold Schoenberg, Roy E. Carter, Walter Frisch

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266087

    There is a new critical foreword by Walter Frisch, H. Harold Gumm/Harry and Albert von Tilzer Professor of Music at Columbia University, that expands this centennial edition. Frisch puts Schoenberg's masterpiece into historical and ideological conte…

  • Stravinsky

    Stravinsky
    av Stephen Walsh

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520227491

    Widely regarded as the greatest composer of the twentieth century, Igor Stravinsky was central to the development of modernism in art, yet no dependable biography of him exists. Previous studies have drawn too heavily from his own unreliable memoirs…

  • Drone Art

    Drone Art
    av Thomas Stubblefield

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520339620

    What happens when a drone enters a gallery or appears on screen? What thresholds are crossed as this weapon of war occupies everyday visual culture? These questions have appeared with increasing regularity since the advent of the War on Terror, when…

  • Drone Art

    Drone Art
    av Thomas Stubblefield

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520339613

    What happens when a drone enters a gallery or appears on screen? What thresholds are crossed as this weapon of war occupies everyday visual culture? These questions have appeared with increasing regularity since the advent of the War on Terror, when…

  • Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume II

    Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume II
    av Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520268937

    Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki was a key figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the non-Asian world. Many outside Japan encountered Buddhism for the first time through his writings and teaching, and for nearly a century his work and legacy have contribu…

  • Bounded Choice

    Bounded Choice
    av Janja A. Lalich

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520384026

    Heaven's Gate, a secretive group of celibate "monks" awaiting pickup by a UFO, captured intense public attention in 1997 when its members committed collective suicide. As a way of understanding such perplexing events, many have seen those who join c…

  • Women on the River of Life

    Women on the River of Life
    av Ravenna M Helson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520299160

    Commenced in 1958 with 142 young women who were seniors at Mills College, the Mills Study has become the largest and longest longitudinal study of women's adult development, with assessments of these women in their twenties, forties, fifties, sixtie…

  • Women on the River of Life

    Women on the River of Life
    av Ravenna M Helson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520299153

    Commenced in 1958 with 142 young women who were seniors at Mills College, the Mills Study has become the largest and longest longitudinal study of women's adult development, with assessments of these women in their twenties, forties, fifties, sixtie…

  • High-Tech Trash

    High-Tech Trash
    av Carolyn L. Kane

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520340145

    A free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press' Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. High-Tech Trash analyzes creative strategies in glitch, noise…

  • Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III

    Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III
    av Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520269170

    Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki was a key figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the non-Asian world. Many outside Japan encountered Buddhism for the first time through his writings and teaching, and for nearly a century his work and legacy have contribu…

  • From Fascism to Libertarian Communism

    From Fascism to Libertarian Communism
    av Allen Douglas

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520076785

    Georges Valois is the enigma who stands at the center of French fascism. Writer, publisher, economic and political organizer, Valois went from adolescent anarchism to fascism and finally to libertarian socialism. His career has mystified scholars, a…

  • The Identities of Persons

    The Identities of Persons

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520033092

    In this volume, thirteen philosophers contribute new essays analyzing the criteria for personal identity and their import on ethics and the theory of action: it presents contemporary treatments of the issues discussed in "Personal Identity", edited…

  • Miyazawa Kenji

    Miyazawa Kenji
    av Kenji Miyazawa

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520247796

    The poet Miyazawa Kenji (1896-1933) was an early twentieth-century Japanese modernist who today is known worldwide for his poetry and stories as well as his devotion to Buddhism. "Miyazawa Kenji: Selections" collects a wide range of his poetry and p…

  • Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

    Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe
    av Joy H. Calico

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281868

    Joy H. Calico examines the cultural history of postwar Europe through the lens of the performance and reception of Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw--a short but powerful work, she argues, capable of irritating every exposed nerve in postwa…

  • The New Cultural History

    The New Cultural History

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520064294

    Across the humanities and the social sciences, disciplinary boundaries have come into question as scholars have acknowledged their common preoccupations with cultural phenomena ranging from rituals and ceremonies to texts and discourse. Literary cri…

  • Primitivism and Twentieth-Century Art

    Primitivism and Twentieth-Century Art

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520215030

    This book is the first to bring together texts documenting the encounter between Western artists and writers and what has historically been called primitive art - the traditional, indigenous arts of Africa, Oceania, and North America. Beginning with…

  • Time Series Analysis in the Social Sciences

    Time Series Analysis in the Social Sciences
    av Youseop Shin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293175

    Times Series Analysis in the Social Sciences is a practical and highly readable introduction written exclusively for students and researchers whose mathematical background is limited to basic algebra. The book focuses on fundamental elements of time…

  • Time Series Analysis in the Social Sciences

    Time Series Analysis in the Social Sciences
    av Youseop Shin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293168

    Times Series Analysis in the Social Sciences is a practical and highly readable introduction written exclusively for students and researchers whose mathematical background is limited to basic algebra. The book focuses on fundamental elements of time…

  • Khubilai Khan

    Khubilai Khan
    av Morris Rossabi

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520261327

    Living from 1215 to 1294, Khubilai Khan is one of history's most renowned figures. Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on the life and times of the great Mongol monarch.…

  • Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520277175

    In this collection of essays, scholars from a range of disciplines explore the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two qu…

  • Inside the White Cube

    Inside the White Cube
    av Brian O'Doherty

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520220409

    When these essays first appeared in Artforum in 1976, their impact was immediate. They were discussed, annotated, cited, collected, and translated-the three issues of Artforum in which they appeared have become nearly impossible to obtain. Having Br…

  • The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

    The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge
    av Carlos Castaneda

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290778

    In 1968 University of California Press published an unusual manuscript by an anthropology student named Carlos Castaneda.The Teachings of Don Juan enthralled a generation of seekers dissatisfied with the limitations of the Western worldview. Castane…

  • The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

    The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge
    av Carlos Castaneda

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290761

    In 1968 University of California Press published an unusual manuscript by an anthropology student named Carlos Castaneda.The Teachings of Don Juan enthralled a generation of seekers dissatisfied with the limitations of the Western worldview. Castane…

  • Chocolate Cities

    Chocolate Cities
    av Marcus Anthony Hunter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292833

    When you think of a map of the United States, what do you see? Now think of the Seattle that begot Jimi Hendrix. The Dallas that shaped Erykah Badu. The Holly Springs, Mississippi, that compelled Ida B. Wells to activism against lynching. The Birmin…

  • Chocolate Cities

    Chocolate Cities
    av Marcus Anthony Hunter

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292826

    When you think of a map of the United States, what do you see? Now think of the Seattle that begot Jimi Hendrix. The Dallas that shaped Erykah Badu. The Holly Springs, Mississippi that compelled Ida B. Wells to activism against lynching. The Birming…

  • Collected Poems of Mallarme

    Collected Poems of Mallarme
    av Stephane Mallarme

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520268142

    Stephane Mallarme (1842-1898) is one of the giants of nineteenth-century French poetry. Leader of the Symbolist movement, he exerted a powerful influence on modern literature and thought, which can be traced in the works of Paul Valery, W.B. Yeats,…

  • Indochina

    Indochina
    av Pierre Brocheux

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520269743

    Combining new approaches with a groundbreaking historical synthesis, this accessible work is the most thorough and up-to-date general history of French Indochina available in English. Unique in its wide-ranging attention to economic, social, intelle…

  • America Day by Day

    America Day by Day
    av Simone de Beauvoir, Carol Cosman, Douglas Brinkley

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520210677

    Here is the ultimate American road book, one with a perspective unlike that of any other. In January 1947 Simone de Beauvoir landed at La Guardia airport and began a four-month journey that took her from one coast of the United States to the other,…

  • The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao

    The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao
    av Andrew McClellan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251267

    Art museums have emerged in recent decades as the most vibrant and popular of all cultural institutions. Though art museums have never been more popular, their direction and values are now being contested as never before - both in the media and in t…

  • The History of Human Rights

    The History of Human Rights
    av Micheline Ishay

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256415

    Micheline Ishay recounts the dramatic struggle for human rights across the ages in a book that brilliantly synthesizes historical and intellectual developments from the Mesopotamian Codes of Hammurabi to today's era of globalization. As she chronicl…

  • Class Acts

    Class Acts
    av Rachel Sherman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520247826

    In this lively study, Rachel Sherman goes behind the scenes in two urban luxury hotels to give a nuanced picture of the workers who care for and cater to wealthy guests by providing seemingly unlimited personal attention. Drawing on in-depth intervi…

  • Heritage of China

    Heritage of China

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520064416

    The thirteen essays in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth and vitality of Chinese civilization and demonstrate…

  • The Pitfalls of Protection

    The Pitfalls of Protection
    av Torunn Wimpelmann

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293199

    At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in…

  • The Pitfalls of Protection

    The Pitfalls of Protection
    av Torunn Wimpelmann

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293182

    Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender politics. The Politics of Protection, based on research conducted in Afghanistan between 2009…

  • Trans

    Trans
    av Jack Halberstam

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292697

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increas…

  • Trans

    Trans
    av Jack Halberstam

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292680

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increas…

  • Yakuza

    Yakuza
    av David E. Kaplan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274907

    Known for their striking full-body tattoos and severed fingertips, Japan's gangsters comprise a criminal class eighty thousand strong - more than four times the size of the American mafia. Despite their criminal nature, the yakuza are accepted by fe…

  • The Beethoven Quartet Companion

    The Beethoven Quartet Companion

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520204201

    While the Beethoven string quartets are to chamber music what the plays of Shakespeare are to drama, even seasoned concertgoers will welcome guidance with these personal and sometimes enigmatic works. This collection offers Beethoven lovers both det…