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  • Industrial-Strength Denial

    Industrial-Strength Denial
    av Barbara Freese

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520296282

    Corporations faced with proof that they are hurting people or the planet have a long history of denying evidence, blaming victims, complaining of witch hunts, attacking their critics' motives, and otherwise rationalizing their harmful activities. De…

  • 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"…

  • Gordon Matta-Clark

    Gordon Matta-Clark
    av Frances Richard

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520299092

    Bringing a poet's perspective to an artist's archive, this highly original book examines wordplay in the art and thought of American artist Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978). A pivotal figure in the postminimalist generation who was also the son of a p…

  • 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…

  • This Connection of Everyone with Lungs

    This Connection of Everyone with Lungs
    av Juliana Spahr

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520242951

    Part planetary love poem, part 24/7 news flash, the hypnotic poems of This Connection of Everyone with Lungs wrap with equal, angular grace around lovers and battleships. These poems hear the tracer fire in a bird's song and capture cell division an…

  • Between Republic and Empire

    Between Republic and Empire

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520084476

    Representing five major areas of Augustan scholarship - historiography, poetry, art, religion, and politics - the nineteen contributors to this volume bring us closer to a balanced, up-to-date account of Augustus and his principate.

  • The Bloody Flag

    The Bloody Flag
    av Niklas Frykman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520355477

    Mutiny tore like wildfire through the wooden warships of the age of revolution. While commoners across Europe laid siege to the nobility and enslaved workers put the torch to plantation islands, out on the oceans, naval seamen by the tens of thousan…

  • The Magna Carta Manifesto

    The Magna Carta Manifesto
    av Peter Linebaugh

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520260009

    This remarkable book shines a fierce light on the current state of liberty and shows how longstanding restraints against tyranny - and the rights of habeas corpus, trial by jury, and due process of law, and the prohibition of torture - are being abr…

  • 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…

  • Gregory of Nazianzus's Letter Collection

    Gregory of Nazianzus's Letter Collection
    av Gregory of Nazianzus

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520304123

    Saint Gregory of Nazianzus, also known as Gregory the Theologian, lived an illustrious life as an orator, poet, priest, and bishop. Until his death, he wrote scores of letters to friends and colleagues, clergy members and philosophers, teachers of r…

  • Gregory of Nazianzus's Letter Collection

    Gregory of Nazianzus's Letter Collection
    av Gregory of Nazianzus

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520304109

    Saint Gregory of Nazianzus, also known as Gregory the Theologian, lived an illustrious life as an orator, poet, priest, and bishop. Until his death, he wrote scores of letters to friends and colleagues, clergy members and philosophers, teachers of r…

  • Black against Empire

    Black against Empire
    av Joshua Bloom

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293281

    This timely special edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, features a new preface by the authors that places the Party in a contemporary political landscape, especially as it relates to Black Lives…

  • Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness

    Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness
    av Shunryu Suzuki

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520232129

    When Shunryu Suzuki Roshi's Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind was published in 1972, it was enthusiastically embraced by Westerners eager for spiritual insight and knowledge of Zen. The book became the most successful treatise on Buddhism in English, sellin…

  • Becoming Sinners

    Becoming Sinners
    av Joel Robbins

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520238008

    In a world of swift and sweeping cultural transformations, few have seen changes as rapid and dramatic as those experienced by the Urapmin of Papua New Guinea in the last four decades. A remote people never directly "missionized," the Urapmin began…

  • The Science of Wine

    The Science of Wine
    av Jamie Goode

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276895

    Praise for the First Edition "Winemaking these days is a complicated process that cannot always be understood intuitively. Fortunately Jamie Goode's The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass explains some of the terms that critics toss around. . . .…

  • The Practice of Everyday Life

    The Practice of Everyday Life
    av Michel de Certeau

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271456

    In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the al…

  • 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 Fourth Trimester

    The Fourth Trimester
    av Susan Brink

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520267121

    The first three months of a baby's life is an outside-the-uterus period of intense development, a biological bridge from fetal life to preparation for the real world. The fourth trimester has more in common with the nine months that came before than…

  • Understanding Criminal Networks

    Understanding Criminal Networks
    av Prof. Gisela Bichler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297050

    Understanding Criminal Networks is a short methodological primer for those interested in studying illicit, deviant, covert, or criminal networks using social network analysis (SNA). Accessibly written by Gisela Bichler, a leading expert in SNA for d…

  • Understanding Criminal Networks

    Understanding Criminal Networks
    av Prof. Gisela Bichler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297043

    Understanding Criminal Networks is a short methodological primer for those interested in studying illicit, deviant, covert, or criminal networks using social network analysis (SNA). Accessibly written by Gisela Bichler, a leading expert in SNA for d…

  • Native Wine Grapes of Italy

    Native Wine Grapes of Italy
    av Ian D'Agata

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272262

    Mountainous terrain, volcanic soils, innumerable microclimates, and an ancient culture of winemaking influenced by Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans make Italy the most diverse country in the world of wine. This diversity is reflected in the fact that…

  • New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements

    New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements
    av Hugh B. Urban

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281189

    New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements is the most extensive study to date of modern American alternative spiritual currents. Hugh B. Urban covers a range of emerging religions from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, including the Na…

  • New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements

    New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements
    av Hugh B. Urban

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281172

    New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements is the most extensive study to date of modern American alternative spiritual currents. Hugh B Urban covers a range of emerging religions from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, including the Nat…

  • The Invention of Judaism

    The Invention of Judaism
    av John J. Collins

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520294127

    Most people understand Judaism to be the Torah and the Torah to be Judaism. However, in The Invention of Judaism, John J. Collins persuasively argues this was not always the case. The Torah became the touchstone for most of Judaism's adherents only…

  • The Invention of Judaism

    The Invention of Judaism
    av John J. Collins

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520294110

    Most people understand Judaism to be the Torah and the Torah to be Judaism. However, in the Invention of Judaism, John J. Collins persuasively argues this was not always the case. The Torah became the touchstone for most of Judaism's adherents only…

  • 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…

  • How Forests Think

    How Forests Think
    av Eduardo Kohn

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276116

    Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human - and thus distinct from all other life forms. Ba…

  • How Forests Think

    How Forests Think
    av Eduardo Kohn

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276109

    Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human - and thus distinct from all other life forms. Ba…

  • Bananas, Beaches and Bases

    Bananas, Beaches and Bases
    av Cynthia Enloe

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520279995

    In this brand new radical analysis of globalization, Cynthia Enloe examines recent events - Bangladeshi garment factory deaths, domestic workers in the Persian Gulf, Chinese global tourists, and the UN gender politics of guns - to reveal the crucial…

  • Flawless

    Flawless
    av Jamie Goode

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276901

    A New York Times Best Wine Book of 2018 Flawless is the first book of its kind dedicated to exploring the main causes of faults in wine. From cork taint, to volatile acidity, to off-putting aromas and flavors, all wine connoisseurs have encountered…

  • The San Francisco Tape Music Center

    The San Francisco Tape Music Center

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256170

    This book tells the story of the influential group of creative artists - Pauline Oliveros, Morton Subotnick, Ramon Sender, William Maginnis, and Tony Martin - who connected music to technology during a legendary era in California's cultural history.…

  • Apocalypse in Islam

    Apocalypse in Islam
    av Jean-Pierre Filiu

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520264311

    This is an eye-opening exploration of a troubling phenomenon: the fast-growing belief in Muslim countries that the end of the world is at hand--and with it the "Great Battle," prophesied by both Sunni and Shii tradition, which many believers expect…

  • Apocalypse in Islam

    Apocalypse in Islam
    av Jean-Pierre Filiu

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272644

    This is an eye-opening exploration of a troubling phenomenon: the fast-growing belief in Muslim countries that the end of the world is at hand--and with it the "Great Battle," prophesied by both Sunni and Shii tradition, which many believers expect…

  • Kitchens

    Kitchens
    av Gary Alan Fine

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520257924

    "Kitchens" takes us into the robust, overheated, backstage world of the contemporary restaurant. In this rich, often surprising portrait of the real lives of kitchen workers, Gary Alan Fine brings their experiences, challenges, and satisfactions to…

  • The History of Terrorism

    The History of Terrorism

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292505

    This authoritative work provides an essential perspective on terrorism by offering a rare opportunity for analysis and reflection at a time of ongoing violence, threats, and reprisals. Some of the best international specialists on the subject examin…

  • A Concise History of the Third Reich

    A Concise History of the Third Reich
    av Wolfgang Benz

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520253834

    This well-illustrated, highly accessible book at last gives general readers and students a compact, yet comprehensive and authoritative history of the twelve years of the Third Reich - from political takeover of January 30, 1933 to the German capitu…

  • Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

    Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273443

    Michael Omi and Howard Winant's "Racial Formation in the United States" remains one of the most influential books and widely read books about race. "Racial Formation in the 21st Century", arriving twenty-five years after the publication of Omi and W…

  • Loft Jazz

    Loft Jazz
    av Michael C. Heller

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520285415

    The New York loft jazz scene of the 1970s was a pivotal period for uncompromising, artist-produced work. Faced with a flagging jazz economy, a group of young avant-garde improvisers chose to eschew the commercial sphere and develop alternative venue…

  • Loft Jazz

    Loft Jazz
    av Michael C. Heller

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520285408

    The New York loft jazz scene of the 1970s was a pivotal period for uncompromising, artist-produced work. Faced with a flagging jazz economy, a group of young avant-garde improvisers chose to eschew the commercial sphere and develop alternative venue…

  • 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…

  • Charlemagne

    Charlemagne
    av Alessandro Barbero

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297210

    The most important study of Charlemagne in a generation, this biography by distinguished medievalist Alessandro Barbero illuminates both the man and the world in which he lived. Charles the Great-Charlemagne-reigned from a.d. 768 to a.d. 814. At the…

  • Charlemagne

    Charlemagne
    av Alessandro Barbero

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520239432

    The most important study of Charlemagne in a generation, this biography by distinguished medievalist Alessandro Barbero illuminates both the man and the world in which he lived. Charles the Great--Charlemagne--reigned from a.d. 768 to a.d. 814. At t…

  • 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…

  • The Living Goddesses

    The Living Goddesses
    av Marija Gimbutas

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520229150

    The Living Goddesses crowns a lifetime of innovative, influential work by one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable scholars. Marija Gimbutas wrote and taught with rare clarity in her original--and originally shocking--interpretation of prehist…

  • Caravan of Martyrs

    Caravan of Martyrs
    av David B. Edwards

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520294790

    What compels a person to strap a vest loaded with explosives onto his body and blow himself up in a crowded street? Scholars have answered this question by focusing on the pathology of the "terrorist mind" or the "brainwashing" practices of terroris…

  • Caravan of Martyrs

    Caravan of Martyrs
    av David B. Edwards

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520303461

    What compels a person to strap a vest loaded with explosives onto his body and blow himself up in a crowded street? Scholars have answered this question by focusing on the pathology of the "terrorist mind" or the "brainwashing" practices of terroris…

  • The Messiah before Jesus

    The Messiah before Jesus
    av Israel Knohl

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520234000

    In a work that challenges notions that have dominated New Testament scholarship for more than a hundred years, Israel Knohl gives startling evidence for a messianic precursor to Jesus who is described as the 'Suffering Servant' in recently published…

  • Hustle and Gig

    Hustle and Gig
    av Alexandrea J. Ravenelle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300569

    Choose your hours, choose your work, be your own boss, control your own income. Welcome to the sharing economy, a nebulous collection of online platforms and apps that promise to transcend capitalism. Supporters argue that the gig economy will rever…

  • Hustle and Gig

    Hustle and Gig
    av Alexandrea J. Ravenelle

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300552

    Choose your hours, choose your work, be your own boss, control your own income. Welcome to the sharing economy, a nebulous collection of online platforms and apps that promise to transcend capitalism. Supporters argue that the gig economy will rever…

  • Dark Green Religion

    Dark Green Religion
    av Bron Taylor

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520261006

    In this innovative and deeply felt work, Bron Taylor examines the evolution of 'green religions' in North America and beyond: spiritual practices that hold nature as sacred and have in many cases replaced traditional religions. Tracing a wide range…

  • Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power

    Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power
    av Ann Laura Stoler

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262461

    This landmark book tracks matters of intimacy to investigate matters of state in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Indonesia, particularly the critical role played by sexual arrangements and affective attachments in creating colonial categ…

  • 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,…

  • The Fate of Place

    The Fate of Place
    av Edward Casey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276031

    In this imaginative and comprehensive study, Edward Casey, one of the most incisive interpreters of the Continental philosophical tradition, offers a philosophical history of the evolving conceptualizations of place and space in Western thought. Not…

  • Fighting Words

    Fighting Words

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274198

    One of the critical issues in interreligious relations today is the connection, both actual and perceived, between sacred sources and the justification of violent acts as divinely mandated. Fighting Words makes solid text-based scholarship accessibl…

  • Fighting Words

    Fighting Words

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258310

    One of the critical issues in interreligious relations today is the connection, both actual and perceived, between sacred sources and the justification of violent acts as divinely mandated. Fighting Words makes solid text-based scholarship accessibl…

  • The Comparative Method

    The Comparative Method
    av Charles C. Ragin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280038

    Charles C. Ragin's The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology. Elegantly accessible and germane to the work of all the…

  • Marxism and Totality

    Marxism and Totality
    av Martin Jay

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520057425

    Totality has been an abiding concern from the first generation of Western Marxists, most notably Lukacs, Korsch, Gramsci, and Bloch, through the second, exemplified by the Frankfurt School, Lefebvre, Goldmann, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and Della Volpe,…

  • The New American Poetry, 1945-1960

    The New American Poetry, 1945-1960

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520209534

    With more than 100,000 copies sold, The New American Poetry has become one of the most influential anthologies published in the United States since World War II. As one of the first counter-cultural collections of American verse, this volume fits in…

  • Robert Smithson

    Robert Smithson
    av Robert Smithson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520203853

    This collection includes previously unpublished essays by Smithson and gathers hard-to-find articles, interviews, and photographs, as well as a catalog of the books in Smithson's library. Together these provide a full picture of his wide-ranging vie…

  • 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…

  • Caring

    Caring
    av Nel Noddings

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275706

    With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, Nel Noddings builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child. In Caring - now updated with a new preface…