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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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"…

  • After the Gig

    After the Gig
    av Juliet Schor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520325050

    A Publishers Weekly Fall 2020 Big Indie Book The dark side of the gig economy (Uber, Airbnb, etc.) and how to make it equitable for the users and workers most exploited. When the "sharing economy" launched a decade ago, proponents claimed that it w…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Global Community

    Global Community
    av Akira Iriye

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520231283

    The 'global community' is a term we take for granted today. But how did the global community, both as an idea and as a reality, originate and develop over time? This book examines this concept by looking at the emergence, growth, and activities of i…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • The History of Polish Literature, Updated edition

    The History of Polish Literature, Updated edition
    av Czeslaw Milosz

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520044777

    This book is a survey of Polish letters and culture from its beginnings to modern times. Czeslaw Milosz updated this edition in 1983 and added an epilogue to bring the discussion up to date.

  • On Holiday

    On Holiday
    av Orvar Loefgren

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520234642

    Lofgren takes us on a tour of the Western holiday world and shows how two centuries of 'learning to be a tourist' have shaped our own ways of vacationing. We see how fashions in destinations have changed through the years, with popular images (writt…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Unequal Childhoods

    Unequal Childhoods
    av Annette Lareau

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271425

    Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, "Unequal Childhoods" explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood…

  • Tangled Memories

    Tangled Memories
    av Marita Sturken

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520206205

    Analyzing the ways U.S. culture has been formed and transformed in the 80s and 90s by its response to the Vietnam War and the AIDS epidemic, Marita Sturken argues that each has disrupted our conventional notions of community, nation, consensus, and…

  • 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…

  • A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety

    A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety
    av Sarah Jaquette Ray

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520343306

    Gen Z's first "existential toolkit" for combating eco-guilt and burnout while advocating for climate justice. A youth movement is reenergizing global environmental activism. The "climate generation"-late millennials and iGen, or Generation Z-is dema…

  • Late Antique Letter Collections

    Late Antique Letter Collections

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520308411

    Bringing together an international team of historians, classicists, and scholars of religion, this volume provides the first comprehensive overview of the extant Greek and Latin letter collections of late antiquity (ca. 300-600 c.e.). Each chapter a…

  • Late Antique Letter Collections

    Late Antique Letter Collections

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281448

    Bringing together an international team of historians, classicists, and scholars of religion, this volume provides the first comprehensive overview of the extant Greek and Latin letter collections of late antiquity (ca. 300-600 c.e.). Each chapter a…

  • The Environment and World History

    The Environment and World History

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256880

    Since around 1500 C.E., humans have shaped the global environment in ways that were previously unimaginable. Bringing together leading environmental historians and world historians, this book offers an overview of global environmental history throug…

  • The Flight of the Mind

    The Flight of the Mind
    av Thomas C. Caramagno

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520205048

    In this major new book on Virginia Woolf, Caramagno contends psychobiography has much to gain from a closer engagement with science. Literary studies of Woolf's life have been written almost exclusively from a psychoanalytic perspective. They portra…

  • The Flight of the Mind

    The Flight of the Mind
    av Thomas C. Caramagno

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520072800

    In this major new book on Virginia Woolf, Caramagno contends psychobiography has much to gain from a closer engagement with science. Literary studies of Woolf's life have been written almost exclusively from a psychoanalytic perspective. They portra…

  • Screw Consent

    Screw Consent
    av Joseph J. Fischel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520295414

    When we talk about sex-whether great, good, bad, or unlawful-we often turn to consent as both our erotic and moral savior. We ask questions like, What counts as sexual consent? How do we teach consent to impressionable youth, potential predators, an…

  • Screw Consent

    Screw Consent
    av Joseph J. Fischel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520295407

    When we talk about sex-whether great, good, bad, or unlawful-we often turn to consent as both our erotic and moral savior. We ask questions like, What counts as sexual consent? How do we teach consent to impressionable youth, potential predators, an…

  • 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…

  • GUYnecology

    GUYnecology
    av Rene Almeling

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520289253

    What is healthy sperm or the male biological clock? This book details why we don't talk about men's reproductive health and how this lack shapes reproductive politics today. For more than a century, the medical profession has made enormous efforts…

  • GUYnecology

    GUYnecology
    av Rene Almeling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520289246

    What is healthy sperm or the male biological clock? This book details why we don't talk about men's reproductive health and how this lack shapes reproductive politics today. For more than a century, the medical profession has made enormous efforts…

  • Captured at Sea

    Captured at Sea
    av Jatin Dua

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520305199

    How is it possible for six men to take a Liberian-flagged oil tanker hostage and negotiate a huge pay out for the return of its crew and 2.2 million barrels of crude oil? In his gripping new book, Jatin Dua answers this question by exploring the unp…

  • Captured at Sea

    Captured at Sea
    av Jatin Dua

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520305205

    How is it possible for six men to take a Liberian-flagged oil tanker hostage and negotiate a huge pay out for the return of its crew and 2.2 million barrels of crude oil? In his gripping new book, Jatin Dua answers this question by exploring the unp…

  • The Art of Living

    The Art of Living
    av Alexander Nehamas

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520224902

    For much of its history, philosophy was not merely a theoretical discipline but a way of life, an 'art of living'. This practical aspect of philosophy has been much less dominant in modernity than it was in ancient Greece and Rome, when philosophers…

  • The Black Art Renaissance

    The Black Art Renaissance
    av Joshua I. Cohen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520309685

    Reading African art's impact on modernism as an international phenomenon, The "Black Art" Renaissance tracks a series of twentieth-century engagements with canonical African sculpture by European, African American, and sub-Saharan African artists an…

  • Wine Atlas of Germany

    Wine Atlas of Germany
    av Dieter Braatz

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520260672

    Featuring sixty-seven exceptional color maps as well as eighty-seven vivid images by photographer Hendrik Holler and others, this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date atlas of German wine--a detailed reference to vineyards and appellations. The…

  • 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…

  • Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco

    Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco
    av Paul Rabinow

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251779

    In this landmark study, now celebrating thirty years in print, Paul Rabinow takes as his focus the fieldwork that anthropologists do. How valid is the process? To what extent do the cultural data become artifacts of the interaction between anthropol…

  • 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 Life of Buddhism

    The Life of Buddhism

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520223370

    Bringing together fifteen essays by outstanding Buddhist scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America, this book offers a distinctive portrayal of the 'life of Buddhism'. The contributors focus on a number of religious practices across the Buddhist…

  • 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…

  • The Modern Middle East, Third Edition

    The Modern Middle East, Third Edition
    av Mehran Kamrava

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520277816

    From the fall of the Ottoman Empire through the Arab Spring, this completely revised and updated edition of Mehran Kamrava's classic treatise on the making of the contemporary Middle East remains essential reading for students and general readers wh…

  • The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide

    The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide
    av Sir Isaac Newton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290877

    In his monumental 1687 work, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, known familiarly as the Principia, Isaac Newton laid out in mathematical terms the principles of time, force, and motion that have guided the development of modern physical s…

  • The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide

    The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide
    av Sir Isaac Newton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290884

    In his monumental 1687 work, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, known familiarly as the Principia, Isaac Newton laid out in mathematical terms the principles of time, force, and motion that have guided the development of modern physical s…

  • Music after the Fall

    Music after the Fall
    av Tim Rutherford-Johnson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520283152

    Music after the Fall is the first book to survey contemporary Western art music within the transformed political, cultural, and technological environment of the post-Cold War era. In this book, Tim Rutherford-Johnson considers musical composition ag…

  • Music after the Fall

    Music after the Fall
    av Tim Rutherford-Johnson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520283145

    Music after the Fall is the first book to survey contemporary Western art music within the transformed political, cultural, and technological environment of the post-Cold War era. In this book, Tim Rutherford-Johnson considers musical composition ag…

  • A Brief History of Fascist Lies

    A Brief History of Fascist Lies
    av Federico Finchelstein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520346710

    "There is no better book on fascism's complex and vexed relationship with truth."--Jason Stanley, author of How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them In this short companion to his book From Fascism to Populism in History, world-renowned histor…

  • 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 Decisive Network

    The Decisive Network
    av Nadya Bair

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300354

    Since its founding in 1947, the legendary Magnum Photos agency has been telling its own story about photographers who were witnesses to history and artists on the hunt for decisive moments. Based on unprecedented archival research, The Decisive Netw…

  • The Life of Hinduism

    The Life of Hinduism

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520249141

    "The Life of Hinduism" brings together a series of essays - many recognized as classics in the field - that present Hinduism as a vibrant, truly 'lived' religion. Celebrating the diversity for which Hinduism is known, this volume begins its journey…

  • The Structures of Everyday Life

    The Structures of Everyday Life
    av Fernand Braudel

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520081147

    By examining in detail the material life of pre-industrial peoples around the world, Fernand Braudel significantly changed the way historians view their subject. Volume I describes food and drink, dress and housing, demography and family structure,…

  • Antonin Artaud: Selected Writings

    Antonin Artaud: Selected Writings
    av Antonin Artaud

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520064430

    A revolutionary figure in the literary avant-garde of his time, Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) is now seen to be central to the development of post-modernism. His writings comprise verse, prose poems, film scenarios, a historical novel, plays, essays on…

  • 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…

  • Industrial-Strength Denial

    Industrial-Strength Denial
    av Barbara Freese

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520296282

    How corporate denial harms our world and continues to threaten our future. 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…

  • Industrial-Strength Denial

    Industrial-Strength Denial
    av Barbara Freese

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520383081

    How corporate denial harms our world and continues to threaten our future. 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…

  • 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…

  • Art and Visual Perception, Second Edition

    Art and Visual Perception, Second Edition
    av Rudolf Arnheim

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520243835

    Since its publication fifty years ago, this work has established itself as a classic. It casts the visual process in psychological terms and describes the creative way one's eye organizes visual material according to specific psychological premises.…

  • The Hellenistic Settlements in the East from Armenia and Mesopotamia to Bactria and India

    The Hellenistic Settlements in the East from Armenia and Mesopotamia to Bactria and India
    av Getzel M. Cohen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273825

    This is the third volume of Getzel Cohen's important work on the Hellenistic settlements in the ancient world. Through the conquests of Alexander the Great, his successors and others, Greek and Macedonian culture spread deep into Asia, with colonist…

  • Heavy Drinking

    Heavy Drinking
    av Herbert Fingarette

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520067547

    Heavy Drinking informs the general public for the first time how recent research has discredited almost every widely held belief about alcoholism, including the very concept of alcoholism as a single disease with a unique cause. Herbert Fingarette p…

  • Writing Culture

    Writing Culture

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266025

    This seminal collection of essays critiquing ethnography as literature is augmented with a new foreword by Kim Fortun, exploring the ways in which Writing Culture has changed the face of ethnography over the last 25 years.