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  • The Writer's Map

    The Writer's Map

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226596631

    It's one of the first things we discover as children, reading and drawing: Maps have a unique power to transport us to distant lands on wondrous travels. Put a map at the start of a book, and we know an adventure is going to follow. Displaying this…

  • What Do Pictures Want?

    What Do Pictures Want?
    av W. J. T. Mitchell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226532486

    Why do we have such extraordinarily powerful responses toward the images and pictures we see in everyday life? Why do we behave as if pictures were alive, possessing the power to influence us, to demand things from us, to persuade us, seduce us, or…

  • Metaphors We Live By

    Metaphors We Live By
    av George Lakoff

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226468013

    People use metaphors every time they speak. Some of those metaphors are literary - devices for making thoughts more vivid or entertaining. But most are much more basic than that - they're "metaphors we live by", metaphors we use without even realizi…

  • The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition

    The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition
    av Wayne C. Booth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226239736

    With more than three-quarters of a million copies sold since its first publication, The Craft of Research has helped generations of researchers at every level from first-year undergraduates to advanced graduate students to research reporters in busi…

  • The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition

    The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition
    av Wayne C. Booth

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226239569

    With more than three-quarters of a million copies sold since its first publication, The Craft of Research has helped generations of researchers at every level from first-year undergraduates to advanced graduate students to research reporters in busi…

  • The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 1

    The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 1

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971322

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • Write No Matter What - Advice for Academics

    Write No Matter What - Advice for Academics
    av Joli Jensen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226461700

    With growing academic responsibilities, family commitments, and inboxes, scholars are struggling to fulfill their writing goals. A finished book or even steady journal articles may seem like an impossible dream. But, as Joli Jensen proves, it really…

  • Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Second Edition

    Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Second Edition
    av Robert M. Emerson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226206837

    In "Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes", Robert M. Emerson, Rachel I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw present a series of guidelines, suggestions, and practical advice for creating useful fieldnotes in a variety of settings, demystifying a process that is oft…

  • Shaping Science

    Shaping Science
    av Janet Vertesi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226691084

    In Shaping Science, Janet Vertesi draws on a decade of immersive ethnography with NASA's robotic spacecraft teams to create a comparative account of two great space missions of the early 2000s. Although these missions appear to feature robotic explo…

  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
    av Thomas S. Kuhn

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226458120

    A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its…

  • Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology

    Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology
    av David Graeber

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780972819640

    Everywhere anarchism is on the upswing as a political philosophy - everywhere, that is, except the academy. Anarchists repeatedly appeal to anthropologists for ideas about how society might be reorganized on a more egalitarian, less alienating basis…

  • The Rites of Passage, Second Edition

    The Rites of Passage, Second Edition
    av Arnold Van Gennep

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226629490

    Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than a century. First published in French in 1909, and translated into English by the University of Chicago Press in 1960, this…

  • The Rites of Passage, Second Edition

    The Rites of Passage, Second Edition
    av Arnold Van Gennep

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226629353

    Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than a century. First published in French in 1909, and translated into English by the University of Chicago Press in 1960, this…

  • Art of War

    Art of War
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500461

    Niccolo Machiavelli's Art of War is one of the world's great classics of military and political theory. Praised by the finest military minds in history and said to have influenced no lesser lights than Frederick the Great and Napoleon, Art of War is…

  • The Road to Serfdom

    The Road to Serfdom
    av Friedrich A. Von Hayek, Bruce Caldwell, Friedrich A. Von Hayek

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226320557

    An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, "The Road to Serfdom" has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944 -…

  • Political Theology - Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty

    Political Theology - Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty
    av Carl Schmitt

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226738895

    Written in the intense political and intellectual tumult of the early years of the Weimar Republic, "Political Theology" develops the distinctive theory of sovereignty that made Carl Schmitt one of the most significant and controversial political th…

  • Making Modern Science, Second Edition

    Making Modern Science, Second Edition
    av Peter J Bowler

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226365763

    In this new edition of the top-selling coursebook, seasoned historians Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus expand on their authoritative survey of how the development of science has shaped our world. Exploring both the history of science and its inf…

  • Making Modern Science

    Making Modern Science
    av Peter J. Bowler

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226068619

    The development of science, according to respected scholars Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus, expands our knowledge and control of the world in ways that affect - but are also affected by - society and culture. In Making Modern Science, a text de…

  • Hooked

    Hooked
    av Rita Felski

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226729633

    How does a novel entice or enlist us? How does a song surprise or seduce us? Why do we bristle when a friend belittles a book we love, or fall into a funk when a favored TV series comes to an end? What characterizes the aesthetic experiences of feel…

  • Hooked

    Hooked
    av Rita Felski

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226729466

    How does a novel entice or enlist us? How does a song surprise or seduce us? Why do we bristle when a friend belittles a book we love, or fall into a funk when a favored TV series comes to an end? What characterizes the aesthetic experiences of feel…

  • Capitalism and Freedom - Fortieth Anniversary Edition

    Capitalism and Freedom - Fortieth Anniversary Edition
    av Milton Friedman

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226264219

    It is a rare professor who greatly alters the thinking of his professional colleagues. It's an even rarer one who helps transform the world. Friedman has done both." - Stephen Chapman, Chicago Tribune How can we benefit from the promise of governmen…

  • The Social Production of Indifference

    The Social Production of Indifference
    av Michael Herzfeld

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226329086

    Herzfeld argues that "modern" bureaucratically regulated societies are no more "rational" or less "symbolic" than the societies traditionally studied by anthropologists. He suggests that we cannot understand national bureaucracies divorced from loca…

  • The System of Professions

    The System of Professions
    av Andrew Abbott

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226000695

    In The System of Professions Andrew Abbott explores central questions about the role of professions in modern life: Why should there be occupational groups controlling expert knowledge? Where and why did groups such as law and medicine achieve their…

  • Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks, Second Edition

    Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks, Second Edition
    av Wendy Laura Belcher

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226499918

    "Wow. No one ever told me this!" Wendy Laura Belcher has heard this countless times throughout her years of teaching and advising academics on how to write journal articles. Scholars know they must publish, but few have been told how to do so. So Be…

  • The Companion Species Manifesto

    The Companion Species Manifesto
    av Donna J. Haraway

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780971757585

    "The Companion Species Manifesto" is about the implosion of nature and culture in the joint lives of dogs and people, who are bonded in "significant otherness". In all their historical complexity, Donna Haraway tells us, dogs matter. They are not su…

  • Vivian Maier

    Vivian Maier
    av Pamela Bannos

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226599236

    Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to…

  • Theory and Reality

    Theory and Reality
    av Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226300634

    What makes science different from other ways of investigating the world? In "Theory and Reality" Peter Godfrey-Smith uses debates - such as the problem of confirmation, the new riddle of induction, and the problem of scientific realism - as a way to…

  • The Eternal City

    The Eternal City
    av Jessica Maier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226591452

    One of the most visited places in the world, Rome attracts millions of tourists each year to walk its storied streets and see famous sites like the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Trevi Fountain. Yet this ancient city's allure is due as muc…

  • A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition

    A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition
    av Kate L. Turabian

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226430577

    When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today's students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, the fundame…

  • A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition

    A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition
    av Kate L. Turabian

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226494425

    When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today's students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, the fundame…

  • Fashion, Culture, and Identity

    Fashion, Culture, and Identity
    av Fred Davis

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226138091

    What do our clothes say about who we are or who we think we are? How does the way we dress communicate messages about our identity? Is the desire to be "in fashion" universal, or is it unique to Western culture? How do fashions change? These are jus…

  • The Human Condition

    The Human Condition
    av Hannah Arendt

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226586601

    The past year has seen a resurgence of interest in the political thinker Hannah Arendt, "the theorist of beginnings," whose work probes the logics underlying unexpected transformations-from totalitarianism to revolution.A work of striking originalit…

  • Tales of the Field

    Tales of the Field
    av John Van Maanen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226849645

    For more than twenty years, John Van Maanen's "Tales of the Field" has been a definitive reference and guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of ethnography and beyond. Originally published in 1988, it was the one of the first works to deta…

  • A River Runs Through It

    A River Runs Through It
    av Norman Maclean

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500607

    The narrator and his brother become fascinated with fly fishing and the Big Blackfoot River

  • The Bourgeois Virtues - Ethics for an Age of Commerce

    The Bourgeois Virtues - Ethics for an Age of Commerce
    av Deirdre N Mccloskey

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226556642

    For a century and a half the artists and intellectuals of Europe have scorned the bourgeoisie. And for a millennium and a half the philosophers and theologians of Europe have scorned the marketplace. The bourgeois life, capitalism, Mencken's "booboi…

  • On the Heights of Despair

    On the Heights of Despair
    av E. M. Cioran, Ilinca Zarifopol-Johnston, E. M. Cioran

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226106717

    This work shows E.M. Cioran's first grappling with themes he would return to in his mature works: despair and decay, absurdity and alienation, futility and the irrationality of existence. It also presents Cioran as a connoisseur of apocalypse, a the…

  • The Technical Image

    The Technical Image

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226258843

    In science and technology, the images used to depict ideas, data, and reactions can be as striking and explosive as the concepts and processes they embody - both works of art and generative forces in their own right. Drawing on a close dialogue betw…

  • Writer's Diet

    Writer's Diet
    av Helen Sword

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226351988

    Do your sentences sag? Could your paragraphs use a pick-me-up? If so, The Writer's Diet is for you! It's a short, sharp introduction to great writing that will help you energize your prose and boost your verbal fitness. Helen Sword dispenses with e…

  • Bourgeois Dignity

    Bourgeois Dignity
    av Deirdre N. McCloskey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226556741

    The big economic story of our times is not the Great Recession. It is how China and India began to embrace neoliberal ideas of economics and attributed a sense of dignity and liberty to the bourgeoisie they had denied for so long. The result was an…

  • Bourgeois Dignity

    Bourgeois Dignity
    av Deirdre N. McCloskey

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226556659

    The big economic story of our times is not the Great Recession. It is how China and India began to embrace neoliberal ideas of economics and attributed a sense of dignity and liberty to the bourgeoisie they had denied for so long. The result was an…

  • Mystical Poems of Rumi

    Mystical Poems of Rumi
    av Jalal al-Din Rumi

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226731629

    My verse resembles the bread of Egypt - night passes over it, and you cannot eat it any more. Devour it the moment it is fresh, before the dust settles upon it. Its place is the warm climate of the heart; in this world it dies of cold. Like a fish i…

  • On the Run

    On the Run
    av Alice Goffman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226275406

    Forty years in, the War on Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known surveillance state in America's most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Alice Goffman spent six years living i…

  • Travesti

    Travesti
    av Don Kulick

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226461007

    This narrative follows the lives of a group of transgendered prostitutes ("travestis" in Portuguese) in the Brazilian city Salvador. Travestis are males who, at an age as young as ten, adopt female names, clothing styles, hairstyles and linguistic p…

  • Patterns in Nature

    Patterns in Nature
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226332420

    Though at first glance the natural world may appear overwhelming in its diversity and complexity, there are regularities running through it, from the hexagons of a honeycomb to the spirals of a seashell and the branching veins of a leaf. Revealing t…

  • Abductive Analysis

    Abductive Analysis
    av Iddo Tavory

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226180311

    In Abductive Analysis, Iddo Tavory and Stefan Timmermans provide a new navigational map for constructing empirically based generalizations in qualitative research. They outline an accessible way to think about observations, methods, and theories tha…

  • Abductive Analysis

    Abductive Analysis
    av Iddo Tavory

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226180281

    In Abductive Analysis, Iddo Tavory and Stefan Timmermans provide a new navigational map for constructing empirically based generalizations in qualitative research. They outline an accessible way to think about observations, methods, and theories tha…

  • Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare

    Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare
    av Gordon H. Orians

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226003238

    Our breath catches and we jump in fear at the sight of a snake. We pause and marvel at the sublime beauty of a sunrise. These reactions are no accident; in fact, many of our human responses to nature are steeped in our deep evolutionary past - we fe…

  • Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare

    Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare
    av Gordon H. Orians

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226271828

    In this ambitious and unusual work, evolutionary biologist Gordon H Orians explores the role of evolution in human responses to the environment, beginning with why we have emotions and ending with evolutionary approaches to aesthetics. Orians reveal…

  • Heat Wave

    Heat Wave
    av Eric Klinenberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276182

    On Thursday, July 13, 1995, Chicagoans awoke to a blistering day on which the temperature would eventually climb to 106 degrees. It was the start of an unprecedented heat wave that would last a full week - and leave more than seven hundred people de…

  • What Editors Do

    What Editors Do

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226299976

    Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly under…

  • What Editors Do

    What Editors Do

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226299839

    Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly under…

  • Love and Saint Augustine

    Love and Saint Augustine
    av Hannah Arendt

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226025971

    Hannah Arendt began her scholarly career with an exploration of Saint Augustine's concept of caritas, or neighborly love, written under the direction of Karl Jaspers and the influence of Martin Heidegger. After her German academic life came to a hal…

  • Rembrandt's Enterprise

    Rembrandt's Enterprise
    av Svetlana Alpers

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226015187

    Singularly interesting and stimulating. . . . A passionate and original work of scholarship.--Richard Wollheim, Times Literary Supplement With the publication [of Rembrandt's Enterprise], Svetlana Alpers has firmly established herself in the front r…

  • The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin, 1910-1940

    The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin, 1910-1940
    av Walter Benjamin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226042381

    Called "the most important critic of his time" by Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin has only become more influential over the years, as his work has assumed a crucial place in current debates over the interactions of art, culture, and meaning. A "natur…

  • The Assignment

    The Assignment
    av Friedrich Durrenmatt

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226174464

    In Friedrich Durrenmatt's experimental thriller "The Assignment", the wife of a psychiatrist has been raped and killed near a desert ruin in North Africa. Her husband hires a woman named F. to reconstruct the unsolved crime in a documentary film. F.…

  • They Thought They Were Free - The Germans, 1933-45

    They Thought They Were Free - The Germans, 1933-45
    av Milton Mayer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226525839

    When this book was first published it received some attention from the critics but none at all from the public. Nazism was finished in the bunker in Berlin and its death warrant signed on the bench at Nuremberg. That's Milton Mayer, writing in a for…

  • Houston, We Have a Narrative

    Houston, We Have a Narrative
    av Randy Olson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226270845

    Ask a scientist about Hollywood, and you'll probably get eye rolls. But ask someone in Hollywood about science, and they'll see dollar signs: moviemakers know that science can be the source of great stories, with all the drama and action that blockb…

  • Houston, We Have a Narrative

    Houston, We Have a Narrative
    av Randy Olson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226270708

    Ask a scientist about Hollywood, and you'll probably get eye rolls. But ask someone in Hollywood about science, and they'll see dollar signs: moviemakers know that science can be the source of great stories, with all the drama and action that blockb…

  • The Concept of the Political - Expanded Edition

    The Concept of the Political - Expanded Edition
    av Carl Schmitt

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226738925

    In this, his most influential work, legal theorist and political philosopher Carl Schmitt argues that liberalism's basis in individual rights cannot provide a reasonable justification for sacrificing one-self for the state - a critique as cogent tod…