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  • Capitalism and Freedom

    Capitalism and Freedom
    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 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…

  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
    av Thomas S. Kuhn

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226458113

    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…

  • The Meaning of the Whitemen

    The Meaning of the Whitemen
    av Ira Bashkow

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226038919

    A familiar cultural presence for people the world over, "the whiteman" has come to personify the legacy of colonialism, the face of Western modernity, and the force of globalization. Focusing on the cultural meanings of whitemen in the Orokaiva soci…

  • Mobile Secrets

    Mobile Secrets
    av Julie Soleil Archambault

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226447575

    In just over a decade, mobile phones have become part of everyday life almost everywhere, radically transforming how we access and exchange information. Many have argued that in Africa, where most have gone from no phone to mobile phone, this improv…

  • Mobile Secrets

    Mobile Secrets
    av Julie Soleil Archambault

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226447438

    In just over a decade, mobile phones have become part of everyday life almost everywhere, radically transforming how we access and exchange information. Many have argued that in Africa, where most have gone from no phone to mobile phone, this improv…

  • Wealth of Nations

    Wealth of Nations
    av Adam Smith

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226763743

    Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations was recognized as a landmark of human thought upon its publication in 1776. As the first scientific argument for the principles of political economy, it is the point of departure for all subsequent economic thought…

  • 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 -…

  • Forming Humanity

    Forming Humanity
    av Jennifer A Herdt

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226618487

    Kant's proclamation of humankind's emergence from "self-incurred immaturity" left his contemporaries with a puzzle: What models should we use to sculpt ourselves if we no longer look to divine grace or received authorities? Deftly uncovering the roo…

  • Technics and Civilization

    Technics and Civilization
    av Lewis Mumford

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226550275

    "Technics and Civilization" first presented its compelling history of the machine and critical study of its effects on civilization in 1934 - before television, the personal computer, and the Internet even appeared on our periphery. Drawing upon art…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Craft of Research

    The Craft of Research
    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

    The Craft of Research
    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…

  • 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…

  • Mind, Self, and Society

    Mind, Self, and Society
    av George Herbert Mead

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226112732

    George Herbert Mead is widely recognized as one of the most brilliantly original American pragmatists. Although he had a profound influence on the development of social philosophy, he published no books in his lifetime. This makes the lectures colle…

  • The Iliad of Homer

    The Iliad of Homer
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226470498

    "Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus' son Achilleus / and its devastation." For sixty years, that's how Homer has begun the Iliad in English, in Richmond Lattimore's faithful translation--the gold standard for generations of students and general read…

  • Hilma af Klint

    Hilma af Klint
    av Hilma af Klint

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226591933

    At the turn of the twentieth century, Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) created a body of work that left visible reality behind, exploring the radical possibilities of abstraction years before Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, or Piet Mond…

  • Run, Spot, Run

    Run, Spot, Run
    av Jessica Pierce

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226209890

    A life shared with pets brings many emotions. We feel love for our companions, certainly, and happiness at the thought that we re providing them with a safe, healthy life. But there s another emotion, less often acknowledged, that can be nearly as p…

  • The Toddler-In-Chief

    The Toddler-In-Chief
    av Daniel W Drezner

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226714257

    "It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room. . . . And we are trying to do what's right even when Donald Trump won't."--An anonymous senior administrative official in an op-ed published in…

  • Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition

    Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition
    av Janet Burroway

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226616698

    More than a quarter million copies sold!A creative writer's shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway's best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in Am…

  • Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition

    Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition
    av Janet Burroway

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226616551

    More than a quarter million copies sold!A creative writer's shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway's best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in Am…

  • 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 Challenger Launch Decision

    The Challenger Launch Decision
    av Diane Vaughan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226346823

    When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, millions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment. Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy.…

  • Educating Intuition

    Educating Intuition
    av Robin M. Hogarth

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226348629

    In "Educating Intuition", Robin Hogarth offers the first comprehensive overview of what the science of psychology can tell us about intuition - where it comes from, how it works, whether we can trust it. He finds that intuition is a normal and impor…

  • Abysmal

    Abysmal
    av Gunnar Olsson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226629308

    People rely on reason to think about and navigate the abstract world of human relations in much the same way they rely on maps to study and traverse the physical world. Starting from that simple observation, renowned geographer Gunnar Olsson offers…

  • Love Stories

    Love Stories
    av Jonathan Ned Katz

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226426167

    In "Love Stories" Jonathan Ned Katz presents stories of men's intimacies with men during the 19th century - including those of Abraham Lincoln - drawing flesh-and-blood portraits of intimate friendships and the ways in which men struggled to name, d…

  • The University of Chicago

    The University of Chicago
    av John W. Boyer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226242514

    One of the most influential institutions of higher learning in the world, the University of Chicago has a powerful and distinct identity, and its name is synonymous with intellectual rigor. With nearly 170,000 alumni living and working in more than…

  • Writing Science in Plain English

    Writing Science in Plain English
    av Anne E. Greene

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226026374

    Bad writing is bad for science. Incomprehensible journal articles, wordy proposals, and jargon-filled theses make reading a chore for students, informed lay people, and even other scientists. As a result, years of research and hard work can be passe…

  • Seeing Like a Rover

    Seeing Like a Rover
    av Janet Vertesi

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226155968

    In the years since the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Rover first began transmitting images from the surface of Mars, we have become familiar with the harsh, rocky, rusty-red Martian landscape. But those images are much less straightforward than…

  • The Endless Periphery

    The Endless Periphery
    av Stephen J Campbell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226481456

    While the masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance are usually associated with Italy's historical seats of power, some of the era's most characteristic works are to be found in places other than Florence, Rome, and Venice. They are the product of the…

  • Tacit and Explicit Knowledge

    Tacit and Explicit Knowledge
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226004211

    Much of what we know we cannot say. And much of what we do we cannot describe. For example, how do we know how to ride a bike when we can't explain how we do it? These abilities, which we are unable to articulate, were labeled "tacit knowledge" by c…

  • Generous Betrayal

    Generous Betrayal
    av Unni Wikan

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226896854

    All over Western Europe, the lot of many non-Western immigrants is one of marginalization, discrimination, and increasing segregation. In this book, the author shows how an excessive respect for "their culture" has been part of the problem. Culture…

  • Mathematics and Humour

    Mathematics and Humour
    av John Allen Paulos

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226650258

    John Allen Paulos cleverly scrutinizes the mathematical structures of jokes, puns, paradoxes, spoonerisms, riddles, and other forms of humor, drawing examples from such sources as Rabelais, Shakespeare, James Beattie, Rene Thom, Lewis Carroll, Arthu…

  • The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information Are Solving the Mystery of Life

    The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information Are Solving the Mystery of Life
    av Paul Davies

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226669700

    Physics World Book of the Year A Financial Times, Sunday Times, and Telegraph Best Science Book of the Year What is life? For generations, scientists have struggled to make sense of this fundamental question, for life really does look like magic:…

  • 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…

  • Write No Matter What

    Write No Matter What
    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…

  • Write No Matter What

    Write No Matter What
    av Joli Jensen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226461670

    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…

  • 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…

  • Art of War

    Art of War
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500409

    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…

  • Archive Fever

    Archive Fever
    av Deceased Jacques Derrida

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226502359

    In Archive Fever, Jacques Derrida deftly guides us through an extended meditation on remembrance, religion, time, and technology--fruitfully occasioned by a deconstructive analysis of the notion of archiving. Intrigued by the evocative relationship…

  • Plato's "Symposium"

    Plato's "Symposium"
    av Seth Benardete

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226042756

    Plato, Allan Bloom wrote, is "the most erotic of philosophers," and his Symposium is one of the greatest works on the nature of love ever written. This new edition brings together the English translation of the renowned Plato scholar and translator,…

  • Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes

    Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes
    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…

  • 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…

  • Emotionally Disturbed

    Emotionally Disturbed
    av Deborah Blythe Doroshow

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226621432

    Before the 1940s, children in the United States with severe emotional difficulties would have had few options for care. The first option was usually a child guidance clinic within the community, but they might also have been placed in a state mental…

  • The Red Pavilion: A Judge Dee Mystery

    The Red Pavilion: A Judge Dee Mystery
    av Robert Van Gulik

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226848730

    A chance encounter with Autumn Moon, the most powerful courtesan on Paradise Island, leads Judge Dee to investigate three deaths. Although he finally teases the true story from a tangled history of passion and betrayal, Dee is saddened by the perver…

  • Canine Confidential

    Canine Confidential
    av Marc Bekoff

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226433035

    For all the love and attention we give dogs, much of what they do remains mysterious. Just think about different behaviors you see at a dog park: We have a good understanding of what it means when dogs wag their tails--but what about when they sniff…

  • Canine Confidential

    Canine Confidential
    av Marc Bekoff

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226755694

    For all the love and attention we give dogs, much of what they do remains mysterious. Just think about different behaviors you see at a dog park: We have a good understanding of what it means when dogs wag their tails--but what about when they sniff…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    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"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971377

    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"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971391

    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"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971339

    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"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971346

    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"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971384

    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"…

  • The Journey to the West

    The Journey to the West

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971360

    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"…

  • Tomorrow Is Another Country

    Tomorrow Is Another Country
    av Allister Haddon Sparks

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226768557

    The companion to Allister Sparks's award-winning "The Mind of South Africa", this book is an account of the negotiating process that led to majority rule. It retells the story of the behind-the-scenes collaborations that started with a meeting betwe…

  • Steps to an Ecology of Mind

    Steps to an Ecology of Mind
    av Gregory Bateson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226039053

    Gregory Bateson was a philosopher, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist, and poet, as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead. With a new foreword by his daughter Mary Katherine Bateson, this classic anthology of his major work wil…

  • The Dominion of the Dead

    The Dominion of the Dead
    av Robert Pogue Harrison

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226317939

    In The Dominion of the Dead, Robert Pogue Harrison explores the many places where the dead cohabit the world of the living - the graves, images, literature, architecture, and monuments that house the dead in their afterlife among us. This elegantly…

  • The Good Life in the Scientific Revolution

    The Good Life in the Scientific Revolution
    av Matthew L. Jones

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226409559

    Amid the unrest, dislocation, and uncertainty of seventeenth-century Europe, readers seeking consolation and assurance turned to philosophical and scientific books that offered ways of conquering fears and training the mind--guidance for living a go…

  • Islam in Liberalism

    Islam in Liberalism
    av Joseph Massad

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226379548

    In the popular imagination, Islam is often associated with words like oppression, totalitarianism, intolerance, cruelty, misogyny, and homophobia, while its presumed antonyms are Christianity, the West, liberalism, individualism, freedom, citizenshi…

  • Islam in Liberalism

    Islam in Liberalism
    av Joseph Massad

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226206226

    In the popular imagination, Islam is often associated with words like oppression, totalitarianism, intolerance, cruelty, misogyny, and homophobia, while its presumed antonyms are Christianity, the West, liberalism, individualism, freedom, citizenshi…

  • 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…

  • Storycraft

    Storycraft
    av Jack Hart

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226318165

    From the work of the New Journalists in the 1960s, to the "New Yorker" articles of John McPhee, Susan Orlean, Atul Gawande, and a host of others, to blockbuster book-length narratives such as Mary Roach's "Stiff" or Erik Larson's "The Devil in the W…

  • Storycraft

    Storycraft
    av Jack Hart

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226318141

    From the work of the New Journalists in the 1960s, to the New Yorker essays of John McPhee, Susan Orlean, Atul Gawande, and a host of others, to blockbuster book-length narratives such as Mary Roach's "Stiff" or Erik Larson's "Devil in the White Cit…

  • The New Institutionalism in Organizational Analysis

    The New Institutionalism in Organizational Analysis

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226677095

    Long a fruitful area of scrutiny for students of organizations, the study of institutions is undergoing a renaissance in contemporary social science. This volume offers, for the first time, both often-cited foundation works and the latest writings o…