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  • 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…

  • A History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1

    A History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226204017

    "No one has done so much as Mr. Eliade to inform literature students in the West about 'primitive' and Oriental religions...Everyone who cares about the human adventure will find new information and new angles of vision."--Martin E. Marty, "New York…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • A History of Religious Ideas

    A History of Religious Ideas
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226204055

    Illuminates the creative moments of the major traditions from prehistoric times through classical Greece arguing that religious values and meaning grew with social and technological innovation

  • History of Religious Ideas, Volume 2

    History of Religious Ideas, Volume 2
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226204031

    Illuminates the creative moments of the major traditions from prehistoric times through classical Greece arguing that religious values and meaning grew with social and technological innovation

  • 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…

  • Capitalism and Freedom

    Capitalism and Freedom
    av Milton Friedman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226734798

    One of TIME magazine's All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books One of Times Literary Supplement's Hundred Most Influential Books Since the War One of National Review's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Century One of Intercollegiate Studies Institute's 50…

  • Economical Writing, Third Edition

    Economical Writing, Third Edition
    av Deirdre N McCloskey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226448077

    Economics is not a field that is known for good writing. Charts, yes. Sparkling prose, no. Except, that is, when it comes to Deirdre Nansen McCloskey. Her conversational and witty yet always clear style is a hallmark of her classic works of economic…

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

    The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 1

    Häftad - 2012 - 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"…

  • 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…

  • The Great Derangement

    The Great Derangement
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226526812

    Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land,…

  • The Great Derangement

    The Great Derangement
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226323039

    Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land,…

  • 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 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…

  • Metaphors We Live By

    Metaphors We Live By
    av George Lakoff

    Häftad - 2003 - 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…

  • 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…

  • The Black Ice Score - A Parker Novel

    The Black Ice Score - A Parker Novel
    av Richard Stark

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226771090

    A corrupt African colonel has converted half his country's wealth into diamonds and smuggled them to a Manhattan safe house. Four upstanding citizens plan to rescue their new nation by stealing the diamonds back?with the help of a ?specialist??Parke…

  • The Limits of Critique

    The Limits of Critique
    av Rita Felski

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226294032

    Why must critics unmask and demystify literary works? Why do they believe that language is always withholding some truth, that the critic's task is to reveal the unsaid or repressed? In this book, Rita Felski examines critique, the dominant form of…

  • The Limits of Critique

    The Limits of Critique
    av Rita Felski

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226293981

    Why must critics unmask and demystify literary works? Why do they believe that language is always withholding some truth, that the critic's task is to reveal the unsaid or repressed? In this book, Rita Felski examines critique, the dominant form of…

  • Sex Itself

    Sex Itself
    av Sarah S. Richardson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226325613

    Human genomes are 99.9 percent identical--with one prominent exception. Instead of a matching pair of X chromosomes, men carry a single X, coupled with a tiny chromosome called the Y. Tracking the emergence of a new and distinctive way of thinking a…

  • Sex Itself

    Sex Itself
    av Sarah S. Richardson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226084688

    Human genomes are 99.9 percent identical - with one prominent exception. Instead of a matching pair of X chromosomes, men carry a single X, coupled with a tiny chromosome called the Y. Tracking the emergence of a new and distinctive way of thinking…

  • 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…

  • The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

    The Climate of History in a Planetary Age
    av Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226732862

    For the past decade, historian Dipesh Chakrabarty has been one of the most influential scholars addressing the meaning of climate change. Climate change, he argues, upends long-standing ideas of history, modernity, and globalization. The burden of T…

  • The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

    The Climate of History in a Planetary Age
    av Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226100500

    For the past decade, historian Dipesh Chakrabarty has been one of the most influential scholars addressing the meaning of climate change. Climate change, he argues, upends long-standing ideas of history, modernity, and globalization. The burden of T…

  • After the Beautiful

    After the Beautiful
    av Robert B. Pippin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226325583

    In his Berlin lectures on fine art, Hegel argued that art involves a unique form of aesthetic intelligibility-the expression of a distinct collective self-understanding that develops through historical time. Hegel's approach to art has been influent…

  • After the Beautiful

    After the Beautiful
    av Robert B. Pippin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226079493

    In his Berlin lectures on fine art, Hegel argued that art involves a unique form of aesthetic intelligibility - the expression of a distinct collective self-understanding that develops through historical time. Hegel's approach to art has been influe…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Jellyfish: A Natural History

    Jellyfish: A Natural History
    av Lisa-Ann Gershwin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226287676

    Jellyfish, with their undulating umbrella-shaped bells and sprawling tentacles, are as fascinating and beautiful as they are frightening and dangerous. They are found in every ocean at every depth, and they are the oldest multi-organed life form on…

  • The Place of Enchantment

    The Place of Enchantment
    av Alex Owen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226642048

    By the end of the nineteenth century, Victorians were seeking rational explanations for the world in which they lived. The radical ideas of Charles Darwin had shaken traditional religious beliefs. Sigmund Freud was developing his innovative models o…

  • The Place of Enchantment

    The Place of Enchantment
    av Alex Owen

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226642017

    Exploratory sex magic. Experimentation with mind-altering drugs. Astral travel. Alchemy. Alex Owen's new book, The Place of Enchantment, situates these seemingly anachronistic practices squarely alongside revolutionary understandings of rationality…

  • 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…

  • Restricted Data

    Restricted Data
    av Alex Wellerstein

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226020389

    The American atomic bomb was born in secrecy. From the moment scientists first conceived of its possibility to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and beyond, there were efforts to control the spread of nuclear information and the newly discovere…

  • 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 -…

  • Kindly Inquisitors

    Kindly Inquisitors
    av Jonathan Rauch

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226145938

    A liberal society stands on the proposition that we should all take seriously the idea that we might be wrong. This means we must place no one, including ourselves, beyond the reach of criticism; it means that we must allow people to err, even where…

  • A Social History of Truth

    A Social History of Truth
    av Steven Shapin

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226750194

    How do we come to trust our knowledge of the world? What are the means by which we distinguish true from false accounts? Why do we credit one observational statement over another? This study engages these universal questions through a recreation of…

  • The Red Atlas

    The Red Atlas
    av John Davies

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226389578

    Nearly thirty years after the end of the Cold War, its legacy and the accompanying Russian-American tension continues to loom large. Russia's access to detailed information on the United States and its allies may not seem so shocking in this day of…

  • The Ruins Lesson - Meaning and Material in Western Culture

    The Ruins Lesson - Meaning and Material in Western Culture
    av Susan Stewart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226632612

    How have ruins become so valued in Western culture, and so central to our art and literature? Covering a vast chronological and geographical range, from ancient Egyptian inscriptions to twentieth-century memorials, Susan Stewart seeks to answer this…

  • Hearing Happiness - Deafness Cures in History

    Hearing Happiness - Deafness Cures in History
    av Jaipreet Virdi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226690612

    At the age of four, Jaipreet Virdi's world went silent. A severe case of meningitis left her alive but deaf, suddenly treated differently by everyone. Her deafness downplayed by society and doctors, she struggled to "pass" as hearing for most of her…

  • Secrets of the Snout - The Dog's Incredible Nose

    Secrets of the Snout - The Dog's Incredible Nose
    av Frank Rosell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226536361

    Dogs and humans have worked side by side for thousands of years, and over the millennia we've come to depend upon our pooches as hunters, protectors, and faithful companions. But when it comes to the extraordinary quality of man's best friend which…

  • Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276526

    Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and technological pr…

  • Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276496

    Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and technological pr…

  • The Graduate Advisor Handbook

    The Graduate Advisor Handbook
    av Bruce M. Shore

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226011646

    In the sink-or-swim world of academia, a great graduate advisor can be a lifesaver. But with university budgets shrinking and free time evaporating, advisors often need a mentor themselves to learn how to best support their advisees. Bruce M. Shore,…

  • The Graduate Advisor Handbook

    The Graduate Advisor Handbook
    av Bruce M. Shore

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226011509

    In the sink-or-swim world of academia, a great graduate advisor can be a lifesaver. But with university budgets shrinking and free time evaporating, advisors often need a mentor themselves to learn how to best support their advisees. Bruce M. Shore,…

  • Feminism and the Abyss of Freedom

    Feminism and the Abyss of Freedom
    av Linda M. G. Zerilli

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226981345

    In contemporary feminist theory, the problem of feminine subjectivity persistently appears and reappears as the site that grounds all discussion of feminism. In "Feminism and the Abyss of Freedom," Linda M. G. Zerilli argues that the persistence of…

  • The Modern Myths

    The Modern Myths
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226719269

    Myths are usually seen as stories from the depths of time-fun and fantastical, but no longer believed by anyone. Yet, as Philip Ball shows, we are still writing them-and still living them-today. From Robinson Crusoe and Frankenstein to Batman, many…

  • Feminist Theory: A Critique of Ideology

    Feminist Theory: A Critique of Ideology

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226431635

    A crucial task for feminst scholars, wrote Michelle Rosaldo over two years ago in Signs, emerges, then, not as the relatively limited one of documenting pervasive sexism as a social fact-or showing how we can now hope to change or have in the past b…

  • Human-Built World

    Human-Built World
    av Thomas P. Hughes

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226359342

    In Human-Built World, Thomas P. Hughes restores to technology the richness and depth it deserves by writing its intellectual history. Chronicling the ideas about technology expressed by influential Western thinkers who not only understood its multif…

  • Queer London

    Queer London
    av Matt Houlbrook

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226354620

    In August 1934, young Cyril L. wrote to his friend Billy about all the exciting men he had met, the swinging nightclubs he had visited, and the vibrant new life he had forged for himself in the big city. He wrote, "I have only been queer since I cam…

  • Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason

    Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason
    av Mark Johnson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500256

    Mark Johnson is one of the great thinkers of our time on how the body shapes the mind. This book brings together a selection of essays from the past two decades that build a powerful argument that any scientifically and philosophically satisfactory…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Allowed to Grow Old

    Allowed to Grow Old

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226391373

    There's nothing quite like a relationship with an aged pet-a dog or cat who has been at our side for years, forming an ineffable bond. Pampered pets, however, are a rarity among animals who have been domesticated. Farm animals, for example, are usua…

  • Meaning in the Visual Arts

    Meaning in the Visual Arts
    av Erwin Panofsky

    Pocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226645513

    The distinguished art historian discusses art concepts, ideals, disciplines, and symbols

  • 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…