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  • Forms of Talk

    Forms of Talk
    av Erving Goffman

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812211122

    Forms of Talk extends Erving Goffman's interactional analyses of face-to-face communication to ordinary conversations and vebal exchanges. In this, his most sociolinguistic work, Goffman relates to certain forms of talk some of the issues that conce…

  • History Begins at Sumer

    History Begins at Sumer
    av Samuel Noah Kramer

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812212761

    Which civilization had the first system of law? The first formal educational system? The first tax cut? The first love song? The answers were found in excavations of ancient Sumer, a society so developed, resourceful, and enterprising that it, in a…

  • Sarajevo Under Siege

    Sarajevo Under Siege
    av Ivana Macek

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812221893

    Sarajevo Under Siege offers a richly detailed account of the lived experiences of ordinary people in this multicultural city between 1992 and 1996, during the war in the former Yugoslavia. Moving beyond the shelling, snipers, and shortages, it docum…

  • Depression

    Depression
    av M.D., Aaron T. Beck

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812219647

    More than forty years ago, Dr. Aaron T. Beck's pioneering Depression: Causes and Treatment presented the first comprehensive account of all aspects of depression and introduced cognitive therapy to health care providers and patients struggling with…

  • Rural Economy and Country Life in the Medieval West

    Rural Economy and Country Life in the Medieval West
    av Georges Duby, Cynthia Postan, Georges Duby

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216745

    In 1961 Georges Duby wrote what is still the best overview of European medieval rural history to date. Originally published in French and first translated into English in 1968, Rural Economy and Country Life in the Medieval West brings together loca…

  • Sumerian Mythology

    Sumerian Mythology
    av Samuel Noah Kramer

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812210477

    Sumerian Mythology Revised Edition Samuel Noah Kramer "A real addition to the body of world mythology."--American Anthropologist "No people has contributed more to the culture of mankind than the Sumerians, and yet it has been only in recent years t…

  • Naked Clay: Ceramics Without Glaze

    Naked Clay: Ceramics Without Glaze
    av Jane Perryman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812220568

    A growing number of ceramic artists now choose not to glaze their work. Instead, they use an unglazed--naked--surface to express their ideas and concerns. From slips and terra sigillata to burnishing, engobes, oxide washes, and additions to the clay…

  • Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages

    Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages
    av Stephen A. Mitchell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812222555

    Stephen A. Mitchell here offers the fullest examination available of witchcraft in late medieval Scandinavia. He focuses on those people believed to be able-and who in some instances thought themselves able-to manipulate the world around them throug…

  • Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation

    Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation
    av Nigel Wood

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812221435

    Selected by "Choice" magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 2000Chinese glazes have been admired throughout history for their extraordinary qualities and colors--not least in China itself, where their appearance has been compared variously to…

  • The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading

    The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading
    av Jonathan Riley-Smith

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812220766

    Focusing on the inner workings of the First Crusade in a way that no other work has done, "The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading" delves into the Crusade's organization, its finances, and the division of authority and responsibility among its…

  • A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry

    A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry
    av Geoffroi de Charny

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812219098

    On the great influence of a valiant lord: "The companions, who see that good warriors are honored by the great lords for their prowess, become more determined to attain this level of prowess."On the lady who sees her knight honored: "All of this mak…

  • Human Rights

    Human Rights
    av Makau Mutua

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812220490

    In 1948 the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and with it a profusion of norms, processes, and institutions to define, promote, and protect human rights. Today virtually every cause seeks to cloak itself in the righte…

  • Forgotten Genocides

    Forgotten Genocides

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812222630

    Unlike the Holocaust, Rwanda, Cambodia, or Armenia, scant attention has been paid to the human tragedies analyzed in this book. From German Southwest Africa (now Namibia), Burundi, and eastern Congo to Tasmania, Tibet, and Kurdistan, from the mass k…

  • After Europe

    After Europe
    av Ivan Krastev

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812249439

    In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union-and its potential lack of a future. With far-right nationalist parties on the rise across the continent and the United Kingdom planning…

  • Cities of Ladies

    Cities of Ladies
    av Walter Simons

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812218534

    Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic TitleIn the early thirteenth century, semireligious communities of women began to form in the cities and towns of the Low Countries. These beguines, as the women came to be known, led lives of c…

  • The Royal Hunt in Eurasian History

    The Royal Hunt in Eurasian History
    av Thomas T. Allsen

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812239263

    From antiquity to the nineteenth century, the royal hunt was a vital component of the political cultures of the Middle East, India, Central Asia, and China. Besides marking elite status, royal hunts functioned as inspection tours and imperial progre…

  • Military Cultures in Peace and Stability Operations

    Military Cultures in Peace and Stability Operations
    av Chiara Ruffa

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812250183

    As of September 2017, the United Nations alone deployed 110,000 uniformed personnel from 122 countries in fifteen peacekeeping operations worldwide. Soldiers in these missions are important actors who not only have considerable responsibility for im…

  • Nordic Religions in the Viking Age

    Nordic Religions in the Viking Age
    av Thomas DuBois

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812217148

    The popular image of the Viking as a horn-helmeted berserker plying the ocean in a dragon-headed long boat is firmly fixed in history. Imagining Viking "conquerors" as much more numerous, technologically superior, and somehow inherently more warlike…

  • The Battle of Koniggratz

    The Battle of Koniggratz
    av Gordon Alexander Craig

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812218442

    Koniggratz, a city overlooking the river Elbe, was a western strongpoint of the Austrian Empire. On the morning of July 3, 1866, Prussia attacked the city against high odds and defeated the Austrian army in a single day, despite the Austrian advanta…

  • Strategic Interaction

    Strategic Interaction
    av Erving Goffman

    Häftad - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812210118

    The two essays in this classic work by sociologist Erving Goffman deal with the calculative, gamelike aspects of human interaction. Goffman examines the strategy of words and deeds; he uses the term "strategic interaction" to describe gamelike event…

  • The Nature of the Page

    The Nature of the Page
    av Joshua Calhoun

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251890

    An innovative study of books and reading that focuses on papermaking in the RenaissanceIn The Nature of the Page, Joshua Calhoun tells the story of handmade paper in Renaissance England and beyond. For most of the history of printing, paper was made…

  • Producing Fashion

    Producing Fashion

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812220667

    How has Paris, the world's fashion capital, influenced Milan, New York, and Tokyo? When did the Marlboro Man become a symbol of American masculinity? Why do Americans love to dress down in high-tech Lycra fabrics, while they wax nostalgic for quaint…

  • Deterring Rational Fanatics

    Deterring Rational Fanatics
    av Alex S. Wilner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812246681

    Cold War-era strategic thinking was driven by the belief that individuals, organizations, and foreign states could be deterred from offensive action by the threat of reprisal. That assurance was shaken with the terrorist attacks of September 11, 200…

  • From Human Trafficking to Human Rights

    From Human Trafficking to Human Rights

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812222760

    Over the last decade, public, political, and scholarly attention has focused on human trafficking and contemporary forms of slavery. Yet as human rights scholars Alison Brysk and Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick argue, most current work tends to be more desc…

  • Zoot Suit

    Zoot Suit
    av Kathy Peiss

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223033

    ZOOT SUIT (n.): the ultimate in clothes. The only totally and truly American civilian suit. -Cab Calloway, The Hepster's Dictionary, 1944Before the fashion statements of hippies, punks, or hip-hop, there was the zoot suit, a striking urban look of t…

  • Zoot Suit

    Zoot Suit
    av Kathy Peiss

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812243376

    ZOOT SUIT (n.): the ultimate in clothes. The only totally and truly American civilian suit. -Cab Calloway, The Hepster's Dictionary, 1944Before the fashion statements of hippies, punks, or hip-hop, there was the zoot suit, a striking urban look of t…

  • Empire and Others

    Empire and Others
    av Martin J. Daunton, Rick Halpern, Martin J. Daunton

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216998

    Much has been written about the forging of a British identity in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The process, unconfined to the British Isles, ran across the Irish Sea and Atlantic Ocean and was played out in North America and the Caribbea…

  • A Natural History of the Romance Novel

    A Natural History of the Romance Novel
    av Pamela Regis

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812215229

    The romance novel has the strange distinction of being the most popular but least respected of literary genres. While it remains consistently dominant in bookstores and on best-seller lists, it is also widely dismissed by the critical community. Sch…

  • Theory of Garden Art

    Theory of Garden Art
    av C.C.L. Hirschfeld

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812235845

    C.C.L. Hirschfeld was perhaps the most important writer on gardens and landscape in eighteenth-century Germany. Acclaimed as the "father of landscape garden art," he was influential not just in Germany but also in France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherl…

  • Seeing the Myth in Human Rights

    Seeing the Myth in Human Rights
    av Jenna Reinbold

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248814

    The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been called one of the most powerful documents in human history. Today, the mere accusation of violations of the rights outlined in this document cows political leaders and riles the international c…

  • The Roman Inquisition

    The Roman Inquisition
    av Thomas F. Mayer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244731

    While the Spanish Inquisition has laid the greatest claim to both scholarly attention and the popular imagination, the Roman Inquisition, established in 1542 and a key instrument of papal authority, was more powerful, important, and long-lived. Foun…

  • The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques

    The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques
    av Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812247923

  • What Is Populism?

    What Is Populism?
    av Jan-Werner Mueller

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248982

    Donald Trump, Silvio Berlusconi, Marine Le Pen, Hugo Chavez-populists are on the rise across the globe. But what exactly is populism? Should everyone who criticizes Wall Street or Washington be called a populist? What precisely is the difference bet…

  • The Social Engagement of Social Science, a Tavistock Anthology, Volume 2

    The Social Engagement of Social Science, a Tavistock Anthology, Volume 2

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812281934

    World War II brought together a group of psychiatrists and clinical and social psychologists in the British Army where they developed radical, action-oriented innovations in social psychiatry. They became known as the "Tavistock Group" since the cor…

  • The Social Engagement of Social Science, a Tavistock Anthology, Volume 3

    The Social Engagement of Social Science, a Tavistock Anthology, Volume 3

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812281941

    World War II brought together a group of psychiatrists and clinical and social psychologists in the British Army who developed a number of radical, action-oriented organizational innovations in social psychiatry. They became known as the "Tavistock…

  • The Social Engagement of Social Science, a Tavistock Anthology, Volume 1

    The Social Engagement of Social Science, a Tavistock Anthology, Volume 1

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812281927

    World War II brought together a group of psychiatrists and clinical and social psychologists in the British Army where they developed radical, action-oriented innovations in social psychiatry. They became known as the "Tavistock Group" since the cor…

  • Theory in Landscape Architecture

    Theory in Landscape Architecture

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812218213

    Here, for students and practitioners of landscape architecture, architecture, and planning, is a single resource for seminal theoretical texts in the field. Essential for understanding the specific connections that have been made between landscape a…

  • Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence

    Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence
    av Fabian Klose

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244953

    Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence explores the relationship between the human rights movement emerging after 1945 and the increasing violence of decolonization. Based on material previously inaccessible in the archives of the Internati…

  • Genocide in Cambodia

    Genocide in Cambodia

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812235395

    The Khmer Rouge held power in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979 and aggressively pursued a policy of radical social reform that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Cambodians through mass executions and physical privation. In January 1979, t…

  • The Heart and Stomach of a King

    The Heart and Stomach of a King
    av Carole Levin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812222401

    In her famous speech to rouse the English troops staking out Tilbury at the mouth of the Thames during the Spanish Armada's campaign, Queen Elizabeth I is said to have proclaimed, "I may have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart…

  • eFieldnotes

    eFieldnotes

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812247787

    In this volume, sixteen distinguished scholars address the impact of digital technologies on how anthropologists do fieldwork and on what they study. With nearly three billion Internet users and more than four and a half billion mobile phone owners…

  • Leaderless Jihad

    Leaderless Jihad
    av Marc Sageman

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812240658

    In the post-September 11 world, Al Qaeda is no longer the central organizing force that aids or authorizes terrorist attacks or recruits terrorists. It is now more a source of inspiration for terrorist acts carried out by independent local groups th…

  • Understanding Terror Networks

    Understanding Terror Networks
    av Marc Sageman

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812238082

    Offering an incisive social analysis of the global wave of terrorist activity, a forensic psychiatrist and former foreign service officer looks at the history of the global violent Islamic movement led by al Qaeda, assessing the influence of complex…

  • Human Rights and Adolescence

    Human Rights and Adolescence

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812246315

    While young children's rights have received considerable attention and have accordingly advanced over the past two decades, the rights of adolescents have been neglected. This manifests itself in pervasive gender-based violence, widespread youth dis…

  • History Matters: Patriarchy and the Challenge of Feminism

    History Matters: Patriarchy and the Challenge of Feminism
    av Judith M. Bennett

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812220049

    Written for everyone interested in women's and gender history, History Matters reaffirms the importance to feminist theory and activism of long-term historical perspectives. Judith M. Bennett, who has been commenting on developments in women's and g…

  • The Buddha's Footprint

    The Buddha's Footprint
    av Johan Elverskog

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251838

    A corrective to the contemporary idea that Buddhism has always been an environmentally friendly religionIn the current popular imagination, Buddhism is often understood to be a religion intrinsically concerned with the environment. The Dharma, the n…

  • Causality and Chance in Modern Physics

    Causality and Chance in Modern Physics
    av David Bohm

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812210026

  • China and Africa

    China and Africa
    av David H. Shinn

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244199

    The People's Republic of China once limited its involvement in African affairs to building an occasional railroad or port, supporting African liberation movements, and loudly proclaiming socialist solidarity with the downtrodden of the continent. No…

  • Medieval Robots

    Medieval Robots
    av E. R. Truitt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223576

    A thousand years before Isaac Asimov set down his Three Laws of Robotics, real and imagined automata appeared in European courts, liturgies, and literary texts. Medieval robots took such forms as talking statues, mechanical animals, and silent metal…

  • After Europe

    After Europe
    av Ivan Krastev

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252422

    A impassioned defense of the European Union and a concise analysis of its present challenges and futureIn this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union-and its potential lack of a futur…

  • The London Bombings

    The London Bombings
    av Marc Sageman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251180

    On July 7, 2005, at the end of the morning rush hour, three near-simultaneous explosions tore apart the London Underground. Within an hour, the entire subway network was evacuated, and a fourth explosion in a bus underscored that this was a terroris…