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  • Maurice's Strategikon

    Maurice's Strategikon

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812217728

    As a veteran campaigner, the Byzantine emperor Maurice (582-602) compiled a unique and influential handbook intended for the field commander. In this first complete English translation, the Strategikon is an invaluable source not only for early Byza…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism

    Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism
    av Glenda Sluga

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223323

    The twentieth century, a time of profound disillusionment with nationalism, was also the great age of internationalism. To the twenty-first-century historian, the period from the late nineteenth century until the end of the Cold War is distinctive f…

  • 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

  • Genetic Criticism

    Genetic Criticism

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812237771

    This volume introduces English speakers to genetic criticism, arguably the most important critical movement in France today. In recent years, French literary scholars have been exploring the interpretive possibilities of textual history, turning man…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Christian Human Rights

    Christian Human Rights
    av Samuel Moyn

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248180

    In Christian Human Rights, Samuel Moyn asserts that the rise of human rights after World War II was prefigured and inspired by a defense of the dignity of the human person that first arose in Christian churches and religious thought in the years jus…

  • Soldiers, Martyrs, Traitors, and Exiles

    Soldiers, Martyrs, Traitors, and Exiles
    av Tricia Redeker Hepner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812221510

    Soldiers, Martyrs, Traitors, and Exiles is an exploration of the Eritrean struggle for independence from Ethiopia, waged from 1961 to 1991, and the postindependence nation-building project. The book focuses on the way the Eritrean revolution drew re…

  • Christian Slavery

    Christian Slavery
    av Katharine Gerbner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812224368

    Could slaves become Christian? If so, did their conversion lead to freedom? If not, then how could perpetual enslavement be justified? In Christian Slavery, Katharine Gerbner contends that religion was fundamental to the development of both slavery…

  • Christian Slavery

    Christian Slavery
    av Katharine Gerbner

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812250015

    Could slaves become Christian? If so, did their conversion lead to freedom? If not, then how could perpetual enslavement be justified? In Christian Slavery, Katharine Gerbner contends that religion was fundamental to the development of both slavery…

  • 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…

  • Disability, Human Rights, and Information Technology

    Disability, Human Rights, and Information Technology

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812249231

    Disability, Human Rights, and Information Technology addresses the global issue of equal access to information and communications technology (ICT) by persons with disabilities. The right to access the same digital content at the same time and at the…

  • Black Metaphors

    Black Metaphors
    av Cord J. Whitaker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251586

    In the late Middle Ages, Christian conversion could wash a black person's skin white-or at least that is what happens when a black sultan converts to Christianity in the English romance King of Tars. In Black Metaphors, Cord J. Whitaker examines the…

  • 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…

  • Communists and Their Victims

    Communists and Their Victims
    av Roman David

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812250145

    In Communists and Their Victims, Roman David identifies and examines four classes of justice measures-retributive, reparatory, revelatory, and reconciliatory-to discover which, if any, rectified the legacy of human rights abuses committed during the…

  • Lustration and Transitional Justice

    Lustration and Transitional Justice
    av Roman David

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812243314

    How do transitional democracies deal with officials who have been tainted by complicity with prior governments? Should they be excluded or should they be incorporated into the new system? In Lustration and Transitional Justice, Roman David examines…

  • "The Man Who Thought Himself a Woman" and Other Queer Nineteenth-Century Short Stories

    "The Man Who Thought Himself a Woman" and Other Queer Nineteenth-Century Short Stories

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223668

    "Perhaps it is no coincidence that the nineteenth century-the century when, it has been said, sexuality as such (and various taxonomized sexual identities) were invented-is the period when American short stories were invented, and when they were the…

  • The Anthropological Turn

    The Anthropological Turn
    av Jacob Collins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252163

    A close look at post-1968 French thinkers Regis Debray, Emmanuel Todd, Marcel Gauchet, and Alain de BenoistIn The Anthropological Turn, Jacob Collins traces the development of what he calls a tradition of "political anthropology" in France over the…

  • The Organization Man

    The Organization Man
    av William H. Whyte

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812218190

    Regarded as one of the most important sociological and business commentaries of modern times, The Organization Man developed the first thorough description of the impact of mass organization on American society. During the height of the Eisenhower a…

  • 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…

  • The Terror That Comes in the Night

    The Terror That Comes in the Night
    av David J. Hufford

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812213058

    David Hufford's work exploring the experiential basis for belief in the supernatural, focusing here on the so-called Old Hag experience, a psychologically disturbing event in which a victim claims to have encountered some form of malign entity while…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Landscape of Hope and Despair

    Landscape of Hope and Despair
    av Julie Peteet

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812220704

    Nearly half of the world's eight million Palestinians are registered refugees, having faced partition and exile. Landscape of Hope and Despair examines this refugee experience in Lebanon through the medium of spatial practices and identity, set agai…

  • Women and Power in the Middle East

    Women and Power in the Middle East

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812217490

    The seventeen essays in Women and Power in the Middle East analyze the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that shape gender systems in the Middle East and North Africa. Published at different times in Middle East Report, the journal of…

  • Hutu Rebels

    Hutu Rebels
    av Anna Hedlund

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251449

    In 1994, almost one million ethnic Tutsis were killed in the genocide in Rwanda. In the aftermath of the genocide, some of the top-echelon Hutu officers who had organized it fled Rwanda to the eastern Congo (DRC) and set up a new base for military o…

  • Heroines and Local Girls

    Heroines and Local Girls
    av Pamela L. Cheek

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251487

    Over the course of the long eighteenth century, a network of some fifty women writers, working in French, English, Dutch, and German, staked out a lasting position in the European literary field. These writers were multilingual and lived for many ye…

  • Faculty Towers: The Academic Novel and Its Discontents

    Faculty Towers: The Academic Novel and Its Discontents
    av Elaine Showalter

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812220858

    "I have been a character in academic fiction at least twice," Elaine Showalter writes, "once a voluptuous, promiscuous, drug-addicted bohemian, once a prudish, dumpy, judgmental frump. I hope I am not too easily identified in either of these guises…

  • Public Capitalism

    Public Capitalism
    av Christopher McMahon

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244441

    In modern capitalist societies, the executives of large, profit-seeking corporations have the power to shape the collective life of the communities, local and global, in which they operate. Corporate executives issue directives to employees, who are…

  • 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…

  • Depression

    Depression
    av 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…

  • Violence and Belief in Late Antiquity

    Violence and Belief in Late Antiquity
    av Thomas Sizgorich

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223057

    In Violence and Belief in Late Antiquity, Thomas Sizgorich seeks to understand why and how violent expressions of religious devotion became central to the self-understandings of both Christian and Muslim communities between the fourth and ninth cent…

  • Violence and Belief in Late Antiquity

    Violence and Belief in Late Antiquity
    av Thomas Sizgorich

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812241136

    In Violence and Belief in Late Antiquity, Thomas Sizgorich seeks to understand why and how violent expressions of religious devotion became central to the self-understandings of both Christian and Muslim communities between the fourth and ninth cent…

  • The Kiln Book

    The Kiln Book
    av Frederick L. Olsen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812221862

    "The Kiln Book" is the definitive guide to pottery kiln construction. Since this breakthrough book was first published more than thirty years ago, it has shown generations of ceramicists how to build safe, economical, and fully functional kilns that…

  • Philosophy of Existence

    Philosophy of Existence
    av Karl Jaspers

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812210101

    Philosophy of Existence was first presented to the public as a series of lectures invited by The German Academy of Frankfurt. In preparing these lectures Jaspers, whom the Nazis had already dismissed from his professorship at Heidelberg, knew that h…

  • Turning to Political Violence

    Turning to Political Violence
    av Marc Sageman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248777

    What motivates those who commit violence in the name of political beliefs? Terrorism today is not solely the preserve of Islam, nor is it a new phenomenon. It emerges from social processes and conditions common to societies throughout modern history…

  • The Mixed Multitude

    The Mixed Multitude
    av Pawel Maciejko

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223439

    In 1756, Jacob Frank, an Ottoman Jew who had returned to the Poland of his birth, was discovered leading a group of fellow travelers in a suspect religious service. At the request of the local rabbis, Polish authorities arrested the participants. Je…

  • Crimes of Peace

    Crimes of Peace
    av Maurizio Albahari

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223828

    Among the world's hotly contested, obsessively controlled, and often dangerous borders, none is deadlier than the Mediterranean Sea. Since 2000, at least 25,000 people have lost their lives attempting to reach Italy and the rest of Europe, most by d…

  • Between Christ and Caliph

    Between Christ and Caliph
    av Lev E. Weitz

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812250275

    In the conventional historical narrative, the medieval Middle East was composed of autonomous religious traditions, each with distinct doctrines, rituals, and institutions. Outside the world of theology, however, and beyond the walls of the mosque o…

  • 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…

  • Frontier Country

    Frontier Country
    av Patrick Spero

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812224160

    In Frontier Country, Patrick Spero addresses one of the most important and controversial subjects in American history: the frontier. Countering the modern conception of the American frontier as an area of expansion, Spero employs the eighteenth-cent…

  • Frontier Country

    Frontier Country
    av Patrick Spero

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248616

    In Frontier Country, Patrick Spero addresses one of the most important and controversial subjects in American history: the frontier. Countering the modern conception of the American frontier as an area of expansion, Spero employs the eighteenth-cent…

  • El Salvador in the Aftermath of Peace

    El Salvador in the Aftermath of Peace
    av Ellen Moodie

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812222357

    El Salvador's civil war, which left at least 75,000 people dead and displaced more than a million, ended in 1992. The accord between the government and the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) has been lauded as a model post-Cold War pea…

  • Covenant Brothers

    Covenant Brothers
    av Daniel G. Hummel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251401

    Weaving together the stories of activists, American Jewish leaders, and Israeli officials in the wake of the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, Covenant Brothers portrays the dramatic rise of evangelical Christian Zionism as it gained pro…

  • Causality and Chance in Modern Physics

    Causality and Chance in Modern Physics
    av David Bohm

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812210026

  • 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…