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  • Premodern Japan

    Premodern Japan
    av Mikiso Hane

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349657

    Japanese historian Louis Perez brings Mikiso Hane's rich and beloved account of early Japanese history up-to-date in this thoroughly revised Second Edition of Premodern Japan. The text traces the key developments of Japanese history in the premodern…

  • Global Gender Politics

    Global Gender Politics
    av Anne Sisson Runyan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350851

    Accessible and student-friendly, Global Gender Politics analyzes the gendered divisions of power, labor, and resources that contribute to the global crises of representation, violence, and sustainability. The author emphasizes how hard-won attention…

  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

    Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
    av Steven H. Strogatz

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349107

    This textbook is aimed at newcomers to nonlinear dynamics and chaos, especially students taking a first course in the subject. The presentation stresses analytical methods, concrete examples, and geometric intuition. The theory is developed systemat…

  • Philosophy of Education

    Philosophy of Education
    av Nel Noddings

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349725

    The first edition of Nel Noddings' Philosophy of Education was acclaimed as the 'best overview in the field' by the journal Teaching Philosophy and predicted to 'become the standard textbook in philosophy of education' by Educational Theory. This cl…

  • Metaphysics

    Metaphysics
    av Peter Van Inwagen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349343

    This book covers the gamut of historical and contemporary arguments of metaphysics, engaging readers through three profound questions: what are the most general features of the world, why is there a world and what is the place of human beings in the…

  • Economies and Cultures

    Economies and Cultures
    av Richard R Wilk

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343655

    This synthesis of modern economic anthropology goes to the heart of a thriving subdiscipline and identifies the fundamental practical and theoretical problems that give economic anthropology its unique strengths and vision.More than any other anthro…

  • Philosophy of Social Science

    Philosophy of Social Science
    av Alexander Rosenberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349732

    Philosophy of Social Science provides a tightly argued yet accessible introduction to the philosophical foundations of the human sciences, including economics, anthropology, sociology, political science, psychology, history, and the disciplines emer…

  • Kinship and Gender

    Kinship and Gender
    av Linda Stone

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350943

    Does kinship still matter in today's globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding 'yes!', Linda Stone and Diane E. King…

  • Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art

    Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art
    av James Hall

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343938

    The understanding and enjoyment of a work of art depends as much on the story it depicts as on the artist's execution of it. But what were once biblical or classical commonplaces are not so readily recognizable today. This book relates in a succinct…

  • Russia

    Russia
    av John Thompson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349855

    This lucid account of Russian and Soviet history presents major trends and events from ancient Kievan Rus' to Vladimir Putin's presidency in the twenty-first century. Russia does not shy away from controversial topics, including the impact of the Mo…

  • The Public Administration Theory Primer

    The Public Administration Theory Primer
    av H. George Frederickson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349664

    The Public Administration Theory Primer explores how the science and art of public administration is definable, describable, replicable, and cumulative. The authors survey a broad range of theories and analytical approaches-from public institutional…

  • A History of the Modern Middle East

    A History of the Modern Middle East
    av William L. Cleveland

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349800

    A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and often dramatic transformations of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign po…

  • Theories of the Policy Process

    Theories of the Policy Process
    av Christopher M. Weible

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350523

    Theories of the Policy Process provides a forum for the experts in the most established and widely used theoretical frameworks in policy process research to present the basic propositions, empirical evidence, latest updates, and the promising future…

  • Sex Is Not A Natural Act & Other Essays

    Sex Is Not A Natural Act & Other Essays
    av Leonore Tiefer

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813341859

    Revisits and updates the centrality of the social construction of sexuality, especially in the age of Viagra, FSD (female sexual dysfunction) and the media saturation of sex. Leonore Tiefer is one of the foremost sexologists working in the United St…

  • Scraps Of The Untainted Sky

    Scraps Of The Untainted Sky
    av Thomas Moylan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813397689

    Dystopian narrative is a product of the social ferment of the twentieth century. A hundred years of war, famine, disease, state terror, genocide, ecocide, and the depletion of humanity through the buying and selling of everyday life provided fertile…

  • A First Course In Chaotic Dynamical Systems

    A First Course In Chaotic Dynamical Systems
    av Robert L. Devaney

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201554069

    A First Course in Chaotic Dynamical Systems: Theory and Experiment is the first book to introduce modern topics in dynamical systems at the undergraduate level. Accessible to readers with only a background in calculus, the book integrates both theor…

  • The Yield

    The Yield
    av Tara June Winch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063003460

    "A beautifully written novel that puts language at the heart of remembering the past and understanding the present."-Kate Morton"A groundbreaking novel for black and white Australia."-Richard Flanagan, Man Booker Prize winning author of The Narrow R…

  • Institutional Design In New Democracies

    Institutional Design In New Democracies
    av Arend Lijphart

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813321097

    Countries throughout Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe are moving from semi-closed to open economies and from authoritarian to democratic political systems. Despite important differences between the regions, these transitions involve simi…

  • Women, Art, And Power And Other Essays

    Women, Art, And Power And Other Essays
    av Linda Nochlin

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064301831

    This collection of seven essays on women artists and women in art history, presented with illustrations, brings together the work of almost 20 years of scholarship and speculation by Linda Nochlin.

  • Student Solutions Manual for Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, 2nd edition

    Student Solutions Manual for Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, 2nd edition
    av Mitchal Dichter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350547

    This official Student Solutions Manual includes solutions to the odd-numbered exercises featured in the second edition of Steven Strogatz's classic text Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering.…

  • Public Opinion

    Public Opinion
    av Carroll J. Glynn

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349404

    Public Opinion is a comprehensive and multidisciplinary examination of public opinion in the United States. Drawing on scholarship in political science, psychology, sociology, and communications, the authors explore the nature of political and socia…

  • The Methodologies of Art

    The Methodologies of Art
    av Laurie Schneider Adams

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813344508

    Since the nineteenth century, when art history became an established academic discipline, works of art have been 'read' in a variety of ways. These different ways of describing and interpreting art are the methodologies of artistic analysis, the div…

  • The Communist Road To Power In Vietnam

    The Communist Road To Power In Vietnam
    av William J Duiker

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813385877

    In this new edition of his widely acclaimed study, William Duiker has revised and updated his analysis of the Communist movement in Vietnam from its formation in 1930 to the dilemmas facing its leadership in the post?Cold War era. Making use of newl…

  • A Political Economy of the Middle East

    A Political Economy of the Middle East
    av Melani Cammett

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349381

    A Political Economy of the Middle East is the most comprehensive analysis of developments in the political economy of the region over the past several decades, examining the interaction of economic development processes, state systems and policies,…

  • Explorations In Global Ethics

    Explorations In Global Ethics
    av Sumner Twiss

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813366234

    This volume for the first time brings the scholarly discipline of comparative religious ethics into constructive collaboration with the community of interreligious dialogue. Its design is premised on two important insights. First, interreligious dia…

  • Global Gender Issues in the New Millennium

    Global Gender Issues in the New Millennium
    av Anne Sisson Runyan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349169

    Global Gender Issues in the New Millennium argues that the power of gender works to help keep gender, race, class, sexual, and national divisions in place despite increasing attention to gender issues in the study and practice of world politics. Acc…

  • Postmodernism And The Politics Of 'Culture'

    Postmodernism And The Politics Of 'Culture'
    av Adam Katz

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813368078

    Postmodernism and the Politics of 'Culture' is a comparative critical analysis of the political and intellectual ambitions of postmodernist critical theory and the academic discipline of cultural studies. Katz's polemical aim is to show that cultura…

  • Statistical Mechanics

    Statistical Mechanics
    av Richard P. Feynman

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201360769

    This classic graduate lecture note volume on statistical mechanics focuses on Physics, rather than mathematics. It provides a concise introduction to basic concepts and a clear presentation of difficult topics, while challenging the student to refle…

  • Studies In Iconology

    Studies In Iconology
    av Erwin Panofsky

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064300254

    The themes and concepts of Renaissance art are analyzed and related to both classical and medieval tendencies

  • Society and the Environment

    Society and the Environment
    av Michael Carolan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350004

    Society and the Environment examines today's environmental controversies within a socio-organizational context. After outlining the contours of 'pragmatic environmentalism', Carolan considers the pressures that exist where ecology and society collid…

  • The Modern History of Iraq

    The Modern History of Iraq
    av Phebe Marr

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350066

    The Modern History of Iraq is a remarkably readable account of contemporary Iraq, placing in historical perspective the crises and upheavals that continue to afflict the country. This text weaves together several important themes, including the sear…

  • An Introduction to the Modern Middle East

    An Introduction to the Modern Middle East
    av David S. Sorenson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349220

    Combining elements of comparative politics with a country-by-country analysis, author David S. Sorenson provides a complete and accessible introduction to the modern Middle East. With an emphasis on the politics of the region, the text also dedicate…

  • Maneuver Warfare Handbook

    Maneuver Warfare Handbook
    av William S Lind

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865318625

    Maneuver warfare, often controversial and requiring operational and tactical innovation, poses perhaps the most important doctrinal questions currently facing the conventional military forces of the U.S. Its purpose is to defeat the enemy by disrupt…

  • Perspectives On Western Art

    Perspectives On Western Art
    av Linnea Wren

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064301916

    This anthology of readings related to Western art history explains specific works of art illustrated in Janson's History of Art and De la Croix and Tansey's Gardner's Art Through the Ages in terms of the ideas, beliefs, and concerns of the people an…

  • Attitudes And Persuasion

    Attitudes And Persuasion
    av Richard E Petty

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813330051

    This book provides a needed survey of a truly remarkable number of different theoretical approaches to the related phenomena of attitude and belief change. It focuses on variable perspective theory which is far more deserving of attention than the p…

  • Culture Of Honor

    Culture Of Honor
    av Richard E Nisbett

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813319933

    This book focuses on a singular cause of male violence-the perpetrator's sense of threat to one of his most valued possessions, namely, his reputation for strength and toughness. The theme of this book is that the Southern United States had-and has-…

  • Broken Bonds

    Broken Bonds
    av Lenard J Cohen

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813324777

    Struggling against high odds, Yugoslavia managed to survive from its inception in 1918 until the early 1990s. But now, tragic ethnic and regional conflicts have irrevocably fragmented the country. In his timely book, Lenard Cohen explores the origin…

  • The Art Of Probability

    The Art Of Probability
    av Richard W. Hamming

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201406863

    Offering accessible and nuanced coverage, Richard W. Hamming discusses theories of probability with unique clarity and depth. Topics covered include the basic philosophical assumptions, the nature of stochastic methods, and Shannon entropy. One of t…

  • A Concise History of the Middle East

    A Concise History of the Middle East
    av Arthur Goldschmidt Jr.

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350912

    A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West,…

  • Philosophical Applications Of Cognitive Science

    Philosophical Applications Of Cognitive Science
    av Alvin I. Goldman

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813380407

    One of the most fruitful interdisciplinary boundaries in contemporary scholarship is that between philosophy and cognitive science. Now that solid empirical results about the activities of the human mind are available, it is no longer necessary for…

  • Universals

    Universals
    av D. M. Armstrong

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813307725

    In this short text, a distinguished philosopher turns his attention to one of the oldest and most fundamental philosophical problems of all: How it is that we are able to sort and classify different things as being of the same natural class? Profess…

  • Women in World History, Vol. 1

    Women in World History, Vol. 1
    av Susan Kent

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813348131

    This is a brief book that explores the lives of women in world history. This book is a part of Westview?s `On the World Stage? series, edited by Bonnie Smith. Each title in the series features brief biographies of figures whose lives serve as a lens…

  • International Human Rights

    International Human Rights
    av Jack Donnelly

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349480

    International Human Rights examines the ways in which states and other international actors have addressed human rights since the end of World War II. This unique textbook features substantial attention to theory, history, international and regional…

  • Unlikely Couples

    Unlikely Couples
    av Thomas E. Wartenberg

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813334394

    In Unlikely Couples, Thomas E. Wartenberg directly challenges the view that narrative cinema inherently supports the dominant social interests by examining the way popular films about ?unlikely couples? (a mismatched romantic union viewed as inappro…

  • New Religions As Global Cultures

    New Religions As Global Cultures
    av Irving Hexham

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813325088

    Although the Great Anti-Cult Crusade links new religious movements to dangerous cults, brainwashing, and the need for deprogramming, Karla Poewe and Irving Hexham argue that many cults are the product of a dynamic interaction between folk religions…

  • Merchants And Faith

    Merchants And Faith
    av Patricia A Risso

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813389110

    `This book with its felicitous title brings together with great skill and sensitivity a large amount of current historical scholarship on the trade and civilization of the Indian Ocean during the Islamic centuries. It will be welcomed by both studen…

  • An Introduction To Chaotic Dynamical Systems

    An Introduction To Chaotic Dynamical Systems
    av Robert Devaney

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813340852

    The study of nonlinear dynamical systems has exploded in the past 25 years, and Robert L. Devaney has made these advanced research developments accessible to undergraduate and graduate mathematics students as well as researchers in other disciplines…

  • America's Choice 2000

    America's Choice 2000
    av William Crotty

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813367989

    America's Choice 2000 attempts to make sense of the longest running, most fiercely contested and, ultimately, closest race in the history of presidential elections. What had been an earnest if predictable general election campaign morphed into a pos…

  • Southern Africa in World Politics

    Southern Africa in World Politics
    av Janice Love

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343112

    These days, politics often seem to be local and global simultaneously, challenging people, politicians, and scholars to sort out what is domestic from what is international and how the two are related. Janice Love demonstrates the complex realities…

  • The Post-war Generation And The Establishment Of Religion

    The Post-war Generation And The Establishment Of Religion
    av Jackson W Carroll

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813367125

    This is the first book to offer a comparative analysis of the impact of the post-war ?Baby Boom? generation on Christianity around the world. Taking a cross-cultural approach, the contributors examine ten advanced countries, including England, Franc…