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  • Interaction of Color

    Interaction of Color
    av Josef Albers

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300179354

    "One of the most important books on color ever written."-Michael Hession, Gizmodo "Interaction of Color with its illuminating visual exercises and mind-bending optical illusions, remains an indispensable blueprint to the art of seeing. . . . An esse…

  • Louis Vuitton: The Complete Fashion Collections

    Louis Vuitton: The Complete Fashion Collections

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300233360

    Two decades of fashion history in the making at Louis Vuitton, told through a sumptuous array of images straight from the catwalk " A] stylish coffee table book... to liven up your living space."--Lauren Eggertsen, Who What Wear Founded as a luxury…

  • Democracy and Its Critics

    Democracy and Its Critics
    av Robert A. Dahl

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300049381

    In this prize-winning book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time makes a major statement about what democracy is and why it is important. Robert Dahl examines the most basic assumptions of democratic theory, tests them against t…

  • The Polymath

    The Polymath
    av Peter Burke

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300250022

    From Leonardo Da Vinci to Oliver Sacks: the first history of the western polymath, from the Renaissance to the present "An absorbing group portrait and intellectual history."-Kirkus Reviews "An admirable mixture of industry and erudition."-Robert W…

  • Crush

    Crush
    av Richard Siken

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246308

    This collection about obsession and love is the 99th volume of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Richard Siken's Crush, selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession and love. Siken…

  • Crush

    Crush
    av Richard Siken

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107890

    Announcing the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets competition, North America's oldest annual literary prize. Richard Siken's Crush, selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession…

  • The Arts and the Creation of Mind

    The Arts and the Creation of Mind
    av Elliot W. Eisner

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300105117

    Although the arts are often thought to be closer to the rim of education than to its core, they are, surprisingly, critically important means for developing complex and subtle aspects of the mind, argues Elliot Eisner in this engrossing book. In it…

  • The Voynich Manuscript

    The Voynich Manuscript

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217230

    The first authorized copy of this mysterious, much-speculated-upon, one-of-a-kind, centuries-old puzzle "For the first time, a complete reproduction [of] The Voynich Manuscript, has been published, featuring essays exploring what is known about the…

  • The Master and His Emissary

    The Master and His Emissary
    av Iain McGilchrist

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300245929

    A pioneering exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture "Persuasively argues that our society is suffering from the consequences of an over-dominant left hemispher…

  • Back in Fashion

    Back in Fashion
    av Giorgio Riello

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300218848

    An engaging survey from the Middle Ages to the present, presenting fashion as a complex process that reflects economic, social, and political changes This engaging volume tells the history of Western fashion, exploring how and why it has influenced…

  • Euan Uglow

    Euan Uglow
    av Richard Kendall

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300123494

    British artist Euan Uglow (1932-2000) maintained a lower profile than others of his generation, yet his beautiful, intelligent, humane, and often witty landscapes, still lifes, and figure studies are today gaining the recognition they so clearly des…

  • Seeing Like a State

    Seeing Like a State
    av James C. Scott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246759

    "One of the most profound and illuminating studies of this century to have been published in recent decades."-John Gray, New York Times Book Review "A powerful, and in many insightful, explanation as to why grandiose programs of social reform, not t…

  • Why Liberalism Failed

    Why Liberalism Failed
    av Patrick J. Deneen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240023

    Has liberalism failed because it has succeeded? "One of the most important political books of 2018."-Rod Dreher, American Conservative "Why Liberalism Failed offers cogent insights into the loss of meaning and community that many in the West feel, i…

  • Why Liberalism Failed

    Why Liberalism Failed
    av Patrick J. Deneen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300223446

    Has liberalism failed because it has succeeded? "One of the most important political books of 2018."-Rod Dreher, American Conservative "Why Liberalism Failed offers cogent insights into the loss of meaning and community that many in the West feel, i…

  • Alexander McQueen

    Alexander McQueen
    av Andrew Bolton

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300169782

    "McQueen's brilliance is celebrated in this sumptuous tome."-Harper's Bazaar "An authoritative and moving insight into the legacy of the British designer."-Carola Long, Financial Times "Excellent."-Huffington Post The bestselling book on a revered B…

  • Facing Beauty

    Facing Beauty
    av Aileen Ribeiro

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300124866

    This wide-ranging survey, spanning four centuries, illuminates shifting perceptions of female beauty through works of art and the evolution of cosmetics Throughout the history of the Western world, countless attempts have been made to define beauty…

  • A Little History of Economics

    A Little History of Economics
    av Niall Kishtainy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234527

    A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and through the ideas of great thinkers in the field "A whistle-stop introduction to the great works and thinkers of each age, this is a clear a…

  • Anger

    Anger
    av Barbara H. Rosenwein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300221428

    Tracing the story of anger from the Buddha to Twitter, Rosenwein provides a much-needed account of our changing and contradictory understandings of this emotion All of us think we know when we are angry, and we are sure we can recognize anger in oth…

  • Death in Ancient Rome

    Death in Ancient Rome
    av Catharine Edwards

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217278

    For the Romans, the manner of a person's death was the most telling indication of their true character. Death revealed the true patriot, the genuine philosopher, even the great artist - and certainly the faithful Christian. Catharine Edwards draws o…

  • Against the Grain

    Against the Grain
    av James C. Scott

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240214

    An Economist Best History Book 2017 "History as it should be written."-Barry Cunliffe, Guardian "Scott hits the nail squarely on the head by exposing the staggering price our ancestors paid for civilization and political order."-Walter Scheidel, Fin…

  • Understanding Religious Conversion

    Understanding Religious Conversion
    av Lewis R. Rambo

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300065152

    Religious conversion provides converts with an opportunity to embrace a community of faith and a philosophy that nurture and guide, that offer a focus for loyalty and a framework for action. Whether the conversion is from one religious tradition to…

  • Why Marx Was Right

    Why Marx Was Right
    av Terry Eagleton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300231069

    One of the foremost Marxist critics of his generation forcefully argues against Marx's irrelevancy "Reading a book by Terry Eagleton is like watching fireworks."-Dennis O'Brien, Christian Century "[Eagleton is] a witty, insightful thinker with a pen…

  • The Craftsman

    The Craftsman
    av Richard Sennett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300151190

    In his most ambitious book to date, Richard Sennett offers an original perspective on craftsmanship and its close connections to work and ethical values Craftsmanship, says Richard Sennett, names the basic human impulse to do a job well for its own…

  • The Great Delusion

    The Great Delusion
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248562

    A major theoretical statement by a distinguished political scholar explains why a policy of liberal hegemony is doomed to fail It is widely believed in the West that the United States should spread liberal democracy across the world, foster an open…

  • The Great Delusion

    The Great Delusion
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234190

    A major theoretical statement by a distinguished political scholar explains why a policy of liberal hegemony is doomed to fail It is widely believed in the West that the United States should spread liberal democracy across the world, foster an open…

  • For Now

    For Now
    av Eileen Myles

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244649

    In this third Why I Write volume, Eileen Myles addresses the social, political, and aesthetic conditions that shape their work "A sharply etched, unvarnished self-portrait."-Kirkus Reviews "[Myles] has a good time journeying through Hell, and like a…

  • Epidemics and Society

    Epidemics and Society
    av Frank M. Snowden

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300256390

    A "brilliant and sobering" (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaks As seen on "60 Minutes" The World Economic Forum #1 book to read for context on the coronavirus outbreak This sweeping explorati…

  • On Democracy

    On Democracy
    av Robert A. Dahl

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300194463

    "The late Robert Dahl's On Democracy is the source for how to govern democratically. Following the methods and channeling the insight of Dahl, Ian Shapiro's new edition completes Dahl's project and is must reading for the next generation and essenti…

  • Chanel: The Complete Collections

    Chanel: The Complete Collections

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254648

    "Chanel fans rejoice. . . . As glamorous and chic as you'd expect."--The Observer (on the first edition) A comprehensive and captivating overview of all of Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel collections, showcasing his creations through original catwalk photog…

  • Regulating Covert Action

    Regulating Covert Action
    av W. Michael Reisman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300176940

    Covert activity has always been a significant element of international politics. When it has served their interests, governments have secretly disseminated propaganda in other countries, manipulated foreign economies, and abetted coups against their…

  • The Invention of China

    The Invention of China
    av Bill Hayton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234824

    "[A] smart take on modern Chinese nationalism" (Foreign Policy), this provocative account shows that "China"-and its 5,000 years of unified history-is a national myth, created only a century ago with a political agenda that persists to this day Chin…

  • Miyazakiworld

    Miyazakiworld
    av Susan Napier

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248593

    The story of filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's life and work, including his significant impact on Japan and the world-"an essential work in anime scholarship." (Angelica Frey, Hyperallergic) A thirtieth-century toxic jungle, a bathhouse for tired gods, a r…

  • The Club

    The Club
    av Leo Damrosch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251784

    The story of the group of extraordinary eighteenth-century writers, artists, and thinkers who gathered weekly at a London tavern Named one of the 10 Best Books of 2019 by the New York Times Book Review * A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019 * A Ki…

  • Arabic for Life

    Arabic for Life
    av Bassam K. Frangieh

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300233834

    Arabic for Life takes an intensive, comprehensive approach to beginning Arabic instruction and is specifically tailored to the needs of talented and dedicated students. Unlike the other Arabic textbooks on the market, Arabic for Life is not specific…

  • The Bloomsbury Look

    The Bloomsbury Look
    av Wendy Hitchmough

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244113

    An in-depth study of how the famed Bloomsbury Group expressed their liberal philosophies and collective identity in visual form "[Fascinating and wide-ranging. . . . Will be enjoyed by both Bloomsbury aficionados and newcomers alike."-Lucinda Willan…

  • The Courage to Be

    The Courage to Be
    av Paul Tillich

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300188790

    Selected as one of the Books of the Century by the New York Public Library "The Courage to Be changed my life. It also profoundly impacted the lives of many others from my generation. Now Harvey Cox's fresh introduction helps to open up this powerfu…

  • They Were Her Property

    They Were Her Property
    av Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251838

    Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History A bold and searing investigation into the role of white women in the American slave economy "Compelling."-Renee Graham, Boston Globe "Stunning."-Rebecca Onion, Slate "Makes a vital contribution t…

  • Devotion

    Devotion
    av Patti Smith

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240221

    "Devotion is short enough to devour at one enjoyable sitting and thought-provoking enough to deserve re-reading."-Suzi Feay, Financial Times "Devotion shows rather than tells what it means to give a life to writing. "-Katherine Cooper, Hyperallergic…

  • Devotion

    Devotion
    av Patti Smith

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300218626

    "Devotion is short enough to devour at one enjoyable sitting and thought-provoking enough to deserve re-reading."-Suzi Feay, Financial Times "Devotion shows rather than tells what it means to give a life to writing."-Katherine Cooper, Hyperallergic…

  • Contesting Democracy

    Contesting Democracy
    av Jan-Werner Muller

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300194128

    In this brilliant guide to modern European political ideas and thinkers spans the twentieth century, the author illuminates both the twentieth-century's ideological extremes and how Europeans built lasting liberal democracies in the second half of t…

  • Iran

    Iran
    av Abbas Amanat

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248937

    A masterfully researched history of Iran from 1501 to 2009 "The defiant spirit of [Iran] is brought to life in this monumental history of the past 500 years."-Richard Spencer, The Times (London) "A majestic work that goes a long way in unraveling .…

  • Cartooning

    Cartooning
    av Ivan Brunetti

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170993

    From the editor of Yale's Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories, a smart and charming guide to the art of cartooningWinner of the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for the Best Academic/Scholarly Work "Brunetti has given the…

  • Fake Heritage

    Fake Heritage
    av John Darlington

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246766

    The first survey of the many redesigned and imitation historical landmarks and objects that dot the globe What happens when the past-or, more specifically, a piece of cultural heritage-is fabricated? From 50 replica Eiffel Towers located around the…

  • Edward the Confessor

    Edward the Confessor
    av Tom Licence

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300211542

    An authoritative life of Edward the Confessor, the monarch whose death sparked the invasion of 1066 "In putting flesh back on Edward's bones Licence has brought a new succession story to popular attention."-Leanda de Lisle, The Times One of the last…

  • The Anthropocene and the Humanities

    The Anthropocene and the Humanities
    av Carolyn Merchant

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244236

    A wide-ranging and original introduction to the Anthropocene (the Age of Humanity) that offers fresh, theoretical insights bridging the sciences and the humanities From noted environmental historian Carolyn Merchant, this book focuses on the origina…

  • The Battle for Syria

    The Battle for Syria
    av Christopher Phillips

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300249910

    An unprecedented analysis of the crucial but underexplored roles the United States and other nations have played in shaping Syria's ongoing civil war "One of the best informed and non-partisan accounts of the Syrian tragedy yet published."-Patrick C…

  • The Spirit of Zoroastrianism

    The Spirit of Zoroastrianism
    av Prods Oktor Skj?rv?

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170351

    An introduction to the ideas and writings of Zoroastrianism, expertly translated, introduced, and edited by one of the world's foremost authorities on this religion Zoroastrianism is one of the world's oldest religions, though it is not among the be…

  • Twitter and Tear Gas

    Twitter and Tear Gas
    av Zeynep Tufekci

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234176

    A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements' greatest strengths and frequent challenges "[Tufekci's] personal experience in the squares and streets, melded with her scholarly insights on te…

  • Twitter and Tear Gas

    Twitter and Tear Gas
    av Zeynep Tufekci

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300259292

  • Science Since Babylon

    Science Since Babylon
    av Derek J. deSolla Price

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300017984

    Professor Price has enlarged his widely known and influential study of science and the humanities to include much new material, extraordinarily broad in its range: from ancient automata, talismans and symbols, to the differences of modern science an…

  • Psychology and Religion

    Psychology and Religion
    av Carl Gustav Jung

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300001372

    "These compact vigorous essays constitute Dr. Jung's most sustained interpretation of the religious function in individual experience."-Journal of Social Philosophy "This psychological study of religion is particularly interesting in the light of cu…

  • Walden

    Walden
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300110081

    "The most accurate and readable text of Thoreau's masterpiece."-Joel Porte, author of Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed This handsome, affordable paperback edition of Walden is the most authoritative version of Henry David Thor…

  • Existentialism Is a Humanism

    Existentialism Is a Humanism
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300115468

    A fresh translation of two seminal works of existentialism "To understand Jean-Paul Sartre is to understand something important about the present time."--Iris Murdoch "Sartre matters because so many fundamental points of his analysis of the human r…

  • Of Africa

    Of Africa
    av Wole Soyinka

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300198331

    A Nobel laureate offers a keen, thought-provoking analysis of Africa's current crises and points the way to cultural and political renewal A member of the unique generation of African writers and intellectuals who came of age in the last days of col…

  • Jesus Through the Centuries

    Jesus Through the Centuries
    av Jaroslav Pelikan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300079876

    "A rich and expansive description of Jesus' impact on the general history of culture. . . . Believers and skeptics alike will find it a sweeping visual and conceptual panorama."-John Koenig, front page, New York Times Book Review Called "a book of u…