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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • One True Life: The Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions

    One True Life: The Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions
    av C. Kavin Rowe

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300180121

    In this groundbreaking, cross-disciplinary work of philosophy and biblical studies, New Testament scholar C. Kavin Rowe explores the promise and problems inherent in engaging rival philosophical claims to what is true. Juxtaposing the Roman Stoics S…

  • Affirmative Action Around the World

    Affirmative Action Around the World
    av Thomas Sowell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107753

    In this important book, an eminent authority presents a new perspective on affirmative action, investigating its actual consequences in the United States and in other countries where it has been in effect. Evaluating his empirical data, Thomas Sowel…

  • Florence Under Siege

    Florence Under Siege
    av John Henderson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300196344

    A vivid recreation of how the governors and governed of early seventeenth-century Florence confronted, suffered, and survived a major epidemic of plague Plague remains the paradigm against which reactions to many epidemics are often judged. Here, Jo…

  • 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…

  • Trade Wars Are Class Wars

    Trade Wars Are Class Wars
    av Matthew C. Klein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244175

    A provocative look at how today's trade conflicts are caused by governments promoting the interests of elites at the expense of workers Trade disputes are usually understood as conflicts between countries with competing national interests, but as Ma…

  • I Live in the Slums

    I Live in the Slums
    av Can Xue

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300247435

    A major new collection of stories by one of the most exciting and creative voices in contemporary Chinese literature Can Xue's stories observe no obvious conventions of plot or characterization. That is the only rule they follow. Instead, they tend…

  • Slowdown

    Slowdown
    av Danny Dorling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300243406

    The end of our high-growth world was underway well before COVID-19 arrived. In this powerful and timely argument, Danny Dorling demonstrates the benefits of a larger, ongoing societal slowdown Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global data, th…

  • Jews and Words

    Jews and Words
    av Amos Oz

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300205848

    A celebrated novelist and an acclaimed historian of ideas, father and daughter, unravel the chain of words at the core of Jewish life, history, and culture Why are words so important to so many Jews? Novelist Amos Oz and historian Fania Oz-Salzberge…

  • 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 Artist's Reality

    The Artist's Reality
    av Mark Rothko

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300115857

    A recently discovered book manuscript by the celebrated artist Mark Rothko offering a landmark discussion of his views on topics ranging from the Renaissance to contemporary art, criticism, and the role of art and artists in society One of the most…

  • The Witch

    The Witch
    av Ronald Hutton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300238679

    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history The witch came to prominence-and often a painful death-in early modern Europe, yet her origins are much mor…

  • The Witch

    The Witch
    av Ronald Hutton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300229042

    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history The witch came to prominence-and often a painful death-in early modern Europe, yet her origins are much mor…

  • Architecture of the Islamic West

    Architecture of the Islamic West
    av Jonathan M. Bloom

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300218701

    An authoritative survey situating some of the Western world's most renowned buildings within a millennium of Islamic history Some of the most outstanding examples of world architecture, such as the Mosque of Cordoba, the ceiling of the Cappella Pala…

  • Sean Scully - The Shape of Ideas

    Sean Scully - The Shape of Ideas
    av Timothy Rub

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876332955

    An extraordinary retrospective of one of the leading abstract painters of our time, surveying the artist's career from the early 1970s to the present In a sustained exploration of the possibilities of abstraction, Sean Scully (b. 1945) has created a…

  • 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…

  • John Keats

    John Keats
    av Nicholas Roe

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300197273

    An entirely new portrait of Keats, rich with insights into the torments of his life and the imaginative sources of his works This landmark biography of celebrated Romantic poet John Keats explodes entrenched conceptions of him as a delicate, overly…

  • The Master and His Emissary

    The Master and His Emissary
    av Iain McGilchrist

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300245929

    A new edition of the bestselling classic - published with a special introduction to mark its 10th anniversary This pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain - the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the le…

  • The Bet

    The Bet
    av Paul Sabin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300198973

    Are we headed for a world of scarce resources and environmental catastrophe, or will innovation and markets yield greater prosperity In 1980, the iconoclastic economist Julian Simon challenged celebrity biologist Paul Ehrlich to a bet. Their wager o…

  • The Trumpet

    The Trumpet
    av John Wallace

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300112306

    The story of the trumpet from prehistory to the present day, written by two of its outstanding performers and teachers In the first major book devoted to the trumpet in more than two decades, John Wallace and Alexander McGrattan trace the surprising…

  • Twilight of the Elites

    Twilight of the Elites
    av Christophe Guilluy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300233766

    A passionate account of how the gulf between France's metropolitan elites and its working classes are tearing the country apart Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society"-one that is both inc…

  • Twilight of the Elites

    Twilight of the Elites
    av Christophe Guilluy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248425

    A passionate account of how the gulf between France's metropolitan elites and its working classes are tearing the country apart Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society"-one that is both inc…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Lina Bo Bardi

    Lina Bo Bardi
    av Zeuler Rocha Mello De Almeida Lima

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244229

    The first major retrospective of the Brazilian modernist architect's life and work One of the most important architects of the twentieth century, Lina Bo Bardi (1914-1992) was remarkably prolific and intriguingly idiosyncratic. A participant in the…

  • How to Read Literature

    How to Read Literature
    av Terry Eagleton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300247640

    A literary master's entertaining guide to reading with deeper insight, better understanding, and greater pleasure "Part of the fun of the book is the way in which Eagleton prompts, provokes and at times infuriates. . . . An ideal introductory guide…

  • How to Read Literature

    How to Read Literature
    av Terry Eagleton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300190960

    What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like Baa Baa Black Sheep be full of concealed loathing, resentment, and aggression? In this accessible, delightfully entertaining book, Terry…

  • A Little History of the World

    A Little History of the World
    av Ernst H. Gombrich

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300108835

    The international bestseller: E. H. Gombrich's sweeping history of the world, for the curious of all ages "All stories begin with 'Once upon a time.' And that's just what this story is all about: what happened, once upon a time." So begins A Little…

  • A Little History of the World

    A Little History of the World
    av Ernst H. Gombrich

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300143324

    The international bestseller: E. H. Gombrich's sweeping history of the world, for the curious of all ages "All stories begin with 'Once upon a time.' And that's just what this story is all about: what happened, once upon a time." So begins A Little…

  • Rhyme's Reason

    Rhyme's Reason
    av John Hollander

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300206296

    In this classic text, the distinguished poet and critic John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In new essays for this revised edition…

  • The Club

    The Club
    av Leo Damrosch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251784

    Named one of the 10 Best Books of 2019 by the New York Times Book Review "Damrosch brings the Club's redoubtable personalities-the brilliant minds, the jousting wits, the tender camaraderie-to vivid life."-New York Times Book Review In 1763, the pai…

  • Augustus: First Emperor of Rome

    Augustus: First Emperor of Rome
    av Adrian Goldsworthy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300216660

    The dramatic story of Rome's first emperor, who plunged into Rome's violent power struggles at the age of nineteen, proceeded to destroy all rivals, and more than anyone else created the Roman Empire Caesar Augustus' story, one of the most riveting…

  • Blooming Flowers

    Blooming Flowers
    av Kasia Boddy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300243338

    An evocative and richly illustrated exploration of flowers and how, over the centuries, they have given us so much sustenance, meaning, and pleasure The bright yellow of a marigold and the cheerful red of a geranium, the evocative fragrance of a lot…

  • Patterns of Democracy

    Patterns of Democracy
    av Arend Lijphart

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300172027

    In this updated and expanded edition of his classic text, Arend Lijphart offers a broader and deeper analysis of worldwide democratic institutions than ever before. Examining thirty-six democracies during the period from 1945 to 2010, Lijphart arriv…

  • Surviving Genocide

    Surviving Genocide
    av Jeffrey Ostler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300218121

    "Intense and well-researched, . . . ambitious, . . . magisterial. . . . Surviving Genocide sets a bar from which subsequent scholarship and teaching cannot retreat."-Peter Nabokov, New York Review of Books In this book, the first part of a sweeping…

  • Surviving Genocide

    Surviving Genocide
    av Jeffrey Ostler

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300255362

    "Intense and well-researched, . . . ambitious, . . . magisterial. . . . Surviving Genocide sets a bar from which subsequent scholarship and teaching cannot retreat."-Peter Nabokov, New York Review of Books In this book, the first part of a sweeping…

  • Psychoanalysis and Religion

    Psychoanalysis and Religion
    av Erich Fromm

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300000894

    "A daring book to have cast into the midst of the world's excitements, for it will itself breed new excitements. . . . It is not a book to be missed by those interested in man's spiritual growth."-New York Times A noted psychoanalyst assesses the mo…

  • 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…

  • Orderly and Humane

    Orderly and Humane
    av R. M. Douglas

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300198201

    More than 12 million German-speaking civilians in Europe were driven from their homes in the wake of WWII, yet barely anyone noticed or remembers Immediately after the Second World War, the victorious Allies authorized and helped to carry out the fo…

  • Writings on Art

    Writings on Art
    av Mark Rothko

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300114409

    The first collection of Mark Rothko's writings, which range the entire span of his career While the collected writings of many major 20th-century artists, including Barnett Newman, Robert Motherwell, and Ad Reinhardt, have been published, Mark Rothk…

  • Doonesbury and the Art of G.B. Trudeau

    Doonesbury and the Art of G.B. Trudeau
    av Brian Walker

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300154276

    An exciting look at the artistic evolution of the iconic style of Doonesbury on the 40th anniversary of its publication. Best known for his wry and incisive takes on American life and politics, Garry Trudeau is among the world's most widely read car…

  • Jane Austen

    Jane Austen
    av Fiona Stafford

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300232219

    Every devoted reader feels that, in some way, they know Jane Austen. But how can we make sense of her extraordinary achievements? At a time when most women received so little formal education and none could obtain a place at university, how did Aust…

  • On Democracy

    On Democracy
    av Robert A. Dahl

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300194463

    Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. This new edition includes two additional chapters by Ian Shapiro, Dahl's successor as Sterling Professor of Political Scienc…

  • 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…

  • The Voynich Manuscript

    The Voynich Manuscript

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217230

    "For people who like a good historical mystery, this first authorized publication of the fifteenth- or sixteenth-century Voynich Manuscript will fascinate."-Rebecca Onion, Slate "The Voynich MS has inspired generations of enthusiasts dedicated to de…

  • The Reconstruction of Nations

    The Reconstruction of Nations
    av Timothy Snyder

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300105865

    Modern nationalism in northeastern Europe has often led to violence and then reconciliation between nations with bloody pasts. In this fascinating book, Timothy Snyder traces the emergence of Polish, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, and Belarusian nationhood…

  • 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 Hailed as "a magisterial critique of top-down social planning" by the New York Times, this essential…

  • Seeing Like a State

    Seeing Like a State
    av James C. Scott

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300078152

    "Illuminating and beautifully written, this book calls into sharp relief the nature of the world we now inhabit."-New Yorker "A magisterial critique of top-down social planning."-Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times "One of the most profound and illu…

  • The Courage to Be

    The Courage to Be
    av Paul Tillich

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300188790

    Originally published more than fifty years ago, The Courage to Be has become a classic of twentieth-century religious and philosophical thought. The great Christian existentialist thinker Paul Tillich describes the dilemma of modern man and points a…

  • 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 "Compelling."-Renee Graham, Boston Globe "Stunning."-Rebecca Onion, Slate "Makes a vital contribution to our understanding of our past and present."-Parul Sehgal, New York Times Bridging women's…

  • Why Liberalism Failed

    Why Liberalism Failed
    av Patrick J. Deneen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240023

    "One of the most important political books of 2018."-Rod Dreher, American Conservative Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century-fascism, communism, and liberalism-only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which…

  • Why Liberalism Failed

    Why Liberalism Failed
    av Patrick J. Deneen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300223446

    "One of the most important political books of 2018."-Rod Dreher, American Conservative Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century-fascism, communism, and liberalism-only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which…

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
    av Frederick Douglass

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300204711

    A new edition of one of the most influential literary documents in American and African American history Ideal for coursework in American and African American history, this revised edition of Frederick Douglass's memoir of his life as a slave in pre…

  • Emperor

    Emperor
    av Geoffrey Parker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300196528

    Drawing on vital new evidence, a top historian dramatically reinterprets the ruler of the world's first transatlantic empire The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South…

  • Emperor

    Emperor
    av Geoffrey Parker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254860

    Drawing on vital new evidence, a top historian dramatically reinterprets the ruler of the world's first transatlantic empire The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South…

  • Hitler's Monsters

    Hitler's Monsters
    av Eric Kurlander

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234541

    The definitive history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany, exploring the occult ideas, esoteric sciences, and pagan religions touted by the Third Reich in the service of power The Nazi fascination with the occult is legendary, yet today it is often…

  • The Art of Solitude

    The Art of Solitude
    av Stephen Batchelor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300250930

    "Elegant and formally ingenious."-Geoff Wisner, Wall Street Journal In a time of social distancing and isolation, a meditation on the beauty of solitude from renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor When world renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batc…