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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…

  • 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…

  • The Atlas of AI

    The Atlas of AI
    av Kate Crawford

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300209570

    The hidden costs of artificial intelligence, from natural resources and labor to privacy, equality, and freedom "This study argues that [artificial intelligence] is neither artificial nor particularly intelligent. . . . A fascinating history of the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Belarus

    Belarus
    av Andrew Wilson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300259216

    A comprehensive and revelatory history of modern Belarus - from independence to 2020's contested election In 2020 Belarus made headlines around the world when protests erupted in the aftermath of a fraught presidential election. Andrew Wilson explor…

  • My Faraway One

    My Faraway One

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300166309

    The first extensive publication from the extraordinary archive of private correspondence between two of this country's most famous artists There are few couples in the history of 20th-century American art and culture more prominent than Georgia O'Ke…

  • 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…

  • Crush

    Crush
    av Richard Siken

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246308

    Finalist for the 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry-an erotic, powerful collection "One of the best books of contemporary poetry."-Victoria Chang, Huffington Post "Vital, immediate, and cinematic in scope."-Library Journal (Best Poetr…

  • 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…

  • On Democracy

    On Democracy
    av Robert A. Dahl

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254051

    Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. In a new introduction to this Veritas edition, Ian Shapiro considers how Dahl would respond to the ongoing challenges democr…

  • 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…

  • In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts

    In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts
    av Stephen L. Dyson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300204995

    The stories behind the acquisition of ancient antiquities are often as important as those that tell of their creation. This fascinating book provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of classical archaeology, explaining how and…

  • The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti

    The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti
    av Rafael Schacter

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300199420

    An authoritative guide to the most significant artists, schools, and styles of street art and graffiti around the world Painted murals first appeared in Latin America in the early 20th century; in the 1950s, spray-can graffiti associated with Latin…

  • Eileen Gray, Designer and Architect

    Eileen Gray, Designer and Architect

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251067

    A smartly designed and beautifully illustrated look at the life and work of an elusive and influential designer and architect Eileen Gray (1878-1976) was a versatile designer and architect who navigated numerous literary and artistic circles over th…

  • 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…

  • Accursed Tower

    Accursed Tower
    av Roger Crowley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254808

    The city of Acre, powerfully fortified and richly provisioned, was the last crusader stronghold. When it fell in 1291, two hundred years of Christian crusading in the Holy Land came to a bloody end. With his customary narrative brilliance and immedi…

  • A Natural History of Wine

    A Natural History of Wine
    av Ian Tattersall

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300211023

    A captivating survey of the science of wine and winemaking for anyone who has ever wondered about the magic of the fermented grape An excellent bottle of wine can be the spark that inspires a brainstorming session. Such was the case for Ian Tattersa…

  • 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…

  • Childism

    Childism
    av Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300192407

    A seminal volume on prejudice against children for parents, teachers, psychologists, social workers, policy-makers-anyone concerned with the crucial subject of child welfare. In this groundbreaking volume on the human rights of children, acclaimed a…

  • Arms and Influence

    Arms and Influence
    av Thomas C. Schelling

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246742

    "This is a brilliant and hardheaded book. It will frighten those who prefer not to dwell on the unthinkable and infuriate those who have taken refuge in stereotypes and moral attitudinizing."-Gordon A. Craig, New York Times Book Review "A grim but c…

  • To Kidnap a Pope

    To Kidnap a Pope
    av Ambrogio Caiani

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251333

    A groundbreaking account of Napoleon Bonaparte, Pope Pius VII, and the kidnapping that would forever divide church and state In the wake of the French Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul of France, and Pope Pius VII shared a common goal: to…

  • The Great Delusion

    The Great Delusion
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248562

    A renowned scholar argues that liberal hegemony-the policy America has pursued since the Cold War ended-is doomed to fail Named a Financial Times Best Book of 2018 "Idealists as well as realists need to read this systematic tour de force."-Robert D.…

  • The Great Delusion

    The Great Delusion
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234190

    A renowned scholar argues that liberal hegemony-the policy America has pursued since the Cold War ended-is doomed to fail Named a Financial Times Best Book of 2018 "Idealists as well as realists need to read this systematic tour de force."-Robert D.…

  • The Death and Resurrection of the Beloved Son

    The Death and Resurrection of the Beloved Son
    av Jon D. Levenson

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300065114

    The near-sacrifice and miraculous restoration of a beloved son is a central but largely overlooked theme in both Judaism and Christianity, celebrated in biblical texts on Isaac, Ishmael, Jacob, Joseph, and Jesus. In this highly original book, Jon D.…

  • Astrid Lindgren

    Astrid Lindgren
    av Jens Andersen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300226102

    The first English-language biography of Astrid Lindgren provides a moving and revealing portrait of the beloved Scandinavian literary icon whose adventures of Pippi Longstocking have influenced generations of young readers all over the world. Lindgr…

  • The Anthology of Rap

    The Anthology of Rap

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300141917

    An extraordinary collection of lyrics showcasing rap's poetic depth and diversity From the school yards of the South Bronx to the tops of the Billboard charts, rap has emerged as one of the most influential musical and cultural forces of our time. I…

  • Causal Inference

    Causal Inference
    av Scott Cunningham

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251685

    An accessible, contemporary introduction to the methods for determining cause and effect in the social sciences "Causation versus correlation has been the basis of arguments-economic and otherwise-since the beginning of time. Causal Inference: The M…

  • A Writing Guide for Learners of Chinese

    A Writing Guide for Learners of Chinese
    av Qin Herzberg

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217988

    An accessible guide to writing Chinese at the intermediate level An easy way to add more writing practice to the intermediate Chinese curriculum, this guide helps Chinese learners express themselves correctly on common everyday topics and for common…

  • Jean Schlumberger

    Jean Schlumberger
    av Kristie Couser

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300238747

    A dazzling look at a superb collection of magnificent jewelry and objets d'art by one of the 20th century's most inventive and influential designers Famous for his inventive interpretations of animal and botanical subjects, artist-jeweler Jean Schlu…

  • A Little History of Poetry

    A Little History of Poetry
    av John Carey

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300255034

    A vital, engaging, and hugely enjoyable guide to poetry, from ancient times to the present, by one of our greatest champions of literature--selected as the literature book of the year by the London Times "[A] fizzing, exhilarating book."-Sebastian F…

  • A Little History of Poetry

    A Little History of Poetry
    av John Carey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300232226

    A vital, engaging, and hugely enjoyable guide to poetry, from ancient times to the present, by one of our greatest champions of literature--selected as the literature book of the year by the London Times "[A] fizzing, exhilarating book."-Sebastian F…

  • The Shape of Time

    The Shape of Time
    av George Kubler

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300100617

    When it was first released in 1962, The Shape of Time presented a radically new approach to the study of art history. Drawing upon new insights in fields such as anthropology and linguistics, George Kubler replaced the notion of style as the basis f…

  • War Diaries, 1939-1945

    War Diaries, 1939-1945
    av Astrid Lindgren

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234565

    These personal diaries kept by Astrid Lindgren, author of the world famous Pippi Longstocking books, chronicle the horrors of World War II. Before she became internationally known for her Pippi Longstocking books, Astrid Lindgren was an aspiring au…

  • Abstract Expressionism

    Abstract Expressionism
    av Lisa Mintz Messinger

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300085655

    Abstract Expressionist artists are best known for their paintings and sculptures, many of them large-scale works. This volume deals exclusively with smaller, more intimate works on paper, providing insights about the routes that led to the Abstract…

  • Mussolini and the Eclipse of Italian Fascism

    Mussolini and the Eclipse of Italian Fascism
    av R. J. B. Bosworth

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300232721

    An incisive account of how Mussolini pioneered populism in reaction to Hitler's rise-and thereby reinforced his role as a model for later authoritarian leaders "A passionately engaged history of a Mussolini and an Italy caught up in the monstrous gr…

  • The Invention of News

    The Invention of News
    av Andrew Pettegree

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300212761

    The extraordinary history of news and its dissemination, from medieval pilgrim tales to the birth of the newspaper Long before the invention of printing, let alone the availability of a daily newspaper, people desired to be informed. In the pre-indu…

  • "Anna Karenina" in Our Time

    "Anna Karenina" in Our Time
    av Gary Saul Morson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300100709

    In this invigorating new assessment of Anna Karenina, Gary Saul Morson overturns traditional interpretations of the classic novel and shows why readers have misunderstood Tolstoy's characters and intentions. Morson argues that Tolstoy's ideas are fa…

  • Sustainability by Design

    Sustainability by Design
    av John R. Ehrenfeld

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300158434

    Treating the symptoms of global ecological stress isn't enough; we need to think about sustainability in an entirely different light The developed world, increasingly aware of "inconvenient truths" about global warming and sustainability, is turning…

  • Scots and Catalans

    Scots and Catalans
    av J. H. Elliott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300253382

    A landmark account that reveals the long history behind the current Catalan and Scottish independence movements A distinguished historian of Spain and Europe provides an enlightening account of the development of nationalist and separatist movements…

  • Scots and Catalans

    Scots and Catalans
    av J. H. Elliott

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234954

    A landmark account that reveals the long history behind the current Catalan and Scottish independence movements A distinguished historian of Spain and Europe provides an enlightening account of the development of nationalist and separatist movements…

  • The Life of Music

    The Life of Music
    av Nicholas Kenyon

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300223828

    Nicholas Kenyon explores the enduring appeal of the classical canon at a moment when we can access all music-across time and cultures "At its lively best when Kenyon's own passions are laid bare, . . . his belief, above all, in the power of music to…

  • 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…

  • I Live in the Slums

    I Live in the Slums
    av Can Xue

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300247435

    Longlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize 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. Tha…

  • Web Style Guide, 4th Edition

    Web Style Guide, 4th Edition
    av Patrick J. Lynch

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300211658

    A classic reference book on user interface design and graphic design for web sites, updated to reflect a rapidly changing market Consistently praised as the best volume on classic elements of web site design, Web Style Guide has sold many thousands…

  • Alexander McQueen

    Alexander McQueen
    av Andrew Bolton

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300169782

    Celebrating the astounding creativity and originality of designer Alexander McQueen, who relentlessly questioned and confronted the requisites of fashion "An authoritative and moving insight into the legacy of the British designer."-Carola Long, Fin…

  • The Theory That Would Not Die

    The Theory That Would Not Die
    av Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300188226

    A vivid account of the generations-long dispute over Bayes' rule, one of the greatest breakthroughs in the history of applied mathematics and statistics "An intellectual romp touching on, among other topics, military ingenuity, the origins of modern…

  • The Passage to Europe

    The Passage to Europe
    av Luuk van Middelaar

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300255126

    The untold story of the crises and compromises that united a continent "A work of impressive scholarship and historical imagination, . . . unlike anything written about the EU before or since"-Perry Anderson, London Review of Books As financial turm…

  • The Madwoman in the Attic

    The Madwoman in the Attic
    av Sandra M. Gilbert

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246728

    "A feminist classic."-Judith Shulevitz, New York Times Book Review "A pivotal book, one of those after which we will never think the same again."-Carolyn G. Heilbrun, Washington Post Book World A pathbreaking book of literary criticism is now reissu…

  • 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…

  • Paul

    Paul
    av Paula Fredriksen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240153

    A groundbreaking new portrait of the apostle Paul, from one of today's leading historians of antiquity Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours. His…

  • Paul

    Paul
    av Paula Fredriksen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300225884

    A groundbreaking new portrait of the apostle Paul, from one of today's leading historians of antiquity Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours. His…

  • 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…