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  • The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth
    742 kr

    The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth
    av Perrin Selcer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231166485
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    In the wake of the Second World War, internationalists identified science as both the cause of and the solution to world crisis. Unless civilization learned to control the unprecedented powers science had unleashed, global catastrophe was imminent.…

  • Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks
    686 kr

    Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks
    av Simone Müller

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174329
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    The successful laying of a transatlantic cable in 1866 remade world communications. A message could travel across the ocean in minutes, shrinking the space between continents, cultures, and nations. An eclectic group of engineers, entrepreneurs, pol…

  • The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan
    902 kr

    The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan
    av Adam Clulow

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164283
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    The Dutch East India Company was a hybrid organization combining the characteristics of both corporation and state that attempted to thrust itself aggressively into an Asian political order in which it possessed no obvious place and was transformed…

  • Melancholy Order
    379 kr

    Melancholy Order
    av Adam McKeown

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231140775

    As Adam M. McKeown demonstrates, the push for increased border control and identity documentation is the continuation of more than 150 years of globalization. Not only are modern passports and national borders inseparable from the rise of global mob…

  • Fixing the Sky
    262 kr

    Fixing the Sky
    av James Rodger Fleming

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231144131
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    As alarm over global warming spreads, a radical idea is gaining momentum. Forget cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, some scientists argue. Instead, bounce sunlight back into space by pumping reflective nanoparticles into the atmosphere. Launch mirror…

  • Fixing the Sky
    290 kr

    Fixing the Sky
    av James Rodger Fleming

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231144124
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    As alarm over global warming spreads, a radical idea is gaining momentum. Forget cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, some scientists argue. Instead, bounce sunlight back into space by pumping reflective nanoparticles into the atmosphere. Launch mirror…

  • The Company and the Shogun
    353 kr

    The Company and the Shogun

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164290
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    The Dutch East India Company was a hybrid organization combining the characteristics of both corporation and state that attempted to thrust itself aggressively into an Asian political order in which it possessed no obvious place and was transformed…

  • The Limits of Westernization: A Cultural History of America in Turkey
    686 kr

    The Limits of Westernization: A Cultural History of America in Turkey
    av Perin Gürel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182027
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    In a 2001 poll, Turks ranked the United States highest when asked: "Which country is Turkey's best friend in international relations?" When the pollsters reversed the question-"Which country is Turkey's number one enemy in international relations?"-…

  • Global Intellectual History
    964 kr

    Global Intellectual History

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231160483
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    Where do ideas fit into historical accounts that take an expansive, global view of human movements and events? Teaching scholars of intellectual history to incorporate transnational perspectives into their work, while also recommending how to confro…

  • The Other Cold War
    596 kr

    The Other Cold War
    av Heonik Kwon

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153041

    In this conceptually bold project, Heonik Kwon uses anthropology to interrogate the cold war's cultural and historical narratives. Adopting a truly panoramic view of local politics and international events, he challenges the notion that the cold war…

  • Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women's Rights After the First World War
    481 kr

    Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women's Rights After the First World War
    av Mona L. Siegel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195102
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    In the watershed year of 1919, world leaders met in Paris, promising to build a new international order rooted in democracy and social justice. Female activists demanded that statesmen live up to their word. Excluded from the negotiating table, wome…

  • Global Population
    282 kr

    Global Population
    av Alison Bashford

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147675
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    Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the "population bomb" in 1968. It arose in the aftermath of World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ecological, agricultural, economic, and geopolitical consequ…

  • Melancholy Order
    1.243 kr

    Melancholy Order
    av Adam M. Mckeown

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231140768
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    As Adam M. McKeown demonstrates, the push for increased border control and identity documentation is the continuation of more than 150 years of globalization. Not only are modern passports and national borders inseparable from the rise of global mob…

  • The Wheel: Inventions and Reinventions
    290 kr

    The Wheel: Inventions and Reinventions
    av Richard Bulliet

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231173384
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    In this book, Richard W. Bulliet focuses on three major phases in the evolution of the wheel and their relationship to the needs and ambitions of human society. He begins in 4000 B.C.E. with the first wheels affixed to axles. He then follows with th…

  • The African Diaspora
    353 kr

    The African Diaspora
    av Patrick Manning

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231144711
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    Patrick Manning refuses to divide the African diaspora into the experiences of separate regions and nations. Instead, he follows the multiple routes that brought Africans and people of African descent into contact with one another and with Europe, A…

  • Global Intellectual History
    314 kr

    Global Intellectual History

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231160490
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    Where do ideas fit into historical accounts that take an expansive, global view of human movements and events? Teaching scholars of intellectual history to incorporate transnational perspectives into their work, while also recommending how to confro…

  • Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth
    797 kr

    Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth
    av Alison Bashford

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147668
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    Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the "population bomb" in 1968. It arose in the aftermath of World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ecological, agricultural, economic, and geopolitical consequ…

  • Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria
    742 kr

    Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria
    av Will Hanley

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231177627
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    Nationality is the most important legal mechanism sorting and classifying the world's population today. An individual's place of birth or naturalization determines where he or she can and cannot be and what he or she can and cannot do. Although this…