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  • Racism

    av George M. Fredrickson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167053

    Are antisemitism and white supremacy manifestations of a general phenomenon? Why didn't racism appear in Europe before the fourteenth century, and why did it flourish as never before in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Why did the twentieth…

  • The Great Divergence

    The Great Divergence
    av Kenneth Pomeranz

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691217185

    A landmark comparative history of Europe and China that examines why the Industrial Revolution emerged in the West The Great Divergence sheds light on one of the great questions of history: Why did sustained industrial growth begin in Northwest Euro…

  • The Therapy of Desire

    The Therapy of Desire
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181028

    The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline but as a worldly art of grappling with issues of daily and urgent human significance. In this classic work, Martha Nussbaum maintains that these Hell…

  • The Muqaddimah

    The Muqaddimah
    av Ibn Ibn Khaldun

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166285

    The Muqaddimah, often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406), this monumental work established the foun…

  • Anatomy of Criticism

    Anatomy of Criticism
    av Northrop Frye

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202563

    A landmark work of literary criticism Northrop Frye's Anatomy of Criticism is the magnum opus of one of the most important and influential literary theorists of the twentieth century. Breaking with the practice of close reading of individual texts,…

  • The Great Mother

    The Great Mother
    av Erich Neumann

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166070

    This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has be…

  • Origins of the Kabbalah

    Origins of the Kabbalah
    av Gershom Gerhard Scholem

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182988

    With the publication of The Origins of the Kabbalah in 1950, one of the most important scholars of our century brought the obscure world of Jewish mysticism to a wider audience for the first time. A crucial work in the oeuvre of Gershom Scholem, thi…

  • The Tao of Architecture

    The Tao of Architecture
    av Amos Ih Tiao Chang

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175713

    Frank Lloyd Wright first noted the affinity between modern Western architecture and the philosophy of the ancient Chinese writer Laotzu. In this classic work, Amos Ih Tiao Chang expands on that idea, developing the parallel with the aid of architect…

  • Men, Women, and Chain Saws

    Men, Women, and Chain Saws
    av Carol J. Clover

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166292

    From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover look…

  • Mimesis

    av Erich Auerbach

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160221

    More than half a century after its translation into English, Erich Auerbach's Mimesis remains a masterpiece of literary criticism. A brilliant display of erudition, wit, and wisdom, his exploration of how great European writers from Homer to Virgini…

  • The Coming of the French Revolution

    The Coming of the French Revolution
    av Georges Lefebvre

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168463

    The Coming of the French Revolution remains essential reading for anyone interested in the origins of this great turning point in the formation of the modern world. First published in 1939, on the eve of the Second World War, and suppressed by the V…

  • Shamanism

    av Mircea Eliade

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210667

    The foundational work on shamanism now available as a Princeton Classics paperback Shamanism is an essential work on the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. The founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Mircea Eliade s…

  • The Passions and the Interests

    The Passions and the Interests
    av Albert O. Hirschman

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160252

    In this volume, Albert Hirschman reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of material interests--so long condemned as…

  • Twelve Who Ruled

    Twelve Who Ruled
    av R. R. Palmer

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175928

    The Reign of Terror continues to fascinate scholars as one of the bloodiest periods in French history, when the Committee of Public Safety strove to defend the first Republic from its many enemies, creating a climate of fear and suspicion in revolut…

  • The Children of Abraham

    The Children of Abraham
    av F. E. Peters

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181035

    F. E. Peters, a scholar without peer in the comparative study of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, revisits his pioneering work. Peters has rethought and thoroughly rewritten his classic The Children of Abraham for a new generation of readers-at a t…

  • The Reasons of Love

    The Reasons of Love
    av Harry G. Frankfurt

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191478

    A clear, accessible exploration of how and why we love by prominent philosopher and bestselling author Harry Frankfurt In The Reasons of Love, leading moral philosopher and bestselling author Harry Frankfurt argues that the key to a fulfilled life i…

  • The Open Society and Its Enemies

    The Open Society and Its Enemies
    av Karl R. Popper

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210841

    A landmark defense of democracy that has been hailed as one of the most important books of the twentieth century One of the most important books of the twentieth century, The Open Society and Its Enemies is an uncompromising defense of liberal democ…

  • Nietzsche

    av Walter A. Kaufmann

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160269

    This classic is the benchmark against which all modern books about Nietzsche are measured. When Walter Kaufmann wrote it in the immediate aftermath of World War II, most scholars outside Germany viewed Nietzsche as part madman, part proto-Nazi, and…

  • Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature

    Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
    av Richard Rorty

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178158

    When it first appeared in 1979, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature hit the philosophical world like a bombshell. In it, Richard Rorty argued that, beginning in the seventeenth century, philosophers developed an unhealthy obsession with the notion o…

  • From Caligari to Hitler

    From Caligari to Hitler
    av Siegfried Kracauer

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191348

    An essential work of the cinematic history of the Weimar Republic by a leading figure of film criticism First published in 1947, From Caligari to Hitler remains an undisputed landmark study of the rich cinematic history of the Weimar Republic. Promi…

  • The Age of the Democratic Revolution

    The Age of the Democratic Revolution
    av R. R. Palmer

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161280

    For the Western world, the period from 1760 to 1800 was the great revolutionary era in which the outlines of the modern democratic state came into being. Here for the first time in one volume is R. R. Palmer's magisterial account of this incendiary…

  • The King's Two Bodies

    The King's Two Bodies
    av Ernst Kantorowicz

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169231

    Originally published in 1957, this classic work has guided generations of scholars through the arcane mysteries of medieval political theology. Throughout history, the notion of two bodies has permitted the post mortem continuity of monarch and mona…

  • Zen and Japanese Culture

    Zen and Japanese Culture
    av Daisetz T. Suzuki

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182964

    Zen and Japanese Culture is a classic that has influenced generations of readers and played a major role in shaping conceptions of Zen’s influence on Japanese traditional arts. In simple and poetic language, Daisetz Suzuki describes Zen and it…

  • Leviathan and the Air-Pump

    Leviathan and the Air-Pump
    av Steven Shapin

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178165

    Leviathan and the Air-Pump examines the conflicts over the value and propriety of experimental methods between two major seventeenth-century thinkers: Thomas Hobbes, author of the political treatise Leviathan and vehement critic of systematic experi…

  • Eugene Onegin

    Eugene Onegin
    av Aleksandr Pushkin

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181011

    When Vladimir Nabokov's translation of Pushkin’s masterpiece Eugene Onegin was first published in 1964, it ignited a storm of controversy that famously resulted in the demise of Nabokov’s friendship with critic Edmund Wilson. While Wilso…

  • The Machiavellian Moment

    The Machiavellian Moment
    av John Greville Agard Pocock

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172231

    Originally published in 1975, The Machiavellian Moment remains a landmark of historical and political thought. Celebrated historian J.G.A. Pocock looks at the consequences for modern historical and social consciousness arising from the ideal of the…

  • The Dehumanization of Art and Other Essays on Art, Culture, and Literature

    The Dehumanization of Art and Other Essays on Art, Culture, and Literature
    av Jose Ortega y Gasset

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691197210

    A classic work on radical aesthetics by one of the great philosophers of the early twentieth century No work of philosopher and essayist José Ortega y Gasset has been more frequently cited, admired, or criticized than his response to modernism, …

  • Politics and Vision

    Politics and Vision
    av Sheldon S. Wolin

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174051

    Politics and Vision is a landmark work by one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century. This is a significantly expanded edition of one of the greatest works of modern political theory. Sheldon Wolin's Politics and Vision inspired and instruct…

  • The Formation of Christendom

    The Formation of Christendom

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691219219

    A groundbreaking history of how the Christian “West” emerged from the ancient Mediterranean world In this acclaimed history of Early Christendom, Judith Herrin shows how—from the sack of Rome in 410 to the coronation of Charlemagne…

  • On the Medieval Origins of the Modern State

    On the Medieval Origins of the Modern State
    av Joseph R. Strayer

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169330

    The modern state, however we conceive of it today, is based on a pattern that emerged in Europe in the period from 1100 to 1600. Inspired by a lifetime of teaching and research, On the Medieval Origins of the Modern State is a classic work on what i…

  • The Struggle for Equality

    The Struggle for Equality
    av James M. McPherson

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163901

    Originally published in 1964, The Struggle for Equality presents an incisive and vivid look at the abolitionist movement and the legal basis it provided to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James McPherson expl…

  • The Jews of Islam

    The Jews of Islam
    av Bernard Lewis

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160870

    This landmark book probes Muslims' attitudes toward Jews and Judaism as a special case of their view of other religious minorities in predominantly Muslim societies. With authority, sympathy and wit, Bernard Lewis demolishes two competing stereotype…

  • The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales

    The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales
    av Maria Tatar

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182995

    Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking and intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s Nursery and Household Tales. This expanded edition include…

  • The Rhetorical Presidency

    The Rhetorical Presidency
    av Jeffrey K. Tulis

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178172

    Modern presidents regularly appeal over the heads of Congress to the people at large to generate support for public policies. The Rhetorical Presidency makes the case that this development, born at the outset of the twentieth century, is the product…

  • Faust I & II, Volume 2

    Faust I & II, Volume 2
    av Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162294

    One of the great classics of European literature, Faust is Goethe's most complex and profound work. To tell the dramatic and tragic story of one man's pact with the Devil in exchange for knowledge and power, Goethe drew from an immense variety of cu…

  • Lectures on Shakespeare

    Lectures on Shakespeare
    av W. H. Auden

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691197166

    From one of the great modern writers, the acclaimed lectures in which he draws on a lifetime of experience to take the measure of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets "W. H. Auden, poet and critic, will conduct a course on Shakespeare at the New School…

  • The Praise of Folly

    The Praise of Folly
    av Desiderius Erasmus

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165646

    Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) was a Dutch humanist, scholar, and social critic, and one of the most important figures of the Renaissance. The Praise of Folly is perhaps his best-known work. Originally written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, th…

  • Medieval Cities

    Medieval Cities
    av Henri Pirenne

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162393

    Nearly a century after it was first published in 1925, Medieval Cities remains one of the most provocative works of medieval history ever written. Here, Henri Pirenne argues that it was not the invasion of the Germanic tribes that destroyed the civi…

  • Sabbatai ?evi

    Sabbatai ?evi
    av Gershom Gerhard Scholem

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172095

    Gershom Scholem stands out among modern thinkers for the richness and power of his historical imagination. A work widely esteemed as his magnum opus, Sabbatai ?evi offers a vividly detailed account of the only messianic movement ever to engulf the e…

  • Hamlet in Purgatory

    Hamlet in Purgatory
    av Stephen Greenblatt

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160245

    In Hamlet in Purgatory, renowned literary scholar Stephen Greenblatt delves into his longtime fascination with the ghost of Hamlet's father, and his daring and ultimately gratifying journey takes him through surprising intellectual territory. It yie…

  • Only Yesterday

    Only Yesterday
    av S. Y. Agnon

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181004

    When Israeli Nobel Laureate S. Y. Agnon published the novel Only Yesterday in 1945, it quickly became recognized as a major work of world literature, not only for its vivid historical reconstruction of Israel's founding society. The book tells a see…