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  • Fifth Sun

    Fifth Sun
    av Camilla Townsend

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190673062

    In November 1519, Hernando Cortes walked along a causeway leading to the capital of the Aztec kingdom and came face to face with Moctezuma. That story-and the story of what happened afterwards-has been told many times, but always following the narra…

  • Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction

    Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction
    av Antulio J. Echevarria

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199340132

    Since ancient times, poets, historians, and philosophers have contemplated warlords' exploits in battle and praised their ability to lead armies toward victory as the "art of the general." Today, this quality is designated military strategy. Militar…

  • Austerity

    Austerity
    av Mark Blyth

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199389445

    Selected as a Financial Times Best Book of 2013Governments today in both Europe and the United States have succeeded in casting government spending as reckless wastefulness that has made the economy worse. In contrast, they have advanced a policy of…

  • Evidence-Based Policy

    Evidence-Based Policy
    av Nancy Cartwright

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199841622

    Over the last twenty or so years, it has become standard to require policy makers to base their recommendations on evidence. That is now uncontroversial to the point of triviality-of course, policy should be based on the facts. But are the methods t…

  • Evidence-Based Policy

    Evidence-Based Policy
    av Nancy Cartwright

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199841608

    Over the last twenty or so years, it has become standard to require policy makers to base their recommendations on evidence. That is now uncontroversial to the point of triviality-of course, policy should be based on the facts. But are the methods t…

  • Becoming Attached

    Becoming Attached
    av Robert Karen

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195115017

    The struggle to understand the infant-parent bond ranks as one of the great quests of modern psychology, one that touches us deeply because it holds so many clues to how we become who we are. How are our personalities formed? How do our early strugg…

  • The Timeless Way of Building

    The Timeless Way of Building
    av Christopher Alexander

    Inbunden - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195024029

    The theory of architecture implicit in our world today, Christopher Alexander believes, is bankrupt. More and more people are aware that something is deeply wrong. Yet the power of present-day ideas is so great that many feel uncomfortable, even afr…

  • Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction

    Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction
    av Christian W. McMillen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199340071

    The 2014 Ebola epidemic demonstrated the power of pandemics and their ability not only to destroy lives locally but also to capture the imagination and terrify the world. Christian W. McMillen provides a concise yet comprehensive account of pandemic…

  • Surfing Uncertainty

    Surfing Uncertainty
    av Andy Clark

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190933210

    How is it that thoroughly physical material beings such as ourselves can think, dream, feel, create and understand ideas, theories and concepts? How does mere matter give rise to all these non-material mental states, including consciousness itself?…

  • Surfing Uncertainty

    Surfing Uncertainty
    av Andy Clark

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190217013

    In this ground-breaking work, philosopher and cognitive scientist Andy Clark turns a common view of the human mind upside down. In stark opposition to familiar models of human cognition, Surfing Uncertainty explores exciting new theories in neurosci…

  • Capitalism

    Capitalism
    av Anwar Shaikh

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190938260

    Orthodox economics operates within a hypothesized world of perfect competition in which perfect consumers and firms act to bring about supposedly optimal outcomes. The discrepancies between this model and the reality it claims to address are then at…

  • Capitalism

    Capitalism
    av Anwar Shaikh

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199390632

    Neoclassical economical theory uses aspects of perfect functioning of markets as part of its basic assumptions and introduces imperfections as analysis proceeds forward. Many types of heterodox economics insist on dealing with imperfect competition…

  • Human Anatomy for Artists

    Human Anatomy for Artists
    av Eliot Goldfinger

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195052060

    Eliot Goldfinger, a realistic sculptor and instructor of human and animal anatomy, has designed and written a reference work for artists and art students on the visual and descriptive components of human anatomy. The format is simple and accessible;…

  • The Brain from Inside Out

    The Brain from Inside Out
    av Gyorgy Buzsaki

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190905385

    Is there a right way to study how the brain works? Following the empiricist's tradition, the most common approach involves the study of neural reactions to stimuli presented by an experimenter. This 'outside-in' method fueled a generation of brain r…

  • Lost Scriptures

    Lost Scriptures
    av Bart D. Ehrman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195182507

    We may think of the twenty-seven books of the New Testament as the only sacred writings of the early Christians, but this is not at all the case. Lost Scriptures offers an anthology of up-to-date and readable translations of many non-canonical writi…

  • Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution

    Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution
    av Stephen F. Cohen

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195026979

    This classic biography carefully traces Bukharin's rise to and fall from power, focusing particularly on the development of his theories and programmatic ideas during the critical period between Lenin's death in 1924 and the ascendancy of Stalin in…

  • Teaching Music to Students with Autism

    Teaching Music to Students with Autism
    av Alice M. Hammel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190063184

    Teaching Music to Students with Autism is a comprehensive practical guide for music eductors who work with students with autism. Authors and veteran music educators Alice M. Hammel and Ryan M. Hourigan offer an approach centered in inclusion designe…

  • Manufacturing Religion

    Manufacturing Religion
    av Russell T. McCutcheon

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195166637

    In this new book, author Russell McCutcheon offers a powerful critique of traditional scholarship on religion, focusing on multiple interrelated targets. Most prominent among these are the History of Religions as a discipline; Mircea Eliade, one of…

  • Manufacturing Religion

    Manufacturing Religion
    av Russell T. McCutcheon

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195105032

    In this book, Russell McCutcheon offers a powerful critique of traditional religious scholarship, focusing on a number of interrelated targets. Most prominent among these are: History of Religions as a discipline; Mircea Eliade, the founder of the d…

  • Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy

    Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy
    av Steven M. Cahn

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199791156

    Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy provides in one volume the major writings from nearly 2,500 years of political and moral philosophy, from Plato through the twentieth century. The most comprehensive collection of its kind, it moves from cl…

  • Epidemiology by Design

    Epidemiology by Design
    av Daniel Westreich

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190665760

    A (LONG OVERDUE) CAUSAL APPROACH TO INTRODUCTORY EPIDEMIOLOGY Epidemiology is recognized as the science of public health, evidence-based medicine, and comparative effectiveness research. Causal inference is the theoretical foundation underlying all…

  • On Literary Worlds

    On Literary Worlds
    av Eric Hayot

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190278274

    Although literature is not a technology, the historical models literary scholars use to describe it owe a great deal to the languages of originality, novelty, progress, and invention that characterize technological development. However this quintess…

  • On Literary Worlds

    On Literary Worlds
    av Eric Hayot

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199926695

    Though literature is not a technology, the historical models literary scholars use to describe literary history owe a great deal to the languages of originality, novelty, progress, and invention that core of the idea of technological development. No…

  • How the South Won the Civil War

    How the South Won the Civil War
    av Heather Cox Richardson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190900908

    In this provocative new work, Heather Cox Richardson argues that while the North won the Civil War, ending slavery, oligarchy, and giving the country a "new birth of freedom," the victory was short-lived. Settlers from the East pushed into the West,…

  • The Company-State

    The Company-State
    av Philip J. Stern

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199930364

    Almost since the event itself in 1757, the English East India Company's victory over the forces of the nawab of Bengal and the territorial acquisitions that followed has been perceived as the moment when the British Empire in India was born. Examini…

  • The Company-State

    The Company-State
    av Philip J. Stern

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195393736

    The Company-State rethinks the nature of the early English East India Company as a form of polity and corporate sovereign well before its supposed transformation into a state and empire in the mid-eighteenth century. Taking seriously the politics an…

  • Child Welfare Removals by the State

    Child Welfare Removals by the State

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190459567

    Child Welfare Removals by the State addresses a most important (but little-researched) legal proceeding: when the State intervenes in the private family sphere to remove children at risk to a place of safety, adoption, or in other forms of out-of-ho…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Communist Visual Cultures

    The Oxford Handbook of Communist Visual Cultures

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190885533

    Stereotypes often cast communism as a defunct, bankrupt ideology and a relic of the distant past. However, recent political movements like Europe's anti-austerity protests, the Arab Spring, and Occupy Wall Street suggest that communism is still very…

  • Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State

    Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State
    av Robert Audi

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199371563

    Democratic states must protect the liberty of citizens and must accommodate both religious liberty and cultural diversity. This democratic imperative is one reason for the increasing secularity of most modern democracies. Religious citizens, however…

  • Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State

    Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State
    av Robert Audi

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199796083

    Democratic states must protect the liberty of citizens and must accommodate both religious liberty and cultural diversity. This democratic imperative is one reason for the increasing secularity of most modern democracies. Religious citizens, however…

  • The News Media

    The News Media
    av C.W. Anderson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190206208

    The business of journalism has an extensive, storied, and often romanticized history. Newspaper reporting has long shaped the way that we see the world, played key roles in exposing scandals, and has even been alleged to influence international poli…

  • The News Media

    The News Media
    av C.W. Anderson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190206192

    The business of journalism has an extensive, storied, and often romanticized history. Newspaper reporting has long shaped the way that we see the world, played key roles in exposing scandals, and has even been alleged to influence international poli…

  • Minds and Gods

    Minds and Gods
    av Todd Tremlin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199739011

    Around the world and throughout history, in cultures as diverse as ancient Mesopotamia and modern America, human beings have been compelled by belief in gods and developed complex religions around them. But why? What makes belief in supernatural bei…

  • Minds and Gods

    Minds and Gods
    av Todd Tremlin

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195305340

    This provocative book explains the origins and persistence of religious ideas on the basis of common structures and functions of human thought. The first general introduction to the new "cognitive science of religion," Minds and Gods presents the ma…

  • The Idea of the Holy

    The Idea of the Holy
    av Rudolf Otto

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195002102

    Since the English translation first appeared in 1923, Rudolf Otto's volume has established itself as a classic in the field of religious philosophy. It offers an in-depth inquiry into the non-rational factor in the idea of the divine and its relatio…

  • Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

    Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction
    av A. Edward Siecienski

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190883270

    To many in the West, Orthodoxy remains shrouded in mystery, an exotic and foreign religion that survived in the East following the Great Schism of 1054 that split the Christian world into two camps-Catholic and Orthodox. However, as the second large…

  • What the Face Reveals

    What the Face Reveals

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190202941

    For years, What the Face Reveals has been a singular collection of previously published original research using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS) to study facial behavior. Accompanying each article is an author commentary, prepared for this boo…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

    The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention
    av Brandon C. Welsh

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199396696

    How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty senten…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

    The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention
    av Brandon C. Welsh

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195398823

    How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty senten…

  • Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

    Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900
    av Clive Brown

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195166651

    The past ten years have seen a rapidly growing interest in performing and recording Classical and Romantic music with period instruments; yet the relationship of composers' notation to performing practices during that period has received only sporad…

  • Courting Migrants

    Courting Migrants
    av Katrina Burgess

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197501795

    Migrants have, for some time, engaged in the politics of their homelands from a distance, but, as this book argues, politicians are increasingly looking beyond their national boundaries for electoral and political support. While migrants rarely cast…

  • The Naked Voice

    The Naked Voice
    av W. Stephen Smith

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195300505

    In The Naked Voice, W. Stephen Smith invites all singers to improve their vocal technique through his renowned and time-tested wholistic method. Focusing not only on the most important technical, but also on the often overlooked psychological and sp…

  • Baton Basics

    Baton Basics
    av Diane Wittry

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199354160

    Conducting is not simply the act of marking beats; it is the much more rich art of communicating emotion, character, and mood through movement to a large group of performers in order to freeire them to create music together. Baton Basics is based on…

  • Baton Basics

    Baton Basics
    av Diane Wittry

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199354153

    Conducting is not simply the act of marking beats; it is the much more rich art of communicating emotion, character, and mood through movement to a large group of performers in order to inspire them to create music together. Baton Basics is based on…

  • Where the Conflict Really Lies

    Where the Conflict Really Lies
    av Alvin Plantinga

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199812097

    This book is a long-awaited major statement by a pre-eminent analytic philosopher, Alvin Plantinga, on one of our biggest debates - the compatibility of science and religion. The last twenty years has seen a cottage industry of books on this divide,…

  • Beethoven: Variations on a Life

    Beethoven: Variations on a Life
    av Mark Evan Bonds

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190054083

    Despite the ups and downs of his personal life and professional career-even in the face of deafness-Beethoven remained remarkably consistent in his most basic convictions about his art. This inner consistency, the music historian Mark Evan Bonds arg…

  • Creating Sounds from Scratch

    Creating Sounds from Scratch
    av Andrea Pejrolo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199921898

    Creating Sounds from Scratch is a practical, in-depth resource on the most common forms of music synthesis. It includes historical context, an overview of concepts in sound and hearing, and practical training examples to help sound designers and ele…

  • Creating Sounds from Scratch

    Creating Sounds from Scratch
    av Andrea Pejrolo

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199921874

    Creating Sounds from Scratch is a practical, in-depth resource on the most common forms of music synthesis. It includes historical context, an overview of concepts in sound and hearing, and practical training examples to help sound designers and ele…

  • Moral, Believing Animals

    Moral, Believing Animals
    av Christian Smith

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199731978

    What kind of animals are human beings? And how do our visions of the human shape our theories of social action and institutions? In Moral, Believing Animals, Christian Smith advances a creative theory of human persons and culture that offers innovat…

  • Moral, Believing Animals

    Moral, Believing Animals
    av Christian Smith

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195162028

    What kind of animals are human beings? And how do our visions of the human shape our theories of social action and institutions? In Moral, Believing Animals, Christian Smith offers innovative, challenging answers to these and other fundamental quest…

  • Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads

    Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199755035

    Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads explores the development of ideas of morally justified or legitimate war in Western and Islamic civilizations. Historically, these ideas have been grouped under three labels: just war, holy war, and jihad. A large bo…

  • Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads

    Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199755042

    Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads explores the development of ideas of morally justified or legitimate war in Western and Islamic civilizations. Historically, these ideas have been grouped under three labels: just war, holy war, and jihad. A large bo…

  • Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe

    Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe
    av Sheri Berman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199373192

    At the end of the twentieth century, many believed the story of European political development had come to an end. Modern democracy began in Europe, but for hundreds of years it competed with various forms of dictatorship. Now, though, the entire co…

  • Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe

    Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe
    av Sheri Berman

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197539347

    A magisterial look at the development of various political regimes in Europe from the ancien regime up through the present dayAt the end of the twentieth century, many believed the story of European political development had come to an end. Modern d…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Political Philosophy

    The Oxford Handbook of Political Philosophy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190246334

    Even though political philosophy has a long tradition, it is much more than the study of old and great treatises. Contemporary philosophers continue to press new arguments on old and timeless questions, but also to propose departures and innovations…

  • Signal Processing and Linear Systems

    Signal Processing and Linear Systems
    av Lathi

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195392579

    This text presents a comprehensive treatment of signal processing and linear systems suitable for undergraduate students in electrical engineering, It is based on Lathi's widely used book, Linear Systems and Signals, with additional applications to…

  • Managing Tourette Syndrome

    Managing Tourette Syndrome
    av Douglas W Woods

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195341300

    In 2002, the Tourette Syndrome Association formed the TS Behavioral Sciences Consortium (BSC). The charge of the BSC was to develop and test nonpharmacological treatment options for individuals, both children and adults with Tourette Syndrome. This…

  • Wendy Carlos

    Wendy Carlos
    av Amanda Sewell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190053468

    With her debut album Switched-On Bach, composer and electronic musician Wendy Carlos (b. 1939) brought the sound of the Moog synthesizer to a generation of listeners, helping to effect arguably one of the most substantial changes in popular music's…

  • Viruses, Plagues, and History

    Viruses, Plagues, and History
    av Michael B. A. Oldstone

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195327311

    The story of viruses and humanity is a story of fear and ignorance, of grief and heartbreak, and of great bravery and sacrifice. Michael Oldstone tells all these stories as he illuminates the history of the devastating diseases that have tormented h…

  • Hall of Mirrors

    Hall of Mirrors
    av Barry Eichengreen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199392001

    The Great Depression and the Great Recession are the two great economic crises of the past hundred years. While there are accounts of both episodes, no one has yet attempted a sustained comparative analysis. In Hall of Mirrors, Barry Eichengreen dra…

  • Hall of Mirrors

    Hall of Mirrors
    av Barry Eichengreen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190621070

    The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008. Both occurred against the backdrop of sharp credit booms, dubious banking practices, and a fragile and unstable gl…

  • Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

    Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert
    av Catherine Tackley

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195398311

    On January 16, 1938 Benny Goodman brought his swing orchestra to America's venerated home of European classical music, Carnegie Hall. The resulting concert - widely considered one of the most significant events in American music history - helped to…

  • Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

    Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert
    av Catherine Tackley

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195398304

    On January 16, 1938 Benny Goodman brought his swing orchestra to America's venerated home of European classical music, Carnegie Hall. The resulting concert - widely considered one of the most significant events in American music history - helped to…

  • Politics in China

    Politics in China

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190870713

    On October 1, 2009, the People's Republic of China (PRC) celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding. And what an eventful and tumultuous six decades it had been. During that time, under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), China…

  • Politics in China

    Politics in China

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190870706

    On October 1, 2009, the People's Republic of China (PRC) celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding. And what an eventful and tumultuous six decades it had been. During that time, under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), China…

  • Mind and Cosmos

    Mind and Cosmos
    av Thomas Nagel

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199919758

    In Mind and Cosmos Thomas Nagel argues that the widely accepted world view of materialist naturalism is untenable. The mind-body problem cannot be confined to the relation between animal minds and animal bodies. If materialism cannot accommodate con…

  • The Culture of Connectivity

    The Culture of Connectivity
    av Jose van Dijck

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199970780

    Social media has come to deeply penetrate our lives: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and many other platforms define many of our daily habits of communication and creative production. The Culture of Connectivity studies the rise of social media in the fi…

  • The Culture of Connectivity

    The Culture of Connectivity
    av Jose van Dijck

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199970773

    Social media has come to deeply penetrate our lives: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and many other platforms define many of our daily habits of communication and creative production. The Culture of Connectivity studies the rise of social media in the fi…

  • Evolution

    Evolution
    av Douglas J. Futuyma

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605357409

    Published by Sinauer Associates, an imprint of Oxford University Press. Extensively rewritten and reorganized, this new edition of Evolution-featuring a new coauthor: Mark Kirkpatrick (The University of Texas at Austin)-offers additional expertise i…