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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Understanding Vineyard Soils

    Understanding Vineyard Soils
    av Robert E. White

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199342068

    The first edition of Understanding Vineyard Soils, published in 2009, has been praised for its comprehensive coverage of soil topics relevant to viticulture, and is a major resource for professionals in the industry. However, the subject is not stat…

  • Berkeley at War

    Berkeley at War
    av W.J. Rorabaugh

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195066678

    Berkeley, California stood at the center of the political, social, and cultural upheaval that made the 1960s a unique period in American history. In Berkeley at War, W.J. Rorabaugh, who attended the graduate school of the University of California at…

  • The Mahalia Jackson Reader

    The Mahalia Jackson Reader

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190461652

    Born in New Orleans before migrating to Chicago, Mahalia Jackson (1911-72) is undoubtedly the most widely known black gospel singer, having achieved fame among African American communities in the 1940s then finding a wide audience among non-black U.…

  • Marx in Motion

    Marx in Motion
    av Thomas Nail

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197526484

    Karl Marx is the most historically foundational and systematic critic of capitalism to date, and the years since the 2008 financial crisis have witnessed a rebirth of his popular appeal. In a world of rising income inequality, right-wing nationalism…

  • Marx in Motion

    Marx in Motion
    av Thomas Nail

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197526477

    Karl Marx is the most historically foundational and systematic critic of capitalism to date, and the years since the 2008 financial crisis have witnessed a rebirth of his popular appeal. In a world of rising income inequality, right-wing nationalism…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Levinas

    The Oxford Handbook of Levinas

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190455934

    Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) emerged as an influential philosophical voice in the final decades of the twentieth century, and his reputation has continued to flourish and increase in our own day. His central themes-the primacy of the ethical and the…

  • The Captured Economy

    The Captured Economy
    av Brink Lindsey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190059002

    For years, America has been plagued by slow economic growth and increasing inequality. In The Captured Economy, Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles identify a common factor behind these twin ills: breakdowns in democratic governance that allow wealthy…

  • A Dictionary of Epidemiology

    A Dictionary of Epidemiology
    av Miquel Porta

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199976737

    This sixth edition of A Dictionary of Epidemiology - the most updated since its inception - reflects the profound substantive and methodological changes that have come to characterize epidemiology and its associated disciplines. Sponsored by the Int…

  • A Dictionary of Epidemiology

    A Dictionary of Epidemiology
    av Miquel Porta

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199976720

    This sixth edition of A Dictionary of Epidemiology - the most updated since its inception - reflects the profound substantive and methodological changes that have come to characterize epidemiology and its associated disciplines. Sponsored by the Int…

  • The Alcoholic Republic

    The Alcoholic Republic
    av W.J. Rorabaugh

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195029901

    Recreating America's first fifty intemperate years, when, from 1790 to 1840, Americans drank more alcoholic beverages per capita than at any other time in history, Rorabaugh examines some of the reasons why Americans drank so much

  • 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…

  • Psychodynamic Therapy Techniques

    Psychodynamic Therapy Techniques
    av Brian A. Sharpless

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190676278

    Psychodynamic therapy has a growing evidence base, is cost-effective, and may have unique mechanisms of clinical change. However, gaining competence in this approach generally requires extensive training and mastery of a large and complex literature…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Language Policy and Planning

    The Oxford Handbook of Language Policy and Planning

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190458898

    This Handbook provides a state-of-the-art account of research in language policy and planning (LPP). Through a critical examination of LPP, the Handbook offers new direction for a field in theoretical and methodological turmoil as a result of the so…

  • The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine

    The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine
    av Rita Charon

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199360192

    Narrative medicine is a fresh discipline of health care that helps patients and health professionals to tell and listen to the complex and unique stories of illness. The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine expresses the collective experien…

  • Helping Families of Youth with School Attendance Problems

    Helping Families of Youth with School Attendance Problems
    av Christopher A. Kearney

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190912574

    School attendance problems, even in mild forms, are a significant risk factor for social, behavioral, and academic problems in childhood and adolescence. These cases tend to be urgent and complex in nature, with problems that manifest both at home a…

  • 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…

  • ISIS Propaganda

    ISIS Propaganda

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190932466

    This book offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of the Islamic State's use of propaganda. Combining a range of different theoretical perspectives from across the social sciences, and using rigorous methods, the authors trace the origins of th…

  • ISIS Propaganda

    ISIS Propaganda

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190932459

    This book offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of the Islamic State's use of propaganda. Combining a range of different theoretical perspectives from across the social sciences, and using rigorous methods, the authors trace the origins of th…

  • Gender and the Great War

    Gender and the Great War

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190271084

    The centenary of the First World War in 2014-18 offers an opportunity to reflect upon the role of gender history in shaping our understanding of this pivotal international event. From the moment of its outbreak, the gendered experiences of the war h…

  • Gender and the Great War

    Gender and the Great War

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190271077

    The centenary of the First World War in 2014-18 offers an opportunity to reflect upon the role of gender history in shaping our understanding of this pivotal international event. From the moment of its outbreak, the gendered experiences of the war h…

  • The Triumph of Doubt

    The Triumph of Doubt
    av David Michaels

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190922665

    Opioids. Concussions. Obesity. Climate change. America is a country of everyday crises - big, long-spanning problems that persist, mostly unregulated, despite their toll on the country's health and vitality. And for every case of government inaction…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Intervention Research

    Intervention Research
    av Mark W. Fraser

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195325492

    When social workers draw on experience, theory, or data in order to develop new strategies or enhance existing ones, they are conducting intervention research. This relatively new field involves program design, implementation, and evaluation and req…

  • China

    China
    av Thomas Orlik

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190877408

    The Chinese economy appears destined for failure, the financial bubble forever in peril of popping, the real estate sector doomed to collapse, the factories fated for bankruptcy. A banking system more than twice the size of the U.S. and an economy s…

  • Killer High

    Killer High
    av Peter Andreas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190463014

    There is growing alarm over how drugs empower terrorists, insurgents, militias, and gangs. But by looking back not just years and decades but centuries, Peter Andreas reveals that the drugs-conflict nexus is actually an old story, and that powerful…

  • High Culture

    High Culture
    av Christopher Partridge

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190459116

    Throughout history, humans have always been fascinated by drugs and altered states. Despite the risk of addiction, many have used drugs as technologies to induce moments of meaning-making transcendence. This book traces the quest for transcendence a…

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Development of Play

    The Oxford Handbook of the Development of Play

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190247041

    The role of play in human development has long been the subject of controversy. Despite being championed by many of the foremost scholars of the twentieth century, play has been dogged by underrepresentation and marginalization in literature across…

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Development of Play

    The Oxford Handbook of the Development of Play

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195393002

    The role of play in human development has long been the subject of controversy. Despite being championed by many of the foremost scholars of the twentieth century, play has been dogged by underrepresentation and marginalization in literature across…

  • Martians of Science

    Martians of Science
    av Istvan Hargittai

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195365566

    If science has the equivalent of a Bloomsbury group, it is the five men born at the turn of the 20th century in the same neighborhood in Budapest: Theodore von Karman, Leo Szilard, Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, and Edward Teller. Through immigrat…

  • The Arab Uprisings

    The Arab Uprisings
    av James Gelvin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190222758

    Beginning in December 2010 popular revolt swept through the Middle East, shocking the world and ushering in a period of unprecedented unrest. Protestors took to the streets to demand greater freedom, democracy, human rights, social justice, and regi…

  • China and the World

    China and the World

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190062323

    As the world evolves in increasingly unpredictable directions, one of the key determinants of the future global order will surely be the impact of China. No country and no society can escape China's reach-indeed many seek its embrace. China brings b…

  • China and the World

    China and the World

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190062316

    As the world evolves in increasingly unpredictable directions, one of the key determinants of the future global order will surely be the impact of China. No country and no society can escape China's reach-indeed many seek its embrace. China brings b…

  • The Lyre of Orpheus

    The Lyre of Orpheus
    av Christopher Partridge

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199751402

    The myth of Orpheus articulates what social theorists have known since Plato: music matters. It is uniquely able to move us, to guide the imagination, to evoke memories, and to create spaces within which meaning is made. Popular music occupies a pla…

  • The Lyre of Orpheus

    The Lyre of Orpheus
    av Christopher Partridge

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199751396

    The myth of Orpheus articulates what social theorists have known since Plato: music matters. It is uniquely able to move us, to guide the imagination, to evoke memories, and to create spaces within which meaning is made. Popular music occupies a pla…

  • Exemplarist Moral Theory

    Exemplarist Moral Theory
    av Linda Zagzebski

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190072254

    In this book Linda Zagzebski presents an original moral theory based on direct reference to exemplars of goodness, modeled on the Putnam-Kripke theory which revolutionized semantics in the seventies. In Exemplarist Moral Theory, exemplars are identi…

  • Exemplarist Moral Theory

    Exemplarist Moral Theory
    av Linda Zagzebski

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190655846

    In this book Linda Zagzebski presents an original moral theory based on direct reference to exemplars of goodness, modeled on the Putnam-Kripke theory which revolutionized semantics in the seventies. In Exemplarist Moral Theory, exemplars are identi…

  • Vaccines

    Vaccines
    av Kristen A. Feemster

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190277918

    Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence of childhood diseases, and is generally credited with savin…

  • Vaccines

    Vaccines
    av Kristen A. Feemster

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190277901

    Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence of childhood diseases, and is generally credited with savin…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

    The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190872823

    The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory provides a rich overview of the analytical frameworks and theoretical concepts that feminist theorists have developed to analyze the known world. Featuring leading feminist theorists from diverse regions of the…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

    The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199328581

    The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory provides a rich overview of the analytical frameworks and theoretical concepts that feminist theorists have developed to analyze the known world. Featuring leading feminist theorists from diverse regions of the…

  • The Conscious Mind

    The Conscious Mind
    av David J. Chalmers

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195117899

    What is consciousness? How do physical processes in the brain give rise to the self-aware mind and to feelings as profoundly varied as love or hate, aesthetic pleasure or spiritual yearning?David J. Chalmers unveils a major new theory of consciousne…

  • Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

    Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction
    av Francis J Bremer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195334555

    Written by a leading expert on the Puritans, this brief, informative volume offers a wealth of background on this key religious movement. This book traces the shaping, triumph, and decline of the Puritan world, while also examining the role of relig…

  • Mastering Your Adult ADHD

    Mastering Your Adult ADHD
    av Steven A. Safren

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190235567

    Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adulthood is a prevalent and impairing disorder. While medications have been effective in treating adult ADHD, the majority of individuals treated with medications still have symptoms that require a…

  • 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…

  • Handbook of Evidence-Based Mental Health Practice with Sexual and Gender Minorities

    Handbook of Evidence-Based Mental Health Practice with Sexual and Gender Minorities

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190669300

    Historically, mental health clinical research has taken inadequate account of psychosocial disorders experienced by those who identify as sexual and gender minorities, however, researchers have recently begun developing and adapting evidence-based m…

  • Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

    Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction
    av Eric H Cline

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195342635

    Public interest in biblical archaeology is at an all-time high, as television documentaries pull in millions of viewers to watch shows on the Exodus, the Ark of the Covenant, and the so-called Lost Tomb of Jesus. Important discoveries with relevance…

  • On Desire

    On Desire
    av William B. Irvine

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195327076

    A married person falls deeply in love with someone else. A man of average income feels he cannot be truly happy unless he owns an expensive luxury car. A dieter has an irresistible craving for ice cream. Desires often come to us unbidden and unwante…

  • 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…

  • Unholy War

    Unholy War
    av John L. Esposito

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195168860

    The September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon left us stunned, angry, and uncomprehending. As it became clear that these horrifying acts had been committed in the name of religion, the media, the government, and ordinary citize…

  • Unholy War

    Unholy War
    av John L. Esposito

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195154351

    The devastating September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon left us stunned, angry, and uncomprehending. As it became clear that these horrifying acts had been committed in the name of Islam, we struggled to understand how religi…

  • John Adams

    John Adams
    av John Ferling

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195398663

    John Ferling has nearly forty years of experience as a historian of early America. The author of acclaimed histories such as A Leap into the Dark and Almost a Miracle, he has appeared on many TV and film documentaries on this pivotal period of our h…

  • 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…

  • Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction

    Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction
    av Jack A. Goldstone

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199858507

    From 1789 in France to 2011 in Cairo, revolutions have shaken the world. In their pursuit of social justice, revolutionaries have taken on the assembled might of monarchies, empires, and dictatorships. They have often, though not always, sparked cat…

  • Treatment for Children with Selective Mutism

    Treatment for Children with Selective Mutism
    av R. Lindsey Bergman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195391527

    Selective Mutism (SM) is an impairing behavioral condition in which a child fails to speak in certain social situations despite speaking regularly and normally in other situations. SM presents a significant mental and public health problem due to im…

  • 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…

  • Modern Egypt

    Modern Egypt
    av Bruce K. Rutherford

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190641153

    With almost every news broadcast, we are reminded of the continuing instability of the Middle East, where state collapse, civil wars, and terrorism have combined to produce a region in turmoil. If the Middle East is to achieve a more stable and pros…

  • Modern Egypt

    Modern Egypt
    av Bruce K. Rutherford

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190641146

    With almost every news broadcast, we are reminded of the continuing instability of the Middle East, where state collapse, civil wars, and terrorism have combined to produce a region in turmoil. If the Middle East is to achieve a more stable and pros…

  • Teams That Work

    Teams That Work
    av Scott Tannenbaum

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190056964

    In the modern workplace, employees collaborate. Managers are expected to be effective team leaders and employees are expected to be valued teammates. But many teams struggle. Being part of a struggling team can be unpleasant, but it can also hurt yo…

  • The Life of the Cosmos

    The Life of the Cosmos
    av Lee Smolin

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195126648

    In The Life of the Cosmos, Lee Smolin offers a theory of the universe that is radically different from anything proposed before. He argues that 'The underlying structure of our world is to be found in the logic of evolution'. He departs from contemp…