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  • Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work

    Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work
    av Robert H. Frank

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193083

    From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, bold new ideas for creating environments that promise a brighter future Psychologists have long understood that social environments profoundly shape our behavior, sometimes…

  • On Theology and Psychology: The Correspondence of C. G. Jung and Adolf Keller

    On Theology and Psychology: The Correspondence of C. G. Jung and Adolf Keller
    av C. G. Jung, Adolf Keller

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691198774

    Jung's correspondence with one of the twentieth century's leading theologians and ecumenicists On Theology and Psychology brings together C. G. Jung's correspondence with Adolf Keller, a celebrated Protestant theologian who was one of the pioneers o…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168425

    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin, Mike Mariathasan, Ian Goldin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154701

    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • The Irresistible Fairy Tale

    The Irresistible Fairy Tale
    av Jack Zipes

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159553

    If there is one genre that has captured the imagination of people in all walks of life throughout the world, it is the fairy tale. Yet we still have great difficulty understanding how it originated, evolved, and spread--or why so many people cannot…

  • How to Be a Bad Emperor: An Ancient Guide to Truly Terrible Leaders

    How to Be a Bad Emperor: An Ancient Guide to Truly Terrible Leaders
    av Suetonius

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193991

    What would Caligula do? What the worst Roman emperors can teach us about how not to lead If recent history has taught us anything, it's that sometimes the best guide to leadership is the negative example. But that insight is hardly new. Nearly 2,000…

  • Trust in Numbers

    Trust in Numbers
    av Theodore M. Porter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208411

    A foundational work on historical and social studies of quantification What accounts for the prestige of quantitative methods? The usual answer is that quantification is desirable in social investigation as a result of its successes in science. Trus…

  • The Box

    The Box
    av Marc Levinson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170817

    In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramati…

  • Zen and Japanese Culture

    Zen and Japanese Culture
    av Daisetz T. Suzuki

    Häftad - 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 its hist…

  • Reading and Not Reading the Faerie Queene: Spenser and the Making of Literary Criticism

    Reading and Not Reading the Faerie Queene: Spenser and the Making of Literary Criticism
    av Catherine Nicholson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176789

    The four-hundred-year story of readers' struggles with a famously unreadable poem--and what they reveal about the history of reading and the future of literary studies I am now in the country, and reading in Spencer's fairy-queen. Pray what is the m…

  • Britain's Birds

    Britain's Birds
    av Rob Hume

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691199795

    A new, improved and thoroughly updated edition of the bestselling photographic guide-the only one to cover every bird, in every plumage, ever recorded in Britain and Ireland A bestselling guide since it was first published, Britain's Birds has quick…

  • The Secret of Our Success

    The Secret of Our Success
    av Joseph Henrich

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178431

    Humans are a puzzling species. On the one hand, we struggle to survive on our own in the wild, often failing to overcome even basic challenges, like obtaining food, building shelters, or avoiding predators. On the other hand, human groups have produ…

  • Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice

    Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice
    av Wood

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172200

    A gripping history of the polar continent, from the great discoveries of the nineteenth century to modern scientific breakthroughs Antarctica, the ice kingdom hosting the South Pole, looms large in the human imagination. The secrets of this vast fro…

  • Capitalism without Capital

    Capitalism without Capital
    av Jonathan Haskel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183299

    Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and…

  • Relativity: The Special and the General Theory - 100th Anniversary Edition

    Relativity: The Special and the General Theory - 100th Anniversary Edition
    av Albert Einstein

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166339

    A handsome annotated edition of Einstein's celebrated book on relativityAfter completing the final version of his general theory of relativity in November 1915, Albert Einstein wrote a book about relativity for a popular audience. His intention was…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160597

    The original vision of Grimms' tales in English for the first time When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as Rapunzel, Hansel and G…

  • Mastering 'Metrics

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152844

    Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu…

  • Metacommunity Ecology

    Metacommunity Ecology
    av Mathew A. Leibold, Jonathan M. Chase, Mathew A. Leibold

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691049168

    Metacommunity ecology links smaller-scale processes that have been the provenance of population and community ecology--such as birth-death processes, species interactions, selection, and stochasticity--with larger-scale issues such as dispersal and…

  • What Is Global History?

    What Is Global History?
    av Sebastian Conrad

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178196

    Until very recently, historians have looked at the past with the tools of the nineteenth century. But globalization has fundamentally altered our ways of knowing, and it is no longer possible to study nations in isolation or to understand world hist…

  • Reverse Mathematics

    Reverse Mathematics
    av John Stillwell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196411

    The first book surveying the history and ideas behind reverse mathematicsReverse mathematics is a new field that seeks to find the axioms needed to prove given theorems. In Reverse Mathematics, John Stillwell offers a historical and representative v…

  • At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds

    At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds
    av Dan Hooper

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183565

    A new look at the first few seconds after the Big Bang--and how research into these moments continues to revolutionize our understanding of our universe Scientists in the past few decades have made crucial discoveries about how our cosmos evolved ov…

  • Heretics!

    Heretics!
    av Steven Nadler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168692

    An entertaining, enlightening, and humorous graphic narrative of the dangerous thinkers who laid the foundation of modern thought This entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who c…

  • The Making of the Medieval Middle East

    The Making of the Medieval Middle East
    av Jack Tannous

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203157

    A bold new religious history of the late antique and medieval Middle East that places ordinary Christians at the center of the storyIn the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churche…

  • The Making of the Medieval Middle East

    The Making of the Medieval Middle East
    av Jack Tannous

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179094

    A bold new religious history of the late antique and medieval Middle East that places ordinary Christians at the center of the storyIn the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churche…

  • The Essential Goethe

    The Essential Goethe
    av Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162904

    The most comprehensive one-volume collection of Goethe's writings ever published in English The Essential Goethe is the most comprehensive and representative one-volume collection of Goethe's writings ever published in English. It provides English-l…

  • Expert Political Judgment

    Expert Political Judgment
    av Philip E. Tetlock

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175973

    Since its original publication, Expert Political Judgment by New York Times bestselling author Philip Tetlock has established itself as a contemporary classic in the literature on evaluating expert opinion. Tetlock first discusses arguments about wh…

  • Timefulness

    Timefulness
    av Marcia Bjornerud

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202631

    Why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survivalFew of us have any conception of the enormous timescales of our planet's long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are…

  • The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque

    The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque
    av Sidney H. Griffith

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691146287

    Amid so much twenty-first-century talk of a "Christian-Muslim divide"--and the attendant controversy in some Western countries over policies toward minority Muslim communities--a historical fact has gone unnoticed: for more than four hundred years b…

  • Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life

    Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life
    av Zena Hitz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178714

    An invitation to readers from every walk of life to rediscover the impractical splendors of a life of learning In an overloaded, superficial, technological world, in which almost everything and everybody is judged by its usefulness, where can we tur…

  • Honeybee Democracy

    Honeybee Democracy
    av Thomas D. Seeley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147215

    Honeybees make decisions collectively--and democratically. Every year, faced with the life-or-death problem of choosing and traveling to a new home, honeybees stake everything on a process that includes collective fact-finding, vigorous debate, and…

  • Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

    Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore
    av Lawrence Millman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194721

    This little book is big fun.--Michael Pollan An illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings Fungipedia presents a delightful A-Z treasury of mushroom lore. With more than 180 entri…

  • The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

    The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire
    av Kyle Harper

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166834

    How devastating viruses, pandemics, and other natural catastrophes swept through the far-flung Roman Empire and helped to bring down one of the mightiest civilizations of the ancient worldHere is the monumental retelling of one of the most consequen…

  • Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception

    Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception
    av George A. Akerlof, Robert J. Shiller

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168319

    Why the free-market system encourages so much trickery even as it creates so much goodEver since Adam Smith, the central teaching of economics has been that free markets provide us with material well-being, as if by an invisible hand. In Phishing fo…

  • How Propaganda Works

    How Propaganda Works
    av Jason Stanley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173429

    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulati…

  • The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

    The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire
    av A. Wess Mitchell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196442

    The Habsburg Empire's grand strategy for outmaneuvering and outlasting stronger rivals in a complicated geopolitical worldThe Empire of Habsburg Austria faced more enemies than any other European great power. Flanked on four sides by rivals, it poss…

  • Boas and Pythons of the World

    Boas and Pythons of the World
    av Mark O'Shea

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150154

    Few reptiles command more respect than the mighty boas and pythons. Prized for their size, relative docility, and spectacular coloration and patterning, they are the most dramatic snakes in the world. But the same snakes that many consider gentle gi…

  • The New Encyclopedia of Snakes

    The New Encyclopedia of Snakes
    av Chris Mattison

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691132952

    Comprehensive, up-to-date, and richly illustrated with some 200 color photographs, The New Encyclopedia of Snakes is the best single-volume reference on snakes. A thorough revision of the highly successful Encyclopedia of Snakes, Chris Mattison's ne…

  • What W. H. Auden Can Do for You

    What W. H. Auden Can Do for You
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691144733

    Bestselling novelist Alexander McCall Smith's charming account of how the poet W. H. Auden has helped guide his life--and how he might guide yours tooWhen facing a moral dilemma, Isabel Dalhousie--Edinburgh philosopher, amateur detective, and title…

  • Game Theory: An Introduction

    Game Theory: An Introduction
    av Steven Tadelis

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691129082

    This comprehensive textbook introduces readers to the principal ideas and applications of game theory, in a style that combines rigor with accessibility. Steven Tadelis begins with a concise description of rational decision making, and goes on to di…

  • Masters of the Universe

    Masters of the Universe
    av Daniel Stedman Jones

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161013

    Based on archival research and interviews with leading participants in the movement, Masters of the Universe traces the ascendancy of neoliberalism from the academy of interwar Europe to supremacy under Reagan and Thatcher and in the decades since.…

  • The Hedgehog and the Fox

    The Hedgehog and the Fox
    av Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy, Michael Ignatieff

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156002

    "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." This ancient Greek aphorism, preserved in a fragment from the poet Archilochus, describes the central thesis of Isaiah Berlin's masterly essay on Leo Tolstoy and the philosophy of hi…

  • The Grammar of Ornament

    The Grammar of Ornament
    av Owen Jones

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172064

    The complete and unabridged full-color editionFirst published in 1856, The Grammar of Ornament remains a design classic. Its inspiration came from pioneering British architect and designer Owen Jones (1809-1874), who produced a comprehensive design…

  • Gravitation

    Gravitation
    av Charles W. Misner, Kip S. Thorne, John Archibald Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177793

    First published in 1973, Gravitation is a landmark graduate-level textbook that presents Einstein's general theory of relativity and offers a rigorous, full-year course on the physics of gravitation. Upon publication, Science called it "a pedagogic…

  • Georgia O'Keeffe and New Mexico

    Georgia O'Keeffe and New Mexico
    av Barbara Buhler Lynes, Frederick Turner, Lesley Poling-Kempes

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691116594

    When Georgia O'Keeffe first visited New Mexico in 1917, she was instantly drawn to the stark beauty of its unusual architectural and landscape forms. In 1929, she began spending part of almost every year painting there, first in Taos, and subsequent…

  • The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
    av Josiah Ober

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173146

    Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly h…

  • The Age of the Vikings

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169293

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships…

  • The Age of the Vikings

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691149851

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships…

  • Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky
    av Joseph Frank

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155999

    Joseph Frank's award-winning, five-volume Dostoevsky is widely recognized as the best biography of the writer in any language--and one of the greatest literary biographies of the past half-century. Now Frank's monumental, 2500-page work has been ski…

  • #republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

    #republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media
    av Cass R. Sunstein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175515

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Nudge and The World According to Star Wars, a revealing account of how today's Internet threatens democracy--and what can be done about itAs the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new thre…

  • Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies

    Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies
    av Craig P. Bauer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167671

    Watch Craig Bauer discuss the Zodiac Killer's cipher on HISTORY's miniseries The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer In 1953, a man was found dead from cyanide poisoning near the Philadelphia airport with a picture of a Nazi aircraft in his wallet. Taped to…

  • Men, Women, and Chain Saws

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

    Häftad - 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…

  • Pagans and Philosophers

    Pagans and Philosophers
    av John Marenbon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176086

    From the turn of the fifth century to the beginning of the eighteenth, Christian writers were fascinated and troubled by the "Problem of Paganism," which this book identifies and examines for the first time. How could the wisdom and virtue of the gr…

  • Pagans and Philosophers

    Pagans and Philosophers
    av John Marenbon

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691142555

    From the turn of the fifth century to the beginning of the eighteenth, Christian writers were fascinated and troubled by the "Problem of Paganism," which this book identifies and examines for the first time. How could the wisdom and virtue of the gr…

  • Final Matters

    Final Matters
    av Szilard Borbely

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182438

    An award-winning translator presents selections from the haunting final volumes of a leading voice in contemporary Hungarian poetrySzilard Borbely, one of the most celebrated writers to emerge from post-Communist Hungary, received numerous literary…