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  • The Road to Serfdom

    The Road to Serfdom
    av Friedrich A. Von Hayek, Bruce Caldwell, Friedrich A. Von Hayek

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226320557

    An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, "The Road to Serfdom" has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944 -…

  • Travesti

    Travesti
    av Don Kulick

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226461007

    This narrative follows the lives of a group of transgendered prostitutes ("travestis" in Portuguese) in the Brazilian city Salvador. Travestis are males who, at an age as young as ten, adopt female names, clothing styles, hairstyles and linguistic p…

  • The Territories of Science and Religion

    The Territories of Science and Religion
    av Peter Harrison

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226478982

    The conflict between science and religion seems indelible, even eternal. Surely two such divergent views of the universe have always been in fierce opposition? Actually, that's not the case, says Peter Harrison: our very concepts of science and reli…

  • The Territories of Science and Religion

    The Territories of Science and Religion
    av Peter Harrison

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226184487

    The conflict between science and religion seems indelible, even eternal. Surely two such opposing views of the universe have always been in fierce opposition? Actually, that's not the case, says Peter Harrison: our very concepts of science and relig…

  • The Beginnings of Western Science

    The Beginnings of Western Science
    av David C. Lindberg

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226482057

    When it was first published in 1992, "The Beginnings of Western Science" was lauded as the first successful attempt to present a unified account of both ancient and medieval science in a single volume. Chronicling the development of scientific ideas…

  • Tricks of the Trade

    Tricks of the Trade
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226041247

    Designed to help students learn how to think about research projects, this guide offers suggestions which cover four broad areas of social science: the creation of the "imagery" to guide research; methods of "sampling" to generate maximum variety in…

  • Economical Writing, Third Edition

    Economical Writing, Third Edition
    av Deirdre N McCloskey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226448077

    Economics is not a field that is known for good writing. Charts, yes. Sparkling prose, no. Except, that is, when it comes to Deirdre Nansen McCloskey. Her conversational and witty yet always clear style is a hallmark of her classic works of economic…

  • Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

    Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226026756

    The "Nicomachean Ethics" is one of Aristotle's most widely read and influential works. Ideas central to ethics - that happiness is the end of human endeavor, that moral virtue is formed through action and habituation, and that good action requires p…

  • Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

    Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226026749

    "The Nicomachean Ethics", along with its sequel, "the Politics", is Aristotle's most widely read and influential work. Ideas central to ethics - that happiness is the end of human endeavor, that moral virtue is formed through action and habituation,…

  • Fashion, Culture, and Identity

    Fashion, Culture, and Identity
    av Fred Davis

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226138091

    What do our clothes say about who we are or who we think we are? How does the way we dress communicate messages about our identity? Is the desire to be "in fashion" universal, or is it unique to Western culture? How do fashions change? These are jus…

  • Critical Terms for Art History, Second Edition

    Critical Terms for Art History, Second Edition

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226571683

    "Art" has always been contested terrain, whether the object in question is a medieval tapestry or Duchamp's Fountain. But questions about the categories of "art" and "art history" acquired increased urgency during the 1970s, when new developments in…

  • What Editors Do

    What Editors Do

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226299976

    Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly under…

  • What Editors Do

    What Editors Do

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226299839

    Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly under…

  • Distant Horizons - Digital Evidence and Literary Change

    Distant Horizons - Digital Evidence and Literary Change
    av Ted Underwood

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226612836

    Just as a traveler crossing a continent won't sense the curvature of the earth, one lifetime of reading can't grasp the largest patterns organizing literary history. This is the guiding premise behind Distant Horizons, which uses the scope of data n…

  • Political Ethnography

    Political Ethnography
    av Edward Schatz

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226736778

    Scholars of politics have sought in recent years to make the discipline more hospitable to qualitative methods of research. Lauding the results of this effort and highlighting its potential for the future, "Political Ethnography" makes a compelling…

  • Run, Spot, Run

    Run, Spot, Run
    av Jessica Pierce

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226209890

    A life shared with pets brings many emotions. We feel love for our companions, certainly, and happiness at the thought that we re providing them with a safe, healthy life. But there s another emotion, less often acknowledged, that can be nearly as p…

  • Visions of the Sociological Tradition

    Visions of the Sociological Tradition
    av Donald N. Levine

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226475479

    In this work, Don Levine moves from the origins of systematic knowledge in ancient Greece to the present day in order to present an account that is at once a history of the social science enterprise and an introduction to the cornerstone works of We…

  • The Great Derangement

    The Great Derangement
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226526812

    Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land,…

  • The Great Derangement

    The Great Derangement
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226323039

    Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land,…

  • A History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1

    A History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226204017

    "No one has done so much as Mr. Eliade to inform literature students in the West about 'primitive' and Oriental religions...Everyone who cares about the human adventure will find new information and new angles of vision."--Martin E. Marty, "New York…

  • Microsociology

    Microsociology
    av Thomas J. Scheff

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226736679

    Moving beyond the traditional boundaries of sociological investigation, Thomas J. Scheff brings together the study of communication and the social psychology of emotions to explore the microworld of thoughts, feelings, and moods. Drawing on striking…

  • How We Think

    How We Think
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226321424

    How do we think? N. Katherine Hayles poses this question at the beginning of this bracing exploration of the idea that we think through, with, and alongside media. As the age of print passes and new technologies appear every day, this proposition ha…

  • The Companion Species Manifesto

    The Companion Species Manifesto
    av Donna J. Haraway

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780971757585

    "The Companion Species Manifesto" is about the implosion of nature and culture in the joint lives of dogs and people, who are bonded in "significant otherness". In all their historical complexity, Donna Haraway tells us, dogs matter. They are not su…

  • Vivian Maier

    Vivian Maier
    av Pamela Bannos

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226599236

    Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to…

  • Vivian Maier

    Vivian Maier
    av Pamela Bannos

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226470757

    Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to…

  • A History of Religious Ideas

    A History of Religious Ideas
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226204055

    Illuminates the creative moments of the major traditions from prehistoric times through classical Greece arguing that religious values and meaning grew with social and technological innovation

  • The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation, Including the Demotic Spells, Volume 1

    The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation, Including the Demotic Spells, Volume 1
    av Hans Dieter Betz

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226044477

    "The Greek magical papyri" is a collection of magical spells and formulas, hymns, and rituals from Greco-Roman Egypt, dating from the second century B.C. to the fifth century A.D.. A comprehensive text, this volume contains a fresh translation of th…

  • Living on the Edge

    Living on the Edge
    av Richard A Settersten Jr

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226748122

    History carves its imprint on human lives for generations after. When we think of the radical changes that transformed America during the twentieth century, our minds most often snap to the fifties and sixties: the Civil Rights Movement, changing ge…

  • Living on the Edge

    Living on the Edge
    av Richard A Settersten Jr

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226748092

    History carves its imprint on human lives for generations after. When we think of the radical changes that transformed America during the twentieth century, our minds most often snap to the fifties and sixties: the Civil Rights Movement, changing ge…

  • The Rites of Passage, Second Edition

    The Rites of Passage, Second Edition
    av Arnold Van Gennep

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226629490

    Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than a century. First published in French in 1909, and translated into English by the University of Chicago Press in 1960, this…

  • The Rites of Passage, Second Edition

    The Rites of Passage, Second Edition
    av Arnold Van Gennep

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226629353

    Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than a century. First published in French in 1909, and translated into English by the University of Chicago Press in 1960, this…

  • From Notes to Narrative

    From Notes to Narrative
    av Kristen Ghodsee

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226257556

    Ethnography centers on the culture of everyday life. So it is ironic that most scholars who do research on the intimate experiences of ordinary people write their books in a style that those people cannot understand. In recent years, the ethnographi…

  • From Notes to Narrative

    From Notes to Narrative
    av Kristen Ghodsee

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226257419

    Ethnography centers on the culture of everyday life. So it is ironic that most scholars who do research on the intimate experiences of ordinary people write their books in a style that those people cannot understand. In recent years, the ethnographi…

  • The Limits of Critique

    The Limits of Critique
    av Rita Felski

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226294032

    Why must critics unmask and demystify literary works? Why do they believe that language is always withholding some truth, that the critic's task is to reveal the unsaid or repressed? In this book, Rita Felski examines critique, the dominant form of…

  • The Limits of Critique

    The Limits of Critique
    av Rita Felski

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226293981

    Why must critics unmask and demystify literary works? Why do they believe that language is always withholding some truth, that the critic's task is to reveal the unsaid or repressed? In this book, Rita Felski examines critique, the dominant form of…

  • Physiologus

    Physiologus

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226128702

    One of the most popular and widely read books of the Middle Ages, "Physiologus" contains allegories of beasts, stones, and trees both real and imaginary, infused by their anonymous author with the spirit of Christian moral and mystical teaching. Acc…

  • Oneself as Another

    Oneself as Another
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226713298

    Paul Ricoeur has been hailed as one of the most important thinkers of the century. Oneself as Another, the clearest account of his "philosophical ethics," substantiates this position and lays the groundwork for a metaphysics of morals. Focusing on t…

  • Georg Simmel on Individuality and Social Forms

    Georg Simmel on Individuality and Social Forms
    av Georg Simmel

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226757766

    "Of those who created the intellectual capital used to launch the enterprise of professional sociology, Georg Simmel was perhaps the most original and fecund. In search of a subject matter for sociology that would distinguish it from all other socia…

  • Power and Time

    Power and Time

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226481623

    Time is the backdrop of historical inquiry, yet it is much more than a featureless setting for events. Different temporalities interact dynamically; sometimes they coexist tensely, sometimes they clash violently. In this innovative volume, editors D…

  • A River Runs through It and Other Stories

    A River Runs through It and Other Stories
    av Norman Maclean

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226472065

    When Norman Maclean sent the manuscript of A River Runs through It to New York publishers, he received a slew of rejections. One editor, so the story goes, replied, "It has trees in it." Forty years later, the title novella is recognized as one of t…

  • A River Runs through It and Other Stories

    A River Runs through It and Other Stories
    av Norman Maclean

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226475592

    When Norman Maclean sent the manuscript of A River Runs through It to New York publishers, he received a slew of rejections. One editor, so the story goes, replied, "It has trees in it." Forty years later, the title novella is recognized as one of t…

  • Writing for Social Scientists, Third Edition

    Writing for Social Scientists, Third Edition
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226643939

    For more than thirty years, Writing for Social Scientists has been a lifeboat for writers in all fields, from beginning students to published authors. It starts with a powerful reassurance: Academic writing is stressful, and even accomplished schola…

  • Revolution of the Ordinary

    Revolution of the Ordinary
    av Toril Moi

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226464442

    This radically original book argues for the power of ordinary language philosophy a tradition inaugurated by Ludwig Wittgenstein and J. L. Austin, and extended by Stanley Cavell to transform literary studies. In engaging and lucid prose, Toril Moi d…

  • Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition

    Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition
    av Janet Burroway

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226616698

    More than a quarter million copies sold!A creative writer's shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway's best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in Am…

  • Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition

    Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition
    av Janet Burroway

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226616551

    More than a quarter million copies sold!A creative writer's shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway's best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in Am…

  • The Eternal City

    The Eternal City
    av Jessica Maier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226591452

    One of the most visited places in the world, Rome attracts millions of tourists each year to walk its storied streets and see famous sites like the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Trevi Fountain. Yet this ancient city's allure is due as muc…

  • Maxwell Street

    Maxwell Street
    av Tim Cresswell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226604251

    What is the nature of place, and how does one undertake to write about it? To answer these questions, geographer and poet Tim Cresswell looks to Chicago's iconic Maxwell Street market area. Maxwell Street was for decades a place where people from al…

  • Maxwell Street

    Maxwell Street
    av Tim Cresswell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226604114

    What is the nature of place, and how does one undertake to write about it? To answer these questions, geographer and poet Tim Cresswell looks to Chicago's iconic Maxwell Street market area. Maxwell Street was for decades a place where people from al…

  • Moral Politics

    Moral Politics
    av George Lakoff

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226411293

    When Moral Politics was first published two decades ago, it redefined how Americans think and talk about politics through the lens of cognitive political psychology. Today, George Lakoff's classic text has become all the more relevant, as liberals a…

  • The Legal Analyst - A Toolkit for Thinking about the Law

    The Legal Analyst - A Toolkit for Thinking about the Law
    av Ward Farnsworth

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226238357

    There are two kinds of knowledge law school teaches: legal rules on the one hand and tools for thinking about legal problems on the other. Although the tools are far more interesting and useful than the rules, they tend to be neglected in favor of o…

  • Revival and Awakening

    Revival and Awakening
    av Adam H. Becker

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226145310

    For most Americans the powerful ties between religion and nationalism in the Middle East are utterly foreign forces, profoundly tied to the regional histories of the people who live there. However, Adam H. Becker shows that Americans themselves - th…

  • The Construction of Gothic Cathedrals

    The Construction of Gothic Cathedrals
    av John Fitchen

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226252032

    This book describes the process of erecting the great cathedrals in the Gothic era. Since there are no contemporary accounts of the techniques used by medieval builders, this study explains the building equipment and falsework needed, the actual ope…

  • The Fortunes of Liberalism

    The Fortunes of Liberalism
    av F a Hayek

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226155340

    The Reagan and Thatcher revolutions. The collapse of Eastern Europe dramatically captured in the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. F. A. Hayek, grand old man of capitalism and founder of the classical liberal, free-market revival which ignited and i…

  • An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

    An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
    av Adam Smith

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226763743

    Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations was recognized as a landmark of human thought upon its publication in 1776. As the first scientific argument for the principles of political economy, it is the point of departure for all subsequent economic thought…

  • THE QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT - CORRUPTION, SOCIALTRUST AND INEQUALITY IN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

    THE QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT - CORRUPTION, SOCIALTRUST AND INEQUALITY IN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
    av Bo Rothstein

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226729572

    The relationship between government, virtue, and wealth has held a special fascination since Aristotle, and the importance of each frames policy debates today in both developed and developing countries. While it's clear that low-quality government i…

  • A Short Introduction to the Ancient Greek Theater

    A Short Introduction to the Ancient Greek Theater
    av Graham Ley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226477619

    Contemporary productions on stage and film, and the development of theater studies, continue to draw new audiences to ancient Greek drama. With observations on all aspects of performance, this volume fills their need for a clear, concise account of…

  • Bitter Roots

    Bitter Roots
    av Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226086026

    For over a century, plant specialists worldwide have sought to transform healing plants from African countries into pharmaceuticals. And for equally as long, conflicts over these medicinal plants have endured. In Bitter Roots, Abena Dove Osseo-Asare…

  • A History of the Second World War in 100 Maps

    A History of the Second World War in 100 Maps
    av Professor Jeremy Black

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226755243

    The First World War was marked by an exceptional expansion in the use and production of military cartography. But World War II took things even further, employing maps, charts, reconnaissance, and the systematic recording and processing of geograph…

  • Alive in the Writing

    Alive in the Writing
    av Kirin Narayan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226568195

    Anton Chekhov is revered as a boldly innovative playwright and short story writer - but he wrote more than just plays and stories. In "Alive in the Writing" - an intriguing hybrid of writing guide, biography, and literary analysis - anthropologist a…

  • The New Institutionalism in Organizational Analysis

    The New Institutionalism in Organizational Analysis

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226677095

    Long a fruitful area of scrutiny for students of organizations, the study of institutions is undergoing a renaissance in contemporary social science. This volume offers, for the first time, both often-cited foundation works and the latest writings o…

  • Critical Terms for Religious Studies

    Critical Terms for Religious Studies

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226791579

    A century that began with modernism sweeping across Europe is ending with a resurgence of religious beliefs and practices throughout the world. Wherever one looks today, from headlines about political turmoil in the Middle East to pop music and vide…

  • Desiring Theology

    Desiring Theology
    av Charles E. Winquist

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226902135

    This text argues for the possibility of theological thinking in a postmodern secular milieu. Moving beyond the now familiar reiteration of postmodernity's losses - the death of God, the displacement of the self, the end of history, the closure of th…