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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Hawai'i

    Hawai'i
    av Sumner La Croix

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226592091

    Relative to the other habited places on our planet, Hawai'i has a very short history. The Hawaiian archipelago was the last major land area on the planet to be settled, with Polynesians making the long voyage just under a millennium ago. Our underst…

  • Remembrance of Things Present

    Remembrance of Things Present
    av Nick Yablon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226574134

    Time capsules offer unexpected insights into how people view their own time, place, and culture, as well as their duties to future generations. Remembrance of Things Present traces the birth of this device to the Gilded Age, when growing urban volat…

  • The Art of Memory

    The Art of Memory
    av Frances A. Yates

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226950013

    In this study of how people learned to retain vast stores of knowledge before the invention of the printed page, Frances A. Yates traces the art of memory from Greek orators, through the Middle Ages, to the occult forms it took in the Renaissance, a…

  • The Mellah Society

    The Mellah Society
    av Shlomo Deshen

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226143408

    The Mellah Society is a compact yet detailed and fascinating account of Jewish life in precolonial Morocco, based on the voluminous but rarely studied writings of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Judeo-Moroccan sages. Shlomo Deshen, author of seve…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Speaking into the Air

    Speaking into the Air
    av John Durham Peters

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226662770

    In contemporary debates, communication is variously invoked as a panacea for the problems of both democracy and love, as a dream of a new information society brought about by new technologies, and as a wistful ideal of human relations. How, and why,…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Rembrandt's Enterprise

    Rembrandt's Enterprise
    av Svetlana Alpers

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226015187

    Singularly interesting and stimulating. . . . A passionate and original work of scholarship.--Richard Wollheim, Times Literary Supplement With the publication [of Rembrandt's Enterprise], Svetlana Alpers has firmly established herself in the front r…

  • On the Run

    On the Run
    av Alice Goffman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226275406

    Forty years in, the War on Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known surveillance state in America's most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Alice Goffman spent six years living i…

  • On the Run

    On the Run
    av Alice Goffman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226136714

    Forty years in, the War on Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known surveillance state in America's most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Arrest quotas and high-tech surveillan…

  • 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…

  • King of the World - The Life of Louis XIV

    King of the World - The Life of Louis XIV
    av Philip Mansel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226690896

    Louis XIV was a man in pursuit of glory. Not content to be the ruler of a world power, he wanted the power to rule the world. And, for a time, he came tantalizingly close. Philip Mansel's King of the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date b…

  • Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology

    Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology
    av David Graeber

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780972819640

    Everywhere anarchism is on the upswing as a political philosophy - everywhere, that is, except the academy. Anarchists repeatedly appeal to anthropologists for ideas about how society might be reorganized on a more egalitarian, less alienating basis…

  • The Invention of Art

    The Invention of Art
    av Larry Shiner

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226753430

    With "The Invention of Art", Larry Shiner challenges our conventional understandings of art and asks us to reconsider its history entirely, arguing that the category of fine art is a modern invention - that the lines drawn between art and craft resu…

  • Logics of History

    Logics of History
    av William H. Sewell Jr.

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226749181

    While social scientists and historians have been exchanging ideas for a long time, they have never developed a proper dialogue about social theory. William H. Sewell Jr. observes that on questions of theory the communication has been mostly one way:…

  • Writing for Social Scientists - How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, Third Edition

    Writing for Social Scientists - How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, Third Edition
    av Howard S. Becker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226683638

    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…

  • The Challenger Launch Decision - Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA, Enlarged Edition

    The Challenger Launch Decision - Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA, Enlarged Edition
    av Diane Vaughan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226346823

    When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, millions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment. Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy.…

  • 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…

  • The Christian Tradition: A History of the Develo - Christian Doctrine and Modern Culture (since 1700)

    The Christian Tradition: A History of the Develo - Christian Doctrine and Modern Culture (since 1700)
    av Jaroslav Pelikan

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226653808

    Jaroslav Pelikan begins this volume with the crisis of orthodoxy that confronted all Christian denominations by the beginning of the eighteenth century and continues through the twentieth century in its particular concerns with ecumenism. The modern…

  • The Bourgeois Virtues - Ethics for an Age of Commerce

    The Bourgeois Virtues - Ethics for an Age of Commerce
    av Deirdre N Mccloskey

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226556642

    For a century and a half the artists and intellectuals of Europe have scorned the bourgeoisie. And for a millennium and a half the philosophers and theologians of Europe have scorned the marketplace. The bourgeois life, capitalism, Mencken's "booboi…

  • 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 Experimental Fire - Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700

    The Experimental Fire - Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700
    av Jennifer Rampling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226710709

    In medieval and early modern Europe, the practice of alchemy promised extraordinary physical transformations. Who would not be amazed to see base metals turned into silver and gold, hard iron into soft water, and deadly poison into elixirs that coul…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • On the Heights of Despair

    On the Heights of Despair
    av E. M. Cioran, Ilinca Zarifopol-Johnston, E. M. Cioran

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226106717

    This work shows E.M. Cioran's first grappling with themes he would return to in his mature works: despair and decay, absurdity and alienation, futility and the irrationality of existence. It also presents Cioran as a connoisseur of apocalypse, a the…

  • Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf

    Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf
    av Carlo Ginzburg

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226674414

    In 1691, a Livonian peasant known as Old Thiess boldly announced before a district court that he was a werewolf. Yet far from being a diabolical monster, he insisted, he was one of the "hounds of God," fierce guardians who battled sorcerers, witches…

  • Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf

    Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf
    av Carlo Ginzburg

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226674384

    In 1691, a Livonian peasant known as Old Thiess boldly announced before a district court that he was a werewolf. Yet far from being a diabolical monster, he insisted, he was one of the "hounds of God," fierce guardians who battled sorcerers, witches…

  • Writing Art History

    Writing Art History
    av Margaret Iversen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226388267

    Faced with an increasingly media-saturated, globalized culture, art historians have begun to ask themselves challenging and provocative questions about the nature of their discipline. Why did the history of art come into being? Is it now in danger o…

  • Writing Art History

    Writing Art History
    av Margaret Iversen

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226388250

    Faced with an increasingly media-saturated, globalized culture, art historians have begun to ask themselves challenging and provocative questions about the nature of their discipline. Why did the history of art come into being? Is it now in danger o…

  • A Listener's Guide to Free Improvisation

    A Listener's Guide to Free Improvisation
    av John Corbett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226353807

    Improvisation rattles some listeners. Maybe they're even suspicious of it. John Coltrane's saxophonic flights of fancy, Jimi Hendrix's feedback drenched guitar solos, Ravi Shankar's sitar extrapolations-all these sounds seem like so much noodling or…

  • The Mismeasure of Progress

    The Mismeasure of Progress
    av Stephen J Macekura

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226736303

    Few ideas in the past century have had wider financial, political, and governmental impact than that of economic growth. The common belief that endless economic growth, as measured by Gross Domestic Product, is not only possible but actually essenti…

  • History of Religious Ideas, Volume 2

    History of Religious Ideas, Volume 2
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226204031

    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 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…

  • 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…

  • Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276526

    Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and technological pr…

  • Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276496

    Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and technological pr…

  • Garland: Punishment & Modern Society (Paper)

    Garland: Punishment & Modern Society (Paper)
    av GARLAND

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226283821

    In this path-breaking book, David Garland argues that punishment is a complex social institution that affects both social relations and cultural meanings. Drawing on theorists from Durkheim to Foucault, he insightfully critiques the entire spectrum…