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  • How Think Tanks Shape Social Development Policies

    How Think Tanks Shape Social Development Policies

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812246018

    Across the globe, there are more than four thousand policy institutes, or think tanks, that research or advocate for economic and social development. Yet the relationship between these organizations and the policies they influence is not well unders…

  • The Visigothic Kingdom in Iberia

    The Visigothic Kingdom in Iberia
    av Santiago Castellanos

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252538

    The structures of the late ancient Visigothic kingdom of Iberia were rooted in those of Roman Hispania, Santiago Castellanos argues, but Catholic bishops subsequently produced a narrative of process and power from the episcopal point of view that be…

  • Truth in Accounting

    Truth in Accounting
    av Kenneth MacNeal

    Inbunden - 1939 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512804034

  • Sarajevo Under Siege

    Sarajevo Under Siege
    av Ivana Macek

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812221893

    Sarajevo Under Siege offers a richly detailed account of the lived experiences of ordinary people in this multicultural city between 1992 and 1996, during the war in the former Yugoslavia. Moving beyond the shelling, snipers, and shortages, it docum…

  • Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950

    Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950
    av Wybe Kuitert

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244748

    Moss, stone, trees, and sand arranged in striking or natural-looking compositions: the tradition of establishing and refining the landscape has been the work of Japanese gardeners and designers for centuries. In Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650…

  • The Death of a Prophet

    The Death of a Prophet
    av Stephen J. Shoemaker

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223422

    The oldest Islamic biography of Muhammad, written in the mid-eighth century, relates that the prophet died at Medina in 632, while earlier and more numerous Jewish, Christian, Samaritan, and even Islamic sources indicate that Muhammad survived to le…

  • The Death of a Prophet

    The Death of a Prophet
    av Stephen J. Shoemaker

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812243567

    The oldest Islamic biography of Muhammad, written in the mid-eighth century, relates that the prophet died at Medina in 632, while earlier and more numerous Jewish, Christian, Samaritan, and even Islamic sources indicate that Muhammad survived to le…

  • The Rise and Fall of Jewish American Literature

    The Rise and Fall of Jewish American Literature
    av Benjamin Schreier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252576

    Benjamin Schreier argues that Jewish American literature's dominant cliche of "breakthrough"-that is, the irruption into the heart of the American cultural scene during the 1950s of Jewish American writers like Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Saul Bel…

  • Genesis and Validity

    Genesis and Validity
    av Martin Jay

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812224962

    There is no more contentious and perennial issue in the history of modern Western thought than the vexed relationship between the genesis of an idea and its claim to validity beyond it. Can ideas or values transcend their temporal origins and overco…

  • Genesis and Validity

    Genesis and Validity
    av Martin Jay

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812253405

    There is no more contentious and perennial issue in the history of modern Western thought than the vexed relationship between the genesis of an idea and its claim to validity beyond it. Can ideas or values transcend their temporal origins and overco…

  • Jungle Passports

    Jungle Passports
    av Malini Sur

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812224788

    Since the nineteenth century, a succession of states has classified the inhabitants of what are now the borderlands of Northeast India and Bangladesh as Muslim "frontier peasants," "savage mountaineers," and Christian "ethnic minorities," suspecting…

  • Jungle Passports

    Jungle Passports
    av Malini Sur

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252798

    Since the nineteenth century, a succession of states has classified the inhabitants of what are now the borderlands of Northeast India and Bangladesh as Muslim "frontier peasants," "savage mountaineers," and Christian "ethnic minorities," suspecting…

  • The Belief in Intuition

    The Belief in Intuition
    av Adriana Alfaro Altamirano

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252934

    Within the Western tradition, it was the philosophers Henri Bergson and Max Scheler who laid out and explored the nonrational power of "intuition" at work in human beings that plays a key role in orienting their thinking and action within the world.…

  • General Subject-Indexes Since 1548

    General Subject-Indexes Since 1548
    av Archer Taylor

    Inbunden - 1966 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512820102

  • Explorations into Urban Structure

    Explorations into Urban Structure
    av Melvin Webber

    Inbunden - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812274158

  • The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1

    The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1
    av Albert J. Churella

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812243482

    "Do not think of the Pennsylvania Railroad as a business enterprise," Forbes magazine informed its readers in May 1936. "Think of it as a nation." At the end of the nineteenth century, the Pennsylvania Railroad was the largest privately owned busine…

  • Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean

    Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean
    av Randy M. Browne

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812224634

    A history of the everyday struggles of slaves in the British colony of BerbiceAtlantic slave societies were notorious deathtraps. In Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean, Randy M. Browne looks past the familiar numbers of life and death and in…

  • Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean

    Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean
    av Randy M. Browne

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812249408

    A history of the everyday struggles of slaves in the British colony of BerbiceAtlantic slave societies were notorious deathtraps. In Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean, Randy M. Browne looks past the familiar numbers of life and death and in…

  • Triumph of Evolution

    Triumph of Evolution
    av Hamilton Cravens

    Inbunden - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812277449

  • Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship

    Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244564

    In Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship, scholars from a wide range of disciplines reflect on the transformation of the world away from the absolute sovereignty of independent nation-states and on the proliferation of varieties of plural citizen…

  • Touching the Mekong

    Touching the Mekong
    av Andrea Baldeck

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931707558

    Touching the Mekong is a visual exploration of contemporary life in those Southeast Asian countries that border, or contain within their borders, segments of the region's largest river, the Mekong.Freelance photographer Andrea Baldeck, who traveled…

  • Lexical Numbers in Spanish Nouns

    Lexical Numbers in Spanish Nouns
    av James E. Iannucci

    Inbunden - 1952 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512812442

  • Atlantic Virginia

    Atlantic Virginia
    av April Lee Hatfield

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812219975

    Through networks of trails and rivers inland and established ocean routes across the seas, seventeenth-century Virginians were connected to a vibrant Atlantic world. They routinely traded with adjacent Native Americans and received ships from Englan…

  • Pictures of Health

    Pictures of Health
    av Janet Lynne Golden

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812282375

  • Dangerous to Know

    Dangerous to Know
    av Susan Branson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812221879

    In 1823, the History of the Celebrated Mrs. Ann Carson rattled Philadelphia society and became one of the most scandalous, and eagerly read, memoirs of the age. This tale of a woman who tried to rescue her lover from the gallows and attempted to kid…

  • Anthropology and Education

    Anthropology and Education

    Inbunden - 1961 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512822212

    Contributing Authors Are Anthony Wallace, Dell Hymes, Ward Goodenough, And Dorothy Lee.

  • The Perennial Philadelphians

    The Perennial Philadelphians
    av Nathaniel Burt

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216936

    The Perennial Philadelphians tells the story of the city's inherited aristocracy-of Wanamakers and Drexels, of Biddles and Cadwaladers. Drawing on history, genealogy, politics, economics, the fine arts, private diaries, and the impressions and anecd…

  • Guilt, Responsibility, and Denial

    Guilt, Responsibility, and Denial
    av Eric Gordy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812245356

    When the regime led by Slobodan Milosevic came to an end in October 2000, expectations for social transformation in Serbia and the rest of the Balkans were high. The international community declared that an era of human rights had begun, while domes…

  • The Trotula

    The Trotula

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812218084

    The Trotula was the most influential compendium of women's medicine in medieval Europe. Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine…

  • Art in a Season of Revolution

    Art in a Season of Revolution
    av Margaretta M. Lovell

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812219913

    Focusing on the rich heritage of art-making in the eighteenth century, this lushly illustrated book positions both well-known painters and unknown artisans within the framework of their economic lives, their families, and the geographies through whi…

  • Spiritual Economies

    Spiritual Economies
    av Nancy Bradley Warren

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812235838

    From its creation in the early fourteenth century to its dissolution in the sixteenth, the nunnery at Dartford was among the richest in England. Although obliged to support not only its own community but also a priory of Dominican friars at King's L…

  • Energy Transition and the Local Community

    Energy Transition and the Local Community
    av Dan Rose

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812277920

    The worldwide shift from coal to oil-based technology was devastating for many local communities. Energy Transition and the Local Community is the story of one such community: Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Hazleton's economy, dependent solely on the minin…

  • Jeremiah's Scribes

    Jeremiah's Scribes
    av Meredith Marie Neuman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812245059

    New England Puritan sermon culture was primarily an oral phenomenon, and yet its literary production has been understood mainly through a print legacy. In Jeremiah's Scribes, Meredith Marie Neuman turns to the notes taken by Puritan auditors in the…

  • Undercurrents of Power

    Undercurrents of Power
    av Kevin Dawson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812224931

    Long before the rise of New World slavery, West Africans were adept swimmers, divers, canoe makers, and canoeists. They lived along riverbanks, near lakes, or close to the ocean. In those waterways, they became proficient in diverse maritime skills,…

  • Undercurrents of Power

    Undercurrents of Power
    av Kevin Dawson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812249897

    Long before the rise of New World slavery, West Africans were adept swimmers, divers, canoe makers, and canoeists. They lived along riverbanks, near lakes, or close to the ocean. In those waterways, they became proficient in diverse maritime skills,…

  • Keynes, Keynesians, and Monetarists

    Keynes, Keynesians, and Monetarists
    av Sidney Weintraub

    Inbunden - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812277418

    New disorders require new polices, says economist Sidney Weintraub. In this book he draws together many of his shorter writings to deal with economic problems that have defied orthodox monetary and fiscal remedies.Weintraub has long been noted for h…

  • Keynes, Keynesians, and Monetarists

    Keynes, Keynesians, and Monetarists
    av Sidney Weintraub

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512820027

    New disorders require new polices, says economist Sidney Weintraub. In this book he draws together many of his shorter writings to deal with economic problems that have defied orthodox monetary and fiscal remedies.Weintraub has long been noted for h…

  • Appearance and Essence

    Appearance and Essence

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171765

    The proceedings of the second Williams Symposium explore the phenomenon of curvature, together with other such "secrets" of classical refinement. Debated ever since the Renaissance, these stunning architectural subtleties are treated here for the fi…

  • Black Metaphors

    Black Metaphors

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812225068

    In the late Middle Ages, Christian conversion could wash a black person's skin white-or at least that is what happens when a black sultan converts to Christianity in the English romance King of Tars. In Black Metaphors, Cord J. Whitaker examines the…

  • Black Metaphors

    Black Metaphors
    av Cord J. Whitaker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251586

    In the late Middle Ages, Christian conversion could wash a black person's skin white-or at least that is what happens when a black sultan converts to Christianity in the English romance King of Tars. In Black Metaphors, Cord J. Whitaker examines the…

  • Compulsory Arbitration and the NLRB

    Compulsory Arbitration and the NLRB
    av Paul A. Abodeely

    Inbunden - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512809909

  • Compulsory Arbitration and the NLRB

    Compulsory Arbitration and the NLRB

    Inbunden - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512821765

  • Postmodern Proust

    Postmodern Proust
    av Margaret E. Gray

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812231496

  • Political Gastronomy

    Political Gastronomy
    av Michael A. LaCombe

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244182

    "The table constitutes a kind of tie between the bargainer and the bargained-with, and makes the diners more willing to receive certain impressions, to submit to certain influences: from this is born political gastronomy. Meals have become a means o…

  • Man Wld be Perfect CB

    Man Wld be Perfect CB
    av Thomas

    Övrigt - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812277241

  • Old Jewish Folk Music

    Old Jewish Folk Music

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812278330

    Here presented for the first time in English are Beregovski's surviving essays, plus his anthologies containing hundreds of folk songs with full Yiddish and English texts.

  • Ur Animals

    Ur Animals
    av University of Pennsylvania Museum

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171611

    Lions and rams and bulls! Oh, my! See them in all their golden splendor. This book contains 20 full-color postcards featuring the animals that decorated the treasures of Ur-the gold and lapis lazuli bull-head from the Great Lyre, the gold and lapis…

  • The Temptations of Trade

    The Temptations of Trade
    av Adrian Finucane

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248128

    The British and the Spanish had long been in conflict, often clashing over politics, trade, and religion. But in the early decades of the eighteenth century, these empires signed an asiento agreement granting the British South Sea Company a monopoly…

  • Negro Employment in Retail Trade

    Negro Employment in Retail Trade
    av Gordon F Bloom

    Inbunden - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812276565

  • Significant Post-War Changes in the Full-Fashioned Hosiery Industry

    Significant Post-War Changes in the Full-Fashioned Hosiery Industry
    av George William Taylor

    Inbunden - 1929 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512820768

  • Free and Natural

    Free and Natural
    av Sarah Schrank

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251425

    From Naked Juice (R) to nude yoga, contemporary society is steeped in language that draws a connection from nudity to nature, wellness, and liberation. This branding promotes a "free and natural" lifestyle to mostly white and middle-class Americans…

  • The Ancient Greek World

    The Ancient Greek World
    av Donald White

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171376

    The collections of the Mediterranean Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum are among the finest in the United States. This book presents an overview of the new permanent exhibition. The objects are discussed in the context of various aspe…

  • The Heartland Chronicles

    The Heartland Chronicles
    av Douglas E. Foley

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812215625

    A complex portrayal of the double structuring of the perceptions people have on opposite sides of a cultural border. Like most Native Americans, the Mesquakis have survived numerous popular and academic misrepresentations of their culture.

  • Sunbelt Capitalism

    Sunbelt Capitalism
    av Elizabeth Tandy Shermer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223477

    Few Sunbelt cities burned brighter or contributed more to the conservative movement than Phoenix. In 1910, eleven thousand people called Phoenix home; now, over four million reside in this metropolitan region. In Sunbelt Capitalism, Elizabeth Tandy…

  • The Heart of the Mission

    The Heart of the Mission
    av Cary Cordova

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812224641

    An illustrated, in-depth examintion of the avant-garde and politically radical Latino art of San Francisco's Mission DistrictIn The Heart of the Mission, Cary Cordova combines urban, political, and art history to examine how the Mission District, a…

  • The Heart of the Mission

    The Heart of the Mission
    av Cary Cordova

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812249309

    An illustrated, in-depth examintion of the avant-garde and politically radical Latino art of San Francisco's Mission DistrictIn The Heart of the Mission, Cary Cordova combines urban, political, and art history to examine how the Mission District, a…

  • Entangled Histories

    Entangled Histories

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248685

    From Halakhic innovation to blood libels, from the establishment of new mendicant orders to the institutionalization of Islamicate bureaucracy, and from the development of the inquisitorial process to the rise of yeshivas, universities, and madrasas…

  • English Biography in the Eighteenth Century

    English Biography in the Eighteenth Century
    av Mark Longaker

    Inbunden - 1931 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512803693

    The growth and maturity of life-writing, especially in the works of Johnson and Boswell, with an incidental picture of the times.

  • Faith in Flux

    Faith in Flux

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812225105

    Anthropologist Devaka Premawardhana arrived in Africa to study the much reported "explosion" of Pentecostalism, the spread of which has indeed been massive. It is the continent's fastest growing form of Christianity and one of the world's fastest gr…

  • Faith in Flux

    Faith in Flux
    av Devaka Premawardhana

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812249989

    Anthropologist Devaka Premawardhana arrived in Africa to study the much reported "explosion" of Pentecostalism, the spread of which has indeed been massive. It is the continent's fastest growing form of Christianity and one of the world's fastest gr…