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  • The Invention of China

    The Invention of China
    av Bill Hayton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234824

    "[A] smart take on modern Chinese nationalism" (Foreign Policy), this provocative account shows that "China"-and its 5,000 years of unified history-is a national myth, created only a century ago with a political agenda that persists to this day Chin…

  • The Great Delusion

    The Great Delusion
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248562

    A renowned scholar argues that liberal hegemony-the policy America has pursued since the Cold War ended-is doomed to fail Named a Financial Times Best Book of 2018 "Idealists as well as realists need to read this systematic tour de force."-Robert D.…

  • The Great Delusion

    The Great Delusion
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234190

    A renowned scholar argues that liberal hegemony-the policy America has pursued since the Cold War ended-is doomed to fail Named a Financial Times Best Book of 2018 "Idealists as well as realists need to read this systematic tour de force."-Robert D.…

  • Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style

    Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style
    av Jérôme Gautier

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300175660

    A luxurious book that showcases the spirit and essence of Chanel's iconic style through the medium of fashion photography "J r me Gautier's text is excellent."--The Wall Street Journal Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (1883-1971) was undoubtedly the…

  • The Craftsman

    The Craftsman
    av Richard Sennett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300151190

    In his most ambitious book to date, Richard Sennett offers an original perspective on craftsmanship and its close connections to work and ethical values Craftsmanship, says Richard Sennett, names the basic human impulse to do a job well for its own…

  • Bald

    Bald
    av Simon Critchley

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300255966

    "A genial exercise in public philosophy" (Kirkus, starred review) from one of the world's best-known popular philosophers "Simon Critchley is an international treasure-that rare and real philosopher who embraces Rousseau's 'feeling of existence,' Da…

  • Bruno Mathsson

    Bruno Mathsson

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300121919

    The sensuously undulant lines of Bruno Mathsson's furniture designs made him one of the leading figures of Swedish modernism in the 1930s. This book surveys Mathsson's output as an architect and designer, photographs of his work in situ, and his rel…

  • The Acts of the Apostles

    The Acts of the Apostles
    av Joseph A., SJ Fitzmyer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300139822

    For anyone interested in the origins of Christianity, Joseph A. Fitzmyer's The Acts of the Apostles is indispensable. Beginning with the Ascension of Christ into heaven, and ending with Paul proclaiming the kingdom of God from a prison in Rome, this…

  • A Little History of the World

    A Little History of the World
    av E. H. Gombrich

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300143324

    The international bestseller: E. H. Gombrich's sweeping history of the world, for the curious of all ages "All stories begin with 'Once upon a time.' And that's just what this story is all about: what happened, once upon a time." So begins A Little…

  • A Little History of the World

    A Little History of the World
    av E. H. Gombrich

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300108835

    The international bestseller: E. H. Gombrich's sweeping history of the world, for the curious of all ages "All stories begin with 'Once upon a time.' And that's just what this story is all about: what happened, once upon a time." So begins A Little…

  • Democracy and Its Critics

    Democracy and Its Critics
    av Robert A. Dahl

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300049381

    In this prize-winning book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time makes a major statement about what democracy is and why it is important. Robert Dahl examines the most basic assumptions of democratic theory, tests them against t…

  • On Democracy

    On Democracy
    av Robert A. Dahl

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254051

    Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. In a new introduction to this Veritas edition, Ian Shapiro considers how Dahl would respond to the ongoing challenges democr…

  • The Passage to Europe

    The Passage to Europe
    av Luuk van Middelaar

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300255126

    The untold story of the crises and compromises that united a continent "A work of impressive scholarship and historical imagination, . . . unlike anything written about the EU before or since"-Perry Anderson, London Review of Books As financial turm…

  • Iran

    Iran
    av Abbas Amanat

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248937

    A masterfully researched history of Iran from 1501 to 2009 "The defiant spirit of [Iran] is brought to life in this monumental history of the past 500 years."-Richard Spencer, The Times (London) "A majestic work that goes a long way in unraveling .…

  • Design, Form, and Chaos

    Design, Form, and Chaos
    av Paul Rand

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230918

    "To have the preeminent graphic designer in America-the leading proponent of the Modern-intelligently and forcefully speak out makes this a document for today and the ages. Rand's book is a classic." -Stephen Heller (1993) Paul Rand (1914-1996) was…

  • Sustainability by Design

    Sustainability by Design
    av John R. Ehrenfeld

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300158434

    Treating the symptoms of global ecological stress isn't enough; we need to think about sustainability in an entirely different light The developed world, increasingly aware of "inconvenient truths" about global warming and sustainability, is turning…

  • When the Sun Bursts

    When the Sun Bursts
    av Christopher Bollas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300223651

    A leading psychoanalyst shares his experiences working with schizophrenic patients to show how effective talk therapy can be as a treatment Many schizophrenics experience their condition as one of radical incarceration, mind-altering medications, i…

  • Caesar: Life of a Colossus

    Caesar: Life of a Colossus
    av Adrian Goldsworthy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300126891

    Named 2006 Best Book of the Year by Amazon.com "An authoritative and exciting portrait not only of Caesar but of the complex society in which he lived."--Steven Coates, New York Times Book Review "The best introduction to Caesar and his world that i…

  • Martin Buber

    Martin Buber
    av Paul Mendes-Flohr

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300153040

    From the prizewinning Jewish Lives series, the first major biography in English in over thirty years of the seminal modern Jewish thinker Martin Buber "A scrupulously researched, perceptive biography."-Robert Alter, New York Times Book Review An aut…

  • 100 Dresses

    100 Dresses

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300166552

    An irresistible look into more than 300 years of fashion through an exquisite collection of designer dresses What woman can resist imagining herself in a beautiful designer dress? Here, for the first time ever, are 100 fabulous gowns from the perman…

  • The Madwoman in the Attic

    The Madwoman in the Attic
    av Sandra M. Gilbert

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246728

    "A feminist classic."-Judith Shulevitz, New York Times Book Review "A pivotal book, one of those after which we will never think the same again."-Carolyn G. Heilbrun, Washington Post Book World A pathbreaking book of literary criticism is now reissu…

  • Giving Voice to Values

    Giving Voice to Values
    av Mary C. Gentile

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300181562

    An innovative approach to standing up for your values in the workplace-inspired by a popular program from the Aspen Institute "In business and in life, we often know what is the right thing to do, but we have trouble implementing it. This book, deve…

  • The Long Space Age

    The Long Space Age
    av Alexander MacDonald

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300219326

    An economic historian argues that privately funded space exploration is not a new development, but a trend beginning with the astronomical observatories of the nineteenth century Over the last half-century there has been a rapid expansion in commer…

  • The Bhutto Dynasty

    The Bhutto Dynasty
    av Owen Bennett-Jones

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246674

    A major new investigation into the Bhutto family, examining their influence in Pakistan from the colonial era to the present day "Students of geopolitics and South Asia will find this a valuable book."-Kirkus Reviews"Fluently written, impeccably res…

  • The Courage to Be

    The Courage to Be
    av Paul Tillich

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300188790

    Selected as one of the Books of the Century by the New York Public Library "The Courage to Be changed my life. It also profoundly impacted the lives of many others from my generation. Now Harvey Cox's fresh introduction helps to open up this powerfu…

  • Configuring the Networked Self

    Configuring the Networked Self
    av Julie E. Cohen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300125436

    The legal and technical rules governing flows of information are out of balance, argues Julie E. Cohen in this original analysis of information law and policy. Flows of cultural and technical information are overly restricted, while flows of persona…

  • The Language of Landscape

    The Language of Landscape
    av Anne Whiston Spirn

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300082944

    This eloquent and powerful book combines poetry and pragmatism to teach the language of landscape. Anne Whiston Spirn, author of the award-winning The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design, argues that the language of landscape exists with i…

  • That One Should Disdain Hardships

    That One Should Disdain Hardships
    av Musonius Rufus

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300226034

    Perennial wisdom from one of history's most important but lesser-known Stoic teachers "He knew that all a philosopher could do was respond well-bravely, boldly, patiently-to what life threw at us. That's what we should be doing now."-Ryan Holiday, R…

  • That One Should Disdain Hardships

    That One Should Disdain Hardships

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300261547

    Perennial wisdom from one of history's most important but lesser-known Stoic teachers "He knew that all a philosopher could do was respond well-bravely, boldly, patiently-to what life threw at us. That's what we should be doing now."-Ryan Holiday, R…

  • The Bloomsbury Look

    The Bloomsbury Look
    av Wendy Hitchmough

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244113

    An in-depth study of how the famed Bloomsbury Group expressed their liberal philosophies and collective identity in visual form "[Fascinating and wide-ranging. . . . Will be enjoyed by both Bloomsbury aficionados and newcomers alike."-Lucinda Willan…

  • A Little History of Religion

    A Little History of Religion
    av Richard Holloway

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300228816

    "For readers in search of a thoughtful, thorough, and approachable survey of the history of religion, this book is an excellent place to start."-Booklist Written for those with faith and for those without-and especially for younger readers-A Little…

  • Manhood in the Making

    Manhood in the Making
    av David D. Gilmore

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300050769

    What does it mean to "be a man" in different cultures around the world? Anthropologist David D. Gilmore explores this question in "a provocative, rewarding cross-cultural survey." (Publishers Weekly) In the first cross-cultural study of manhood as a…

  • Women and Gender in Islam

    Women and Gender in Islam
    av Leila Ahmed

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300055832

    "Destined to become a classic. . . . It gives [Muslim women] back our rightful place, at the center of our histories."-Rana Kabbani, The Guardian "[O]ne of the best studies of Islam's discourse on gender."-Hans Kundnani, Wall Street Journal "This bo…

  • Women and Gender in Islam

    Women and Gender in Islam
    av Leila Ahmed

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300257311

    A classic, pioneering account of the lives of women in Islamic history, republished for a new generation This pioneering study of the social and political lives of Muslim women has shaped a whole generation of scholarship. In it, Leila Ahmed explore…

  • Freud and Philosophy

    Freud and Philosophy
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300021899

    If Paul Ricoeur is correct in seeing the various currents of contemporary philosophy all converging on the problem of a "grand philosophy of language," then the first sixty pages of this absorbing study of Freud may become the rallying point from wh…

  • We Are Cuba!

    We Are Cuba!
    av Helen Yaffe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230031

    The extraordinary account of the Cuban people's struggle for survival in a post-Soviet world In the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developm…

  • Hamas

    Hamas
    av Matthew Levitt

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300122589

    The first complete, fully documented portrait of Hamas--its charitable work and its connections to terror How does a group that operates terror cells and espouses violence become a ruling political party? How is the world to understand

  • The Italian Renaissance Altarpiece

    The Italian Renaissance Altarpiece
    av David Ekserdjian

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300253641

    The comprehensive study of the Italian Renaissance altarpiece from the 13th to the early 17th century The altarpiece is one of the most distinctive and remarkable art forms of the Renaissance period. It is difficult to imagine an artist of the time-…

  • Isaac and Isaiah

    Isaac and Isaiah
    av David Caute

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300212327

    Two high-voltage scholars engage in a bitter conflict in this irresistible tale of principle and politics in the Cold War years Rancorous and highly public disagreements between Isaiah Berlin and Isaac Deutscher escalated to the point of cruel betra…

  • Still Life Before Still Life

    Still Life Before Still Life
    av David Ekserdjian

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300190175

    A beautiful book that argues artists were fascinated by still life painting considerably earlier than previously thought This eloquent and generously illustrated book asserts that artists were fascinated by and extremely skilled at still life signi…

  • Hubbub

    Hubbub
    av Emily Cockayne

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254761

    A not-for-the-squeamish journey back through the centuries to urban England, where the streets are crowded, noisy, filthy, and reeking of smoke and decay Modern city-dwellers suffer their share of unpleasant experiences-traffic jams, noisy neighbors…

  • After Buddhism

    After Buddhism
    av Stephen Batchelor

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300224344

    A renowned Buddhist teacher's magnum opus, based on his fresh reading of the tradition's earliest texts Some twenty-five centuries after the Buddha started teaching, his message continues to inspire people across the globe, including those living in…

  • The Art of Solitude

    The Art of Solitude
    av Stephen Batchelor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300250930

    In a time of social distancing and isolation, a meditation on the beauty of solitude from renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor "Whatever a soul is, the author goes a long way toward soothing it. A very welcome instance of philosophy that can h…

  • The Art of Solitude

    The Art of Solitude

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300261523

    In a time of social distancing and isolation, a meditation on the beauty of solitude from renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor "Whatever a soul is, the author goes a long way toward soothing it. A very welcome instance of philosophy that can h…

  • The Battle for Syria

    The Battle for Syria
    av Christopher Phillips

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300249910

    An unprecedented analysis of the crucial but underexplored roles the United States and other nations have played in shaping Syria's ongoing civil war "One of the best informed and non-partisan accounts of the Syrian tragedy yet published."-Patrick C…

  • Contesting Democracy

    Contesting Democracy
    av Jan-Werner Muller

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300194128

    In this brilliant guide to modern European political ideas and thinkers spans the twentieth century, the author illuminates both the twentieth-century's ideological extremes and how Europeans built lasting liberal democracies in the second half of t…

  • That All Shall Be Saved

    That All Shall Be Saved
    av David Bentley Hart

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246223

    A stunning reexamination of one of the essential tenets of Christian belief from one of the most provocative and admired writers on religion today "A scathing, vigorous, eloquent attack on those who hold that that there is such a thing as eternal da…

  • That All Shall Be Saved

    That All Shall Be Saved

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300258486

    A stunning reexamination of one of the essential tenets of Christian belief from one of the most provocative and admired writers on religion today "A scathing, vigorous, eloquent attack on those who hold that that there is such a thing as eternal da…

  • Europe Between the Oceans

    Europe Between the Oceans
    av Barry Cunliffe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170863

    A sensational, interdisciplinary work which entirely reorients our understanding of Europe from 10,000 BC to the time of the Vikings In this magnificent book, distinguished archaeologist Barry Cunliffe reframes our entire conception of early Europea…

  • The Craving Mind

    The Craving Mind
    av Judson Brewer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234367

    A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn to conquer them "I found [The Craving Mind] to be one of the best things I've read . . . on addiction."-Ezra Klein, New Yo…

  • Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

    Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093049

    In this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the relationship that existe…

  • For Now

    For Now
    av Eileen Myles

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244649

    In this third Why I Write volume, Eileen Myles addresses the social, political, and aesthetic conditions that shape their work "A sharply etched, unvarnished self-portrait."-Kirkus Reviews "[Myles] has a good time journeying through Hell, and like a…

  • For Now

    For Now

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300261417

    In this third Why I Write volume, Eileen Myles addresses the social, political, and aesthetic conditions that shape their work "A sharply etched, unvarnished self-portrait."-Kirkus Reviews "[Myles] has a good time journeying through Hell, and like a…

  • A Little History of Economics

    A Little History of Economics
    av Niall Kishtainy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234527

    A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and through the ideas of great thinkers in the field "A whistle-stop introduction to the great works and thinkers of each age, this is a clear a…

  • The Climate Casino

    The Climate Casino
    av William D. Nordhaus

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300212648

    The 2018 Nobel laureate for economics analyzes the politics and economics of the central environmental issue of today and points the way to real solutionsClimate change is profoundly altering our world in ways that pose major risks to human societie…

  • Medieval Europe

    Medieval Europe
    av Chris Wickham

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300228823

    A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,000-year span of the Middle Ages The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformativ…

  • Domination and the Arts of Resistance

    Domination and the Arts of Resistance
    av James C. Scott

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300056693

    "A splendid study, surely one of the most important that has appeared on the whole matter of power and resistance."-Natalie Zemon Davis Confrontations between the powerless and powerful are laden with deception-the powerless feign deference and the…