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  • Introduction to Spoken Standard Arabic

    Introduction to Spoken Standard Arabic
    av Shukri B. Abed

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300222654

    This text and its companion online media can be used to improve the conversational skills of second- to third-semester beginning Arabic students. It helps students as they begin to express themselves in the Arabic language, guiding them through lang…

  • They Were Her Property

    They Were Her Property
    av Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251838

    Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History A bold and searing investigation into the role of white women in the American slave economy "Compelling."-Renee Graham, Boston Globe "Stunning."-Rebecca Onion, Slate "Makes a vital contribution t…

  • Arabs

    Arabs
    av Tim Mackintosh-Smith

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251630

    A SUNDAY TIMES AND TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR "Masterly and brilliant"-Simon Sebag Montefiore "A book of vast scope and stunning insight."-Anthony Sattin, Spectator "Commanding erudition and a swashbuckling style define this history of the Arabs"-Justin…

  • Arabs

    Arabs
    av Tim Mackintosh-Smith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300180282

    A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3,000 years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribe…

  • Rethinking the Holocaust

    Rethinking the Holocaust
    av Yehuda Bauer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093001

    Yehuda Bauer, one of the world's premier historians of the Holocaust, here presents an insightful overview and reconsideration of its history and meaning. Drawing on research he and other historians have done in recent years, he offers fresh opinion…

  • The Story of Greece and Rome

    The Story of Greece and Rome
    av Tony Spawforth

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251647

    "Informed, informative and thoroughly enjoyable . . . A book that brings the past back to life."-Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads "Interesting and rewarding read"-Guy de la Bedoyere, BBC History Magazine "Spawforth's book stands out in a c…

  • The Story of Greece and Rome

    The Story of Greece and Rome
    av Tony Spawforth

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217117

    The extraordinary story of the intermingled civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, spanning more than six millennia from the late Bronze Age to the seventh century The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the great…

  • Sean Scully - The Shape of Ideas

    Sean Scully - The Shape of Ideas
    av Timothy Rub

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876332955

    An extraordinary retrospective of one of the leading abstract painters of our time, surveying the artist's career from the early 1970s to the present In a sustained exploration of the possibilities of abstraction, Sean Scully (b. 1945) has created a…

  • The Fragmentation of Afghanistan

    The Fragmentation of Afghanistan
    av Barnett R. Rubin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300095197

    This monumental book examines Afghan society in conflict, from the 1978 communist coup to the fall of Najibullah, the last Soviet-installed president, in 1992. This edition, newly revised by the author, reflects developments since then and includes…

  • Water 4.0

    Water 4.0
    av David Sedlak

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300212679

    The little-known story of the systems that bring us our drinking water, how they were developed, the problems they are facing, and how they will be reinvented in the near future Turn on the faucet, and water pours out. Pull out the drain plug, and t…

  • A Little History of Archaeology

    A Little History of Archaeology
    av Brian Fagan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300243215

    A "learned and lively" (Wall Street Journal) history of archaeological adventure-with tales of danger, debate, audacious explorers, and astonishing discoveries around the globe-for readers of all ages What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind…

  • A Little History of Archaeology

    A Little History of Archaeology
    av Brian Fagan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300224641

    A "learned and lively" (Wall Street Journal) history of archaeological adventure-with tales of danger, debate, audacious explorers, and astonishing discoveries around the globe-for readers of all ages What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind…

  • Designing Type

    Designing Type
    av Karen Cheng

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300111507

    An indispensable new guide for developing and designing typefaces One of the most essential tools of graphic design, typography influences the appearance of visual print materials perhaps more than any other component. This essential book explains…

  • Augustus: First Emperor of Rome

    Augustus: First Emperor of Rome
    av Adrian Goldsworthy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300216660

    The dramatic story of Augustus, Rome's first emperor, who plunged into Rome's violent power struggles at the age of nineteen, proceeded to destroy all rivals, and more than anyone else created the Roman Empire "A fascinating study of political life…

  • William Tyndale

    William Tyndale
    av David Daniell

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300068801

    The dramatic life of William Tyndale, the first person to translate the Bible into English from the original Greek and Hebrew "A massive contribution to the history of the Reformation in England."-J. Enoch Powell, Times Higher Education Supplement W…

  • The Anthropocene and the Humanities

    The Anthropocene and the Humanities
    av Carolyn Merchant

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244236

    A wide-ranging and original introduction to the Anthropocene (the Age of Humanity) that offers fresh, theoretical insights bridging the sciences and the humanities From noted environmental historian Carolyn Merchant, this book focuses on the origina…

  • It's Complicated

    It's Complicated
    av danah boyd

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300199000

    "boyd's new book is layered and smart . . . It's Complicated will update your mind."-Alissa Quart, New York Times Book Review "A fascinating, well-researched and (mostly) reassuring look at how today's tech-savvy teenagers are using social media."-P…

  • The Tempest

    The Tempest
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300108163

    Shakespeare's valedictory play is also one of his most poetical and magical. The story involves the spirit Ariel, the savage Caliban, and Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, now a wizard living on a remote island who uses his magic to shipwreck a…

  • Slowdown

    Slowdown
    av Danny Dorling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300243406

    The end of our high-growth world was underway well before COVID-19 arrived. In this powerful and timely argument, Danny Dorling demonstrates the benefits of a larger, ongoing societal slowdown Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global data, th…

  • Slowdown

    Slowdown
    av Danny Dorling

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300257960

    A powerful and counterintuitive argument that we should welcome the current slowdown-of population growth, economies, and technological innovation The end of our high-growth world was underway well before COVID-19 arrived. In this powerful and timel…

  • Global Crisis

    Global Crisis
    av Geoffrey Parker

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300219364

    An accessible synthesis of the prescient best seller exploring seventeenth-century catastrophe and the impact of climate change First published in 2013, Geoffrey Parker's prize-winning best seller Global Crisis analyzes the unprecedented calamities-…

  • Global Crisis

    Global Crisis
    av Geoffrey Parker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300208634

    How to account for decades of worldwide war, revolution, and human suffering in the seventeenth century? A master historian uncovers the disturbing answer. Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides - the calamities of the mid-sevent…

  • The Houses of Louis Kahn

    The Houses of Louis Kahn
    av George H. Marcus

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300171181

    A stunning celebration of the architect's residential masterpieces Louis Kahn (1901-1974), one of the most important architects of the postwar period, is widely admired for his great monumental works, including the Kimbell Art Museum, the Salk Insti…

  • The Hellfire Clubs

    The Hellfire Clubs
    av Evelyn Lord

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300164022

    The first authoritative account of the Hell-Fire Clubs, who joined them, and which notorious legends about them are true The Hell-Fire Clubs scandalized eighteenth-century English society. Rumors of their orgies, recruitment of prostitutes, extensiv…

  • The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti

    The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti
    av Rafael Schacter

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300199420

    An authoritative guide to the most significant artists, schools, and styles of street art and graffiti around the world Painted murals first appeared in Latin America in the early 20th century; in the 1950s, spray-can graffiti associated with Latin…

  • The Computer and the Brain

    The Computer and the Brain
    av John von Neumann

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300181111

    In this classic work, one of the greatest mathematicians of the twentieth century explores the analogies between computing machines and the living human brain. John von Neumann, whose many contributions to science, mathematics, and engineering inclu…

  • Twitter and Tear Gas

    Twitter and Tear Gas
    av Zeynep Tufekci

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234176

    A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements' greatest strengths and frequent challenges "[Tufekci's] personal experience in the squares and streets, melded with her scholarly insights on te…

  • Twitter and Tear Gas

    Twitter and Tear Gas
    av Zeynep Tufekci

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300259292

    A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements' greatest strengths and frequent challenges "[Tufekci's] personal experience in the squares and streets, melded with her scholarly insights on te…

  • Interaction of Color

    Interaction of Color
    av Josef Albers

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300146936

    A luxurious new 2-volume edition of the full set of original plates, text, and commentary One of the most influential books on color ever published, Josef Albers's Interaction of Color is a masterwork. Originally issued in 1963 as a limited-edition…

  • Accursed Tower

    Accursed Tower
    av Roger Crowley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254808

    The city of Acre, powerfully fortified and richly provisioned, was the last crusader stronghold. When it fell in 1291, two hundred years of Christian crusading in the Holy Land came to a bloody end. With his customary narrative brilliance and immedi…

  • Accursed Tower

    Accursed Tower
    av Roger Crowley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230314

    The city of Acre, powerfully fortified and richly provisioned, was the last crusader stronghold. When it fell in 1291, two hundred years of Christian crusading in the Holy Land came to a bloody end. With his customary narrative brilliance and immedi…

  • Yves Saint Laurent + Halston

    Yves Saint Laurent + Halston
    av Patricia Mears

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300211511

    A dazzling examination of the two designers behind the most iconic and glamorous fashions of the 1970s This fascinating publication is the first to examine side by side the careers and work of two of the biggest names in 20th-century fashion, Yves S…

  • The Innovation Illusion

    The Innovation Illusion
    av Fredrik Erixon

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217407

    Timely, compelling, and certain to be controversial-a deeply researched study that reveals how companies and policy makers are hindering innovation-led growth Conventional wisdom holds that Western economies are on the threshold of fast-and-furious…

  • The Innovation Illusion

    The Innovation Illusion
    av Fredrik Erixon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230475

    Timely, compelling, and certain to be controversial-a deeply researched study that reveals how companies and policy makers are hindering innovation-led growth Conventional wisdom holds that Western economies are on the threshold of fast-and-furious…

  • Poilu

    Poilu
    av Louis Barthas

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300212488

    The harrowing first-person account of a French foot soldier who survived four years in the trenches of the First World War Along with millions of other Frenchmen, Louis Barthas, a thirty-five-year-old barrelmaker from a small wine-growing town, was…

  • Atheist Delusions

    Atheist Delusions
    av David Bentley Hart

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300164299

    Among all the great transitions that have marked Western history, only one-the triumph of Christianity-can be called in the fullest sense a "revolution" In this provocative book one of the most brilliant scholars of religion today dismantles distort…

  • After Democracy

    After Democracy
    av Zizi Papacharissi

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300245967

    What do ordinary citizens really want from their governments? Democracy has long been considered an ideal state of governance. What if it's not? Perhaps it is not the end goal but, rather, a transition stage to something better. Drawing on original…

  • The Moral Economy

    The Moral Economy
    av Samuel Bowles

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230512

    Why do policies and business practices that ignore the moral and generous side of human nature often fail? Should the idea of economic man-the amoral and self-interested Homo economicus-determine how we expect people to respond to monetary rewards,…

  • Childism

    Childism
    av Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300192407

    A seminal volume on prejudice against children for parents, teachers, psychologists, social workers, policy-makers-anyone concerned with the crucial subject of child welfare. In this groundbreaking volume on the human rights of children, acclaimed a…

  • In the Dragon's Shadow

    In the Dragon's Shadow
    av Sebastian Strangio

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234039

    A timely look at the impact of China's booming emergence on the countries of Southeast Asia Today, Southeast Asia stands uniquely exposed to the waxing power of the new China. Three of its nations border China and five are directly impacted by its c…

  • Walden

    Walden
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300110081

    "The most accurate and readable text of Thoreau's masterpiece."-Joel Porte, author of Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed This handsome, affordable paperback edition of Walden is the most authoritative version of Henry David Thor…

  • Why I Am Not a Buddhist

    Why I Am Not a Buddhist
    av Evan Thompson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300226553

    A provocative essay challenging the idea of Buddhist exceptionalism, from one of the world's most widely respected philosophers and writers on Buddhism and science Buddhism has become a uniquely favored religion in our modern age. A burgeoning numbe…

  • Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece
    av Thomas R. Martin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300160055

    This compact yet comprehensive history brings ancient Greek civilization alive, from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. "A highly readable account of ancient Greece."-Kirkus Reviews Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state an…

  • Francis of Assisi

    Francis of Assisi
    av Andre Vauchez

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300198379

    First published in France, where it was awarded the Prix Chateaubriand, this masterful new biography of Francis is now available in English In this towering work, Andre Vauchez draws on the vast body of scholarship on Francis of Assisi produced over…

  • Graphic Design: A New History

    Graphic Design: A New History
    av Stephen J. Eskilson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300233285

    A classic and indispensable account of graphic design history from the Industrial Revolution to the present Now in its third edition, this acclaimed survey explores the evolution of graphic design from the 19th century to the present day. Following…

  • Fashion and Politics

    Fashion and Politics
    av Djurdja Bartlett

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300238860

    A timely and splendidly illustrated global exploration of the complex intersections of fashion and politics from the mid-19th century to the present day Taking a multifaceted look at a topic of widespread fascination, this pioneering book presents n…

  • Arms and Influence

    Arms and Influence
    av Thomas C. Schelling

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246742

    "This is a brilliant and hardheaded book. It will frighten those who prefer not to dwell on the unthinkable and infuriate those who have taken refuge in stereotypes and moral attitudinizing."-Gordon A. Craig, New York Times Book Review "A grim but c…

  • The New Testament

    The New Testament

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248449

    "Hart is doing something important."-James Parker, Atlantic "The greatest achievement of Hart's translation is to restore the urgency of the original. . . compelling, and it is beautiful."-James Mumford, Standpoint "This translation is a remarkable…

  • Henry Scott Tuke

    Henry Scott Tuke

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300247589

    A timely survey of this significant British artist and the complexities surrounding his work and reputation today Famed for his depictions of sun, sea, and sailing during a late Victorian and Edwardian golden age, the British painter Henry Scott Tuk…

  • Rwanda

    Rwanda
    av Susan Thomson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300197396

    A sobering study of the troubled African nation, both pre- and post-genocide, and its uncertain future The brutal civil war between Hutu and Tutsi factions in Rwanda ended in 1994 when the Rwandan Patriotic Front came to power and embarked on an amb…

  • Cartooning

    Cartooning
    av Ivan Brunetti

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170993

    From the editor of Yale's Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories, a smart and charming guide to the art of cartooningWinner of the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for the Best Academic/Scholarly Work "Brunetti has given the…

  • The Last Shah

    The Last Shah
    av Ray Takeyh

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217797

    The surprising story of Iran's transformation from America's ally in the Middle East into one of its staunchest adversaries "An original interpretation that puts Iranian actors where they belong: at center stage."-Michael Doran, Wall Street Journal…

  • My Faraway One

    My Faraway One

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300166309

    The first extensive publication from the extraordinary archive of private correspondence between two of this country's most famous artists There are few couples in the history of 20th-century American art and culture more prominent than Georgia O'Ke…

  • Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting

    Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting
    av Richard Barnhart

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300094473

    From Neolithic painted petroglyphs, early paintings on silk, and landscapes by twelfth-century literati to the traditional handscrolls being produced today, Chinese painting has always had the power to enthrall. This magnificent book, written by a t…

  • Paul Celan

    Paul Celan
    av John Felstiner

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300089226

    Paul Celan, Europe's most compelling postwar poet, was a German-speaking, East European Jew. His writing exposes and illumines the wounds that Nazi destructiveness left on language. John Felstiner's sensitive and accessible book is the first critica…

  • The Wondering Jew

    The Wondering Jew
    av Micah Goodman

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300252248

    A celebrated Israeli author explores the roots of the divide between religion and secularism in Israel today, and offers a path to bridging the divide "A thoughtful social, political, and philosophical examination of Judaism. . . . A cogent consider…

  • What Is a Complex System?

    What Is a Complex System?
    av James Ladyman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251104

    A clear, concise introduction to the quickly growing field of complexity science that explains its conceptual and mathematical foundations What is a complex system? Although "complexity science" is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the beha…

  • The Stripping of the Altars

    The Stripping of the Altars
    av Eamon Duffy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300108286

    This prize-winning account of the pre-Reformation church recreates lay people's experience of religion in fifteenth-century England. Eamon Duffy shows that late medieval Catholicism was neither decadent nor decayed, but was a strong and vigorous tra…