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  • Akhenaten and the Religion of Light

    Akhenaten and the Religion of Light
    av Erik Hornung

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487255

    Akhenaten, also known as Amenhotep IV, was king of Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty and reigned from 1375 to 1358 B.C. E. Called the "religious revolutionary," he is the earliest known creator of a new religion. The cult he founded broke with Egy…

  • The Practice of Theory

    The Practice of Theory
    av Keith Moxey

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801481536

    Many art historians regard poststructuralist theory with suspicion; some even see its focus on the political dimension of language as hostile to an authentic study of the past. Keith Moxey bridges the gap between historical and theoretical approache…

  • Warsaw Ghetto Police

    Warsaw Ghetto Police
    av Katarzyna Person

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501754074

    InWarsaw Ghetto Police,Katarzyna Person shines a spotlight on the lawyers, engineers, young yeshiva graduates, and sons of connected businessmen who, in the autumn of 1940, joined the newly formed Jewish Order Service.Person tracks the everyday life…

  • The Science Question in Feminism

    The Science Question in Feminism
    av Sandra Harding

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493638

    Can science, steeped in Western, masculine, bourgeois endeavors, nevertheless be used for emancipatory ends? In this major contribution to the debate over the role gender plays in the scientific enterprise, Sandra Harding pursues that question, chal…

  • Signifying Woman

    Signifying Woman
    av Linda M. G. Zerilli

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801481772

    Woman has been defined in classic political theory as elusive yet dangerous, by her nature fundamentally destructive to public life. In the view of Linda M. G. Zerilli, however, gender relations shape the very grammar of citizenship. In deeply textu…

  • Insects and Other Arthropods of Tropical America

    Insects and Other Arthropods of Tropical America
    av Paul E. Hanson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801456947

    Visitors to tropical forests generally come to see the birds, mammals, and plants. Aside from butterflies, however, insects usually do not make it on the list of things to see. This is a shame. Insects are everywhere, they are often as beautiful as…

  • The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty

    The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501755743

    Around the world, border walls and nationalisms are on the rise as people express the desire to "take back" sovereignty. The contributors to this collection use ethnographic research in disputed and exceptional places to study sovereignty claims fro…

  • The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty

    The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501755736

    Around the world, border walls and nationalisms are on the rise as people express the desire to "take back" sovereignty. The contributors to this collection use ethnographic research in disputed and exceptional places to study sovereignty claims fro…

  • Homelands

    Homelands
    av Nadav G. Shelef

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479922

    Why are some territorial partitions accepted as the appropriate borders of a nation's homeland, whereas in other places conflict continues despite or even because of division of territory? In Homelands, Nadav G. Shelef develops a theory of what home…

  • Homelands

    Homelands
    av Nadav G. Shelef

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801453489

    Why are some territorial partitions accepted as the appropriate borders of a nation's homeland, whereas in other places conflict continues despite or even because of division of territory? In Homelands, Nadav G. Shelef develops a theory of what home…

  • The Anabasis of Cyrus

    The Anabasis of Cyrus
    av Xenophon

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801489990

    One of the foundational works of military history and political philosophy, and an inspiration for Alexander the Great, The Anabasis of Cyrus recounts the epic story of the Ten Thousand, a band of Greek mercenaries hired by Cyrus the Younger to over…

  • The Anabasis of Cyrus

    The Anabasis of Cyrus
    av Xenophon, Wayne Ambler, Eric Buzzetti

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801443985

  • Plots against Russia

    Plots against Russia
    av Eliot Borenstein

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501735776

    In this original and timely assessment of cultural expressions of paranoia in contemporary Russia, Eliot Borenstein samples popular fiction, movies, television shows, public political pronouncements, internet discussions, blogs, and religious tracts…

  • Plots against Russia

    Plots against Russia
    av Eliot Borenstein

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501716331

    In this original and timely assessment of cultural expressions of paranoia in contemporary Russia, Eliot Borenstein samples popular fiction, movies, television shows, public political pronouncements, internet discussions, blogs, and religious tracts…

  • Speculum of the Other Woman

    Speculum of the Other Woman
    av Luce Irigaray

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493300

    Speculum of the Other Woman by Luce Irigaray is incontestably one of the most important works in feminist theory to have been published in this generation. For the profession of psychoanalysis, Irigaray believes, female sexuality has remained a "dar…

  • The Search for God in Ancient Egypt

    The Search for God in Ancient Egypt
    av Jan Assmann

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487293

    First English-language edition, with revisions and additions by the author.This classic work by one of the world's most distinguished Egyptologists was first published in German in 1984. The Search for God in Ancient Egypt offers a distillation of J…

  • The Search for God in Ancient Egypt

    The Search for God in Ancient Egypt
    av Jan Assmann, David Lorton, Jan Assmann

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801437861

  • Is Russia Fascist?

    Is Russia Fascist?
    av Marlene Laruelle

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501754135

    InIs Russia Fascist?, Marlene Laruelle argues that the charge of "fascism" has become a strategic narrative of the current world order. Vladimir Putin's regime has increasingly been accused of embracing fascism, supposedly evidenced by Russia's anne…

  • Corporate Warriors

    Corporate Warriors
    av P. W. Singer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474361

    Some have claimed that'War is too important to be left to the generals,'but P. W. Singer asks'What about the business executives?'Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that until…

  • The Just City

    The Just City
    av Susan S. Fainstein

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476907

    For much of the twentieth century improvement in the situation of disadvantaged communities was a focus for urban planning and policy. Yet over the past three decades the ideological triumph of neoliberalism has caused the allocation of spatial, pol…

  • The Just City

    The Just City
    av Susan S. Fainstein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801446559

  • Introduction to the Reading of Hegel

    Introduction to the Reading of Hegel
    av Alexandre Kojeve

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801492037

    "This collection of Kojeve's thoughts about Hegel constitutes one of the few important philosophical books of the twentieth century-a book, knowledge of which is requisite to the full awareness of our situation and to the grasp of the most modern pe…

  • Public Housing Myths

    Public Housing Myths

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478741

    Popular opinion holds that public housing is a failure; so what more needs to be said about seventy-five years of dashed hopes and destructive policies? Over the past decade, however, historians and social scientists have quietly exploded the common…

  • Public Housing Myths

    Public Housing Myths

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801452048

    Popular opinion holds that public housing is a failure; so what more needs to be said about seventy-five years of dashed hopes and destructive policies? Over the past decade, however, historians and social scientists have quietly exploded the common…

  • Unrivaled

    Unrivaled
    av Michael Beckley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501724787

    The United States has been the world's dominant power for more than a century. Now many analysts believe that other countries are rising and the United States is in decline. Is the unipolar moment over? Is America finished as a superpower?In this bo…

  • The Burned-over District

    The Burned-over District
    av Whitney R. Cross

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801492327

    During the first half of the nineteenth century the wooded hills and the valleys of western New York State were swept by fires of the spirit. The fervent religiosity of the region caused historians to call it the "burned-over district."

  • Language, Counter-Memory, Practice

    Language, Counter-Memory, Practice
    av Michel Foucault

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801492044

    Because of their range, brilliance, and singularity, the ideas of the philosopher-critic-historian Michel Foucault have gained extraordinary currency throughout the Western intellectual community. This book offers a selection of seven of Foucault's…

  • A Moment's Notice

    A Moment's Notice
    av Carol J. Greenhouse

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801482281

    Focusing on the problem of time-the paradox of time's apparent universality and cultural relativity-Carol J. Greenhouse develops an original ethnographic account of our present moment, the much-heralded postmodern condition, which is at the same tim…

  • Hegel and the Hermetic Tradition

    Hegel and the Hermetic Tradition
    av Glenn Alexander Magee

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474507

    Glenn Alexander Magee's pathbreaking book argues that Hegel was decisively influenced by the Hermetic tradition, a body of thought with roots in Greco-Roman Egypt. Magee traces the influence on Hegel of such Hermetic thinkers as Baader, Boehme, Brun…

  • "On the Republic" and "On the Laws"

    "On the Republic" and "On the Laws"
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478918

    Cicero's On the Republic and On the Laws are his major works of political philosophy. They offer his fullest treatment of fundamental political questions: Why should educated people have any concern for politics? Is the best form of government simpl…

  • "On the Republic" and "On the Laws"

    "On the Republic" and "On the Laws"
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801452239

    Cicero's On the Republic and On the Laws are his major works of political philosophy. They offer his fullest treatment of fundamental political questions: Why should educated people have any concern for politics? Is the best form of government simpl…

  • Blood on the Snow

    Blood on the Snow
    av Jan Bondeson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479366

    The Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, a major figure in world politics and an ardent opponent of apartheid, was shot dead on the streets of Stockholm in February 1986. At the time of his death, Palme was deeply involved in Middle East diplomacy and…

  • Blood On The Snow

    Blood On The Snow
    av Jan Bondeson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801442117

  • Mobilizing in Uncertainty

    Mobilizing in Uncertainty
    av Anastasia Shesterinina

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501753763

    How do ordinary people navigate the intense uncertainty of the onset of war? Different individuals mobilize in different ways-some flee, some pick up arms, and some support armed actors as civil war begins. Drawing on nearly two hundred in-depth int…

  • The Origins of Greek Thought

    The Origins of Greek Thought
    av Jean-Pierre Vernant

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801492938

    Jean-Pierre Vernant's concise, brilliant essay on the origins of Greek thought relates the cultural achievement of the ancient Greeks to their physical and social environment and shows that what they believed in was inseparable from the way they liv…

  • War and Genocide in South Sudan

    War and Genocide in South Sudan
    av Clemence Pinaud

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501753008

    Using more than a decade's worth of fieldwork in South Sudan, Clemence Pinaud here explores the relationship between predatory wealth accumulation, state formation, and a form of racism-extreme ethnic group entitlement-that has the potential to resu…

  • The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife

    The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife
    av Erik Hornung

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801485152

    Ancient Egyptians held a rich and complex vision of the afterlife and codified their beliefs in books that were to be discovered more than two millennia later in royal tombs. Erik Hornung, the world's leading authority on these religious texts, surv…

  • The Medieval Saga

    The Medieval Saga
    av Carol J. Clover

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501740503

    Written in the thirteenth century, the Icelandic prose sagas, chronicling the lives of kings and commoners, give a dramatic account of the first century after the settlement of Iceland-the period from about 930 to 1050. To some extent these elaborat…

  • The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus

    The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus
    av Florian Ebeling

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477492

    "Perhaps Hermeticism has fascinated so many people precisely because it has made it possible to produce many analogies and relationships to various traditions: to Platonism in its many varieties, to Stoicism, to Gnostic ideas, and even to certain Ar…

  • The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus

    The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus
    av Florian Ebeling, Jan Assmann, David Lorton

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801445460

  • Narrative Discourse

    Narrative Discourse
    av Gerard Genette

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801492594

  • Narrative Discourse

    Narrative Discourse
    av Gerard Genette

    Inbunden - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801410994

  • The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Welfare Machine

    The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Welfare Machine
    av Carly Elizabeth Schall

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801456671

    Sweden is well known for the success of its welfare state. Many believe that success was made possible in part by the country's ethnic homogeneity and that the increased diversity of Sweden's population is putting its welfare state at risk. Few, how…

  • The Racial Contract

    The Racial Contract
    av Charles W. Mills

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801484636

    Argues that racially structured discrimination is the norm by using social contract theory

  • The Racial Contract

    The Racial Contract
    av Charles W. Mills

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801434549

  • Why Intelligence Fails

    Why Intelligence Fails
    av Robert Jervis

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478062

    The U.S. government spends enormous resources each year on the gathering and analysis of intelligence, yet the history of American foreign policy is littered with missteps and misunderstandings that have resulted from intelligence failures. In Why I…

  • Why Intelligence Fails

    Why Intelligence Fails
    av Robert Jervis

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447853

  • Why Intelligence Fails

    Why Intelligence Fails
    av Robert Jervis

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801457616

    Jervis examines the politics and psychology of two of the more spectacular intelligence failures in recent memory: the mistaken belief that the regime of the Shah in Iran was secure and stable in 1978, and the 2002 claim that Iraq had active WMD pro…

  • Promiscuous Media

    Promiscuous Media
    av Hikari Hori

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501714542

    In Promiscuous Media, Hikari Hori makes a compelling case that the visual culture of Showa-era Japan articulated urgent issues of modernity rather than serving as a simple expression of nationalism. Hori makes clear that the Japanese cinema of the t…

  • Story and Discourse

    Story and Discourse
    av Seymour Chatman

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801491863

    This book is the first comprehensive approach in English to a general theory of narrative, both in verbal and in visual media. The primary question to which Professor Chatman addresses himself is what narrative is in itself. Following such French st…

  • Poppies, Politics, and Power

    Poppies, Politics, and Power
    av James Tharin Bradford

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739767

    Historians have long neglected Afghanistan's broader history when portraying the opium industry. But in Poppies, Politics, and Power, James Tharin Bradford rebalances the discourse, showing that it is not the past forty years of lawlessness that mak…

  • Poppies, Politics, and Power

    Poppies, Politics, and Power
    av James Tharin Bradford

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501738333

    Historians have long neglected Afghanistan's broader history when portraying the opium industry. But in Poppies, Politics, and Power, James Tharin Bradford rebalances the discourse, showing that it is not the past forty years of lawlessness that mak…

  • Pathologies of the West

    Pathologies of the West
    av Roland Littlewood

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487439

    Psychiatry conventionally regards spirit possession and dramatic healing rituals in non-European societies as forms of abnormality if not mental illness. Roland Littlewood, a psychiatrist and social anthropologist, argues that it is necessary to tak…

  • Pathologies of the West

    Pathologies of the West
    av Roland Littlewood

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801439346

    Psychiatry conventionally regards spirit possession and dramatic healing rituals in non-European societies as forms of abnormality if not mental illness. Roland Littlewood, a psychiatrist and social anthropologist, argues that it is necessary to tak…

  • Nations and Nationalism

    Nations and Nationalism
    av Ernest Gellner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475009

    First published in 1983, Nations and Nationalism remains one of the most influential explanations of the emergence of nationalism ever written. This updated edition of Ernest Gellner's now-canonical work includes a new introductory essay from John B…

  • Conventional Deterrence

    Conventional Deterrence
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801493461

    Conventional Deterrence is a book about the origins of war. Why do nations faced with the prospect of large-scale conventional war opt for or against an offensive strategy? John J. Mearsheimer examines a number of crises that led to major convention…

  • Introduction to Manuscript Studies

    Introduction to Manuscript Studies
    av Raymond Clemens

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487088

    Providing a comprehensive and accessible orientation to the field of medieval manuscript studies, this lavishly illustrated book by Raymond Clemens and Timothy Graham is unique among handbooks on paleography, codicology, and manuscript illumination…

  • The Choice for Europe

    The Choice for Europe
    av Andrew Moravcsik

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801485091

  • The Choice for Europe

    The Choice for Europe
    av Andrew Moravcsik

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801435096

  • Behind the Times

    Behind the Times
    av Mary Jean Corbett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501752469

    Virginia Woolf, throughout her career as a novelist and critic, deliberately framed herself as a modern writer invested in literary tradition but not bound to its conventions; engaged with politics but not a propagandist; a woman of letters but not…

  • The Nuclear Spies

    The Nuclear Spies
    av Vince Houghton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501739590

    Why did the US intelligence services fail so spectacularly to know about the Soviet Union's nuclear capabilities following World War II? As Vince Houghton, historian and curator of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC, shows us, that disas…

  • The Ambivalent Consumer

    The Ambivalent Consumer
    av Sheldon Garon, Patricia L. Maclachlan, Sheldon Garon

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801444876

  • The Hungry Steppe

    The Hungry Steppe
    av Sarah Cameron

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501752018

    The Hungry Steppe examines one of the most heinous crimes of the Stalinist regime: the Kazakh famine of 1930-33. More than 1.5 million people, a quarter of Kazakhstan's population, perished. Yet the story of this famine has remained mostly hidden fr…

  • The Hungry Steppe

    The Hungry Steppe
    av Sarah Cameron

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501730436

    The Hungry Steppe examines one of the most heinous crimes of the Stalinist regime: the Kazakh famine of 1930-33. More than 1.5 million people, a quarter of Kazakhstan's population, perished. Yet the story of this famine has remained mostly hidden fr…

  • Sanin

    Sanin
    av Mikhail Artsybashev

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801485596

    Introduction by Otto Boele Afterword by Nicholas Luker"It evoked almost unprecedented discussions, like those at the time of Turgenev's Fathers and Sons. Some praised the novel far more than it deserved, others complained bitterly that it was a defa…

  • Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages

    Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages
    av Barbara H. Rosenwein

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474163

    Proposing that people lived (and live) in "emotional communities"-each having its own particular norms of emotional valuation and expression-Barbara H. Rosenwein here discusses some instances from the Early Middle Ages. Drawing on extensive microhis…

  • The Politics of Veteran Benefits in the Twentieth Century

    The Politics of Veteran Benefits in the Twentieth Century
    av Martin Crotty

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501751639

    What happened to veterans of the nations involved in the world wars? How did they fare when they returned home and needed benefits? How were they recognized-or not-by their governments and fellow citizens? Where and under what circumstances did they…

  • Violent Environments

    Violent Environments
    av Nancy Lee Peluso, Michael Watts, Nancy Lee Peluso

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801438714