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  • The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

    The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
    av Howard Marks

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231162845

    Howard Marks's The Most Important Thing distilled the investing insight of his celebrated client memos into a single volume and, for the first time, made his time-tested philosophy available to general readers. In this edition, Marks's wisdom is joi…

  • The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

    The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
    av Howard Marks

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153683

    "This is that rarity, a useful book."--Warren Buffett Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of…

  • In the Ruins of Neoliberalism

    In the Ruins of Neoliberalism
    av Wendy Brown

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193856

    Across the West, hard-right leaders are surging to power on platforms of ethno-economic nationalism, Christianity, and traditional family values. Is this phenomenon the end of neoliberalism or its monstrous offspring? In the Ruins of Neoliberalism c…

  • Charlie Munger

    Charlie Munger
    av Tren Griffin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231170994

    Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway's visionary vice chairman and Warren Buffett's indispensable financial partner, has outperformed market indexes again and again, and he believes any investor can do the same. His notion of "elementary, worldly wisd…

  • Dangerous Trade

    Dangerous Trade
    av Jennifer Erickson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231170970

    The United Nations's groundbreaking Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which went into effect in 2014, sets legally binding standards to regulate global arms exports and reflects the growing concerns toward the significant role that small and major convention…

  • The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance

    The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance
    av Nessa Carey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231161176

    Epigenetics can potentially revolutionize our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological life on Earth. It explains why mapping an organism's genetic code is not enough to determine how it develops or acts and shows how nurture combin…

  • Film, a Sound Art

    Film, a Sound Art
    av Michel Chion

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137775

    French critic and composer Michel Chion argues that watching movies is more than just a visual exercise--it enacts a process of audio-viewing. The audiovisual makes use of a wealth of tropes, devices, techniques, and effects that convert multiple se…

  • Film, a Sound Art

    Film, a Sound Art
    av Michel Chion, Claudia Gorbman, Michel Chion

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137768

    French critic and composer Michel Chion argues that watching movies is more than just a visual exercise--it enacts a process of audio-viewing. The audiovisual makes use of a wealth of tropes, devices, techniques, and effects that convert multiple se…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156837

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth, Maria J. Stephan, Erica Chenoweth

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156820

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • Out of the Dark Night: Essays on Decolonization

    Out of the Dark Night: Essays on Decolonization
    av Achille Mbembe

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231160285

    Achille Mbembe is one of the world's most profound critics of colonialism and its consequences, a major figure in the emergence of a new wave of French critical theory. His writings examine the complexities of decolonization for African subjectiviti…

  • Black Sun

    Black Sun
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231067072

    In Black Sun, Julia Kristeva addresses the subject of melancholia, examining this phenomenon in the context of art, literature, philosophy, the history of religion and culture, as well as psychoanalysis. She describes the depressive as one who perce…

  • Research Exposed

    Research Exposed

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231188777

    The era of digital communication provides endless opportunities for the collection and analysis of social data in novel ways. It also presents new and unanticipated challenges, as researchers are often inventing elements of their methodologies on th…

  • Audio-Vision

    Audio-Vision
    av Michel Chion

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231078993

    In Audio-Vision: Sound on Screen, French critic and composer Michel Chion reassesses audiovisual media since the revolutionary 1927 debut of recorded sound in cinema, shedding crucial light on the mutual relationship between sound and image in audio…

  • The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia

    The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia
    av Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138475

    Nation-states often shape the boundaries of historical enquiry, and thus silence the very histories that have sutured nations to territorial states. "India" and "Pakistan" were drawn onto maps in the midst of Partition's genocidal violence and one o…

  • Sex Trafficking

    Sex Trafficking
    av Siddharth Kara

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180337

    Since the publication of Sex Trafficking in 2007, Siddharth Kara has continued to travel across countries and continents, documenting the local factors and economic forces that support sexual slavery worldwide. His riveting encounters with victims a…

  • Democratic Transition in the Muslim World

    Democratic Transition in the Muslim World

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231184311

    In early 2011, widespread protests ousted dictatorial regimes in both Tunisia and Egypt. Within a few years, Tunisia successfully held parliamentary and presidential elections and witnessed a peaceful transition of power, while the Egyptian military…

  • Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

    Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine
    av Gordon Shepherd

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231177009

    In his new book, Gordon M. Shepherd expands on the startling discovery that the brain creates the taste of wine. This approach to understanding wine's sensory experience draws on findings in neuroscience, biomechanics, human physiology, and traditio…

  • The World's First Stock Exchange

    The World's First Stock Exchange
    av Lodewijk Petram

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163781

    The launch of the Dutch East India Company in 1602 initiated Amsterdam's transformation from a regional market town into a dominant financial center. The Company introduced easily transferable shares, and within days buyers had begun to trade them.…

  • History of the Archbishops of Hamburg-Bremen

    History of the Archbishops of Hamburg-Bremen
    av Adam of Adam of Bremen

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231125758

    Adam of Bremen's history of the see of Hamburg and of Christian missions in northern Europe from the late eighth to the late eleventh century is the primary source of our knowledge of the history, geography, and ethnography of the Scandinavian and B…

  • Inventing Tomorrow: H. G. Wells and the Twentieth Century

    Inventing Tomorrow: H. G. Wells and the Twentieth Century
    av Sarah Cole

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193122

    H. G. Wells played a central role in defining the intellectual, political, and literary character of the twentieth century. A prolific literary innovator, he coined such concepts as "time machine," "war of the worlds," and "atomic bomb," exerting va…

  • Audio-Vision:  Sound on Screen

    Audio-Vision: Sound on Screen
    av Michel Chion

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185899

    Michel Chion's landmark Audio-Vision has exerted significant influence on our understanding of sound-image relations since its original publication in 1994. Chion argues that sound film qualitatively produces a new form of perception. Sound in audio…

  • Between Men

    Between Men
    av Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176293

    First published in 1985, Between Men was a decisive intervention in gender studies, a book that all but singlehandedly dislodged a tradition of literary critique that suppressed queer subjects and subjectivities. With stunning foresight and conceptu…

  • Regimes of Historicity

    Regimes of Historicity
    av Francois Hartog

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163774

    Francois Hartog explores crucial moments of change in society's "regimes of historicity," or its ways of relating to the past, present, and future. Inspired by Hannah Arendt, Reinhart Koselleck, and Paul Ricoeur, Hartog analyzes a broad range of tex…

  • God's Playground

    God's Playground
    av Norman Davies

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231128179

    The most comprehensive survey of Polish history available in English, God's Playground demonstrates Poland's importance in European history from medieval times to the present. Abandoning the traditional nationalist approach to Polish history, Norman…

  • Powers of Horror

    Powers of Horror
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231053471

    Powers of Horror is an excellent introduction to an aspect of contemporary French literature which has been allowed to become somewhat neglected in the current emphasis on para-philosophical modes of discourse."

  • The Age of Sustainable Development

    The Age of Sustainable Development
    av Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231173155

    Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seeming…

  • Countersexual Manifesto

    Countersexual Manifesto
    av Paul B. Preciado

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175630

    Countersexual Manifesto is an outrageous yet rigorous work of trans theory, a performative literary text, and an insistent call to action. Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Paul B. Preciado offers a provo…

  • Negotiations, 1972-1990

    Negotiations, 1972-1990
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231075817

    Negotiations traces the intellectual journey of a man widely acclaimed as one of the most important French philosphers. A provocative guide to Deleuze by Deleuze, the collection clarifies the key critical concepts in the work of this vital figure in…

  • What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

    What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars
    av Jim Paul, Brendan Moynihan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164689

    Jim Paul's meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all-his fortune, his reputation, and his job-in one fatal attack of excessive economic hubris. In this honest, fr…

  • Muslim Identities

    Muslim Identities
    av Aaron W. Hughes

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231161473

    Rather than focus solely on theological concerns, this well-rounded introduction takes an expansive view of Islamic ideology, culture, and tradition, sourcing a range of historical, sociological, and literary perspectives. Neither overly critical no…

  • Creating Judaism

    Creating Judaism
    av Michael L. Satlow

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231134897

    How can we define "Judaism," and what are the common threads uniting ancient rabbis, Maimonides, the authors of the Zohar, and modern secular Jews in Israel? Michael L. Satlow offers a fresh perspective on Judaism that recognizes both its similariti…

  • Creating Judaism

    Creating Judaism
    av Michael L. Satlow

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231134880

    How can we define "Judaism," and what are the common threads uniting ancient rabbis, Maimonides, the authors of the Zohar, and modern secular Jews in Israel? Michael L. Satlow offers a fresh perspective on Judaism that recognizes both its similariti…

  • A Little Gay History

    A Little Gay History

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231166638

    When was the first chat line between men established? Who was the first "lesbian"? Were ancient Greek men who had sex with each other necessarily "gay," and what did Shakespeare think about crossdressing? A Little Gay History answers these questions…

  • Dark Ecology

    Dark Ecology
    av Timothy Morton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231177535

    Timothy Morton argues that ecological awareness in the present Anthropocene era takes the form of a strange loop or Moebius strip, twisted to have only one side. Deckard travels this oedipal path in Blade Runner (1982) when he learns that he might b…

  • More Than You Know

    More Than You Know
    av Michael J. Mauboussin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231143738

    Since its first publication, Michael J. Mauboussin's popular guide to wise investing has been translated into eight languages and has been named best business book by BusinessWeek and best economics book by Strategy+Business. Now updated to reflect…

  • Readings of Dogen's "Treasury of the True Dharma Eye"

    Readings of Dogen's "Treasury of the True Dharma Eye"
    av Steven Heine

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182294

    The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye (Shobogenzo) is the masterwork of Dogen (1200-1253), founder of the Soto Zen Buddhist sect in Kamakura-era Japan. It is one of the most important Zen Buddhist collections, composed during a period of remarkable re…

  • Prison Notebooks

    Prison Notebooks
    av Antonio Gramsci

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231105934

    Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is widely celebrated as the most original political thinker in Western Marxism and an all-around outstanding intellectual figure. Arrested and imprisoned by the Italian Fascist regime in 1926, Gramsci died before fully re…

  • Inside Terrorism

    Inside Terrorism
    av Bruce Hoffman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174770

    Bruce Hoffman's Inside Terrorism has remained the seminal work for understanding the historical evolution of terrorism and the terrorist mind-set. In this revised third edition of his classic text, Hoffman analyzes the latest developments in global…

  • The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide

    The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide
    av Valerie Hudson, Donna Lee Bowen, Perpetua Lynne Nielsen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231194662

    Global history records an astonishing variety of forms of social organization. Yet almost universally, males subordinate females. How does the relationship between men and women shape the wider political order? The First Political Order is a groundb…

  • Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure

    Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure
    av Hideo Furukawa

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178693

    "As we passed from the city center into the Fukushima suburbs I surveyed the landscape for surgical face masks. I wanted to see in what ratios people were wearing such masks. I was trying to determine, consciously and unconsciously, what people do i…

  • Tibetan Renaissance

    Tibetan Renaissance
    av Ronald Davidson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231134712

    How did a society on the edge of collapse and dominated by wandering bands of armed men give way to a vibrant Buddhist culture, led by yogins and scholars? Ronald M. Davidson explores how the translation and spread of esoteric Buddhist texts dramati…

  • Animals and the Human Imagination

    Animals and the Human Imagination

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231152976

    Human beings have long imagined their subjectivity, ethics, and ancestry with and through animals, yet not until the mid-twentieth century did contemporary thought reflect critically on animals' significance in human self-conception. Thinkers such a…

  • On the Prowl: In Search of Big Cat Origins

    On the Prowl: In Search of Big Cat Origins
    av Mark Hallett, John Harris

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231184502

    Big cats such as lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars fascinate us like few other creatures. They are enduring symbols of natural majesty and power. Yet despite the magnetic appeal of the big cats, their origins and evolutionary history remain poorl…

  • Albert O. Hirschman: An Intellectual Biography

    Albert O. Hirschman: An Intellectual Biography
    av Michele Alacevich

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231199827

    One of the most original social scientists of the twentieth century, Albert O. Hirschman led an uncommonly dramatic life. After fleeing Nazi Germany as a youth, he fought in the Spanish Civil War, took part in antifascist activities in Italy, and or…

  • Indian Esoteric Buddhism

    Indian Esoteric Buddhism
    av Ronald Davidson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231126199

    Despite the rapid spread of Buddhism-especially the esoteric system of Tantra, one of its most popular yet most misunderstood forms-the historical origins of Buddhist thought and practice remain obscure. This groundbreaking work describes the genesi…

  • Social Acceleration

    Social Acceleration
    av Hartmut Rosa

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231148351

    Hartmut Rosa advances an account of the temporal structure of society from the perspective of critical theory. He identifies three categories of change in the tempo of modern social life: technological acceleration, evident in transportation, commun…

  • The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere
    av Judith Butler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156462

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of preeminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern: what role does--or should--religion play in our public lives? Reflectin…

  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?

    What Kind of Creatures Are We?
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175975

    Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, h…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Jason Smerdon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172837

    This second edition of Climate Change is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the science behind global warming. Exquisitely illustrated, the text is geared toward students at a variety of levels. Edmond A. Mathez and Jason E. Smerdon provide a…

  • Cinema in the Digital Age

    Cinema in the Digital Age
    av Nicholas Rombes

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231167550

    Have digital technologies transformed cinema into a new art, or do they simply replicate and mimic analogue, film-based cinema? Newly revised and expanded to take the latest developments into account, Cinema in the Digital Age examines the fate of c…

  • The Black Circle

    The Black Circle
    av Jeff Love

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231186575

    Alexandre Kojeve (1902-1968) was an important and provocative thinker. Born in Russia, he spent most of his life in France. His interpretation of Hegel and his notorious declaration that history had come to an end exerted great influence on French t…

  • Sex and World Peace

    Sex and World Peace
    av Valerie M. Hudson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231131834

    Sex and World Peace unsettles a variety of assumptions in political and security discourse, demonstrating that the security of women is a vital factor in the security of the state and its incidence of conflict and war. The authors compare micro-leve…