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  • Building Gender Equity in the Academy

    Building Gender Equity in the Academy
    av Sandra Laursen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421439389

    An evidence-based, action-oriented response to the persistent, everyday inequity of academic workplaces.Despite decades of effort by federal science funders to increase the numbers of women holding advanced degrees and faculty jobs in science and en…

  • The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Science, Deception, and the War on Vaccines

    The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Science, Deception, and the War on Vaccines
    av Brian Deer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438009

    Investigative reporter Brian Deer exposes a conspiracy of fraud and betrayal behind attacks on a mainstay of medicine: vaccinations. 2021 IPPY Book Award Winner (Gold) in Health/Medicine/Nutrition, Recipient of the Eric Hoffer Award for Nonfiction…

  • The Secret Social Lives of Reptiles

    The Secret Social Lives of Reptiles
    av J. Sean Doody

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421440675

    Covering diverse species from garter snakes to Komodo dragons, this book delves into the evolutionary origins and fascinating details of the mysterious social lives of reptiles.Reptiles have been too often dismissed as dull animals with tiny brains…

  • Democracy in Decline?

    Democracy in Decline?

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421421216

    For almost a decade, Freedom House's annual survey has highlighted a decline in democracy in most regions of the globe. While some analysts draw upon this evidence to argue that the world has entered a "democratic recession," others dispute that int…

  • Democracy in Decline?

    Democracy in Decline?

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421418186

    For almost a decade, Freedom House's annual survey has highlighted a decline in democracy in most regions of the globe. While some analysts draw upon this evidence to argue that the world has entered a "democratic recession," others dispute that int…

  • Tree Story

    Tree Story
    av Valerie Trouet

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421437774

    What if the stories of trees and people are more closely linked than we ever imagined?Winner of the World Wildlife Fund's 2020 Jan Wolkers PrizeOne of Science News's "Favorite Books of 2020" A New York Times "New and Noteworthy" BookA 2020 Woodland…

  • Tree Story

    Tree Story

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421443744

    What if the stories of trees and people are more closely linked than we ever imagined?Winner of the World Wildlife Fund's 2020 Jan Wolkers PrizeOne of Science News's "Favorite Books of 2020" A New York Times "New and Noteworthy" BookA 2020 Woodland…

  • The 36-Hour Day

    The 36-Hour Day
    av Nancy L. Mace

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421422237

    Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 3…

  • The 36-Hour Day

    The 36-Hour Day
    av Nancy L. Mace

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421422220

    Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 3…

  • The Fictive and the Imaginary

    The Fictive and the Imaginary
    av Wolfgang Iser

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801844997

    "Iser is an influential figure, and aficionados will welcome the comprehensive exposition he provides here."--Terence Cave, TLS The pioneer of "literary anthropology," Wolfgang Iser presents a wide-ranging and comprehensive exploration of this new f…

  • Fictional Truth

    Fictional Truth
    av Michael Riffaterre

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801839344

    "All literary genres are artifacts", writes Michael Riffaterre, "but none more blatantly so than fiction. Its very name declares its artificiality, and yet it must somehow be true to hold the interest of its readers, to tell them about experiences a…

  • Science and Technology in World History

    Science and Technology in World History
    av James E., III McClellan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421417745

    Tracing the relationship between science and technology from the dawn of civilization to the early twenty-first century, James E McClellan III and Harold Dorn's bestselling book argues that technology as "applied science" emerged relatively recently…

  • Science and Technology in World History

    Science and Technology in World History
    av James E., III McClellan

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421417752

    Tracing the relationship between science and technology from the dawn of civilization to the early twenty-first century, James E McClellan III and Harold Dorn's bestselling book argues that technology as "applied science" emerged relatively recently…

  • Booker T. Washington Rediscovered

    Booker T. Washington Rediscovered

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421404714

    Booker T. Washington, a founding father of African American education in the United States, has long been studied, revered, and reviled by scholars and students. Born into slavery, freed and raised in the Reconstruction South, and active in educatio…

  • Booker T. Washington Rediscovered

    Booker T. Washington Rediscovered

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421404707

    Booker T. Washington, a founding father of African American education in the United States, has long been studied, revered, and reviled by scholars and students. Born into slavery, freed and raised in the Reconstruction South, and active in educatio…

  • Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing

    Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing
    av Henry Segerman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421420356

    Wouldn't it be great to experience three-dimensional ideas in three dimensions? In this book-the first of its kind-mathematician and mathematical artist Henry Segerman takes readers on a fascinating tour of two-, three-, and four-dimensional mathema…

  • Life and Death in Rikers Island

    Life and Death in Rikers Island
    av Homer Venters

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421427355

    Shining a light on the deadly health consequences of incarceration.Finalist in the PROSE Award for Best Book in Anthropology, Criminology, and Sociology by the Association of American PublishersKalief Browder was 16 when he was arrested in the Bronx…

  • DSM

    DSM
    av Allan V. Horwitz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421440699

    The first comprehensive history of "psychiatry's bible"—the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.Over the past seventy years, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, has evolved from a virtually unkn…

  • Theory of the Novel

    Theory of the Novel

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801863974

    Michael McKeon, author of The Origins of the English Novel, 1600-1740, here assembles a collection of influential essays on the theory of the novel. Carefully chosen selections from Frye, Benjamin, Levi-Strauss, Lukacs, Bakhtin, and other prominent…

  • The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle

    The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle
    av Albert Schweitzer

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801860980

    Immediately after the Gospels, the New Testament takes up the history of the early Christian Church, describing the works of the twelve disciples, and introducing Paul, the man whose influence on the history of Christianity is beyond calculation. Te…

  • Persuasion and Healing

    Persuasion and Healing
    av Jerome D. Frank

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801846366

    This popular study of "psychological healing"treats topics ranging from religious revivalism and magical healing to contemporary psychotherapies, from the role of the shaman in nonindustrialized societies to the traditional mental hospital. Jerome a…

  • The Act of Reading

    The Act of Reading
    av Wolfgang Iser

    Pocket - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801823718

    Iser examines what happens during the reading process, and how it is basic to the development of a theory of aesthetic response, setting in motion a chain of events that depends both on the text and the exercise of certain human faculties.

  • Experimenting with Humans and Animals

    Experimenting with Humans and Animals
    av Anita Guerrini

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801871979

    Experimentation on animals and particularly humans is often assumed to be a uniquely modern phenomenon. But the ideas and attitudes that encourage the biological and medical sciences to experiment on living creatures date from the earliest expressio…

  • Narrative as Virtual Reality 2

    Narrative as Virtual Reality 2
    av Marie-Laure Ryan

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421417974

    Is there a significant difference between engagement with a game and engagement with a movie or novel? Can interactivity contribute to immersion, or is there a trade-off between the immersive "world" aspect of texts and their interactive "game" dime…

  • Of Grammatology

    Of Grammatology
    av Jacques Derrida

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421419954

    Jacques Derrida's revolutionary approach to phenomenology, psychoanalysis, structuralism, linguistics, and indeed the entire European tradition of philosophy-called deconstruction-changed the face of criticism. It provoked a questioning of philosoph…

  • The Environment

    The Environment
    av Paul Warde

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421426792

    An in-depth look at the history of the environment.Is it possible for the economy to grow without the environment being destroyed? Will our lifestyles impoverish the planet for our children and grandchildren? Is the world sick? Can it be healed? Les…

  • The Environment

    The Environment
    av Paul Warde

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421440026

    An in-depth look at the history of the environment.Is it possible for the economy to grow without the environment being destroyed? Will our lifestyles impoverish the planet for our children and grandchildren? Is the world sick? Can it be healed? Les…

  • Literature in the Ashes of History

    Literature in the Ashes of History
    av Cathy Caruth

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421411552

    Cathy Caruth juxtaposes the writings of psychoanalysts, literary and political theorists, and literary authors who write in a century faced by a new kind of history, one that is made up of events that seem to undo, rather than produce, their own rem…

  • Literature in the Ashes of History

    Literature in the Ashes of History
    av Cathy Caruth

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421411545

    Cathy Caruth juxtaposes the writings of psychoanalysts, literary and political theorists, and literary authors who write in a century faced by a new kind of history, one that is made up of events that seem to undo, rather than produce, their own rem…

  • Mineral Rites

    Mineral Rites
    av Bob Johnson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421427560

    An archaeology of Western energy culture that demystifies the role that fossil fuels play in the day-to-day rituals of modern life.Spanning the past two hundred years, this book offers an alternative history of modernity that restores to fossil fuel…

  • Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents

    Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421401492

    There are few things requiring more expertise, delicacy, and compassion than caring for an infant, child, or young adult with a life-limiting condition. Written by leading researchers, clinicians from relevant disciplines, family members, and advoca…

  • Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents

    Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421401485

    There are few things requiring more expertise, delicacy, and compassion than caring for an infant, child, or young adult with a life-limiting condition. Written by leading researchers, clinicians from relevant disciplines, family members, and advoca…

  • Saint Jerome in the Renaissance

    Saint Jerome in the Renaissance
    av Eugene F. Rice

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801837470

    Just as they aspired to revive the Greek and Roman past, so the humanist scholars of the Renaissance sought to retrieve the early Christian era. Among the most fully studied figures of Christian antiquity was Saint Jerome. Eugene Rice's award-winnin…

  • Why Are Health Disparities Everyone's Problem?

    Why Are Health Disparities Everyone's Problem?
    av Lisa Cooper

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421441153

    How can we all work together to eliminate the avoidable injustices that plague our health care system and society?Health is determined by far more than a person's choices and behaviors. Social and political conditions, economic forces, physical envi…

  • Modernism's Metronome

    Modernism's Metronome
    av Ben Glaser

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421439525

    Despite meter's recasting as a rigid metronome, diverse modern poet-critics refused the formal ideologies of free verse through complex engagements with traditional versification.In the twentieth century, meter became an object of disdain, reimagine…

  • Modernism's Metronome

    Modernism's Metronome
    av Ben Glaser

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421439518

    Despite meter's recasting as a rigid metronome, diverse modern poet-critics refused the formal ideologies of free verse through complex engagements with traditional versification.In the twentieth century, meter became an object of disdain, reimagine…

  • Science Rules

    Science Rules

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801879449

    Is there a universal set of rules for discovering and testing scientific hypotheses? Since the birth of modern science, philosophers, scientists, and other thinkers have wrestled with this fundamental question of scientific practice. Efforts to devi…

  • Science Rules

    Science Rules

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801879432

    Is there a universal set of rules for discovering and testing scientific hypotheses? Since the birth of modern science, philosophers, scientists, and other thinkers have wrestled with this fundamental question of scientific practice. Efforts to devi…

  • Trauma

    Trauma

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801850073

    Because traumatic events are unbearable in their horror and intensity, they often exist as memories that are not immediately recognizable as truth. Such experiences are best understood not only through the straightforward acquisition of facts but th…

  • Film Adaptation and Its Discontents

    Film Adaptation and Its Discontents
    av Thomas Leitch

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801892714

    I would highly recommend Leitch's study, in particular for its diversity and complexity. The author demonstrates that he is familiar with a large and heterogeneous corpus, including canonical as well as popular or marginal films and texts, which ada…

  • Western Attitudes toward Death

    Western Attitudes toward Death
    av Philippe Aries

    Pocket - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801817625

    Reveals the change in Western man's conception and acceptance of death as evidenced in customs, literature, and art since medieval times.

  • The Making of a Tropical Disease

    The Making of a Tropical Disease
    av Randall M. Packard

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421403960

    Malaria sickens hundreds of millions of people-and kills one to three million-each year. Despite massive efforts to eradicate the disease, it remains a major public health problem in poorer tropical regions. But malaria has not always been concentra…

  • The Making of a Tropical Disease

    The Making of a Tropical Disease
    av Randall M. Packard

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801887123

    Malaria sickens hundreds of millions of people-and kills one to three million-each year. Despite massive efforts to eradicate the disease, it remains a major public health problem in poorer tropical regions. But malaria has not always been concentra…

  • Ordained Women in the Early Church

    Ordained Women in the Early Church

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421400372

    In a time when the ordination of women is an ongoing and passionate debate, the study of women's ministry in the early church is a timely and significant one. There is much evidence from documents, doctrine, and artifacts that supports the acceptanc…

  • The Medicalization of Society

    The Medicalization of Society
    av Peter Conrad

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801885853

    Over the past half-century, the social terrain of health and illness has been transformed. What were once considered normal human events and common human problems-birth, aging, menopause, alcoholism, and obesity-are now viewed as medical conditions.…

  • Relationship-Rich Education

    Relationship-Rich Education
    av Peter Felten

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421439365

    A mentor, advisor, or even a friend? Making connections in college makes all the difference.What single factor makes for an excellent college education? As it turns out, it's pretty simple: human relationships. Decades of research demonstrate the tr…

  • Unclaimed Experience

    Unclaimed Experience
    av Cathy Caruth

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421421650

    In Unclaimed Experience, Cathy Caruth proposes that in the widespread and bewildering experience of trauma in our century-both in its occurrence and in our attempt to understand it-we can recognize the possibility of a history no longer based on sim…

  • A History of Public Health

    A History of Public Health
    av George Rosen

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421416014

    Since publication in 1958, George Rosen's classic book has been regarded as the essential international history of public health. Describing the development of public health in classical Greece, imperial Rome, England, Europe, the United States, and…

  • After the Flood

    After the Flood
    av Lydia Barnett

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421429519

    How the story of Noah's Flood was central to the development of a global environmental consciousness in early modern Europe.Winner of the Morris D. Forkosch Prize by the Journal of the History of Ideas, Short-listed for the Kenshur Prize by the Cent…

  • Engineering War and Peace in Modern Japan, 1868?1964

    Engineering War and Peace in Modern Japan, 1868?1964
    av Takashi Nishiyama

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421412665

    Naval, aeronautic, and mechanical engineers played a powerful part in the military buildup of Japan in the early and mid-twentieth century. They belonged to a militaristic regime and embraced the importance of their role in it. Takashi Nishiyama exa…

  • Chimpanzee Politics

    Chimpanzee Politics
    av Frans de Waal

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801886560

    The first edition of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, business leaders, and social psychologists for its remarkable insights into the most basic huma…

  • Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment

    Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment
    av David W. Pearce

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801839870

  • Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

    Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem
    av Dwight E. Neuenschwander

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421422671

    "In the judgment of the most competent living mathematicians, Fraulein Noether was the most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began."-Albert Einstein The year was 1915, and the young mathe…

  • The Sting of the Wild

    The Sting of the Wild
    av Justin O. Schmidt

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421425641

    The “King of Sting” describes his adventures with insects and the pain scale that’s made him a scientific celebrity.Silver, Science (Adult Non-Fiction) Foreword INDIES Award 2017Entomologist Justin O. Schmidt is on a mission. Some…

  • The Sting of the Wild

    The Sting of the Wild
    av Justin O. Schmidt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421419282

    Entomologist Justin O. Schmidt is on a mission. Some say it's a brave exploration, others shake their heads in disbelief. His goal? To compare the impacts of stinging insects on humans, mainly using himself as the gauge. In The Sting of the Wild, th…

  • Prospecting

    Prospecting
    av Wolfgang Iser

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801845932

    "An important transitional book, usefully summarizing the past and thoughtfully mapping out the future of a significant critic's theoretical project."--'Modern Philology.' "There is a much greater emphasis on the reader's function as `performer' of…

  • Urban Mass Transit

    Urban Mass Transit
    av Robert C. Post

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801893155

    Technological choices depend on, and are part of, contests over political power, as the history of mass transit vividly illustrates. From horse-drawn omnibuses to subways to light rail, this volume highlights the technological and social struggles t…

  • Civil War Memories

    Civil War Memories
    av Robert J. Cook

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421423494

    At a cost of at least 800,000 lives, the Civil War preserved the Union, aborted the breakaway Confederacy, and liberated a race of slaves. Civil War Memories is the first comprehensive account of how and why Americans have selectively remembered, an…

  • Control through Communication

    Control through Communication
    av JoAnne Yates

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801846137

    A superb historical analysis of the philosophical and technological forces that led to the development of communication genres and processes in the modern American corporation.

  • Atlantic Diasporas

    Atlantic Diasporas

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801890352

    This wide-ranging narrative explores the role that Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews played in settling and building the Atlantic world between 1500 and 1800. Through the interwoven themes of markets, politics, religion, culture, and identity, the es…

  • Atlantic Diasporas

    Atlantic Diasporas

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801890345

    This wide-ranging narrative explores the role that Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews played in settling and building the Atlantic world between 1500 and 1800. Through the interwoven themes of markets, politics, religion, culture, and identity, the es…

  • The Language of the Self

    The Language of the Self
    av Jacques Lacan, Anthony Wilden, Jacques Lacan

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801858178

    Jacques Lacan's commentaries on Freud had revolutionary implications not only for the analytic movement but also for contemporary philosophy and literary criticism. Lacan held that if the unconscious, as Freud described it, exists, it functions ling…

  • Sailing School

    Sailing School
    av Margaret E. Schotte

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421429533

    Hands-on science in the Age of Exploration.Winner of the John Lyman Book Award in Naval and Maritime Science and Technology by the North American Society for Oceanic History and the Leo Gershoy Prize by the American Historical AssociationThroughout…