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  • The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One

    The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One
    av David Kilcullen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199754090

    David Kilcullen is one of the world's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare, a ground-breaking theorist whose ideas "are revolutionizing military thinking throughout the west" (Washington Post). Indeed, his vision of moder…

  • Managing Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide

    Managing Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide
    av Gillian Butler, Nick Grey, Tony Hope

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866778

    Managing Your Mind is a book for building resilience, overcoming emotional difficulties and enabling self-development. It is for any of us who wish to understand ourselves better, to be more effective in day-to-day life, to overcome current problems…

  • Managing Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide

    Managing Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide
    av Gillian Butler, Nick Grey, Tony Hope

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190872977

    Managing Your Mind is a book for building resilience, overcoming emotional difficulties and enabling self-development. It is for any of us who wish to understand ourselves better, to be more effective in day-to-day life, to overcome current problems…

  • Introduction to Mineralogy

    Introduction to Mineralogy
    av William D. Nesse

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190618353

    Introduction to Mineralogy, Third Edition, consolidates much of the material now covered in traditional mineralogy and optical mineralogy courses and focuses on describing minerals within their geologic context. Presenting the important traditional…

  • Oxford Bookworms Library: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Level 4: 1400-Word Vocabulary

    Oxford Bookworms Library: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Level 4: 1400-Word Vocabulary
    av Robert Louis Stevenson, Jennifer Bassett

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780194237567

    This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students. Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence. Introdu…

  • Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations

    Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations
    av Angelika H. Hofmann

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190063283

    Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations, Fourth Edition, covers all the areas of scientific communication that a scientist needs to know and master in order to successfully promote his or her research and career. T…

  • A Short History of the Jewish People: From Legendary Times to Modern Statehood

    A Short History of the Jewish People: From Legendary Times to Modern Statehood
    av Raymond P. Scheindlin

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195139419

    Where did the Jews come from? How did they retain their strong sense of community through centuries of dispersion? How have the Jews of the present, with their proud ethnic identity and thriving national home, emerged out of the downtrodden Jews of…

  • Atlas of World History

    Atlas of World History

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199746538

    Oxford's Atlas of World History is the result of years of intensive work by a specialist team of scholars, editors, and cartographers. It presents the story of humanity in its physical setting, from the emergence of the earliest hominoids to the pre…

  • The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans

    The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans
    av David Abulafia

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199934980

    From the beginning of history to the present, a sweep of the world's oceans and seas and how they have shaped the course of civilization. From the author of the acclaimed The Great Sea, ("Magnificent . . . radiates scholarship and a sense of wonder…

  • Principles of Biomedical Ethics

    Principles of Biomedical Ethics
    av Tom L. Beauchamp, James F. Childress

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190640873

    Principles of Biomedical Ethics provides a highly original, practical, and insightful guide to morality in the health professions. Acclaimed authors Tom L. Beauchamp and James F. Childress thoroughly develop and advocate for four principles that lie…

  • Atlas of the World

    Atlas of the World
    av Philips

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197522806

    The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtuall…

  • The Silk Road: A New History with Documents

    The Silk Road: A New History with Documents
    av Valerie Hansen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190208929

    The Silk Road is iconic in world history; but what was it, exactly? It conjures up a hazy image of a caravan of camels laden with silk on a dusty desert track, reaching from China to Rome. The reality was different--and far more interesting. In The…

  • Prince Among Slaves

    Prince Among Slaves
    av Terry Alford

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195320459

    In this remarkable work, Terry Alford tells the story of Abd al Rahman Ibrahima, a Muslim slave who, in 1807, was recognized by an Irish ship's surgeon as the son of an African king who had saved his life many years earlier. "The Prince," as he had…

  • The World for Sale: Money, Power, and the Traders Who Barter the Earth's Resources

    The World for Sale: Money, Power, and the Traders Who Barter the Earth's Resources
    av Javier Blas, Jack Farchy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190078959

    The World for Sale tells the story of the modern-day commodity traders, largely unknown to the public. Commodity traders are the last swashbucklers of global capitalism: willing to do businesses where other companies don't dare set foot, thriving th…

  • Single-Case Research Designs: Methods for Clinical and Applied Settings

    Single-Case Research Designs: Methods for Clinical and Applied Settings
    av Alan E. Kazdin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190079970

    Single-case research has played an important role in developing and evaluating interventions that are designed to alter a particular facet of human functioning. Now thoroughly updated in its third edition, acclaimed author Alan E. Kazdin's Single-Ca…

  • Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths

    Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths
    av Eva M. Thury, Margaret K. DeVinney

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190262983

    Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths, Fourth Edition, introduces students to a wide range of myths drawn from sources all around t…

  • The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

    The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean
    av David Abulafia

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199315994

    Connecting Europe, Asia, and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea has been for millennia the place where religions, economies, and political systems met, clashed, influenced and absorbed one another. In this brilliant and expansive book, David Abulafia off…

  • The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures

    The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures
    av Michael D. Coogan, Cynthia R. Chapman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190608651

    Lucidly written by leading biblical scholars Michael D. Coogan and Cynthia R. Chapman, this balanced, engaging, and up-to-date introduction to the Hebrew scriptures distills the best of current scholarship. Employing the narrative chronology of the…

  • Democracy: A Life

    Democracy: A Life
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866273

    Ancient Greece first coined the concept of "democracy", yet almost every major ancient Greek thinker-from Plato and Aristotle onwards- was ambivalent towards or even hostile to democracy in any form. The explanation for this is quite simple: the eli…

  • Democracy: A Life

    Democracy: A Life
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199837458

    Ancient Greece first coined the concept of "democracy", yet almost every major ancient Greek thinker-from Plato and Aristotle onwards- was ambivalent towards or even hostile to democracy in any form. The explanation for this is quite simple: the eli…

  • New Concise World Atlas

    New Concise World Atlas

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197551745

  • Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History

    Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History
    av Sarah B. Pomeroy, Stanley M. Burstein, Walter Donlan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190686918

    Revised and updated throughout, the fourth edition of Ancient Greece presents the political, social, cultural, and economic history and civilization of ancient Greece in all its complexity and variety. Written by six leading authorities on the class…

  • Lyndon B. Johnson: Portrait of a President

    Lyndon B. Johnson: Portrait of a President
    av Robert Dallek

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195159219

    Robert Dallek's brilliant two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson has received an avalanche of praise. Michael Beschloss, in The Los Angeles Times, said that it "succeeds brilliantly." The New York Times called it "rock solid" and The Washington Post…

  • A Brief History of the Romans

    A Brief History of the Romans
    av Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola, Noel Lenski

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199987559

    How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the most powerful imperial powers the world has ever known? In A Brief History of the Romans, Second Edition, Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola, Richard J.A. T…

  • Jihad and Death: The Global Appeal of Islamic State

    Jihad and Death: The Global Appeal of Islamic State
    av Olivier Roy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190843632

    How has Islamic State been able to muster support far beyond its initial constituency in the Arab world and attract tens of thousands of foreign volunteers, including converts to Islam, and seemingly countless supporters online? In this compelling i…

  • Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece

    Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece
    av Robin Waterfield

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190095765

    "We Greeks are one in blood and one in language; we have temples to the gods and religious rites in common, and a common way of life." So the fifth-century historian Herodotus has some Athenians declare, in explanation of why they would never betray…

  • Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA

    Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA
    av Richard English

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195177534

    The IRA has been a much richer, more complexly layered, and more protean organization than is frequently recognized. It is also more open to balanced examination now--at the end of its long war in the north of Ireland--than it was even a few years a…

  • The Sea Around Us

    The Sea Around Us
    av Rachel Carson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190906764

    Originally published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most influential books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's ability to combine scientific insight with poetic prose catapulted her book to the top of The New York Times b…

  • Essential World Atlas

    Essential World Atlas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197551738

    With superbly crafted maps covering the entire globe, this new edition of Oxford's Essential World Atlas offers thorough geographical coverage at an affordable price. In addition to topographic and political maps, city maps, and satellite imagery, t…

  • Making the Social World: The Structure of Human Civilization

    Making the Social World: The Structure of Human Civilization
    av John Searle

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199829521

    There are few more important philosophers at work today than John Searle, a creative and contentious thinker who has shaped the way we think about mind and language. Now he offers a profound understanding of how we create a social reality--a reality…

  • Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937-1941

    Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937-1941
    av Daniel Todman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190621803

    Great Britain's refusal to yield to Nazi Germany in the Second World War remains one of the greatest survival stories of modern times. Commemorated, evoked, and mythologized as it has been-chiseled and engraved onto countless monuments, the subject…

  • Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors

    Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors
    av Lizzie Collingham

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195320015

    Curry serves up a delectable history of Indian cuisine, ranging from the imperial kitchen of the Mughal invader Babur to the smoky cookhouse of the British Raj. In this fascinating volume, the first authoritative history of Indian food, Lizzie Colli…

  • The History of the World

    The History of the World
    av J. M. Roberts, O. A. Westad

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199936762

    J.M. Roberts's renowned History of the World is widely considered the finest available one-volume survey of the major events, developments, and personalities of the known past, offering generations of readers a tour of the vast landscape of human hi…

  • The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War

    The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War
    av Jonathan Dimbleby

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190495855

    "The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril," wrote Winston Churchill in his monumental history of World War II. His fear was shared by many. The North Atlantic was arguably the true front of the war for Europe…

  • The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War

    The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War
    av Jonathan Dimbleby

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190905835

    "The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril," wrote Winston Churchill in his monumental history of World War II. His fear was shared by many. The North Atlantic was arguably the true front of the war for Europe…

  • The Undercover Economist, Revised and Updated Edition

    The Undercover Economist, Revised and Updated Edition
    av Tim Harford

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199926510

    With over one million copies sold, The Undercover Economist has been hailed worldwide as a fantastic guide to the fundamental principles of economics. An economist's version of The Way Things Work, this engaging volume is part Economics 101 and part…

  • On Truth

    On Truth
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190867218

    Truth is not just a recent topic of contention. Arguments about it have gone on for centuries. Why is the truth important? Who decides what the truth is? Is there such a thing as objective, eternal truth, or is truth simply a matter of perspective,…

  • The Difficulty of Being Good: On the Subtle Art of Dharma

    The Difficulty of Being Good: On the Subtle Art of Dharma
    av Gurcharan Das

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199754410

    Why should we be good? How should we be good? And how might we more deeply understand the moral and ethical failings--splashed across today's headlines--that have not only destroyed individual lives but caused widespread calamity as well, bringing c…

  • Refuge: Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World

    Refuge: Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World
    av Paul Collier, Alexander Betts

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190659158

    Global refugee numbers are at their highest levels since the end of World War II, but the system in place to deal with them, based upon a humanitarian list of imagined "basic needs," has changed little. In Refuge, Paul Collier and Alexander Betts ar…

  • Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason

    Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason
    av David Harvey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190050795

  • Stockholm: A Cultural History

    Stockholm: A Cultural History
    av Tony Griffiths

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195386370

    Situated on one of the world's most beautiful harbors, Stockholm has set the benchmark for civilized urban living since the time of the Vikings. Tony Griffiths reveals a city of power, intrigue, and murder; of scientists and investors; and a sensual…

  • The Last Assassin: The Hunt for the Killers of Julius Caesar

    The Last Assassin: The Hunt for the Killers of Julius Caesar
    av Peter Stothard

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197523353

    Many men killed Julius Caesar. Only one man was determined to kill the killers. From the spring of 44 BC through one of the most dramatic and influential periods in history, Caesar's adopted son, Octavian, the future Emperor Augustus, exacted vengea…

  • The Dragons and the Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West

    The Dragons and the Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West
    av David Kilcullen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190265687

    Just a few years ago, people spoke of the US as a hyperpower-a titan stalking the world stage with more relative power than any empire in history. Yet as early as 1993, newly-appointed CIA director James Woolsey pointed out that although Western pow…

  • Global Nomads: An Ethnography of Migration, Islam, and Politics in West Africa

    Global Nomads: An Ethnography of Migration, Islam, and Politics in West Africa
    av Susanna Fioratta

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197510216

    Countering the traditional narrative of "migration as crisis," Global Nomads tells the story of a group of people for whom migration is not a symptom of a disordered world, but rather an ordinary practice full of social and personal meaning. Decente…

  • Social Movements

    Social Movements
    av Suzanne Staggenborg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199363599

    Social movements around the world have used a wide variety of protest tactics to bring about enormous social changes, influencing cultural arrangements, public opinion, and government policies in the process. This concise yet in-depth primer provide…

  • The End of Time: The Next Revolution in Physics

    The End of Time: The Next Revolution in Physics
    av Julian B. Barbour

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195145922

    Richard Feynman once quipped that "Time is what happens when nothing else does." But Julian Barbour disagrees: if nothing happened, if nothing changed, then time would stop. For time is nothing but change. It is change that we perceive occurring all…

  • Military Orientalism: Eastern War Through Western Eyes

    Military Orientalism: Eastern War Through Western Eyes
    av Patrick Porter

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199333424

    From the Ancient Greeks' obsession with the armies of the Persians, Westerners have been irresistibly drawn to the exotic nature of "Oriental" warfare and have sought either to emulate their enemies' imagined ways of fighting or to incorporate Easte…

  • Financial Crime and Crises in the Era of False Profits

    Financial Crime and Crises in the Era of False Profits
    av Robert H. Tillman, Henry N. Pontell, William K. Black

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190639198

    In this brief, accessible text, Robert Tillman, Henry N. Pontell, and William K. Black provide a thorough overview of financial crimes and crises and their consequences. Integrating theories and concepts from criminology, sociology, and economics to…

  • Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell

    Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell
    av Peter Caddick-Adams

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199974641

    Selected as a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013 The most horrific battles of World War II ring in the popular memory: Stalingrad, the Bulge, Iwo Jima, to name a few. Monte Cassino should stand among them. Waged deep in the Italian mountains beneath a…

  • First Raise a Flag: How South Sudan Won the Longest War But Lost the Peace

    First Raise a Flag: How South Sudan Won the Longest War But Lost the Peace
    av Peter Martell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190052706

    When South Sudan's war began, the Beatles were playing their first hits and reaching the moon was an astronaut's dream. Half a century later, with millions massacred in Africa's longest war, the continent's biggest country split in two. It was an ex…

  • Oxford Bookworms Library: Oliver Twist: Level 6: 2,500 Word Vocabulary

    Oxford Bookworms Library: Oliver Twist: Level 6: 2,500 Word Vocabulary
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780194237635

    This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students. Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence. Introdu…

  • Writing in Engineering: A Brief Guide

    Writing in Engineering: A Brief Guide
    av Robert Irish

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199343553

    At once sophisticated and practical, Writing in Engineering: A Brief Guide leads students through how to compose design reports, lab reports, and other key engineering genres while attending to the principles of argument, style, and visual design. I…

  • Thirteen Theories of Human Nature

    Thirteen Theories of Human Nature
    av Leslie Stevenson, David L. Haberman, Peter Matthews Wright

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190604721

    Over six previous editions, Twelve Theories of Human Nature has been a remarkably popular introduction to some of the most influential developments in Western and Eastern thought. Now titled Thirteen Theories of Human Nature, the seventh edition ad…