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  • The Book of Revelation

    The Book of Revelation
    av Timothy Beal

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691145839

    The life and times of the New Testament’s most mystifying and incendiary book Few biblical books have been as revered and reviled as Revelation. Many hail it as the pinnacle of prophetic vision, the cornerstone of the biblical canon, and, for…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    The Mushroom at the End of the World
    av Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178325

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible del…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    The Mushroom at the End of the World
    av Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691220550

    What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s acc…

  • How to Win an Argument

    How to Win an Argument
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164335

    All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we're trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers about an important decision. Instead of relying on untrained instinct--and often flou…

  • The Origins and History of Consciousness

    The Origins and History of Consciousness
    av Erich Neumann

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163598

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most…

  • The Founder's Dilemmas

    The Founder's Dilemmas
    av Noam Wasserman

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158303

    Often downplayed in the excitement of starting up a new business venture is one of the most important decisions entrepreneurs will face: should they go it alone, or bring in cofounders, hires, and investors to help build the business? More than just…

  • Irrational Exuberance

    Irrational Exuberance
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173122

    In this revised, updated, and expanded edition of his New York Times bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller, who warned of both the tech and housing bubbles, cautions that signs of irrational exuberance among investors have only in…

  • Synchronicity

    Synchronicity
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150505

    Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately explain. He discussed these ideas with Albert Einstein before World War I, but first used the…

  • Racism

    Racism
    av George M. Fredrickson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167053

    Are antisemitism and white supremacy manifestations of a general phenomenon? Why didn't racism appear in Europe before the fourteenth century, and why did it flourish as never before in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Why did the twentieth…

  • The Failures of Philosophy

    The Failures of Philosophy
    av Stephen Gaukroger

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691207506

    The first book to address the historical failures of philosophy—and what we can learn from them Philosophers are generally unaware of the failures of philosophy, recognizing only the failures of particular theories, which are then remedied wit…

  • Shamanism

    Shamanism
    av Mircea Eliade

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210667

    The foundational work on shamanism now available as a Princeton Classics paperback Shamanism is an essential work on the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. The founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Mircea Eliade s…

  • Shamanism

    Shamanism
    av Mircea Eliade

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691119427

    First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian emigre--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) su…

  • Not Born Yesterday

    Not Born Yesterday
    av Hugo Mercier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178707

    Why people are not as gullible as we think Not Born Yesterday explains how we decide who we can trust and what we should believe—and argues that we're pretty good at making these decisions. In this lively and provocative book, Hugo Mercier dem…

  • A Farewell to Alms

    A Farewell to Alms
    av Gregory Clark

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691141282

    Why are some parts of the world so rich and others so poor? Why did the Industrial Revolution--and the unprecedented economic growth that came with it--occur in eighteenth-century England, and not at some other time, or in some other place? Why didn…

  • Weak Strongman

    Weak Strongman
    av Timothy Frye

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691212463

    Looking beyond Putin to understand how today's Russia actually works Media and public discussion tends to understand Russian politics as a direct reflection of Vladimir Putin's seeming omnipotence or Russia's unique history and culture. Yet Russia i…

  • Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue

    Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue
    av Michael Keen, Joel Slemrod

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691199542

    An engaging and enlightening account of taxation told through lively, dramatic, and sometimes ludicrous stories drawn from around the world and across the ages Governments have always struggled to tax in ways that are effective and tolerably fair. S…

  • 1177 B.C.

    1177 B.C.
    av Eric H. Cline

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208015

    A bold reassessment of what caused the Late Bronze Age collapse In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid int…

  • The Lily of the Field and the Bird of the Air

    The Lily of the Field and the Bird of the Air
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180830

    A masterful new translation of one of Kierkegaard's most engaging works In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus tells his followers to let go of earthly concerns by considering the lilies of the field and the birds of the air. Søren Kierkegaard's short ma…

  • The Lily of the Field and the Bird of the Air

    The Lily of the Field and the Bird of the Air
    av Soren Kierkegaard, Bruce H. Kirmmse, Soren Kierkegaard

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170473

    In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus tells his followers to let go of earthly concerns by considering the lilies of the field and the birds of the air. Soren Kierkegaard's short masterpiece on this famous gospel passage draws out its vital lessons for…

  • The Box

    The Box
    av Marc Levinson

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170817

    In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramati…

  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171326

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman, Gernot Wagner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159478

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • On Bullshit

    On Bullshit
    av Harry G. Frankfurt

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691122946

    One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize b…

  • How to Tell a Joke

    How to Tell a Joke
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691206165

    Timeless advice about how to use humor to win over any audience Can jokes win a hostile room, a hopeless argument, or even an election? You bet they can, according to Cicero, and he knew what he was talking about. One of Rome’s greatest politi…

  • The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350

    The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350
    av Robert Bartlett

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037806

    From our twentieth-century perspective, we tend to think of the Europe of the past as a colonizer, a series of empires that conquered lands beyond their borders and forced European cultural values on other peoples. This provocative book shows that E…

  • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

    The Horse, the Wheel, and Language
    av David W. Anthony

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691148182

    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until no…

  • The World According to Physics

    The World According to Physics
    av Jim Al-Khalili

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182308

    Quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili offers a fascinating and illuminating look at what physics reveals about the world Shining a light on the most profound insights revealed by modern physics, Jim Al-Kha…

  • Fly by Night Physics

    Fly by Night Physics
    av A. Zee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182544

    The essential primer for physics students who want to build their physical intuition Presented in A. Zee's incomparably engaging style, this book introduces physics students to the practice of using physical reasoning and judicious guesses to get at…

  • Breaking the Social Media Prism

    Breaking the Social Media Prism
    av Chris Bail

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203423

    A revealing look at how user behavior is powering deep social divisions online—and how we might yet defeat political tribalism on social media In an era of increasing social isolation, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are among the most imp…

  • Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

    Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
    av Richard P. Feynman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164090

    Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights into the physical world, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the general public. Here Feynman provides a classic and definitive int…

  • Ballad of the Bullet

    Ballad of the Bullet
    av Forrest Stuart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194431

    How poor urban youth in Chicago use social media to profit from portrayals of gang violence, and the questions this raises about poverty, opportunities, and public voyeurism Amid increasing hardship and limited employment options, poor urban youth a…

  • Ballad of the Bullet

    Ballad of the Bullet
    av Forrest Stuart

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691206493

    How poor urban youth in Chicago use social media to profit from portrayals of gang violence, and the questions this raises about poverty, opportunities, and public voyeurism Amid increasing hardship and limited employment options, poor urban youth a…

  • The Kingdom of Fungi

    The Kingdom of Fungi
    av Jens H. Petersen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691157542

    The fungi realm has been called the "hidden kingdom," a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widely in color, size, and shape. The Kingdom of Fungi p…

  • The Great Mother

    The Great Mother
    av Erich Neumann

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166070

    This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has be…

  • The Great Mother

    The Great Mother
    av Erich Neumann

    Inbunden - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691097428

    Neumann examines how the Feminine has been experienced and expressed in many cultures from prehistory to our own time. Appearing as goddess and demon, gate and pillar, garden and tree, hovering sky and containing vessel, the Feminine is seen as an e…

  • A Culture of Growth

    A Culture of Growth
    av Joel Mokyr

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180960

    Why Enlightenment culture sparked the Industrial Revolution During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of t…

  • A Culture of Growth

    A Culture of Growth
    av Joel Mokyr

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168883

    During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of the details of the Industrial Revolution, what remains a myst…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160597

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm

    Danskt band - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173221

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the…

  • Britain's Ferns

    Britain's Ferns
    av James Merryweather

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180397

    The only comprehensive photographic guide to the ferns, clubmosses, quillworts and horsetails of Britain This is a comprehensive, lavishly illustrated and user-friendly photographic identification guide to the fifty-seven ferns and seventeen other p…

  • Innate

    Innate
    av Kevin J. Mitchell

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204154

    A leading neuroscientist explains why your personal traits are more innate than you think What makes you the way you are—and what makes each of us different from everyone else? In Innate, leading neuroscientist and popular science blogger Kevi…

  • Innate

    Innate
    av Kevin J. Mitchell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173887

    A leading neuroscientist explains why your personal traits are more innate than you think What makes you the way you are—and what makes each of us different from everyone else? In Innate, leading neuroscientist and popular science blogger Kevi…

  • The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
    av Josiah Ober

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173146

    Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly h…

  • The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
    av Josiah Ober

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691140919

    Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly h…

  • Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

    Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
    av Philippe Geniez

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172392

    This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions. T…

  • The Secret of Our Success

    The Secret of Our Success
    av Joseph Henrich

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178431

    Humans are a puzzling species. On the one hand, we struggle to survive on our own in the wild, often failing to overcome even basic challenges, like obtaining food, building shelters, or avoiding predators. On the other hand, human groups have produ…

  • We Are Not Born Submissive

    We Are Not Born Submissive
    av Manon Garcia

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691201825

    A philosophical exploration of female submission, using insights from feminist thinkers—especially Simone de Beauvoir—to reveal the complexities of women’s reality and lived experience What role do women play in the perpetuation of…

  • Juno's Aeneid

    Juno's Aeneid
    av Joseph Farrell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691211169

    A major new interpretation of Vergil's epic poem as a struggle between two incompatible versions of the Homeric hero This compelling book offers an entirely new way of understanding the Aeneid. Many scholars regard Vergil's poem as an attempt to com…

  • Sharks of the World

    Sharks of the World
    av David A. Ebert, Sarah Fowler

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691205991

    The most comprehensive reference guide to the world's sharks—now fully revised and updated Sharks of the World is the essential illustrated guide for anyone interested in these magnificent creatures. Now fully revised and updated, it covers 53…

  • How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

    How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain
    av Leah Price

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159546

    How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain asks how our culture came to frown on using books for any purpose other than reading. When did the coffee-table book become an object of scorn? Why did law courts forbid witnesses to kiss the Bible? W…

  • How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

    How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain
    av Leah Price

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691114170

    How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain asks how our culture came to frown on using books for any purpose other than reading. When did the coffee-table book become an object of scorn? Why did law courts forbid witnesses to kiss the Bible? W…

  • The Wealth of Religions

    The Wealth of Religions
    av Robert J. Barro, Rachel M. McCleary

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178950

    How religious beliefs and practices can influence the wealth of nations Which countries grow faster economically—those with strong beliefs in heaven and hell or those with weak beliefs in them? Does religious participation matter? Why do some…

  • The Wealth of Religions

    The Wealth of Religions
    av Robert J Barro

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691217109

    How religious beliefs and practices can influence the wealth of nations Which countries grow faster economically—those with strong beliefs in heaven and hell or those with weak beliefs in them? Does religious participation matter? Why do some…

  • The Tyranny of Metrics

    The Tyranny of Metrics
    av Jerry Z. Muller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174952

    How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens our schools, medical care, businesses, and government Today, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance, publicizing the…

  • The Tyranny of Metrics

    The Tyranny of Metrics
    av Jerry Z. Muller

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191911

    How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens business, medicine, education, government—and the quality of our lives Today, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human perfo…

  • The Sense of the Past

    The Sense of the Past
    av Bernard Williams

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691134086

    Before his death in 2003, Bernard Williams planned to publish a collection of historical essays, focusing primarily on the ancient world. This posthumous volume brings together a much wider selection, written over some forty years. His legacy lives…

  • Governing the Market

    Governing the Market
    av Robert Wade

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691117294

    Published originally in 1990 to critical acclaim, Robert Wade's Governing the Market quickly established itself as a standard in contemporary political economy. In it, Wade challenged claims both of those who saw the East Asian story as a vindicatio…

  • The Harmony of Illusions

    The Harmony of Illusions
    av Allan Young

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691017235

    As far back as we know, there have been individuals incapacitated by memories that have filled them with sadness and remorse, fright and horror, or a sense of irreparable loss. Only recently, however, have people tormented with such recollections be…

  • Britain's Insects

    Britain's Insects
    av Dr. Paul D. Brock

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179278

    The go-to photographic guide to Britain and Ireland’s insects Britain’s Insects is an innovative, up-to-date, carefully designed and beautifully illustrated field guide to Britain and Ireland's twenty-five insect orders, concentrating on…

  • Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell

    Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell
    av A. Zee

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691140346

    Since it was first published, Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell has quickly established itself as the most accessible and comprehensive introduction to this profound and deeply fascinating area of theoretical physics. Now in this fully revised and…

  • The Sun Kings

    The Sun Kings
    av Stuart Clark

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691141268

    In September of 1859, the entire Earth was engulfed in a gigantic cloud of seething gas, and a blood-red aurora erupted across the planet from the poles to the tropics. Around the world, telegraph systems crashed, machines burst into flames, and ele…

  • Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

    Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes
    av Marilyn J. Roossinck

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166964

    An essential illustrated guide to the 101 most fascinating viruses This stunningly illustrated book provides a rare window into the amazing, varied, and often beautiful world of viruses. Contrary to popular belief, not all viruses are bad for you. I…

  • On Human Nature

    On Human Nature
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168753

    A brief, radical defense of human uniqueness from acclaimed philosopher Roger Scruton In this short book, acclaimed writer and philosopher Roger Scruton presents an original and radical defense of human uniqueness. Confronting the views of evolution…

  • On Human Nature

    On Human Nature
    av Roger Scruton

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183039

    A brief, radical defense of human uniqueness from acclaimed philosopher Roger Scruton In this short book, acclaimed writer and philosopher Roger Scruton presents an original and radical defense of human uniqueness. Confronting the views of evolution…