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  • Picatrix

    Picatrix

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271082127

    A manual for constructing talismans, mixing magical compounds, summoning planetary spirits, and determining astrological conditions, Picatrix is a cornerstone of Western esotericism. It offers important insights not only into occult practices and be…

  • Confronting Images

    Confronting Images
    av Georges Didi-Huberman

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271024721

    When the French edition of Confronting Images appeared in 1990, it won immediate acclaim because of its far-reaching arguments about the structure of images and the histories ascribed to them by scholars and critics working in the tradition of Vasar…

  • The Surviving Image

    The Surviving Image
    av Georges Didi-Huberman

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271072098

    The Surviving Image, originally published in French in 2002, is the result of Georges Didi-Huberman’s extensive research into the life and work of foundational art historian Aby Warburg. Warburg envisioned an art history that engaged with anth…

  • The Surviving Image

    The Surviving Image
    av Georges Didi-Huberman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271072081

    The Surviving Image, originally published in French in 2002, is the result of Georges Didi-Huberman’s extensive research into the life and work of foundational art historian Aby Warburg. Warburg envisioned an art history that engaged with anth…

  • A Market for Merchant Princes

    A Market for Merchant Princes

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271064710

    Not unlike their European forebears, Americans have historically held Italian Renaissance paintings in the highest possible regard, never allowing works by or derived from Raphael, Leonardo, or Titian to fall from favor. The ten essays in A Market f…

  • Forbidden Rites

    Forbidden Rites
    av Richard Kieckhefer

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271017518

    Preserved in the Bavarian State Library in Munich is a manuscript that few scholars have noticed and that no one in modern times has treated with the seriousness it deserves. Forbidden Rites consists of an edition of this medieval Latin text with a…

  • A New Science

    A New Science
    av Bruce Mazlish

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271025872

    "What makes this book stand out is the way in which Mazlish situates sociology in the broader context of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century social thought. This is the most interesting treatment I have read of how there came to be a felt…

  • Norms of Liberty

    Norms of Liberty
    av Douglas J. Den Uyl

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271027012

    How can we establish a political/legal order that in principle does not require the human flourishing of any person or group to be given structured preference over that of any other? Addressing this question as the central problem of political philo…

  • The Long Life of Magical Objects

    The Long Life of Magical Objects
    av Allegra Iafrate

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271083667

    This book explores a series of powerful artifacts associated with King Solomon via legendary or extracanonical textual sources. Tracing their cultural resonance throughout history, art historian Allegra Iafrate delivers exciting insights into these…

  • The Long Life of Magical Objects

    The Long Life of Magical Objects
    av Allegra Iafrate

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271083674

    This book explores a series of powerful artifacts associated with King Solomon via legendary or extracanonical textual sources. Tracing their cultural resonance throughout history, art historian Allegra Iafrate delivers exciting insights into these…

  • Becoming Centaur

    Becoming Centaur
    av Monica Mattfeld

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271075778

    In this study of the relationship between men and their horses in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England, Monica Mattfeld explores the experience of horsemanship and how it defined one's gendered and political positions within society.Men of th…

  • The Site of the Social

    The Site of the Social
    av Theodore R. Schatzki

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271022925

    Inspired by Heidegger’s concept of the clearing of being, and by Wittgenstein’s ideas on human practice, Theodore Schatzki offers a novel approach to understanding the constitution and transformation of social life. Key to the account he…

  • Creating Social Democracy

    Creating Social Democracy

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271009315

    The Swedish Social Democratic Labor Party (SAP) was founded more than one hundred years ago, in April 1889. During this "century of social democracy" Sweden has been transformed from an agrarian to an industrial society, from a poor country to a wel…

  • Menopause

    Menopause

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271087122

    Like so many other issues surrounding women’s reproductive health, menopause has been treated as a cultural taboo. On the rare occasions that menopausal and perimenopausal women are depicted in popular culture, they are stereotypically cast as…

  • The Creation of the French Royal Mistress

    The Creation of the French Royal Mistress
    av Tracy Adams

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271085982

    Kings throughout medieval and early modern Europe had extraconjugal sexual partners. Only in France, however, did the royal mistress become a quasi-institutionalized political position. This study explores the emergence and development of the positi…

  • The Creation of the French Royal Mistress

    The Creation of the French Royal Mistress
    av Tracy Adams

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271085975

    Kings throughout medieval and early modern Europe had extraconjugal sexual partners. Only in France, however, did the royal mistress become a quasi-institutionalized political position. This study explores the emergence and development of the positi…

  • Postcards

    Postcards

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271035284

    Products of modernity, postcards continue to provoke comment today as in the nineteenth century. With their unique status as interdisciplinary image-objects that cross lines of geography, economy, and gender, postcards epitomize the complex history…

  • Ivan Illich

    Ivan Illich
    av David Cayley

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271088129

    In the eighteen years since Ivan Illich’s death, David Cayley has been reflecting on the meaning of his friend and teacher’s life and work. Now, in Ivan Illich: An Intellectual Journey, he presents Illich’s body of thought, locatin…

  • German Pietism and the Problem of Conversion

    German Pietism and the Problem of Conversion
    av Jonathan Strom

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271079356

    August Hermann Francke described his conversion to Pietism in gripping terms that included intense spiritual struggle, weeping, falling to his knees, and a decisive moment in which his doubt suddenly disappeared and he was “overwhelmed as with…

  • German Pietism and the Problem of Conversion

    German Pietism and the Problem of Conversion
    av Jonathan Strom

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271079349

    August Hermann Francke described his conversion to Pietism in gripping terms that included intense spiritual struggle, weeping, falling to his knees, and a decisive moment in which his doubt suddenly disappeared and he was “overwhelmed as with…

  • Romanesque Tomb Effigies

    Romanesque Tomb Effigies
    av Shirin Fozi

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271087191

    Framed by evocative inscriptions, tumultuous historical events, and the ambiguities of Christian death, Romanesque tomb effigies were the first large-scale figural monuments for the departed in European art. In this book, Shirin Fozi explores these…

  • Without God

    Without God
    av Louis Betty

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271074092

    Michel Houellebecq is France’s most famous and controversial living novelist. Since his first novel in 1994, Houellebecq’s work has been called pornographic, racist, sexist, Islamophobic, and vulgar. His caricature appeared on the cover…

  • Without God

    Without God
    av Louis Betty

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271074085

    Michel Houellebecq is France's most famous and controversial living novelist. Since his first novel in 1994, Houellebecq's work has been called pornographic, racist, sexist, Islamophobic, and vulgar. His caricature appeared on the cover of the Frenc…

  • The Magic of Rogues

    The Magic of Rogues
    av Frank Klaassen

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271089294

    In 1510, nine men were tried in the Archbishop’s Court in York for attempting to find and extract a treasure on the moor near Mixindale through necromantic magic. Two decades later, William Neville and his magician were arrested by Thomas Crom…

  • Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan

    Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan
    av Jean d'Arras

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271054155

    Jean d’Arras’s splendid prose romance of Melusine, written for Jean de Berry, the brother of King Charles V of France, is one of the most significant and complex literary works of the later Middle Ages. The author, promising to tell us &…

  • Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan

    Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan
    av Jean d'Arras

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271054124

    Jean d’Arras’s splendid prose romance of Melusine, written for Jean de Berry, the brother of King Charles V of France, is one of the most significant and complex literary works of the later Middle Ages. The author, promising to tell us &…

  • Dewey for a New Age of Fascism

    Dewey for a New Age of Fascism
    av Nathan Crick

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271084824

    During the rise of fascism in the early twentieth century, American philosopher and educational reformer John Dewey argued that the greatest threat to democracy was not a political regime or even an aggressive foreign power but rather a set of dispo…

  • Dewey for a New Age of Fascism

    Dewey for a New Age of Fascism
    av Nathan Crick

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271084817

    During the rise of fascism in the early twentieth century, American philosopher and educational reformer John Dewey argued that the greatest threat to democracy was not a political regime or even an aggressive foreign power but rather a set of dispo…

  • Designing a New Tradition

    Designing a New Tradition
    av Rebecca VanDiver

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271086040

    In Designing a New Tradition, Rebecca VanDiveRebecca VanDiver is Assistant Professor of African American Art at Vanderbilt University.r presents a fresh perspective on the art and career of Lois Mailou Jones. Considering the importance of Africa for…

  • Painted Prints

    Painted Prints
    av Susan Dackerman

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271022352

    An old master print with color is almost invariably regarded as a suspect object because the color is presumed to be a cosmetic addition made to compensate for deficiencies of design or condition. Painted Prints challenges this deeply entrenched ass…

  • A Prodigal Saint

    A Prodigal Saint
    av Nadieszda Kizenko

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271019765

    Rarely are we privileged to see the making of a saint, but it is just what this book gives us for John of Kronstadt (1829–1908), a major figure in the religious life of Late Imperial Russia. So popular was Father John during his years of minis…

  • Rewriting Magic

    Rewriting Magic
    av Claire Fanger

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271066509

    In Rewriting Magic, Claire Fanger explores a fourteenth-century text called The Flowers of Heavenly Teaching. Written by a Benedictine monk named John of Morigny, the work all but disappeared from the historical record, and it is only now coming to…

  • Rewriting Magic

    Rewriting Magic
    av Claire Fanger

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271066516

    In Rewriting Magic, Claire Fanger explores a fourteenth-century text called The Flowers of Heavenly Teaching. Written by a Benedictine monk named John of Morigny, the work all but disappeared from the historical record, and it is only now coming to…

  • The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti

    The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti
    av Robert A. F. Thurman

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271006017

    This book presents the major teachings of Mahayana Buddhism in a precise, dramatic, and even humorous form. For two millennia this sutra, called the “jewel of the Mahayana Sutras,” has enjoyed immense popularity among Mahayana Buddhists…

  • Thinking About Love

    Thinking About Love

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271070971

    Does love command an ineffability that remains inaccessible to the philosopher?Thinking About Love considers the nature and experience of love through the writing of well-known Continental philosophers such as Hannah Arendt, Simone de Beauvoir, Jacq…

  • Thinking About Love

    Thinking About Love

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271070964

    Does love command an ineffability that remains inaccessible to the philosopher?Thinking About Love considers the nature and experience of love through the writing of well-known Continental philosophers such as Hannah Arendt, Simone de Beauvoir, Jacq…

  • The Place of Emotion in Argument

    The Place of Emotion in Argument
    av Douglas Walton

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271008530

    Appeals to emotion—pity, fear, popular sentiment, and ad hominem attacks—are commonly used in argumentation. Instead of dismissing these appeals as fallacious wherever they occur, as many do, Walton urges that each use be judged on its m…

  • Strange Revelations

    Strange Revelations
    av Lynn Wood Mollenauer

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271029160

    The Affair of the Poisons was the greatest court scandal of the seventeenth century. From 1679 to 1682 the French crown investigated more than 400 people—including Louis XIV’s official mistress and members of the highest-ranking circles…

  • Strange Revelations

    Strange Revelations
    av Lynn Wood Mollenauer

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271029153

    The Affair of the Poisons was the greatest court scandal of the seventeenth century. From 1679 to 1682 the French crown investigated more than 400 people—including Louis XIV’s official mistress and members of the highest-ranking circles…

  • Listening, Thinking, Being

    Listening, Thinking, Being
    av Lisbeth Lipari

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271063447

    Although listening is central to human interaction, its importance is often ignored. In the rush to speak and be heard, it is easy to neglect listening and disregard its significance as a way of being with others and the world. Drawing upon insights…

  • Listening, Thinking, Being

    Listening, Thinking, Being
    av Lisbeth Lipari

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271063324

    Although listening is central to human interaction, its importance is often ignored. In the rush to speak and be heard, it is easy to neglect listening and disregard its significance as a way of being with others and the world. Drawing upon insights…

  • Rhetoric, Inc.

    Rhetoric, Inc.
    av Timothy Johnson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271087900

    In 1914, the Ford Motor Company opened its Motion Picture Laboratory, an in-house operation that produced motion pictures to educate its workforce and promote its products. Just six years later, Ford films had found their way into schools and newsre…

  • A Time of Sifting

    A Time of Sifting
    av Paul Peucker

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271066448

    At the end of the 1740s, the Moravians, a young and rapidly expanding radical-Pietist movement, experienced a crisis soon labeled the Sifting Time. As Moravian leaders attempted to lead the church away from the abuses of the crisis, they also tried…

  • A Time of Sifting

    A Time of Sifting
    av Paul Peucker

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271066431

    At the end of the 1740s, the Moravians, a young and rapidly expanding radical-Pietist movement, experienced a crisis soon labeled the Sifting Time. As Moravian leaders attempted to lead the church away from the abuses of the crisis, they also tried…

  • Crocodile Undone

    Crocodile Undone
    av Marcus Baynes-Rock

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271086194

    Across the world, animals are being domesticated at an unprecedented rate and scale. But what exactly is domestication, and what does it tell us about ourselves? In this book, Marcus Baynes-Rock seeks the common thread linking stories about the dome…

  • The Powers of Sound and Song in Early Modern Paris

    The Powers of Sound and Song in Early Modern Paris
    av Nicholas Hammond

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271084718

    The long and spectacular reign of Louis XIV of France is typically described in overwhelmingly visual terms. In this book, Nicholas Hammond takes a sonic approach to this remarkable age, opening our ears to the myriad ways in which sound revealed th…

  • The Powers of Sound and Song in Early Modern Paris

    The Powers of Sound and Song in Early Modern Paris
    av Nicholas Hammond

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271084725

    The long and spectacular reign of Louis XIV of France is typically described in overwhelmingly visual terms. In this book, Nicholas Hammond takes a sonic approach to this remarkable age, opening our ears to the myriad ways in which sound revealed th…

  • The Shape of Difficulty

    The Shape of Difficulty
    av Bret L. Rothstein

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271082424

    What is it about puzzles that drives us to figure them out? In this unique and innovative book, Bret L. Rothstein explores how mechanical problems delight and frustrate us, distracting our attention from recognizably "useful" activities and directin…

  • Aesthetic Reason

    Aesthetic Reason
    av Alan Singer

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271024585

    In recent years the category of the aesthetic has been judged inadequate to the tasks of literary criticism. It has been attacked for promoting class-based ideologies of distinction, for cultivating political apathy, and for indulging irrational sen…

  • Origins of the Witches? Sabbath

    Origins of the Witches? Sabbath
    av Michael D. Bailey

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271089102

    While the perception of magic as harmful is age-old, the notion of witches gathering together in large numbers, overtly worshiping demons, and receiving instruction in how to work harmful magic as part of a conspiratorial plot against Christian soci…

  • Photography and Other Media in the Nineteenth Century

    Photography and Other Media in the Nineteenth Century

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271079158

    In this volume, leading scholars of photography and media examine photography’s vital role in the evolution of media and communication in the nineteenth century.In the first half of the nineteenth century, the introduction of telegraphy, the d…

  • Photography and Other Media in the Nineteenth Century

    Photography and Other Media in the Nineteenth Century

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271079165

    In this volume, leading scholars of photography and media examine photography’s vital role in the evolution of media and communication in the nineteenth century.In the first half of the nineteenth century, the introduction of telegraphy, the d…

  • Pietism and the Sacraments

    Pietism and the Sacraments
    av Peter James Yoder

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271088006

    Considered by many to be one of the most influential German Pietists, August Hermann Francke lived during a moment when an emphasis on conversion was beginning to produce small shifts in how the sacraments were defined—a harbinger of later, mo…

  • High-Speed Society

    High-Speed Society

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271034171

    Everywhere, life seems to be speeding up: we talk of “fast food” and “speed dating.” But what does the phenomenon of social acceleration really entail, and how new is it? While much has been written about our high-speed socie…

  • My Years with Gorbachev and Shevardnadze

    My Years with Gorbachev and Shevardnadze
    av Pavel Palazchenko

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271035482

    As the principal English interpreter for Mikhail Gorbachev and his foreign minister, Eduard Shevardnadze, in the critical period of 1985–1991, Pavel Palazchenko participated in all U.S.-Soviet summit talks leading to the end of the Cold War. T…

  • Transmitting the Spirit

    Transmitting the Spirit
    av Martijn Oosterbaan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271078441

    Pentecostalism is one of the most rapidly expanding religious-cultural forms in the world. Its rise in popularity is often attributed to its successfully incorporating native cosmologies in new religious frameworks. This volume probes for more compl…

  • Transmitting the Spirit

    Transmitting the Spirit
    av Martijn Oosterbaan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271078434

    Pentecostalism is one of the most rapidly expanding religious-cultural forms in the world. Its rise in popularity is often attributed to its successfully incorporating native cosmologies in new religious frameworks. This volume probes for more compl…

  • Argentine Democracy

    Argentine Democracy

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271027166

    During the 1990s Argentina was the only country in Latin America to combine radical economic reform and full democracy. In 2001, however, the country fell into a deep political and economic crisis and was widely seen as a basket case. This book expl…

  • Pandemic in Potosí

    Pandemic in Potosí
    av Kris Lane

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271091983

    In 1719, a deadly and highly contagious disease took hold of the Imperial Villa of Potosí, a silver mining metropolis in what is now Bolivia. Within a year, the pathogen had killed some 22,000 people, just over a third of the city’s residents.…

  • An Irish Rebel in New Spain

    An Irish Rebel in New Spain
    av Andrea Martinez Baracs

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271090405

    An Irish Rebel in New Spain recounts the story of the so-called Irish Zorro, who, in 1659, was burned at the stake for conspiring against the empire to make himself king of Mexico, restore the privileges of the indigenous people, end the persecution…

  • Violent First Contact in Venezuela

    Violent First Contact in Venezuela
    av Peter Hess

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271091792

    Published in 1557, Nikolaus Federmann’s Jndianische Historia is a fascinating narrative describing the German military commander’s incursion into what is now Venezuela. Designed not only for classroom use but also for the use of scholars…

  • Catherine of Aragon

    Catherine of Aragon
    av Theresa Earenfight

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271091648

    Catherine of Aragon is an elusive subject. Despite her status as a Spanish infanta, Princess of Wales, and Queen of England, few of her personal letters have survived, and she is obscured in the contemporary royal histories. In this evocative biogra…

  • The Dark Side of Genius

    The Dark Side of Genius
    av Laurinda S. Dixon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271059358

    In The Dark Side of Genius, Laurinda Dixon examines "melancholia" as a philosophical, medical, and social phenomenon in early modern art. Once considered to have a physical and psychic disorder, the melancholic combined positive aspects of genius an…

  • The Italian Piazza Transformed

    The Italian Piazza Transformed
    av Areli Marina

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271050706

    During the long thirteenth century, the cities of northern Italy engendered a vital and distinctive civic culture despite constant political upheaval. In The Italian Piazza Transformed, Areli Marina examines the radical transformation of Parma's urb…

  • The Passion Story

    The Passion Story

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271033433

    No story is more central to Western culture than the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the New Testament, and none better demonstrates the power of representation in shaping religious faith and practice. The incidence of Passion imagery in diverse medi…

  • The Passion Story

    The Passion Story

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271033075

    No story is more central to Western culture than the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the New Testament, and none better demonstrates the power of representation in shaping religious faith and practice. The incidence of Passion imagery in diverse medi…