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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

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

    Häftad - 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

    Häftad - 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 account of thes…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

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

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162751

    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 Box

    The Box
    av Marc Levinson

    Häftad - 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…

  • Racism

    Racism
    av George M. Fredrickson

    Häftad - 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…

  • This Time Is Different

    This Time Is Different
    av Carmen M. Reinhart

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152646

    Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the o…

  • This Time Is Different

    This Time Is Different
    av Carmen M. Reinhart, Kenneth S. Rogoff, Carmen M. Reinhart

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691142166

    Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the o…

  • Abloh-Isms

    Abloh-Isms
    av Virgil Abloh

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691213798

    A collection of essential quotations from the renowned fashion designer, DJ, and stylist Abloh-isms is a collection of essential quotations from American fashion designer, DJ, and stylist Virgil Abloh, who has established himself as a major creative…

  • Narrative Economics

    Narrative Economics
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210261

    From Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a groundbreaking account of how stories help drive economic events-and why financial panics can spread like epidemic viruses Stories people tell-about financial…

  • Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy

    Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy
    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…

  • 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 bookFew 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 those w…

  • Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World

    Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World
    av Marcia Bjornerud

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181202

    Why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survival Few of us have any conception of the enormous timescales in our planet's long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168135

    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155227

    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • 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

    The original vision of Grimms' tales in English for the first time 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 G…

  • Wasps: The Astonishing Diversity of a Misunderstood Insect

    Wasps: The Astonishing Diversity of a Misunderstood Insect
    av Eric R. Eaton

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691211428

    The ultimate visual journey into the beautiful and complex world of wasps Wasps are far more diverse than the familiar yellowjackets and hornets that harass picnickers and build nests under the eaves of our homes. These amazing, mostly solitary crea…

  • How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

    How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175577

    Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher SenecaIt takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die, wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to study death always, and took his own ad…

  • 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…

  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner

    Häftad - 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…

  • Information: A Historical Companion

    Information: A Historical Companion

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179544

    A landmark history that traces the creation, management, and sharing of information through six centuries Thanks to modern technological advances, we now enjoy seemingly unlimited access to information. Yet how did information become so central to o…

  • 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…

  • Irrational Exuberance

    Irrational Exuberance
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 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…

  • Against Democracy

    Against Democracy
    av Jason Brennan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178493

    Most people believe democracy is a uniquely just form of government. They believe people have the right to an equal share of political power. And they believe that political participation is good for us--it empowers us, helps us get what we want, an…

  • Ballad of the Bullet

    Ballad of the Bullet
    av Forrest Stuart

    Häftad - 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…

  • Dreams

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

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150482

    Dream analysis is a distinctive and foundational part of analytical psychology, the school of psychology founded by C. G. Jung and his successors. This volume collects Jung's most insightful contributions to the study of dreams and their meaning. Th…

  • George Berkeley: A Philosophical Life

    George Berkeley: A Philosophical Life
    av Tom Jones

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159805

    A comprehensive intellectual biography of the Enlightenment philosopher In George Berkeley: A Philosophical Life, Tom Jones provides a comprehensive account of the life and work of the preeminent Irish philosopher of the Enlightenment. From his earl…

  • Interaction Ritual Chains

    Interaction Ritual Chains
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691123899

    Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by a common force: interaction rituals. Interaction Ritual Chains is a…

  • Interaction Ritual Chains

    Interaction Ritual Chains
    av Randall Collins

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691090276

    Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by a common force: interaction rituals. "Interaction Ritual Chains" is…

  • How to Solve It

    How to Solve It
    av G. Polya, John H. Conway, G. Polya

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164076

    A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can…

  • The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs: Second Edition

    The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs: Second Edition
    av Gregory S. Paul

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167664

    A fully updated and expanded new edition of the acclaimed, bestselling dinosaur field guide The bestselling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleon…

  • How Propaganda Works

    How Propaganda Works
    av Jason Stanley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173429

    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulati…

  • How Propaganda Works

    How Propaganda Works
    av Jason Stanley

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164427

    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulati…

  • Escape from Rome

    Escape from Rome
    av Walter Scheidel

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691216737

    The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world The fall of the Roman Empire has long been considered one of the greatest disasters in history. But in this groundbreaking book, Walter Scheidel argues that…

  • Men, Women, and Chain Saws

    Men, Women, and Chain Saws
    av Carol J. Clover

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166292

    From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover look…

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition
    av Lewis Carroll

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170022

    A stunning anniversary edition of Alice's adventures, illustrated by Salvador Dal Commemorating the 150th anniversary of one of the most beloved classics of children's literature, this illustrated edition presents Alice like you've never seen her b…

  • The Essential Kierkegaard

    The Essential Kierkegaard
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691019406

    This is the most comprehensive anthology of Soren Kierkegaard's works ever assembled in English. Drawn from the volumes of Princeton's authoritative Kierkegaard's Writings series by editors Howard and Edna Hong, the selections represent every major…

  • Weak Strongman: The Limits of Power in Putin's Russia

    Weak Strongman: The Limits of Power in Putin's Russia
    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…

  • Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?

    Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?
    av Susan Moller Okin

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691004327

    Polygamy, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, punishing women for being raped, differential access for men and women to health care and education, unequal rights of ownership, assembly, and political participation, unequal vulnerability to v…

  • The Lost History of Liberalism

    The Lost History of Liberalism
    av Helena Rosenblatt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203966

    The changing face of the liberal creed from the ancient world to today The Lost History of Liberalism challenges our most basic assumptions about a political creed that has become a rallying cry-and a term of derision-in today's increasingly divided…

  • The Lost History of Liberalism

    The Lost History of Liberalism
    av Helena Rosenblatt

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170701

    The changing face of the liberal creed from the ancient world to todayThe Lost History of Liberalism challenges our most basic assumptions about a political creed that has become a rallying cry-and a term of derision-in today's increasingly divided…

  • Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing

    Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing
    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 importan…

  • The Origins and History of Consciousness

    The Origins and History of Consciousness
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 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…

  • Minds Wide Shut: How the New Fundamentalisms Divide Us

    Minds Wide Shut: How the New Fundamentalisms Divide Us
    av Gary Saul Morson, Morton Schapiro

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691214917

    A timely exploration of intellectual dogmatism in politics, economics, religion, and literature--and what can be done to fight it Polarization may be pushing democracy to the breaking point. But few have explored the larger, interconnected forces th…

  • The Grammar of Ornament

    The Grammar of Ornament
    av Owen Jones

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172064

    The complete and unabridged full-color editionFirst published in 1856, The Grammar of Ornament remains a design classic. Its inspiration came from pioneering British architect and designer Owen Jones (1809-1874), who produced a comprehensive design…

  • Identity Economics

    Identity Economics
    av George A. Akerlof

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152554

    Identity Economics provides an important and compelling new way to understand human behavior, revealing how our identities--and not just economic incentives--influence our decisions. In 1995, economist Rachel Kranton wrote future Nobel Prize-winner…

  • The I Ching or Book of Changes

    The I Ching or Book of Changes

    Inbunden - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691097503

    The I Ching, or Book of Changes, a common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy, is one of the first efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3,000 years, and interest…

  • Goya: A Portrait of the Artist

    Goya: A Portrait of the Artist
    av Janis Tomlinson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192048

    The first major English-language biography of Francisco Goya y Lucientes, who ushered in the modern era The life of Francisco Goya (1746-1828) coincided with an age of transformation in Spanish history that brought upheavals in the country's politic…

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction

    Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction
    av Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171692

    An authoritative introduction to the exciting new technologies of digital money Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies provides a comprehensive introduction to the revolutionary yet often misunderstood new technologies of digital currency. Whether…

  • After Victory

    After Victory
    av G. John Ikenberry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169217

    The end of the Cold War was a "big bang" reminiscent of earlier moments after major wars, such as the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the end of the World Wars in 1919 and 1945. Here John Ikenberry asks the question, what do states that win w…

  • Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky
    av Joseph Frank

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155999

    Joseph Frank's award-winning, five-volume Dostoevsky is widely recognized as the best biography of the writer in any language--and one of the greatest literary biographies of the past half-century. Now Frank's monumental, 2500-page work has been ski…

  • 1177 B.C.

    1177 B.C.
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208015

    From acclaimed archaeologist and bestselling author Eric Cline, a breathtaking account of how the collapse of an ancient civilized world ushered in the first Dark Ages In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The…

  • The Life of Birds

    The Life of Birds
    av David Attenborough

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691016337

    Based on the spectacular ten-part program on PBS, The Life of Birds is David Attenborough at his characteristic best: presenting the drama, beauty, and eccentricities of the natural world with unusual flair and intelligence. The renowned writer and…

  • The Princeton Companion to Mathematics

    The Princeton Companion to Mathematics

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691118802

    This is a one-of-a-kind reference for anyone with a serious interest in mathematics. Edited by Timothy Gowers, a recipient of the Fields Medal, it presents nearly two hundred entries, written especially for this book by some of the world's leading m…

  • Gulls of the World

    Gulls of the World
    av Klaus Malling Olsen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180595

    A comprehensive photographic guide to the world's gull speciesWith more than 50 gull species in the world, this family of seabirds poses some of the greatest field identification challenges of any bird group: age-related plumage changes, extensive v…

  • Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 2

    Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 2
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691016511

    The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This revised edition contains the substance of the original Translation, sli…

  • Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 1

    Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 1
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691016504

    The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This revised edition contains the substance of the original Translation, sli…

  • Island Zombie: Iceland Writings

    Island Zombie: Iceland Writings
    av Roni Horn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208145

    An evocative chronicle of the power of solitude in the natural world I'm often asked, but have no idea why I chose Iceland, why I first started going, why I still go. In truth I believe Iceland chose me.--from the introduction Contemporary artist Ro…