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  • Simulacra and Simulation

    Simulacra and Simulation
    av Jean Baudrillard

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472065219

    The first full-length translation in English of an essential work of postmodernism.The publication of ""Simulacra et Simulation"" in 1981 marked Jean Baudrillard's first important step toward theorizing the postmodern. Moving away from the Marxist/F…

  • While Rome Burned

    While Rome Burned
    av Virginia M. Closs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131907

    While Rome Burned attends to the intersection of fire, city, and emperor in ancient Rome, tracing the critical role that urban conflagration played as both reality and metaphor in the politics and literature of the early imperial period. Urban fires…

  • Lyric Poetry and Social Identity in Archaic Greece

    Lyric Poetry and Social Identity in Archaic Greece
    av Jessica Romney

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131853

    Lyric Poetry and Social Identity in Archaic Greece presents a study of identity rhetoric that examines how Greek men presented themselves and their social groups to one another. The author examines how identity rhetoric operated in sympotic lyric: h…

  • Academic Writing for Graduate Students

    Academic Writing for Graduate Students
    av John M. Swales

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472034758

    Explains understanding the intended audience, the purpose of the paper, and academic genres; includes the use of task-based methodology, analytic group discussion, and genre consciousness-raising; shows how to write summaries and critiques; features…

  • The Dangerous Class

    The Dangerous Class
    av Clyde Barrow

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472132249

    Marx and Engels' concept of the 'lumpenproletariat,' or underclass (an anglicized, politically neutral term), appears in The Communist Manifesto and other writings. It refers to 'the dangerous class, the social scum, that passively rotting mass thro…

  • Poetics of Relation

    Poetics of Relation
    av Edouard Glissant

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472066292

    Edouard Glissant, long recognized in the French and francophone world as one of the greatest writers and thinkers of our times, is increasingly attracting attention from English-speaking readers. Born in Martinique in 1928, Glissant earned a doctora…

  • The Black and White Rainbow

    The Black and White Rainbow
    av Carolyn Holmes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054633

    Nation-building imperatives compel citizens to focus on what makes them similar and what binds them together, forgetting what makes them different. Democratic institution building, on the other hand, requires fostering opposition through conducting…

  • The Black and White Rainbow

    The Black and White Rainbow
    av Carolyn Holmes

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074631

    Nation-building imperatives compel citizens to focus on what makes them similar and what binds them together, forgetting what makes them different. Democratic institution building, on the other hand, requires fostering opposition through conducting…

  • John Coltrane

    John Coltrane
    av Lewis Porter

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472086436

    This is a definitive assessment of the life and work of jazz musician John Coltrane, based on new interviews with his colleagues and never-before-published material. John Coltrane was a key figure in jazz, a pioneer in world music, and an intensely…

  • Manifestoes of Surrealism

    Manifestoes of Surrealism
    av Andre Breton

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472061822

    Presents the essential ideas of the founder of French surrealism

  • Commentary for Academic Writing for Graduate Students

    Commentary for Academic Writing for Graduate Students
    av John M. Swales

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472035069

    The Commentary (teacher's notes and key) for the third edition of Academic Writing for Graduate Students has been revised and expanded to offer more guidance for teachers. Among the many changes in the third edition of the student text (978047203475…

  • Vocabulary Myths

    Vocabulary Myths
    av Keith S. Folse

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472030293

    In Vocabulary Myths, Keith S. Folse breaks down the teaching of second language vocabulary into eight commonly held myths. In debunking each myth, he introduces the myth with a story based on his 25 years of teaching experience (in the United States…

  • A History of Disability

    A History of Disability
    av Henri-Jacques Stiker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472037810

    The first book to attempt to provide a framework for analyzing disability through the ages, Henri-Jacques Stiker's now classic A History of Disability traces the history of western cultural responses to disability, from ancient times to the present.…

  • Process-Tracing Methods

    Process-Tracing Methods
    av Derek Beach

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472037353

    Process-tracing in social science is a method for studying causal mechanisms linking causes with outcomes. This enables the researcher to make strong inferences about how a cause (or set of causes) contributes to producing an outcome. In this extens…

  • Process-Tracing Methods

    Process-Tracing Methods
    av Derek Beach

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131235

    Process-tracing in social science is a method for studying causal mechanisms linking causes with outcomes. This enables the researcher to make strong inferences about how a cause (or set of causes) contributes to producing an outcome. In this extens…

  • Charlie Parker

    Charlie Parker
    av Carl Woideck

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472037896

    Saxophonist Charlie Parker (1920-1955) was one of the most innovative and influential jazz musicians of any era. As one of the architects of modern jazz (often called "bebop"), Charlie Parker has had a profound effect on American music. His music re…

  • Encounters in Modern Hebrew  Level 1

    Encounters in Modern Hebrew Level 1
    av Edna Amir Coffin

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472082216

    Encounters in Modern Hebrew is designed to fulfill the needs of English-speaking students who want to gain a basic knowledge of modern Hebrew. Extensively classroom-tested at the University of Michigan, the text provides a comprehensive introduction…

  • Encounters in Modern Hebrew  Level 1

    Encounters in Modern Hebrew Level 1
    av Edna Amir Coffin

    Övrigt - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472082339

    A new text for the teaching of modern Hebrew

  • Performance in the Zocalo

    Performance in the Zocalo
    av Ana Martinez

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472132096

    For more than five centuries, the Plaza Mayor (or Zocalo) in Mexico City has been the site of performances for a public spectatorship. During the period of colonial rule, performances designed to ensure loyalty to the Spanish monarchy were staged th…

  • Grammar Choices for Graduate and Professional Writers

    Grammar Choices for Graduate and Professional Writers
    av Nigel A. Caplan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472037315

    Grammar Choices is a different kind of grammar book: It is written for graduate students, including MBA, master's, and doctoral candidates, as well as postdoctoral researchers and faculty. Additionally, it describes the language of advanced academic…

  • Rules, Games and Common-pool Resources

    Rules, Games and Common-pool Resources
    av Elinor Ostrom

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472065462

    While the tragedy of the commons is real, there are many instances where institutions develop to protect against overexploitation. In this important work, the authors explore empirically, theoretically, and experimentally the nature of such institut…

  • Rediscovering Korean Cinema

    Rediscovering Korean Cinema
    av Sangjoon Lee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074297

    South Korean cinema is a striking example of non-Western contemporary cinematic success. Thanks to the increasing numbers of moviegoers and domestic films produced, South Korea has become one of the world's major film markets. In 2001, the South Kor…

  • Rediscovering Korean Cinema

    Rediscovering Korean Cinema
    av Sangjoon Lee

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054299

    South Korean cinema is a striking example of non-Western contemporary cinematic success. Thanks to the increasing numbers of moviegoers and domestic films produced, South Korea has become one of the world's major film markets. In 2001, the South Kor…

  • Hammarskjoeld

    Hammarskjoeld
    av Roger Lipsey

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472036622

    After his mysterious death, Dag Hammarskjoeld was described by John F. Kennedy as the ""greatest statesman of our century."" Second secretary-general of the United Nations (1953 - 61), he is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize…

  • Childhood Years

    Childhood Years
    av Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053674

    In Childhood Years, originally published serially in a literary magazine between 1955 and 1956, Tanizaki Jun'ichiro (1886-1965) takes a meandering look back on his early life in Tokyo. He reflects on his upbringing, family, and the capital city with…

  • Childhood Years

    Childhood Years
    av Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073672

    In Childhood Years, originally published serially in a literary magazine between 1955 and 1956, Tanizaki Jun'ichiro (1886-1965) takes a meandering look back on his early life in Tokyo. He reflects on his upbringing, family, and the capital city with…

  • Corporeal Politics

    Corporeal Politics
    av Katherine Mezur

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054558

    In Corporeal Politics, leading international scholars investigate the development of dance as a deeply meaningful and complex cultural practice across time, placing special focus on the intertwining of East Asia dance and politics and the role of da…

  • Corporeal Politics

    Corporeal Politics
    av Katherine Mezur

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074556

    In Corporeal Politics: Dancing East Asia, leading international scholars investigate the development of dance as a deeply meaningful and complex cultural practice across time, placing special focus on the intertwining of East Asia dance and politics…

  • Anti-Heimat Cinema

    Anti-Heimat Cinema
    av Ofer Ashkenazi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472132010

    Anti-Heimat Cinema: The Jewish Invention of the German Landscape studies an overlooked yet fundamental element of German popular culture in the twentieth century. In tracing Jewish filmmakers' contemplations of "Heimat"-a provincial German landscape…

  • The Rise of the African Novel

    The Rise of the African Novel
    av Mukoma Wa Ngugi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053681

    The Rise of the African Novel is the first book to situate South African and African-language literature of the late 1880s through the early 1940s in relation to the literature of decolonization that spanned the 1950s through the 1980s, and the cont…

  • The Rise of the African Novel

    The Rise of the African Novel
    av Mukoma Wa Ngugi

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073689

    The Rise of the African Novel is the first book to situate South African and African-language literature of the late 1880s through the early 1940s in relation to the literature of decolonization that spanned the 1950s through the 1980s, and the cont…

  • Adoption and Multiculturalism

    Adoption and Multiculturalism
    av Jenny Heijun Wills

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074518

    Adoption and Multiculturalism features the voices of international scholars reflecting transnational and transracial adoption and its relationship to notions of multiculturalism. The essays trouble common understandings about who is being adopted, w…

  • Prismatic Performances

    Prismatic Performances
    av April Sizemore-Barber

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472132058

    At his 1994 inauguration, South African president Nelson Mandela announced the 'Rainbow Nation, at peace with itself and the world.' This national rainbow notably extended beyond the bounds of racial coexistence and reconciliation to include'sexual…

  • The Natural Contract

    The Natural Contract
    av Michel Serres

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472065493

    Global environmental change, argues Michel Serres, has forced us to reconsider our relationship to nature. In this translation of his influential 1990 book Le Contrat Naturel , Serres calls for a natural contract to be negotiated between Earth and i…

  • The Natural Contract

    The Natural Contract
    av Michel Serres

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472095490

    Global environmental change, argues Michel Serres, has forced us to reconsider our relationship to nature. In this translation of his influential 1990 book Le Contrat Naturel , Serres calls for a natural contract to be negotiated between Earth and i…

  • The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights

    The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights
    av Jami Kathleen Taylor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074013

    While medical identification and treatment of gender dysphoria have existed for decades, the development of transgender as a "collective political identity" is a recent construct. Over the past 25 years, the transgender movement has gained statutory…

  • Laughing Atoms, Laughing Matter

    Laughing Atoms, Laughing Matter
    av T. H. M. Gellar-Goad

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131808

    Laughing Atoms, Laughing Matter: Lucretius' De Rerum Natura and Satire offers the first comprehensive examination of Roman epic poet Lucretius' engagement with satire. Author T. H. M. Gellar-Goad argues that what has often been understood as an artf…

  • Climate Change Solutions

    Climate Change Solutions
    av Diana Stuart

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472038473

    Climate Change Solutions represents an application of critical theory to examine proposed solutions to climate change. Drawing from Marx's negative conception of ideology, the authors illustrate how ideology continues to conceal the capital-climate…

  • Climate Change Solutions

    Climate Change Solutions
    av Diana Stuart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131983

    Climate Change Solutions represents an application of critical theory to examine proposed solutions to climate change. Drawing from Marx's negative conception of ideology, the authors illustrate how ideology continues to conceal the capital-climate…

  • Shaping the Future of Power

    Shaping the Future of Power
    av Lina Benabdallah

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054541

    China's rise to power is one of the biggest questions in International Relations theory (IRT) and foreign policy circles. Although power has been a core concept of IRT for a long time, the faces and mechanisms of power as it relates to Chinese forei…

  • Shaping the Future of Power

    Shaping the Future of Power
    av Lina Benabdallah

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074549

    China's rise to power has become one of the most discussed questions in both International Relations Theory (IRT) and Foreign Policy circles. Although power has been a core concept of IRT for a long time, the faces and mechanisms of power as it rela…

  • Performing Flight

    Performing Flight
    av Scott Magelssen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054534

    Performing Flight sheds new light on moments in the history of US aviation and spaceflight through the lens of performance studies. From pioneering aviator Bessie Coleman to the emerging industry of space tourism, performance has consistently shaped…

  • Performing Flight

    Performing Flight
    av Scott Magelssen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074532

    Performing Flight sheds new light on moments in the history of US aviation and spaceflight through the lens of performance studies. From pioneering aviator Bessie Coleman to the emerging industry of space tourism, performance has consistently shaped…

  • Exploring Options in Academic Writing

    Exploring Options in Academic Writing
    av Jan Frodesen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472034260

    Exploring Options is designed to help student writers develop their knowledge and use of academic language to meet the demands of college- and university-level writing assignments. It draws on the research identifying lexical and grammatical pattern…

  • After Independence

    After Independence

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472068982

    Because an independent state is often thought to be the ultimate goal of nationalists, much of the existing work on nationalism has centered on its role in the creation of new states. ""After Independence"" breaks new ground by examining the changes…

  • After Independence

    After Independence

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472098989

    Because an independent state is often thought to be the ultimate goal of nationalists, much of the existing work on nationalism has centered on its role in the creation of new states. ""After Independence"" breaks new ground by examining the changes…

  • The Player's Passion

    The Player's Passion
    av Joseph Roach

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472082445

    The Player's Passion reinterprets theories of acting in light of the history of science, examining acting styles from the seventeenth to the twentieth century and measuring them against prevailing conceptions of the human body. The author explores h…

  • Reactivations

    Reactivations
    av Philip Auslander

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053858

    Most people agree that witnessing a live performance is not the same as seeing it on screen; however, most of the performances we experience are in recorded forms. Some aver that the recorded form of a performance necessarily distorts it or betrays…

  • Reactivations

    Reactivations
    av Philip Auslander

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073856

    Most people agree that witnessing a live performance is not the same as seeing it on screen; however, most of the performances we experience are in recorded forms. Some aver that the recorded form of a performance necessarily distorts it or betrays…

  • The Darker Side of the Renaissance

    The Darker Side of the Renaissance
    av Walter D. Mignolo

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472089314

    The Darker Side of the Renaissance weaves together literature, semiotics, history, historiography, cartography, and cultural theory to examine the role of language in the colonization of the New World. Exploring the many connections among writing, s…

  • Developing Information Literacy Skills

    Developing Information Literacy Skills
    av Janine Carlock

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472037667

    Developing Information Literacy Skills provides guidance and practice in the skills needed to find and use valid and appropriate sources for a research project. Anyone who does academic research at any level can benefit from ways to improve their in…

  • Process-Tracing Methods

    Process-Tracing Methods
    av Derek Beach

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472051892

    Derek Beach and Rasmus Brun Pedersen introduce a refined definition of process tracing, differentiating it into three distinct variants and explaining the applications for and limitations of each. The authors develop the underlying logic of process…

  • Process-Tracing Methods

    Process-Tracing Methods
    av Derek Beach

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472071890

    Derek Beach and Rasmus Brun Pedersen introduce a refined definition of process tracing, differentiating it into three distinct variants and explaining the applications for and limitations of each. The authors develop the underlying logic of process…

  • Making Israel

    Making Israel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472032167

    Benny Morris is the founding father of the New Historians, a group of Israeli scholars who have challenged received wisdom about the origins of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Their research rigorously documented crimes and atrocities committed by…

  • Making Israel

    Making Israel

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472115419

    Benny Morris is the founding father of the New Historians, a group of Israeli scholars who have challenged received wisdom about the origins of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Their research rigorously documented crimes and atrocities committed by…

  • Record Cultures

    Record Cultures
    av Kyle Barnett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131037

    Record Cultures tells the story of how early U.S. commercial recording companies captured American musical culture in a key period in both music and media history. Amid dramatic technological and cultural changes of the 1920s and 1930s, small record…

  • Commerce with the Classics

    Commerce with the Classics
    av Anthony Grafton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472034383

    The style of reading in Renaissance Europe, as seen in the margins of books and in the texts of Renaissance intellectuals themselves, is deftly charted in this welcome volume from Anthony Grafton. Growing out of the Thomas Spencer Jerome Lectures th…

  • Commerce with the Classics

    Commerce with the Classics
    av Anthony Grafton

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472106264

    The style of reading in Renaissance Europe, as seen in the margins of books and in the texts of Renaissance intellectuals themselves, is deftly charted in this welcome volume from Anthony Grafton. Growing out of the Thomas Spencer Jerome Lectures th…

  • The Passions of Peter Sellars

    The Passions of Peter Sellars
    av Susan McClary

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131228

    Recognized as one of the most innovative and influential directors of our time, Peter Sellars has produced acclaimed-and often controversial-versions of many beloved operas and oratorios. He has also collaborated with several composers, including Jo…

  • Interdisciplining Digital Humanities

    Interdisciplining Digital Humanities
    av Julie Thompson Klein

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052547

    Digital technologies and new media are changing the nature of research, teaching, and learning in humanities. Interdisciplining Digital Humanities sorts through definitions and patterns of practice over roughly 65 years of work, providing an overvie…

  • Interdisciplining Digital Humanities

    Interdisciplining Digital Humanities
    av Julie Thompson Klein

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072545

    Digital technologies and new media are changing the nature of research, teaching, and learning in humanities. Interdisciplining Digital Humanities sorts through definitions and patterns of practice over roughly 65 years of work, providing an overvie…

  • Uncharted

    Uncharted
    av Bill Bruford

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053780

    Uncharted: Creativity and the Expert Drummer is a study of creativity in the context of expert popular music instrumental performance. What do expert drummers do? Why do they do it? Is there anything creative about it? If so, how might that creativi…

  • Uncharted

    Uncharted
    av Bill Bruford

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073788

    Uncharted: Creativity and the Expert Drummer is a study of creativity in the context of expert popular music instrumental performance. What do expert drummers do? Why do they do it? Is there anything creative about it? If so, how might that creativi…

  • The Cult of Statistical Significance

    The Cult of Statistical Significance
    av Stephen Thomas Ziliak

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472050079

    Statistical significance, a technique that dominates medicine, economics, psychology, and many other scientific fields, has been a huge mistake. The outcome is a case study in bad science - how it originates and how it grows. These sciences, from ag…

  • The Cult of Statistical Significance

    The Cult of Statistical Significance
    av Stephen Thomas Ziliak

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472070077

    Statistical significance, a technique that dominates medicine, economics, psychology, and many other scientific fields, has been a huge mistake. The outcome is a case study in bad science - how it originates and how it grows. These sciences, from ag…

  • The Impracticality of Practical Research

    The Impracticality of Practical Research
    av Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472037742

    There is a daunting and alluring desire in contemporary social science for research to find the practical knowledge that enables one to live a good life in a just and equitable society. This desire haunts the 19th-century emergence of the social sci…

  • The Impracticality of Practical Research

    The Impracticality of Practical Research
    av Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131730

    There is an alluring desire that research should lead us to find the practical knowledge that enables people to live a good life in a just and equitable society. This desire haunted the 19th century emergence of the social sciences as a discipline,…

  • Dumb Luck

    Dumb Luck

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472068043

    Banned in Vietnam until 1986, Dumb Luck-by the controversial and influential Vietnamese writer Vu Trong Phung-is a bitter satire of the rage for modernization in Vietnam during the late colonial era. First published in Hanoi during 1936, it follows…

  • American Power and International Theory at the Council on Foreign Relations, 1953-54

    American Power and International Theory at the Council on Foreign Relations, 1953-54
    av David M. McCourt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131716

    Between December 1953 and June 1954, the elite think-tank the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) joined prominent figures in International Relations, including Pennsylvania's Robert Strausz-Hupe, Yale's Arnold Wolfers, the Rockefeller Foundation's W…

  • Sculpting the Self

    Sculpting the Self
    av Muhammad Umar Faruque

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472132621

    Sculpting the Self addresses 'what it means to be human' in a secular, post-Enlightenment world by exploring notions of self and subjectivity in Islamic and non-Islamic philosophical and mystical thought. Alongside detailed analyses of three major I…