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  • Making Modern Science, Second Edition

    Making Modern Science, Second Edition
    av Peter J Bowler

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226365763

    In this new edition of the top-selling coursebook, seasoned historians Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus expand on their authoritative survey of how the development of science has shaped our world. Exploring both the history of science and its inf…

  • Hooked

    Hooked
    av Rita Felski

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226729633

    How does a novel entice or enlist us? How does a song surprise or seduce us? Why do we bristle when a friend belittles a book we love, or fall into a funk when a favored TV series comes to an end? What characterizes the aesthetic experiences of feel…

  • Hooked

    Hooked
    av Rita Felski

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226729466

    How does a novel entice or enlist us? How does a song surprise or seduce us? Why do we bristle when a friend belittles a book we love, or fall into a funk when a favored TV series comes to an end? What characterizes the aesthetic experiences of feel…

  • Capitalism and Freedom

    Capitalism and Freedom
    av Milton Friedman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226734798

    One of TIME magazine's All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books One of Times Literary Supplement's Hundred Most Influential Books Since the War One of National Review's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Century One of Intercollegiate Studies Institute's 50…

  • Metaphors We Live By

    Metaphors We Live By
    av George Lakoff

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226468013

    People use metaphors every time they speak. Some of those metaphors are literary - devices for making thoughts more vivid or entertaining. But most are much more basic than that - they're "metaphors we live by", metaphors we use without even realizi…

  • The Human Condition

    The Human Condition
    av Hannah Arendt

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226586601

    The past year has seen a resurgence of interest in the political thinker Hannah Arendt, "the theorist of beginnings," whose work probes the logics underlying unexpected transformations-from totalitarianism to revolution.A work of striking originalit…

  • Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276526

    Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and technological pr…

  • Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276496

    Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and technological pr…

  • The Rites of Passage, Second Edition

    The Rites of Passage, Second Edition
    av Arnold Van Gennep

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226629490

    Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than a century. First published in French in 1909, and translated into English by the University of Chicago Press in 1960, this…

  • The Rites of Passage, Second Edition

    The Rites of Passage, Second Edition
    av Arnold Van Gennep

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226629353

    Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than a century. First published in French in 1909, and translated into English by the University of Chicago Press in 1960, this…

  • The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition

    The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition
    av Wayne C. Booth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226239736

    With more than three-quarters of a million copies sold since its first publication, The Craft of Research has helped generations of researchers at every level from first-year undergraduates to advanced graduate students to research reporters in busi…

  • Economical Writing, Third Edition

    Economical Writing, Third Edition
    av Deirdre N McCloskey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226448077

    Economics is not a field that is known for good writing. Charts, yes. Sparkling prose, no. Except, that is, when it comes to Deirdre Nansen McCloskey. Her conversational and witty yet always clear style is a hallmark of her classic works of economic…

  • Hand and Mind

    Hand and Mind
    av David McNeill

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226561349

    Using data from more than ten years of research, David McNeill shows that gestures do not simply form a part of what is said and meant but have an impact on thought itself. Hand and Mind persuasively argues that because gestures directly transfer me…

  • The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

    The Climate of History in a Planetary Age
    av Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226732862

    For the past decade, historian Dipesh Chakrabarty has been one of the most influential scholars addressing the meaning of climate change. Climate change, he argues, upends long-standing ideas of history, modernity, and globalization. The burden of T…

  • The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

    The Climate of History in a Planetary Age
    av Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226100500

    For the past decade, historian Dipesh Chakrabarty has been one of the most influential scholars addressing the meaning of climate change. Climate change, he argues, upends long-standing ideas of history, modernity, and globalization. The burden of T…

  • The Road to Serfdom

    The Road to Serfdom
    av Friedrich A. Von Hayek, Bruce Caldwell, Friedrich A. Von Hayek

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226320557

    An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, "The Road to Serfdom" has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944 -…

  • Political Theology - Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty

    Political Theology - Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty
    av Carl Schmitt

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226738895

    Written in the intense political and intellectual tumult of the early years of the Weimar Republic, "Political Theology" develops the distinctive theory of sovereignty that made Carl Schmitt one of the most significant and controversial political th…

  • The System of Professions

    The System of Professions
    av Andrew Abbott

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226000695

    In The System of Professions Andrew Abbott explores central questions about the role of professions in modern life: Why should there be occupational groups controlling expert knowledge? Where and why did groups such as law and medicine achieve their…

  • Write No Matter What - Advice for Academics

    Write No Matter What - Advice for Academics
    av Joli Jensen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226461700

    With growing academic responsibilities, family commitments, and inboxes, scholars are struggling to fulfill their writing goals. A finished book or even steady journal articles may seem like an impossible dream. But, as Joli Jensen proves, it really…

  • The Red Atlas

    The Red Atlas
    av John Davies

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226389578

    Nearly thirty years after the end of the Cold War, its legacy and the accompanying Russian-American tension continues to loom large. Russia's access to detailed information on the United States and its allies may not seem so shocking in this day of…

  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
    av Thomas S. Kuhn

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226458120

    A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its…

  • Tales of the Field

    Tales of the Field
    av John Van Maanen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226849645

    For more than twenty years, John Van Maanen's "Tales of the Field" has been a definitive reference and guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of ethnography and beyond. Originally published in 1988, it was the one of the first works to deta…

  • Meaning in the Visual Arts

    Meaning in the Visual Arts
    av Erwin Panofsky

    Pocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226645513

    The distinguished art historian discusses art concepts, ideals, disciplines, and symbols

  • The Beginnings of Western Science

    The Beginnings of Western Science
    av David C. Lindberg

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226482057

    When it was first published in 1992, "The Beginnings of Western Science" was lauded as the first successful attempt to present a unified account of both ancient and medieval science in a single volume. Chronicling the development of scientific ideas…

  • Exotic No More, Second Edition

    Exotic No More, Second Edition

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226636023

    In this new edition of the anthropological classic Exotic No More, some of today's most respected anthropologists demonstrate the tremendous contributions that anthropological theory and ethnographic methods can make to the study of contemporary soc…

  • Exotic No More, Second Edition

    Exotic No More, Second Edition

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226635972

    In this new edition of the anthropological classic Exotic No More, some of today's most respected anthropologists demonstrate the tremendous contributions that anthropological theory and ethnographic methods can make to the study of contemporary soc…

  • The Concept of the Political - Expanded Edition

    The Concept of the Political - Expanded Edition
    av Carl Schmitt

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226738925

    In this, his most influential work, legal theorist and political philosopher Carl Schmitt argues that liberalism's basis in individual rights cannot provide a reasonable justification for sacrificing one-self for the state - a critique as cogent tod…

  • Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Second Edition

    Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Second Edition
    av Robert M. Emerson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226206837

    In "Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes", Robert M. Emerson, Rachel I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw present a series of guidelines, suggestions, and practical advice for creating useful fieldnotes in a variety of settings, demystifying a process that is oft…

  • The Pocket Stoic

    The Pocket Stoic
    av John Sellars

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226682969

    To counter the daily anxieties, stress, and emotional swings caused by the barrage of stimuli that plagues modern life, many people have been finding unexpected solace in a philosophy from a very different and distant time: Stoicism. Today, more tha…

  • Inward

    Inward
    av Michal Pagis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226361871

    Western society has never been more interested in interiority. Indeed, it seems more and more people are deliberately looking inward--toward the mind, the body, or both. Michal Pagis's Inward focuses on one increasingly popular channel for the intro…

  • Inward

    Inward
    av Michal Pagis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226639383

    Western society has never been more interested in interiority. Indeed, it seems more and more people are deliberately looking inward--toward the mind, the body, or both. Michal Pagis's Inward focuses on one increasingly popular channel for the intro…

  • How Green Became Good

    How Green Became Good
    av Hillary Angelo

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226739045

    As projects like Manhattan's High Line, Chicago's 606, China's eco-cities, and Ethiopia's tree-planting efforts show, cities around the world are devoting serious resources to urban greening. Formerly neglected urban spaces and new high-end developm…

  • How Green Became Good

    How Green Became Good
    av Hillary Angelo

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226738994

    As projects like Manhattan's High Line, Chicago's 606, China's eco-cities, and Ethiopia's tree-planting efforts show, cities around the world are devoting serious resources to urban greening. Formerly neglected urban spaces and new high-end developm…

  • The Place of Enchantment

    The Place of Enchantment
    av Alex Owen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226642048

    By the end of the nineteenth century, Victorians were seeking rational explanations for the world in which they lived. The radical ideas of Charles Darwin had shaken traditional religious beliefs. Sigmund Freud was developing his innovative models o…

  • The Place of Enchantment

    The Place of Enchantment
    av Alex Owen

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226642017

    Exploratory sex magic. Experimentation with mind-altering drugs. Astral travel. Alchemy. Alex Owen's new book, The Place of Enchantment, situates these seemingly anachronistic practices squarely alongside revolutionary understandings of rationality…

  • The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 1

    The Journey to the West, Revised Edition, Volume 1

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226971322

    Anthony C. Yu's translation of "The Journey to the West", initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, "The Journey to the West"…

  • Future Sea

    Future Sea
    av Deborah Rowan Wright

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226542676

    The world's oceans face multiple threats: the effects of climate change, pollution, overfishing, plastic waste, and more. Confronted with the immensity of these challenges and of the oceans themselves, we might wonder what more can be done to stop t…

  • Awake in the Dark

    Awake in the Dark
    av Roger Ebert

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226460864

    For nearly half a century, Roger Ebert's wide knowledge, keen judgment, prodigious energy, and sharp sense of humor made him America's most renowned and beloved film critic. From Ebert's Pulitzer Prize to his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, from…

  • Kindly Inquisitors

    Kindly Inquisitors
    av Jonathan Rauch

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226145938

    A liberal society stands on the proposition that we should all take seriously the idea that we might be wrong. This means we must place no one, including ourselves, beyond the reach of criticism; it means that we must allow people to err, even where…

  • Weak Planet

    Weak Planet
    av Wai Chee Dimock

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226477107

    Vulnerability. We see it everywhere. In once permanent institutions. In runaway pandemics. In democracy itself. And most frighteningly, in ecosystems with no sustainable future. Against these large-scale hazards of climate change, what can literatur…

  • Weak Planet

    Weak Planet
    av Wai Chee Dimock

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226477077

    Vulnerability. We see it everywhere. In once permanent institutions. In runaway pandemics. In democracy itself. And most frighteningly, in ecosystems with no sustainable future. Against these large-scale hazards of climate change, what can literatur…

  • Art of War

    Art of War
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500461

    Niccolo Machiavelli's Art of War is one of the world's great classics of military and political theory. Praised by the finest military minds in history and said to have influenced no lesser lights than Frederick the Great and Napoleon, Art of War is…

  • Art of War

    Art of War
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500409

    Niccolo Machiavelli's Art of War is one of the world's great classics of military and political theory. Praised by the finest military minds in history and said to have influenced no lesser lights than Frederick the Great and Napoleon, Art of War is…

  • Gesture and Thought

    Gesture and Thought
    av David Mcneill

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226514635

    David McNeill, a pioneer in the ongoing study of the relationship between gesture and language, here argues that gestures are active participants in both speaking and thinking. He posits that gestures are key ingredients in an "imagery-language dial…

  • The Library: A World History

    The Library: A World History
    av James W. P. Campbell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226092812

    A library is not just a collection of books, but also the buildings that house them. As varied and inventive as the volumes they hold, such buildings can be much more than the dusty, dark wooden shelves found in mystery stories or the catacombs of s…

  • The Theological Origins of Modernity

    The Theological Origins of Modernity
    av Michael Allen Gillespie

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226293462

    Exposing the religious roots of our ostensibly godless age, Michael Allen Gillespie reveals in this landmark study that modernity is much less secular than conventional wisdom suggests. Taking as his starting point the collapse of the medieval world…

  • The Theological Origins of Modernity

    The Theological Origins of Modernity
    av Michael Allen Gillespie

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226293455

    Exposing the religious roots of our ostensibly godless age, Michael Allen Gillespie reveals in this landmark study that modernity is much less secular than conventional wisdom suggests. Taking as his starting point the collapse of the medieval world…

  • Provisional Authority - Police, Order, and Security in India

    Provisional Authority - Police, Order, and Security in India
    av Beatrice Jauregui

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226403700

    Policing as a global form is often fraught with excessive violence, corruption, and even criminalization. These sorts of problems are especially omnipresent in postcolonial nations such as India, where Beatrice Jauregui has spent several years study…

  • Lee Miller

    Lee Miller
    av Carolyn Burke

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226080673

    Lee Miller's life embodied all the contradictions and complications of the twentieth century: a model and photographer, muse and reporter, sexual adventurer and domestic goddess, she was also America's first female war correspondent. Carolyn Burke,…

  • Science in the Archives

    Science in the Archives

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226432366

    Archives bring to mind rooms filled with old papers and dusty artifacts. But for scientists, the detritus of the past can be a treasure trove of material vital to present and future research: fossils collected by geologists; data banks assembled by…

  • Fray

    Fray
    av Julia Bryan-Wilson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226077819

    In 1974, women in a feminist consciousness-raising group in Eugene, Oregon, formed a mock organization called the Ladies Sewing Circle and Terrorist Society. Emblazoning its logo onto t-shirts, the group wryly envisioned female collective textile ma…

  • Running Science: Optimizing Training and Performance

    Running Science: Optimizing Training and Performance
    av John Brewer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226223995

    Running is a deceptively simple sport. At its most basic, you need only shoes and comfortable clothes you don't mind getting sweaty. Yet each time you lace up, all your body's moving parts must work together to achieve a gait that will keep you inju…

  • Culture and Value

    Culture and Value
    av Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226904351

    Peter Winch's translation of Wittgenstein's remarks on culture and value presents all entries chronologically, with the German text alongside the English and a subject index for reference. "It was Wittgenstein's habit to record his thoughts in sequ…

  • Who Reads Poetry - 50 Views from "Poetry" Magazine

    Who Reads Poetry - 50 Views from "Poetry" Magazine
    av Fred Sasaki

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226504766

    Who reads poetry? We know that poets do, but what about the rest of us? When and why do we turn to verse? Seeking the answer, Poetry magazine since 2005 has published a column called "The View From Here," which has invited readers "from outside the…

  • The Subversive Simone Weil

    The Subversive Simone Weil
    av Robert Zaretsky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226549330

    Known as the "patron saint of all outsiders," Simone Weil (1909-43) was one of the twentieth century's most remarkable thinkers, a philosopher who truly lived by her political and ethical ideals. In a short life framed by the two world wars, Weil ta…

  • Ibn Tufayl's Hayy Ibn Yaqzan

    Ibn Tufayl's Hayy Ibn Yaqzan
    av Ibn Tufayl

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226303109

    The Arabic philosophical fable "Hayy Ibn Yaqzan" is a classic of medieval Islamic philosophy. Ibn Tufayl (d. 1185), an Andalusian philosopher, tells of a happy child raised by a doe on an equatorial island who grows up to discover the truth about th…

  • Vivian Maier

    Vivian Maier
    av Pamela Bannos

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226599236

    Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to…

  • Vivian Maier

    Vivian Maier
    av Pamela Bannos

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226470757

    Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to…

  • The Great Derangement

    The Great Derangement
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226526812

    Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land,…

  • The Great Derangement

    The Great Derangement
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226323039

    Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land,…

  • What Do Pictures Want?

    What Do Pictures Want?
    av W. J. T. Mitchell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226532486

    Why do we have such extraordinarily powerful responses toward the images and pictures we see in everyday life? Why do we behave as if pictures were alive, possessing the power to influence us, to demand things from us, to persuade us, seduce us, or…

  • The Children of Light and the Children of Darkne - A Vindication of Democracy and a Critique of Its Traditional Defense

    The Children of Light and the Children of Darkne - A Vindication of Democracy and a Critique of Its Traditional Defense
    av Reinhold Niebuhr

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226584003

    "The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness", first published in 1944, is considered one of the most profound and relevant works by the influential theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, and certainly the fullest statement of his political philosophy.…

  • Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks, Second Edition

    Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks, Second Edition
    av Wendy Laura Belcher

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226499918

    "Wow. No one ever told me this!" Wendy Laura Belcher has heard this countless times throughout her years of teaching and advising academics on how to write journal articles. Scholars know they must publish, but few have been told how to do so. So Be…