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  • Brave Enough

    Brave Enough
    av Jessie Diggins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517908195

    Travel with Olympic gold medalist Jessie Diggins on her compelling journey from America's heartland to international sports history, navigating challenges and triumphs with rugged grit and a splash of glitter Pyeongchang, February 21, 2018. In the n…

  • The Urban Revolution

    The Urban Revolution
    av Henri Lefebvre

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641604

    The first English translation of Lefebvre's groundbreaking work on the urban experience. Originally published in 1970, The Urban Revolution marked Henri Lefebvre's first sustained critique of urban society, a work in which he pioneered the use of se…

  • Celebrating Bird

    Celebrating Bird
    av Gary Giddins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816690411

    Within days of Charlie "Bird"Parker's death at the age of thirty-four, a scrawled legend began appearing on walls around New York City: Bird Lives. Gone was one of the most outstanding jazz musicians of any era, the troubled genius who brought moder…

  • Utopian Television

    Utopian Television
    av Michael Cramer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517900397

    Television has long been a symbol of social and cultural decay, yet many in postwar Europe saw it as the medium with the greatest potential to help build a new society and create a new form of audiovisual art. Utopian Television examines works of th…

  • Utopian Television

    Utopian Television
    av Michael Cramer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517900380

    Television has long been a symbol of social and cultural decay, yet many in postwar Europe saw it as the medium with the greatest potential to help build a new society and create a new form of audiovisual art. Utopian Television examines works of th…

  • Matters of Care

    Matters of Care
    av Maria Puig de la Bellacasa

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517900656

    To care can feel good, or it can feel bad. It can do good, it can oppress. But what is care? A moral obligation? A burden? A joy? Is it only human? In Matters of Care, Maria Puig de la Bellacasa presents a powerful challenge to conventional notions…

  • Matters of Care

    Matters of Care
    av Maria Puig de la Bellacasa

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517900649

    To care can feel good, or it can feel bad. It can do good, it can oppress. But what is care? A moral obligation? A burden? A joy? Is it only human? In Matters of Care, Maria Puig de la Bellacasa presents a powerful challenge to conventional notions…

  • A History of the Swedish People

    A History of the Swedish People
    av Vilhelm Moberg

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816646579

    In the second volume of his vivid history of the Swedes, Vilhelm Moberg brings his focus on the common people to bear on a period that included two dramatic revolts: the national insurrection under Engelbrekt and the last desperate attempt of the Sm…

  • Disidentifications

    Disidentifications
    av Jose Esteban Munoz

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816630158

    There is more to identity than identifying with one's culture or standing solidly against it. Jos Esteban Mu oz looks at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture--not by aligning themselves with or against exclus…

  • The Right to Be Cold

    The Right to Be Cold
    av Sheila Watt-Cloutier

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904975

    A "courageous and revelatory memoir"(Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocate For the first ten years of her life, Sheila Watt-Cloutier traveled only by dog team. Today there are…

  • Prisma's Abridged English-Swedish and Swedish-English Dictionary

    Prisma's Abridged English-Swedish and Swedish-English Dictionary
    av Prisma

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816627349

    The Prisma suite of English-Swedish and Swedish-English dictionaries is recognized around the world as the best resource for these languages. Students, travelers, scholars, and native speakers have depended on Prisma for over 25 years, making these…

  • Hyperobjects

    Hyperobjects
    av Timothy Morton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816689231

    Having set global warming in irreversible motion, we are facing the possibility of ecological catastrophe. But the environmental emergency is also a crisis for our philosophical habits of thought, confronting us with a problem that seems to defy not…

  • Swede Hollow

    Swede Hollow
    av Ola Larsmo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904517

    A riveting family saga immersed in the gritty, dark side of Swedish immigrant life in America in the early twentieth century When Gustaf and Anna Klar and their three children leave Sweden for New York in 1897, they take with them a terrible secret…

  • Invention Of Women

    Invention Of Women
    av Oyeronke Oyewumi

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816624416

    The "woman question," this book asserts, is a Western one, and not a proper lens for viewing African society. A work that rethinks gender as a Western contruction, The Invention of Women offers a new way of understanding both Yoruban and Western cul…

  • Code and Clay, Data and Dirt

    Code and Clay, Data and Dirt
    av Shannon Mattern

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902445

    For years, pundits have trumpeted the earthshattering changes that big data and smart networks will soon bring to our cities. But what if cities have long been built for intelligence, maybe for millennia? In Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Shannon Matt…

  • Code and Clay, Data and Dirt

    Code and Clay, Data and Dirt
    av Shannon Mattern

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902438

    For years, pundits have trumpeted the earthshattering changes that big data and smart networks will soon bring to our cities. But what if cities have long been built for intelligence, maybe for millennia? In Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Shannon Matt…

  • Design Technics

    Design Technics

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517906856

    Leading scholars historicize and theorize technology's role in architectural design Although the question of technics pervades the contemporary discipline of architecture, there are few critical analyses on the topic. Design Technics fills this gap,…

  • Design Technics

    Design Technics

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517906849

    Leading scholars historicize and theorize technology's role in architectural design Although the question of technics pervades the contemporary discipline of architecture, there are few critical analyses on the topic. Design Technics fills this gap,…

  • Hikikomori

    Hikikomori
    av Saito Tamaki

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816654598

    This is the first English translation of a controversial Japanese best seller that made the public aware of the social problem of hikikomori, or "withdrawal"-a phenomenon estimated by the author to involve as many as one million Japanese adolescent…

  • Ready Player Two

    Ready Player Two
    av Shira Chess

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517900694

    Cultural stereotypes to the contrary, approximately half of all video game players are now women. A subculture once dominated by men, video games have become a form of entertainment composed of gender binaries. Supported by games such as Diner Dash,…

  • Utopia's Ghost

    Utopia's Ghost
    av Reinhold Martin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816669639

    Architectural postmodernism had a significant impact on the broader development of postmodern thought: Utopia's Ghost is a critical reconsideration of their relationship. Combining discourse analysis, historical reconstruction, and close readings of…

  • We Are All Moors

    We Are All Moors
    av Anouar Majid

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816660803

    In 1609 King Philip III ordered the expulsion of all Moriscos-Spaniards of Muslim descent-from Spain in an ongoing attempt to establish a homogeneous state and remove the last vestiges of Islam from his nation. Four centuries later, Spain and Europe…

  • Gone Is Gone

    Gone Is Gone
    av Wanda Gag

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816642434

    The classic illustrated folktale by the author of Millions of Cats--now back in print after nearly thirty years! Gone Is Gone addresses an age-old question between couples--who works harder? This long-out-of-print children's book is based on a charm…

  • Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information

    Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information
    av Gilbert Simondon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816680023

    A long-awaited translation on the philosophical relation between technology, the individual, and milieu of the living From Democritus's atomism to Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, from Aristotle's reflections on the individual to Husserl's call f…

  • Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information

    Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information
    av Gilbert Simondon

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816680016

    A long-awaited translation on the philosophical relation between technology, the individual, and milieu of the living From Democritus's atomism to Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, from Aristotle's reflections on the individual to Husserl's call f…

  • The Eloquent Screen

    The Eloquent Screen
    av Gilberto Perez

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641338

    A lifetime of cinematic writing culminates in this breathtaking statement on film's unique ability to move usCinema is commonly hailed as "the universal language," but how does it communicate so effortlessly across cultural and linguistic borders? I…

  • The Eloquent Screen

    The Eloquent Screen
    av Gilberto Perez

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641321

    A lifetime of cinematic writing culminates in this breathtaking statement on film's unique ability to move usCinema is commonly hailed as "the universal language," but how does it communicate so effortlessly across cultural and linguistic borders? I…

  • Prisons of Poverty

    Prisons of Poverty
    av Loic Wacquant

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816639014

    In the early 1990s, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani launched a zero-tolerance campaign aimed at street disorders and petty offenders, incarnated in the infamous "squeegee man." New York City soon became a planetary showcase for an aggressive approach to law…

  • Space And Place

    Space And Place
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816638772

    A study of the ways in which people feel and think about space, how they form attachments to home, neighborhood, and nation, and how feelings about space and place are affected by the sense of time."Since it is the breadth and universality of his ar…

  • When Species Meet

    When Species Meet
    av Donna J. Haraway

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816650460

    "When Species Meet is a breathtaking meditation on the intersection between humankind and dog, philosophy and science, and macro and micro cultures."-Cameron Woo, Publisher of Bark magazine In 2006, about 69 million U.S. households had pets, giving…

  • How to Do Things with Videogames

    How to Do Things with Videogames
    av Ian Bogost

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816676477

    In recent years, computer games have moved from the margins of popular culture to its center. Reviews of new games and profiles of game designers now regularly appear in the New York Times and the New Yorker, and sales figures for games are reported…

  • How to Do Things with Videogames

    How to Do Things with Videogames
    av Ian Bogost

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816676460

    In recent years, computer games have moved from the margins of popular culture to its center. Reviews of new games and profiles of game designers now regularly appear in the New York Times and the New Yorker, and sales figures for games are reported…

  • Political Matter

    Political Matter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816670895

    Taking seriously the argument that things have politics, Political Matter seeks to develop a fully materialist theory of politics, one that opens new possibilities for imagining the relationship between scientific and political practices. The contri…

  • Political Matter

    Political Matter

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816670888

    Taking seriously the argument that things have politics, Political Matter seeks to develop a fully materialist theory of politics, one that opens new possibilities for imagining the relationship between scientific and political practices. The contri…

  • Action at a Distance

    Action at a Distance
    av John Durham Peters

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517910099

    How are human actions shaped by the materiality of media? Contemporary media leads us more than ever to an 'acting at a distance,' an acting entangled with the materiality of communication and the mediality of transmission. This book explores this…

  • Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet

    Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517902377

    Living on a damaged planet challenges who we are and where we live. This timely anthology calls on twenty eminent humanists and scientists to revitalize curiosity, observation, and transdisciplinary conversation about life on earth.As human-induced…

  • Modernity At Large

    Modernity At Large
    av Arjun Appadurai

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816627936

  • A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None

    A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None
    av Kathryn Yusoff

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517907532

    Rewriting the "origin stories" of the Anthropocene No geology is neutral, writes Kathryn Yusoff. Tracing the color line of the Anthropocene, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None examines how the grammar of geology is foundational to establishing th…

  • Possibility and Necessity

    Possibility and Necessity
    av Jean Piaget

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816658497

    Possibility and Necessity was first published in 1987. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.Jean…

  • Governance Feminism

    Governance Feminism
    av Janet Halley

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816698479

    Describing and assessing feminist inroads into the state Feminists walk the halls of power. Governance Feminism: An Introduction shows how some feminists and feminist ideas-but by no means all-have entered into state and state-like power in recent y…

  • Governance Feminism

    Governance Feminism
    av Janet Halley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816698455

    Describing and assessing feminist inroads into the state Feminists walk the halls of power. Governance Feminism: An Introduction shows how some feminists and feminist ideas-but by no means all-have entered into state and state-like power in recent y…

  • Artificial Kingdom

    Artificial Kingdom
    av Celeste Olalquiaga

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641178

    From her pet glass-globed hermit crab Rodney to the Victorian era's Crystal Palace, Celeste Olalquiaga offers a meditative look at the origins of kitsch and what kitsch tells us about the conflicts between the real and the artificial, tradition and…

  • The Social Project

    The Social Project
    av Kenny Cupers

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816689651

    Winner of the 2015 Abbott Lowell Cummings prize from the Vernacular Architecture Forum Winner of the 2015 Sprio Kostof Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians Winner of the 2016 International Planning History Society Book Prize for E…

  • Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics

    Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics
    av Mikhail Bakhtin

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816612284

    This book is not only a major twentieth-century contribution to Dostoevsky's studies, but also one of the most important theories of the novel produced in our century. As a modern reinterpretation of poetics, it bears comparison with Aristotle."Bakh…

  • The Reification of Desire

    The Reification of Desire
    av Kevin Floyd

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816643967

    The Reification of Desire takes two critical perspectives rarely analyzed together-formative arguments for Marxism and those that have been the basis for queer theory-and productively scrutinizes these ideas both with and against each other to put f…

  • The Reification of Desire

    The Reification of Desire
    av Kevin Floyd

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816643950

    The Reification of Desire takes two critical perspectives rarely analyzed together-formative arguments for Marxism and those that have been the basis for queer theory-and productively scrutinizes these ideas both with and against each other to put f…

  • Visions Of Excess

    Visions Of Excess
    av Georges Bataille

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816612833

    Since the publication of Visions of Excess in 1985, there has been an explosion of interest in the work of Georges Bataille. The French surrealist continues to be important for his groundbreaking focus on the visceral, the erotic, and the relation o…

  • Swede Hollow

    Swede Hollow
    av Ola Larsmo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904524

    A riveting family saga immersed in the gritty, dark side of Swedish immigrant life in America in the early twentieth century When Gustaf and Anna Klar and their three children leave Sweden for New York in 1897, they take with them a terrible secret…

  • Swamplife

    Swamplife
    av Laura A. Ogden

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816670277

    Little in North America is wilder than the Florida Everglades-a landscape of frightening reptiles, exotic plants in profusion, swarms of mosquitoes, and unforgiving heat. And yet, even from the early days of taming the wilderness with clearing and d…

  • Swamplife

    Swamplife
    av Laura A. Ogden

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816670260

    Little in North America is wilder than the Florida Everglades-a landscape of frightening reptiles, exotic plants in profusion, swarms of mosquitoes, and unforgiving heat. And yet, even from the early days of taming the wilderness with clearing and d…

  • Reading Autobiography

    Reading Autobiography
    av Sidonie Smith

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816669868

    With the memoir boom, life storytelling has become ubiquitous and emerged as a distinct field of study. Reading Autobiography, originally published in 2001, was the first comprehensive critical introduction to life writing in all its forms. Widely a…

  • Digitize and Punish

    Digitize and Punish
    av Brian Jefferson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517909239

    Tracing the rise of digital computing in policing and punishment and its harmful impact on criminalized communities of color The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that law enforcement agencies have access to more than 100 million names sto…

  • Digitize and Punish

    Digitize and Punish
    av Brian Jefferson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517909222

    Tracing the rise of digital computing in policing and punishment and its harmful impact on criminalized communities of color The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that law enforcement agencies have access to more than 100 million names sto…

  • Shaving the Beasts

    Shaving the Beasts
    av John Hartigan Jr.

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904746

    A vivid first-person study of a notorious equine ritual-from the perspective of the wild horses who are its targets Wild horses still roam the mountains of Galicia, Spain. But each year, in a ritual dating to the 1500s called rapa das bestas, villag…

  • Shaving the Beasts

    Shaving the Beasts
    av John Hartigan Jr.

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904739

    A vivid first-person study of a notorious equine ritual-from the perspective of the wild horses who are its targets Wild horses still roam the mountains of Galicia, Spain. But each year, in a ritual dating to the 1500s called rapa das bestas, villag…

  • Prisma's Swedish-English Dictionary

    Prisma's Swedish-English Dictionary
    av Prisma

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816631636

    The Prisma suite of English-Swedish and Swedish-English dictionaries is recognized around the world as the best resource for these languages. Students, travelers, scholars, and native speakers have depended on Prisma for over 25 years, making these…

  • Power and Invention

    Power and Invention
    av Isabelle Stengers

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816625178

    Using the law of thermodynamics, Stengers sets out to explain the consequences of non-linear dynamics (or chaos theory) for philosophy and science. The author makes a case for the concept of complexity that transcends the conventional boundaries of…

  • Cosmopolitics I

    Cosmopolitics I
    av Isabelle Stengers

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816656875

    A sweeping critique of the role and authority of modern science in contemporary society From Einstein’s quest for a unified field theory to Stephen Hawking’s belief that we “would know the mind of God” through such a theory,…

  • Cosmopolitics I

    Cosmopolitics I
    av Isabelle Stengers

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816656868

    From Einstein's quest for a unified field theory to Stephen Hawking's belief that we "would know the mind of God" through such a theory, contemporary science-and physics in particular-has claimed that it alone possesses absolute knowledge of the uni…

  • Lulu In Hollywood

    Lulu In Hollywood
    av Louise Brooks

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816637317

    Originally published: New York: Knopf, 1982.

  • On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects

    On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects
    av Gilbert Simondon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517904876

    Few thinkers have been as influential upon current discussions and theoretical practices in the age of media archaeology, philosophy of technology, and digital humanities as the French thinker Gilbert Simondon. Simondon's prolific intellectual curio…

  • Feminine Endings

    Feminine Endings
    av Susan McClary

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641895

    A groundbreaking collection of essays in feminist music criticism, this book addresses problems of gender and sexuality in repertoires ranging from the early seventeenth century to rock and performance art. ". . . this is a major book . . . [McClary…

  • European Others

    European Others
    av Fatima El-Tayeb

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816670161

    European Others offers an interrogation into the position of racialized communities in the European Union, arguing that the tension between a growing nonwhite, non-Christian population and insistent essentialist definitions of Europeanness produces…

  • What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

    What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?
    av Vinciane Despret

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816692392

    "You are about to enter a new genre, that of scientific fables, by which I don't mean science fiction, or false stories about science, but, on the contrary, true ways of understanding how difficult it is to figure out what animals are up to." -Bruno…

  • What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

    What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?
    av Vinciane Despret

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816692378

    "You are about to enter a new genre, that of scientific fables, by which I don't mean science fiction, or false stories about science, but, on the contrary, true ways of understanding how difficult it is to figure out what animals are up to." -Bruno…