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  • Atlas of AI

    Atlas of AI
    av Kate Crawford

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300209570

    The hidden costs of artificial intelligence, from natural resources and labor to privacy, equality, and freedom "This study argues that [artificial intelligence] is neither artificial nor particularly intelligent. . . . A fascinating history of the…

  • The Master and His Emissary

    The Master and His Emissary
    av Iain McGilchrist

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300245929

    A pioneering exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture-"one of the few contemporary works deserving classic status" (Nicholas Shakespeare, The Times, London) "Per…

  • Interaction of Color

    Interaction of Color
    av Josef Albers

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300179354

    "One of the most important books on color ever written."-Michael Hession, Gizmodo "Interaction of Color with its illuminating visual exercises and mind-bending optical illusions, remains an indispensable blueprint to the art of seeing. . . . An esse…

  • Epidemics and Society

    Epidemics and Society
    av Frank M. Snowden

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300256390

    A “brilliant and sobering” (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaks As seen on “60 Minutes” The World Economic Forum #1 book to read for context on the coronavirus outbreak…

  • Against the Grain

    Against the Grain
    av James C. Scott

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240214

    An Economist Best History Book 2017 “History as it should be written.”—Barry Cunliffe, Guardian “Scott hits the nail squarely on the head by exposing the staggering price our ancestors paid for civilization and political orde…

  • Hubbub

    av Emily Cockayne

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254761

    A not-for-the-squeamish journey back through the centuries to urban England, where the streets are crowded, noisy, filthy, and reeking of smoke and decay Modern city-dwellers suffer their share of unpleasant experiences-traffic jams, noisy neighbors…

  • The World Turned Upside Down

    The World Turned Upside Down
    av Clyde Prestowitz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248494

    An authority on Asia and globalization identifies the challenges China’s growing power poses and how it must be confronted "Timely and thought-provoking. . . . An unsparing analysis of how Washington's elite fell into the grip of their China d…

  • Belarus

    av Andrew Wilson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300259216

    A comprehensive and revelatory history of modern Belarus - from independence to 2020's contested election In 2020 Belarus made headlines around the world when protests erupted in the aftermath of a fraught presidential election. Andrew Wilson explor…

  • Causal Inference

    Causal Inference
    av Scott Cunningham

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300251685

    An accessible, contemporary introduction to the methods for determining cause and effect in the social sciences “Causation versus correlation has been the basis of arguments—economic and otherwise—since the beginning of time. Causa…

  • Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style

    Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style
    av Jérôme Gautier

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300175660

    A luxurious book that showcases the spirit and essence of Chanel's iconic style through the medium of fashion photography "J r me Gautier's text is excellent."--The Wall Street Journal Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel (1883-1971) was undoubtedly the…

  • Seeing Like a State

    Seeing Like a State
    av James C. Scott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246759

    “One of the most profound and illuminating studies of this century to have been published in recent decades.”—John Gray, New York Times Book Review "A powerful, and in many insightful, explanation as to why grandiose programs of so…

  • When the Sun Bursts

    When the Sun Bursts
    av Christopher Bollas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300223651

    A leading psychoanalyst shares his experiences working with schizophrenic patients to show how effective talk therapy can be as a treatment Many schizophrenics experience their condition as one of radical incarceration, mind-altering medications, i…

  • The Great Delusion

    The Great Delusion
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248562

    A renowned scholar argues that liberal hegemony—the policy America has pursued since the Cold War ended—is doomed to fail Named a Financial Times Best Book of 2018 “Idealists as well as realists need to read this systematic tour de…

  • The Great Delusion

    The Great Delusion
    av John J. Mearsheimer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234190

    A renowned scholar argues that liberal hegemony—the policy America has pursued since the Cold War ended—is doomed to fail Named a Financial Times Best Book of 2018 “Idealists as well as realists need to read this systematic tour de…

  • Earthmasters

    av Clive Hamilton

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300205213

    An essential book that comes to grips with the events that will determine the fate of the Earth This book goes to the heart of the unfolding reality of the twenty-first century: international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have all faile…

  • A Little History of the World

    A Little History of the World
    av E. H. Gombrich

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300143324

    The international bestseller: E. H. Gombrich’s sweeping history of the world, for the curious of all ages “All stories begin with ‘Once upon a time.’ And that’s just what this story is all about: what happened, once upo…

  • A Little History of the World

    A Little History of the World
    av E. H. Gombrich

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300108835

    The international bestseller: E. H. Gombrich’s sweeping history of the world, for the curious of all ages “All stories begin with ‘Once upon a time.’ And that’s just what this story is all about: what happened, once upo…

  • Musical Composition

    Musical Composition
    av Alan Belkin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300218992

    An invaluable introduction to the art and craft of musical composition from a distinguished teacher and composer This essential introduction to the art and craft of musical composition is designed to familiarize beginning composers with principles a…

  • Iran

    av Abbas Amanat

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248937

    A masterfully researched history of Iran from 1501 to 2009 “The defiant spirit of [Iran] is brought to life in this monumental history of the past 500 years.”—Richard Spencer, The Times (London) “A majestic work that goes a l…

  • Crush

    av Richard Siken

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300246308

    Finalist for the 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry—an erotic, powerful collection “One of the best books of contemporary poetry.”—Victoria Chang, Huffington Post “Vital, immediate, and cinematic in scope…

  • Crush

    av Richard Siken

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107890

    The 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets competition: a powerful, confessional, erotic collection  Finalist for the 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry "Siken writes about love, desire, violence, and eroticism with a cinematic brillia…

  • Fundamentals of Physics I

    Fundamentals of Physics I
    av R. Shankar

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300243772

    A beloved introductory physics textbook, now including exercises and an answer key, explains the concepts essential for thorough scientific understanding In this concise book, R. Shankar, a well-known physicist and contagiously enthusiastic educator…

  • Global Crisis

    Global Crisis
    av Geoffrey Parker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300208634

    How to account for decades of worldwide war, revolution, and human suffering in the seventeenth century? A master historian uncovers the disturbing answer. Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides – the calamities of the mid-…

  • Global Crisis

    Global Crisis
    av Geoffrey Parker

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300219364

    An accessible synthesis of the prescient best seller exploring seventeenth-century catastrophe and the impact of climate change First published in 2013, Geoffrey Parker’s prize-winning best seller Global Crisis analyzes the unprecedented calam…

  • History's Greatest Heist

    History's Greatest Heist
    av Sean McMeekin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300135589

    Historians have never resolved a central mystery of the Russian Revolution: How did the Bolsheviks, despite facing a world of enemies and leaving nothing but economic ruin in their path, manage to stay in power through five long years of civil war?…

  • Clairvoyant of the Small

    Clairvoyant of the Small
    av Susan Bernofsky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300220643

    The first English-language biography of one of the great literary talents of the twentieth century, written by his award-winning translator "Masterful. . . . This balanced and meticulous account shines a bright light on a misunderstood and influenti…

  • David King

    David King
    av Rick Poynor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300250107

    Exploring an unjustly overlooked figure in 20th-century British visual culture This book offers a comprehensive overview to the work and legacy of David King (1943–2016), whose fascinating career bridged journalism, graphic design, photography…

  • Yitzhak Rabin

    Yitzhak Rabin
    av Itamar Rabinovich

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234633

    An insider's perspective on the life and influence of Israel's first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination More than two decades have passed since prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination in 1995, y…

  • Salvaged Pages

    Salvaged Pages

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300205992

    This stirring collection of diaries written by young people, aged twelve to twenty-two years, during the Holocaust has been fully revised and updated. Some of the writers were refugees, others were in hiding or passing as non-Jews, some were impriso…

  • The Volga

    The Volga
    av Janet M. Hartley

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300245646

    A rich and fascinating exploration of the Volga—the first to fully reveal its vital place in Russian history “A memorable journey into the heart of Russian social, political, and cultural history.”—Jennifer Eremeeva, Moscow T…

  • Democracy and Its Critics

    Democracy and Its Critics
    av Robert A. Dahl

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300049381

    In this prize-winning book, one of the most prominent political theorists of our time makes a major statement about what democracy is and why it is important. Robert Dahl examines the most basic assumptions of democratic theory, tests them against t…

  • Northern Ireland

    Northern Ireland
    av Feargal Cochrane

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300205527

    The complete history of Northern Ireland from the Irish Civil War to Brexit "A wonderful book, beautifully written. . . . Informative and incisive."-Irish Times After two decades of relative peace following the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, the Bre…

  • Louis Vuitton: The Complete Fashion Collections

    Louis Vuitton: The Complete Fashion Collections

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300233360

    Two decades of fashion history in the making at Louis Vuitton, told through a sumptuous array of images straight from the catwalk " A] stylish coffee table book... to liven up your living space."--Lauren Eggertsen, Who What Wear Founded as a luxury…

  • New Testament History and Literature

    New Testament History and Literature
    av Dale B. Martin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300180855

    In this engaging introduction to the New Testament, Professor Dale B. Martin presents a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements. Focusing mainly on the New Testament, he also co…

  • A Little History of Philosophy

    A Little History of Philosophy
    av Nigel Warburton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300187793

    For readers of E. H. Gombrich's A Little History of the World, an equally irresistible volume that brings history's greatest philosophers to life "A primer in human existence: philosophy has rarely seemed so lucid, so important, so worth doing and s…

  • Science and Colonial Expansion

    Science and Colonial Expansion
    av Lucile H. Brockway

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300091434

    This widely acclaimed book analyzes the political effects of scientific research as exemplified by one field, economic botany, during one epoch, the nineteenth century, when Great Britain was the world's most powerful nation. Lucile Brockway examine…

  • Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution

    Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution
    av Ian Kershaw

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300151275

    A deeply insightful social history of Hitler’s rise to power and the attitudes of the German people during the era of the Third Reich This book is the culmination of more than three decades of meticulous historiographic research on Nazi German…

  • Devotion

    av Patti Smith

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240221

    “Devotion is short enough to devour at one enjoyable sitting and thought-provoking enough to deserve re-reading.”—Suzi Feay, Financial Times “Devotion shows rather than tells what it means to give a life to writing. ”&m…

  • Devotion

    av Patti Smith

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300218626

    "Devotion is short enough to devour at one enjoyable sitting and thought-provoking enough to deserve re-reading."-Suzi Feay, Financial Times "Devotion shows rather than tells what it means to give a life to writing."-Katherine Cooper, Hyperallergic…

  • Dubuffet as Architect

    Dubuffet as Architect
    av Daniel Abadie

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300176612

    As the champion of "Art Brut," the artist Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985) is remembered foremost as a painter. Yet his creative instinct extended far beyond the parameters of paint. Later in his life, in 1965, his interest in architecture was sparked by a…

  • France 1940

    France 1940
    av Philip Nord

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300189872

    A new perspective on the calamitous fall of France in 1940 and why blame has been misplaced ever since In this revisionist account of France’s crushing defeat in 1940, a world authority on French history argues that the nation’s downfall…

  • Beethoven's Piano Sonatas

    Beethoven's Piano Sonatas
    av Charles Rosen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300255119

    Beethoven’s piano sonatas form one of the most important collections of works in the whole history of music. Spanning several decades of his life as a composer, the sonatas soon came to be seen as the first body of substantial serious works fo…

  • An American Genocide

    An American Genocide
    av Benjamin Madley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230697

    The first full account of the government-sanctioned genocide of California Indians under United States rule Winner of the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Award for History and a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice "Gruesomely thorough. . . . Othe…

  • Nikolai Astrup

    Nikolai Astrup

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300250855

    A compelling introduction to the life and artistic output of a trailblazing Norwegian painter, printmaker, and horticulturist Nikolai Astrup (1880–1928) was a highly individual Norwegian Modernist artist known for intensely colored paintings a…

  • Jasper Johns

    Jasper Johns
    av Roberta Bernstein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300229356

    “My work is largely concerned with relations between seeing and knowing, seeing and saying, seeing and believing.”—Jasper Johns, 1965 Spanning over 60 years of Jasper Johns’s (b. 1930) prolific career, this spectacular public…

  • The Archaeology of Athens

    The Archaeology of Athens
    av John M. Camp

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300101515

    The definitive work on the monuments of ancient Athens and Attica In this book, a leading authority on the archaeology of ancient Greece presents a survey of the monuments—first chronologically and then site by site. John M. Camp begins with a…

  • Why Liberalism Failed

    Why Liberalism Failed
    av Patrick J. Deneen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240023

    Has liberalism failed because it has succeeded? "One of the most important political books of 2018."—Rod Dreher, American Conservative "Why Liberalism Failed offers cogent insights into the loss of meaning and community that many in the West f…

  • Contesting Democracy

    Contesting Democracy
    av Jan-Werner Muller

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300194128

    In this brilliant guide to modern European political ideas and thinkers spans the twentieth century, the author illuminates both the twentieth-century's ideological extremes and how Europeans built lasting liberal democracies in the second half of t…

  • The Voynich Manuscript

    The Voynich Manuscript

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217230

    The first authorized copy of this mysterious, much-speculated-upon, one-of-a-kind, centuries-old puzzle "For the first time, a complete reproduction [of] The Voynich Manuscript, has been published, featuring essays exploring what is known about the…

  • In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts

    In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts
    av Stephen L. Dyson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300204995

    The stories behind the acquisition of ancient antiquities are often as important as those that tell of their creation. This fascinating book provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of classical archaeology, explaining how and…

  • After Buddhism

    After Buddhism
    av Stephen Batchelor

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300224344

    A renowned Buddhist teacher’s magnum opus, based on his fresh reading of the tradition’s earliest texts Some twenty-five centuries after the Buddha started teaching, his message continues to inspire people across the globe, including tho…

  • Death in Ancient Rome

    Death in Ancient Rome
    av Catharine Edwards

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217278

    For the Romans, the manner of a person's death was the most telling indication of their true character. Death revealed the true patriot, the genuine philosopher, even the great artist - and certainly the faithful Christian. Catharine Edwards draws o…

  • Miyazakiworld

    av Susan Napier

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248593

    The story of filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's life and work, including his significant impact on Japan and the world—"an essential work in anime scholarship.” (Angelica Frey, Hyperallergic) A thirtieth-century toxic jungle, a bathhouse for tir…

  • The Arts and the Creation of Mind

    The Arts and the Creation of Mind
    av Elliot W. Eisner

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300105117

    Although the arts are often thought to be closer to the rim of education than to its core, they are, surprisingly, critically important means for developing complex and subtle aspects of the mind, argues Elliot Eisner in this engrossing book. In it…

  • Web Style Guide, 4th Edition

    Web Style Guide, 4th Edition
    av Patrick J. Lynch

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300211658

    A classic reference book on user interface design and graphic design for web sites, updated to reflect a rapidly changing market Consistently praised as the best volume on classic elements of web site design, Web Style Guide has sold many thousands…