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  • Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

    Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093049

    In this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the relationship that existe…

  • Rethinking the Holocaust

    Rethinking the Holocaust
    av Yehuda Bauer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093001

    Yehuda Bauer, one of the world’s premier historians of the Holocaust, here presents an insightful overview and reconsideration of its history and meaning. Drawing on research he and other historians have done in recent years, he offers fresh o…

  • Fixing Intelligence

    Fixing Intelligence
    av William E. Odom

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300103045

    Security depends on intelligence. A leading authority discusses basic problems in American intelligence and how to fix them William E. Odom is the highest-ranking member of the United States Intelligence community ever to write a book outlining fund…

  • Bill Evans

    Bill Evans
    av Peter Pettinger

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300097276

    This enthralling book is the first biography in English of Bill Evans, one of the most influential of all jazz pianists. Peter Pettinger, himself a concert pianist, describes Evans’s life (the personal tragedies and commercial successes), his…

  • Affirmative Action Around the World

    Affirmative Action Around the World
    av Thomas Sowell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107753

    In this important book, an eminent authority presents a new perspective on affirmative action, investigating its actual consequences in the United States and in other countries where it has been in effect. Evaluating his empirical data, Thomas Sowel…

  • Walden

    Walden
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300110081

    "The most accurate and readable text of Thoreau's masterpiece."—Joel Porte, author of Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed This handsome, affordable paperback edition of Walden is the most authoritative version of Henry Davi…

  • Paul Celan

    Paul Celan
    av John Felstiner

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300089226

    Paul Celan, Europe's most compelling postwar poet, was a German-speaking, East European Jew. His writing exposes and illumines the wounds that Nazi destructiveness left on language. John Felstiner's sensitive and accessible book is the first critica…

  • William Tyndale

    William Tyndale
    av David Daniell

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300068801

    The dramatic life of William Tyndale, the first person to translate the Bible into English from the original Greek and Hebrew "A massive contribution to the history of the Reformation in England."—J. Enoch Powell, Times Higher Education Supple…

  • Libraries in the Ancient World

    Libraries in the Ancient World
    av Lionel Casson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300097214

    This delightful book tells the story of ancient libraries from their very beginnings, when “books” were clay tablets and writing was a new phenomenon. Renowned classicist Lionel Casson takes us on a lively tour, from the royal libraries…

  • God and Philosophy

    God and Philosophy
    av Etienne Gilson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300092998

    In this classic work, the eminent Catholic philosopher Étienne Gilson deals with one of the most important and perplexing metaphysical problems: the relation between our notion of God and demonstrations of his existence. Gilson examines Greek, Chris…

  • Five Days in London, May 1940

    Five Days in London, May 1940
    av John Lukacs

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300084665

    Washington Post Book World Bestseller “Customers are raving about Five Days in London.”—Amazon.com “Gripping. . . . Lucaks’s story is not new . . . but [he] has transformed it into a memorable drama.”—M.F. P…

  • Way to Wisdom

    Way to Wisdom
    av Karl Jaspers

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300097351

    One of the founders of existentialism, the eminent philosopher Karl Jaspers here presents for the general reader an introduction to philosophy. In doing so, he also offers a lucid summary of his own philosophical thought. In Jaspers’ view, the…

  • 1920 Diary

    1920 Diary
    av Isaac Babel

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093131

    This diary by the famed twentieth-century Russian writer recounts Babel's experiences with the Cossack cavalry during the Polish-Soviet war of 1919-1920. The basis for Red Cavalry, Babel's best-known work, it records the devastation of the war, the…

  • Leonardo on Painting

    Leonardo on Painting

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300090956

    Leonardo’s writings on painting—among the most remarkable from any era—were never edited by Leonardo himself into a single coherent book. In this anthology the authors have edited material not only from his so-called Treatise on Pa…

  • Sir Francis Drake

    Sir Francis Drake
    av Harry Kelsey

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300084634

    In this lively and engaging new biography, Harry Kelsey shatters the familiar image of Sir Francis Drake. The Drake of legend was a pious, brave, and just seaman who initiated the move to make England a great naval power and whose acts of pirac agai…

  • Naturen og eventyret

    Naturen og eventyret
    av Gunnar Iversen, Gunnar Iversen

    Häftad - 2014 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788270997510

    Per Høst (1907- 1971) er en av Norges fremste og mest produktive dokumentarfilmskapere. I nesten førti år produserte, fotograferte og regisserte han en lang rekke korte og lange dokumentarfilmer. Først og fremst arbeidet han med naturfilm og eksotis…

  • Dirty War, Clean Hands

    Dirty War, Clean Hands
    av Paddy Woodworth

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300097504

    Spain’s transition from the Franco dictatorship to a democratic state has been widely regarded as exemplary. However, this powerfully written book reveals that as Spain’s first post-transition government attempted to destroy the Basque s…

  • Å bli en stemme

    Å bli en stemme

    Häftad - 2014 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788270997770

    Camilla Collett (1813-1895) var en europeisk feminist og intellektuell av et sjeldent format. Ikke bare skrev hun Norges første moderne roman, Amtmandens Døttre, og utga den anonymt i to deler i 1854 og 1855. I en rekke artikler, reiseskildringer, e…

  • Å bli en stemme

    Å bli en stemme

    Häftad - 2014 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788270997770

    Camilla Collett (1813-1895) var en europeisk feminist og intellektuell av et sjeldent format. Ikke bare skrev hun Norges første moderne roman, Amtmandens Døttre, og utga den anonymt i to deler i 1854 og 1855. I en rekke artikler, reiseskildringer, e…

  • The Praise of Folly

    The Praise of Folly
    av Desiderius Erasmus

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300097344

    First published in Paris in 1511, The Praise of Folly hasenjoyed enormous and highly controversial success from the author’s lifetime down to our own day.It hasno rival, except perhaps Thomas More’s Utopia, as the most intense and lively…

  • Axel Charlot Drolsum

    Axel Charlot Drolsum

    Häftad - 2011 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788270996445

    Boken inneholder brev skrevet av Alex Charlot Drolsum, som ledet Universitetsbiblioteket i Oslo fra 1876-1922. I brevene utdyper han sine ønsker og vyer for Universitetsbiblioteket, og gleder og frustrasjoner han opplevde i sitt virke. Brevene belys…

  • Axel Charlot Drolsum

    Axel Charlot Drolsum

    Häftad - 2011 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788270996445

    Boken inneholder brev skrevet av Alex Charlot Drolsum, som ledet Universitetsbiblioteket i Oslo fra 1876-1922. I brevene utdyper han sine ønsker og vyer for Universitetsbiblioteket, og gleder og frustrasjoner han opplevde i sitt virke. Brevene belys…

  • Giordano Bruno and the Embassy Affair

    Giordano Bruno and the Embassy Affair
    av John Bossy

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300094510

    This book tells a true detective story set mainly in Elizabethan London during the years of cold war just before the Armada of 1588. The mystery is the identity of a spy working in a foreign embassy to frustrate Catholic conspiracy and propaganda ai…

  • Intuition

    Intuition
    av David G. Myers

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300103038

    How reliable is our intuition? How much should we depend on gut-level instinct rather than rational analysis? In this engaging book, David G. Myers shows us that while intuition can provide us with useful-and often amazing-insights, it can also dang…

  • The Burdens of Sister Margaret

    The Burdens of Sister Margaret
    av Craig Harline

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300081213

    Based on a treasure trove of letters, this fascinating book tells the history of a seventeenth-century nun in a convent in Leuven and how her complaints-of sexual harassment, fears of demonic possession, alliances among the other sisters against her…

  • Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries

    Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries
    av Meyer Friedman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300082784

    This absorbing book is the first to describe monumental medical discoveries throughout history, bringing to life the scientific pioneers responsible for them and the excitement, frustrations, and jealousies that surrounded the final achievements. Tw…

  • Why Globalization Works

    Why Globalization Works
    av Martin Wolf

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107777

    A powerful case for the global market economy The debate on globalization has reached a level of intensity that inhibits comprehension and obscures the issues. In this book a highly distinguished international economist scrupulously explains how glo…

  • Shakespeare's Sonnets

    Shakespeare's Sonnets
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300085068

    This prize-winning work provides a facsimile of the 1609 Quarto printed in parallel with a conservatively edited, modernized text, as well as commentary that ranges from brief glosses to substantial critical essays. Stephen Booth’s notes help…

  • Under His Very Windows

    Under His Very Windows
    av Susan Zuccotti

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093100

    Pope Pius XII has often been criticized for his silence during the extermination of European Jewry during World War II. In his defense, some have alleged that the pope was doing a great deal to help the Jews but that his efforts were necessarily beh…

  • A Jonathan Edwards Reader

    A Jonathan Edwards Reader
    av Jonathan Edwards

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300098389

    Prepared by editors of the distinguished series The Works of Jonathan Edwards, this authoritative anthology includes selected treatises, sermons, and autobiographical material by early America’s greatest theologian and philosopher. "Jonathan E…

  • Letters from Mexico

    Letters from Mexico
    av Hernan Cortes

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300090949

    Hernán Cortés’s Cartas de Relacíon, written over a seven-year period to Charles V of Spain, provide an extraordinary narrative account of the conquest of Mexico from the founding of the coastal town of Veracruz until Cortés’s journey to…

  • The Other God

    The Other God
    av Yuri Stoyanov

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300082531

    This fascinating book explores the evolution of religious dualism, the doctrine that man and cosmos are constant battlegrounds between forces of good and evil. It traces this evolution from late Egyptian religion and the revelations of Zoroaster and…

  • From Jesus to Christ

    From Jesus to Christ
    av Paula Fredriksen

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300084573

    How did Jesus of Nazareth become the Christ of the Christian tradition? "Magisterial. . . . A learned, brilliant and enjoyable study."—Géza Vermès, Times Literary Supplement In this exciting book, Paula Fredriksen explains the variety of New T…

  • The American Paradox

    The American Paradox
    av David G. Myers

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300091205

    For Americans entering the twenty-first century, it is the best of times and the worst of times. Material wealth is at record levels, yet disturbing social problems reflect a deep spiritual poverty. In this compelling book, well-known social psychol…

  • Cosmos, Chaos and the World to Come

    Cosmos, Chaos and the World to Come
    av Norman Cohn

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300090888

    All over the world people look forward to a perfect future, when the forces of good will be finally victorious over the forces of evil. Once this was a radically new way of imagining the destiny of the world and of mankind. How did it originate, and…

  • Inside Hitler's Greece

    Inside Hitler's Greece
    av Mark Mazower

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300089233

    This gripping and richly illustrated account of wartime Greece explores the impact of the Nazi Occupation upon the lives and values of ordinary people. The first full account of the experience of occupation, it offers a vividly human picture of resi…

  • Caught in the Web of Words

    Caught in the Web of Words
    av K.M. Elisabeth Murray

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300089196

    This unique and celebrated biography describes how a largely self-educated boy from a small village in Scotland entered the world of scholarship and became the first editor of the Oxford English Dictionary and a great lexicographer. It also provides…

  • Inside Picture Books

    Inside Picture Books
    av Ellen Handler Spitz

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300084764

    Mention a name from a beloved childhood picture book--Madeline, Corduroy, Peter Rabbit, Max and his "wild things"--and most adults can recollect a bright image, fragments of a story, the timbre of a certain reading voice, the sensation of being held…

  • Selected Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson

    Selected Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300091243

    Millions of readers throughout the world continue to enjoy Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, A Child’s Garden of Verses, and other books by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). A celebrated author in many different fields of literature,…

  • Venona

    Venona
    av John Earl Haynes

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300084627

    Only in 1995 did the United States government officially reveal the existence of the super-secret Venona Project. For nearly fifty years American intelligence agents had been decoding thousands of Soviet messages, uncovering an enormous range of esp…

  • Islam

    Islam
    av Jonathan M. Bloom

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300094220

    In its first thousand years—from the revelations to Muhammad in the seventh century to the great Islamic empires of the sixteenth--Islamic civilization flourished. While Europeans suffered through the Dark Ages, Muslims in such cities as Jerus…

  • Chivalry

    Chivalry
    av Maurice Keen

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300107678

    Chivalry—with its pageants, heraldry, and knights in shining armor—was a social ideal that had a profound influence on the history of early modern Europe. In this eloquent and richly detailed book, a leading medieval historian discusses…

  • Ireland's Holy Wars

    Ireland's Holy Wars
    av Marcus Tanner

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300092813

    For much of the twentieth century, Ireland has been synonymous with conflict, the painful struggle for its national soul part of the regular fabric of life. And because the Irish have emigrated to all parts of the world-while always remaining Irish-…

  • Den engasjerte kosmopolitt

    Den engasjerte kosmopolitt

    Häftad - 2013 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788270997251

    Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1832-1910) var en fri intellektuell vi ikke har hatt så mange av i Norge. Den engasjerte kosmopolitt er en samling nyskrevne artikler om hans liv, verk og aktualitet. Den tematiske bredden gjenspeiler omfanget av hans virksomh…

  • Den engasjerte kosmopolitt

    Den engasjerte kosmopolitt

    Häftad - 2013 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788270997251

    Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1832-1910) var en fri intellektuell vi ikke har hatt så mange av i Norge. Den engasjerte kosmopolitt er en samling nyskrevne artikler om hans liv, verk og aktualitet. Den tematiske bredden gjenspeiler omfanget av hans virksomh…

  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
    av Benjamin Franklin

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300098587

    The authoritative edition of Franklin's autobiography, with a foreword by the eminent Franklin scholar Edmund S. Morgan “The best and most beautiful edition [of the Autobiography].”—J. H. Plumb, New York Review of Books “Amon…

  • Prince Henry "the Navigator"

    Prince Henry "the Navigator"
    av Peter Russell

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300091304

    Henry the Navigator, fifteenth-century Portuguese prince and explorer, is a legendary, almost mythical figure in late medieval history. Considered along with Columbus to be one of the progenitors of modernity, Prince Henry challenged the scientific…

  • The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

    The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
    av Earl of Rochester

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300097139

    John Wilmot, the notorious Earl of Rochester, was the darling of the polished, profligate court of Charles II. One of the finest poets of the Restoration, patron to important playwrights, model for countless witty young rakes in Restoration comedies…

  • Arguing About War

    Arguing About War
    av Michael Walzer

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300109788

    A provocative discussion of recent wars and the issues that surround them, written by a preeminent political theorist Michael Walzer is one of the world’s most eminent philosophers on the subject of war and ethics. Now, for the first time sinc…

  • Under the Molehill

    Under the Molehill
    av John Bossy

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300094503

    This absorbing account of Catholic and anti-Catholic plots and machinations at the English, French, and exiled Scottish courts in the latter part of the sixteenth century is a sequel to John Bossy’s highly acclaimed Giordano Bruno and the Emba…

  • Survivors in Mexico

    Survivors in Mexico
    av Rebecca West

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300105216

    Rebecca West’s never-before-published Survivors in Mexico brings to readers a daring and provocative work by a major twentieth-century author. An exhilarating exploration of Mexican history, religion, art, and culture, it explores the inner li…

  • Latin manuscripts of medieval Norway

    Latin manuscripts of medieval Norway

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788270997220

  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin
    av Edmund S. Morgan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300101621

    • A New York Times Bestseller • A Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography Benjamin Franklin is perhaps the most remarkable figure in American history; the greatest statesman of his age, he played a pivotal role in…