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Boko Haram: The History of an African Jihadist Movement

by Alexander Thurston Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691172248
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

A comprehensive history of one of the world's deadliest jihadist groups Boko Haram is one of the world's deadliest...

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Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species

by Robert Boyd Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691177731
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

How our ability to learn from each other has been the essential ingredient to our remarkable success as a species Human...

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New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus: Rereading the "Principle of Population"

by Alison Bashford and Joyce Chaplin Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691177915
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus is a sweeping global and intellectual history that radically recasts our understanding...

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On Myself, and Other, Less Important Subjects

by Caspar Hare Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691178035
Format:
Pb+ 136 pages

Caspar Hare makes an original and compelling case for "egocentric presentism," a view about the nature of first-person...

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Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life (With a new introduction by the authors)

by Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691178165
Format:
Pbk 448 pages

Leviathan and the Air-Pump examines the conflicts over the value and propriety of experimental methods between two major seventeenth-century...

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Capitalism: A Short History

by Jurgen Kocka Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691178226
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

In this book, one of the world's most renowned historians provides a concise and comprehensive history of capitalism within a...

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Wind From the East: French Intellectuals, the Cultural Revolution, and the Legacy of the 1960s 2ed

by Richard Wolin Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691178233
Format:
Pbk 464 pages

Michel Foucault, Jean-Paul Sartre, Julia Kristeva, Phillipe Sollers, and Jean-Luc Godard. During the 1960s, a who's who of French...

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Best Writing on Mathematics 2017

by Mircea Pitici Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691178639
Format:
Pbk 248 pages

The year's finest mathematics writing from around the world This annual anthology brings together the year's finest...

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Strength in Numbers: The New Science of Team Science

by Barry Bozeman and Jan Youtie Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691174068
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

Once upon a time, it was the lone scientist who achieved brilliant breakthroughs. No longer. Today, science is done in teams of...

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Ten Great Ideas about Chance

by Persi Diaconis and Brian Skyrms Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780691174167
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

A fascinating account of the breakthrough ideas that transformed probability and statistics In the sixteenth and...

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Modern Slavery: A Global Perspective

by Siddharth Kara Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780231158466
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Siddharth Kara is a tireless chronicler of the human cost of slavery around the world. He has documented the realities of human...

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Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy

by Gianni Vattimo Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780231166973
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

We think it is wise to accept reality, rather than fight for something that does not exist or might never be. But in Of Reality,...

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Neither Ghost nor Machine: The Emergence and Nature of Selves

by Jeremy Sherman Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780231173339
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

If the universe is aimless, how do selves and aims emerge? Why do living beings have aims when inanimate things do not? Current...

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Recognition or Disagreement: A Critical Encounter on the Politics of Freedom, Equality, and Identity

by Axel Honneth and Jacques Ranciere Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780231177177
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

Axel Honneth is best known for his critique of modern society centered on a concept of recognition. Jacques Rancière has advanced...

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Plots

by Robert Belknap Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780231177832
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

Robert L. Belknap's theory of plot illustrates the active and passive roles literature plays in creating its own dynamic reading...

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