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Mallinatha: A monograph in English by PG Lalye on the medieval Sanskrit scholar and commentator.
It is the first attempt, in the English language, to give a simple and connected narrative of literature in the Sindhi language.
Anthology of poems by Padma Sachdev, translated from Dogri and Hindi.
In the last twenty years of his life, Marshall McLuhan published a series of books that established his reputation as a world-renowned communications theorist and the pre-eminent seer of the modern age.
Jackson analyzes the relationship of physicists, musicians, and instrument makers in Germany. Musical instruments provided physicists with experimental systems, and physicists' research led directly to improvements in musical-instrument manufacture and assisted musicians.
This book is the first comprehensive economic assessment of world mass migration taking a long-run historical perspective, including north-north, south-south, and south-north migrations.
At a time in the history of psychology when many psychologists are troubled by the splintered condition of the field, Gregory Kimble proposes that the diverse perspectives in psychology share ways of thinking that can bring coherence to the discipline.
Analysis of the foreign policy dilemmas US leaders have faced in dealings with dictatorships in China, the Congo, Iran, Nicaragua, the Philippines, and Iraq before the Gulf War.
Quintessentially American institutions, symbols of community spirit and the American faith in education, public libraries are ubiquitous in the United States. Close to a billion library visits are made each year, and more children join summer reading programs than little league baseball.
At the heart of the human experience lies anxiety caused by the realization that the world is unknown, forever eluding our control. And out of this anxiety arise the master passions of ambition and envy, which we repress to mask their power over our lives.
John and Peter argue that any account of what is often called the user experience must take into consideration the emotional, intellectual, and sensual aspects of our interactions with technology. We don't just use technology, they point out; we live with it.
The power of new medical technologies, the cultural authority of physicians, and the gendered power dynamics of many patient-physician relationships can all inhibit women's reproductive freedom.
The essays collected here reflect the author's shift in interests from foreign exchange to international trade, economic growth, and economic history, especially financial history. They also contain dollops of sociology and political science.
Seymour Mandelbaum's extended reflection on communities and the myths that sustain them is a plea for a communitarian sensibility. Communities are critically important in maintaining and adapting public moral orders.
Entrepreneurship has been a subject of much recent discussion among academics and policymakers because of the belief that it invigorates the economy; producing greater productivity, more jobs, and higher economic growth.
In Ruling the Root, Milton Mueller uses the theoretical framework of institutional economics to analyze the global policy and governance problems created by the assignment of Internet domain names and addresses.
Concern over environmental problems is prompting us to reexamine established thinking about society and politics. The challenge is to find a way for the public concern for the environment to become more integral to social, economic, and political decision making.
Groys examines modern and contemporary art according to its ideological function. Art, Groys writes, is produced and brought before the public in two ways; as a commodity and as a tool of political propaganda.
H. G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, and the Origins of German Darwinism: A Study in Translation and Transformationby Sander Gliboff
Sander tells the story of how The Origin of Species came to be translated into German, how it served Bronn's purposes as well as Darwin's, and how it challenged German scholars to think in new ways about morphology, systematics, paleontology.
Analysis and policy prescriptions for Japan's sustained economic recovery from its 14-year malaise by 15 top American and Japanese experts on the subject.
In Reliable Reasoning, Gilbert Harman and Sanjeev Kulkarni, a philosopher and an engineer, argue that philosophy and cognitive science can benefit from statistical learning theory (SLT), the theory that lies behind recent advances in machine learning.
John Macnamara shows how a number of important thinkers through the ages have approached problems of mental representation and the acquisition of knowledge.
In "Psychiatry in the Scientific Image," Dominic Murphy looks at psychiatry from the viewpoint of analytic philosophy of science, considering three issues: how we should conceive of, classify, and explain mental illness.
The stability of the former Soviet states is threatened by their precarious geopolitical position within a turbulent economic and political environment. Swords and Sustenance explores the complex economic dimension of national security for two key post-Soviet countries.
In Snap to Grid, an idiosyncratic guide to the interactive, telematic era, Peter Lunenfeld maps out the trajectories that digital technologies have traced upon our cultural imaginary.
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