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Poetic Transformations Eighteenth-Century Cultural Projects on the Mekong Plains
ISBN: HB: 9780674237230, Harvard University Press, July 2019
300 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 2 maps
In the eighteenth century, multiple migratory groups with competing political ambitions converged on the Mekong plains. In the frontier region, literati?officials of a territorially-expanding Vietnamese state crossed paths with a network of diasporic...
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Revolutionary Constitutions Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of Law
ISBN: HB: 9780674970687, Harvard University Press, May 2019
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
Populism is a threat to the democratic world, fuel for demagogues and reactionary crowds – or so its critics would have us believe. But in his award-winning trilogy "We the People", Bruce Ackerman showed that Americans have repeatedly rejected this v...
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Emotional Mind The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition
ISBN: HB: 9780674980556, Harvard University Press, April 2019
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 illus., 1 table
Many accounts of the human mind concentrate on the brain's computational power. Yet, in evolutionary terms, rational cognition emerged only the day before yesterday. For nearly 200 million years before humans developed a capacity to reason, the emoti...
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Idea of the Muslim World A Global Intellectual History
ISBN: PB: 9780674238176, ISBN: HB: 9780674050372, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
When President Barack Obama visited Cairo in 2009 to deliver an address to Muslims worldwide, he followed in the footsteps of countless politicians who have taken the existence of a unified global Muslim community for granted. But as Cemil Aydin expl...
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As If Idealization and Ideals
ISBN: PB: 9780674237711, ISBN: HB: 9780674975002, Harvard University Press, March 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
Idealization is a fundamental feature of human thought. We build simplified models in our scientific research and utopias in our political imaginations. Concepts like belief, desire, reason, and justice are bound up with idealizations and ideals. Lif...
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Next Billion Users Digital Life Beyond the West
ISBN: HB: 9780674983786, Harvard University Press, March 2019
250 pp., 21x14 cm
New-media pundits obsess over online privacy and security, cyberbullying, and revenge porn, but do these things really matter in most of the world? "The Next Billion Users" reveals that many assumptions about Internet use in developing countries are...
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History of Akbar, Volume 5 Murty Classical Library of India 19
ISBN: HB: 9780674983953, Harvard University Press, December 2018
784 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"Akbarnama", or "The History of Akbar", by Abu'l-Fazl (d. 1602), is one of the most important works of Indo-Persian history and a touchstone of prose artistry. Marking a high point in a long, rich tradition of Persian historical writing, it served as...
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Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 37: 2017
ISBN: HB: 9780674987807, Harvard University Press, November 2018
330 pp., 21.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones, 2 maps, 4 tables
It includes the 2017 J. V. Kelleher lecture delivered by Paul Russell, Professor of Celtic, University of Cambridge, entitled "'Mistakes of All Kinds': The Glossography of Medieval Irish Literary Texts". In this address Russell offers cogent analysis...
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Education and the Commercial Mindset
ISBN: PB: 9780674986848, ISBN: HB: 9780674049178, Harvard University Press, October 2018
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 charts, 20 tables
America's commitment to public schooling once seemed unshakable. But today the movement to privatize K–12 education is stronger than ever. A veteran teacher and administrator, Samuel Abrams examines the rise of market forces in public education and r...
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Magdalene in the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780674979994, Harvard University Press, October 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 photos
Prostitute, apostle, evangelist – the conversion of Mary Magdalene from sinner to saint is one of the Christian tradition's most compelling stories, and one of the most controversial. The identity of the woman – or, more likely, women – represented b...
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