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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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Latin Poetry I Tatti Renaissance Library 84
ISBN: HB: 9780674977174, Harvard University Press, September 2018
196 pp., 21x14 cm
Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533), one of Italy's greatest poets, was a leading figure of sixteenth-century Italian humanism. After some years working in the household of Cardinal Ippolito d'Este, to whom he dedicated his dazzling romance epic "Orlando Fu...
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Sculpture and Coins Margarete Bieber as Scholar and Collector
ISBN: HB: 9780674428379, Harvard University Press, September 2018
270 pp., 16x10.8 cm , 20 halftones
This volume addresses the question of the relation between sculpture and coins – or large statuary and miniature art – in the private and public domain. It originates in the Harvard Art Museums 2011 Ilse and Leo Mildenberg interdisciplinary symposium...
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Guilty Aesthetic Pleasures
ISBN: HB: 9780674986466, Harvard University Press, September 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the wake of radical social movements in the 1960s and 1970s, literary studies' embrace of politics entailed a widespread rejection of aesthetic considerations. For scholars invested in literature's role in supporting or challenging dominant ideolo...
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Papers of John Adams, Volume 19 February 1787 - May 1789
ISBN: HB: 9780674919280, Harvard University Press, August 2018
632 pp., 24.8x16.5 cm
"Huzza for the new World and farewell to the Old One", John Adams wrote in late 1787, wrapping up a decade's worth of diplomatic service in Europe. Volume 19 of the "Papers of John Adams" chronicles Adams's last duties in London and The Hague. In the...
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We the People Volume 3: The Civil Rights Revolution
ISBN: PB: 9780674983946, Harvard University Press, July 2018
432 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 1 chart
"The Civil Rights Revolution" carries Bruce Ackerman's sweeping reinterpretation of constitutional history into the era beginning with Brown v. Board of Education. From Rosa Parks's courageous defiance, to Martin Luther King's resounding cadences in...
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Legal Lessons Popularizing Laws in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1989
ISBN: HB: 9780674983854, Harvard University Press, July 2018
406 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 24 halftones
The popularization of basic legal knowledge is an important and contested technique of state governance in China today. Its roots reach back to the early years of Chinese Communist Party rule. "Legal Lessons" tells the story of how the party-state at...
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