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Teotihuacan The World Beyond the City
ISBN: HB: 9780884024675, Harvard University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 93 photos, 30 colour photos, 72 illus., 20 tables
Teotihuacan was a city of major importance in the Americas between 1 and 550 CE. As one of only two cities in the New World with a population over one hundred thousand, it developed a network of influence that stretched across Mesoamerica. The size o...
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£60,95
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Price of Democracy How Money Shapes Politics and What to Do about It
ISBN: HB: 9780674987289, Harvard University Press, April 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 72 illus.
One person, one vote. In theory, everyone in a democracy has equal power to decide elections. But it's hardly news that, in reality, political outcomes are heavily determined by the logic of one dollar, one vote. We take the political power of money...
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Cabinet George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution
ISBN: HB: 9780674986480, Harvard University Press, April 2020
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 11 photos
On November 26, 1791, George Washington convened his department secretaries – Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Knox, and Edmund Randolph – for the first cabinet meeting. Why did he wait two and a half years into his presidency to call his...
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Savage Exchange Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780674244528, ISBN: HB: 9780674417199, Harvard University Press, April 2020
380 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 photos, 2 illus., 1 map, 1 table
"Savage Exchange" explores the politics of representation during the Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE) at a pivotal moment when China was asserting imperialist power on the Eurasian continent and expanding its local and long-distance ("Silk Road") markets...
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Scientific Method An Evolution of Thinking from Darwin to Dewey
ISBN: HB: 9780674976191, Harvard University Press, April 2020
352 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
The idea of a single scientific method, shared across specialties and teachable to ten-year-olds, is just over a hundred years old. For centuries prior, science had meant a kind of knowledge, made from facts gathered through direct observation or ded...
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£28,95
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America's Cold War The Politics of Insecurity (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780674244931, Harvard University Press, April 2020
448 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The Cold War dominated world affairs during the half-century following World War II. America prevailed, but only after fifty years of grim international struggle, costly wars in Korea and Vietnam, trillions of dollars in military spending, and decade...
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£16,95
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Gravity's Century From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes
ISBN: HB: 9780674974968, Harvard University Press, March 2020
176 pp., 21x14 cm, 10 photos, 10 illus.
Albert Einstein did nothing of note on May 29, 1919, yet that is when he became immortal. On that day, astronomer Arthur Eddington and his team observed a solar eclipse and found something extraordinary: gravity bends light, just as Einstein predicte...
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£21,95
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Democracy in China The Coming Crisis
ISBN: HB: 9780674238183, Harvard University Press, January 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
With Xi Jinping potentially set as president for life, China's move toward political democracy may appear stalled. But Jiwei Ci argues that four decades of reform have created a mentality in the Chinese people that is just waiting for the political s...
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Market as God
ISBN: PB: 9780674241572, ISBN: HB: 9780674659681, Harvard University Press, December 2019
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The Market has deified itself, according to Harvey Cox's brilliant exegesis. And all of the world's problems – widening inequality, a rapidly warming planet, the injustices of global poverty – are consequently harder to solve. Only by tracing how the...
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Magic and the Dignity of Man Pico della Mirandola and His "Oration" in Modern Memory
ISBN: HB: 9780674238268, Harvard University Press, November 2019
624 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 21 illus.
Pico della Mirandola died in 1494 at the age of thirty-one. During his brief and extraordinary life, he invented Christian Kabbalah in a book that was banned by the Catholic Church after he offered to debate his ideas on religion and philosophy with...
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