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Automating the News How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media
ISBN: HB: 9780674976986, Harvard University Press, June 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 photos; 8 illus.
Amid the push for self-driving cars and the roboticization of industrial economies, automation has proven one of the biggest news stories of our time. Yet the wide-scale automation of the news itself has largely escaped attention. In this lively expo...
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£21,95
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Becoming Taiwanese Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s-1950s
ISBN: HB: 9780674237209, Harvard University Press, May 2019
376 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 25 photos, 3 illus., 7 maps, 4 tables
What does it mean to be Taiwanese? This question sits at the heart of Taiwan's modern history and its place in the world. In contrast to the prevailing scholarly focus on Taiwan after 1987, "Becoming Taiwanese" examines the important first era in the...
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£46,95
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Cypria
ISBN: PB: 9780674237919, Harvard University Press, March 2019
210 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The "Cypria", so named because its poet supposedly came from the island of Cyprus, was an early Greek epic that is known to us primarily through quotations and references to passages by later authors, as well as through a prose summary of its plot an...
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£14,95
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Making Sense of Science Separating Substance from Spin
ISBN: PB: 9780674237803, ISBN: HB: 9780674059696, Harvard University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 21x14 cm, 5 photos, 20 illus.
"I'm not a scientist" is a familiar refrain among people asked to evaluate scientific claims they feel are beyond their ken. Most citizens learn about science from media coverage, and even the most conscientious reporters sometimes struggle to offer...
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£11,95
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£14,95
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Arts of Iran in Istanbul and Anatolia Seven Essays
ISBN: PB: 9780674987340, Harvard University Press, December 2018
225 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 67 halftones
Many spectacular examples of Persianate art survive to the present day, safeguarded in Istanbul and beyond – celebrating the glory of the Persian Empire (and, later, the Ottoman Empire). These include illustrated books, featuring exquisitely painted...
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£17,95
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Lives of the Milanese Tyrants I Tatti Renaissance Library 88
ISBN: HB: 9780674987524, Harvard University Press, December 2018
304 pp., 21x14 cm
"Lives of the Milanese Tyrants" brings together two biographies by the most important Milanese humanist of the early fifteenth century. Pier Candido Decembrio (1399-1477) served as secretary and envoy to the bizarre and powerful Filippo Maria Viscont...
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£19,95
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Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics
ISBN: HB: 9780674051683, Harvard University Press, December 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In "Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics", Cora Diamond follows two major European philosophers as they think about thinking, as well as about our ability to respond to thinking that has miscarried or gone astray. Acting as both wit...
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£28,95
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Achilles Unbound Multiformity and Tradition in the Homeric Epics
ISBN: PB: 9780674987364, Harvard University Press, December 2018
225 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 8 colour illus.
Though Achilles the character is bound by fate and by narrative tradition, Achilles's poem, the "Iliad", was never fixed and monolithic in antiquity – it was multiform. And the wider epic tradition, from which the "Iliad" emerged, was yet more multif...
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Hesse The Wanderer and His Shadow
ISBN: HB: 9780674737884, Harvard University Press, November 2018
800 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 40 photos
A deftly crafted biography of the author of "Siddhartha", whose critique of consumer culture continues to inspire millions of readers. Against the horrors of Nazi dictatorship and widespread disillusionment with the forces of mass culture and consum...
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Beyond Regimes China and India Compared
ISBN: PB: 9780674987104, Harvard University Press, October 2018
320 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 10 line illus., 15 tables
For many years, China and India have been powerfully shaped by both transnational and subnational circulatory forces. This edited volume explores these local and global influences as they play out in the contemporary era. The analysis focuses on four...
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£25,95
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