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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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£30,00
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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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Novel of Human Rights
ISBN: HB: 9780674986442, Harvard University Press, September 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
"The Novel of Human Rights" defines a new, dynamic American literary genre. It incorporates key debates within the contemporary human rights movement in the United States, and in turn influences the ideas and rhetoric of that discourse. In James Daw...
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£21,95
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Blockchain and the Law The Rule of Code
ISBN: HB: 9780674976429, Harvard University Press, May 2018
250 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 graphs
Since Bitcoin appeared in 2009, the digital currency has been hailed as an Internet marvel and decried as the preferred transaction vehicle for all manner of criminals. It has left nearly everyone without a computer science degree confused: Just how...
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£25,95
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Adaptive Oncogenesis A New Understanding of How Cancer Evolves inside Us
ISBN: HB: 9780674545397, Harvard University Press, March 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 line illus.
Popular understanding holds that genetic changes create cancer. James DeGregori uses evolutionary principles to propose a new way of thinking about cancer's occurrence. Cancer is as much a disease of evolution as it is of mutation, one in which mutat...
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£28,95
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Waste of a Nation Garbage and Growth in India
ISBN: HB: 9780674980600, Harvard University Press, March 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 halftones, 4 maps, 4 charts, 9 tables
In India, you can still find the kabaadiwala, the rag-and-bone man. He wanders from house to house buying old newspapers, broken utensils, plastic bottles – anything for which he can get a little cash. This custom persists and recreates itself alongs...
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