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Coins from the Excavations at Sardis Their Archaeological and Economic Contexts: Coins from the 1973 to 2013 Excavations
ISBN: HB: 9780674987258, Harvard University Press, August 2018
350 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 12 colour illus., 8 halftones, 11 maps, 44 tables
Sardis, capital city of the Lydian and Persian kings, stronghold of the Seleukid kings, metropolis of Roman Asia, and episcopal see in the Byzantine period, has been the focus of archaeological research since the early 1900s. This monograph focuses o...
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Self and Soul A Defense of Ideals
ISBN: PB: 9780674984004, Harvard University Press, July 2018
296 pp., 21x13.9 cm
In a culture that has become progressively more skeptical and materialistic, the desires of the individual self stand supreme, Mark Edmundson says. We spare little thought for the great ideals that once gave life meaning and worth. "Self and Soul" is...
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Selected Poems Early Modern and Modern Greek Library 3
ISBN: HB: 9780674063440, Harvard University Press, June 2018
160 pp., 20.3x13.5 cm
Nikos Engonopoulos belongs to a little-known yet extremely active and influential group of Greek surrealist poets and was one of its most orthodox exponents. Perhaps more so than any other poet, however, he adapted surrealism to the Greek context, in...
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Give and Take Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674983878, Harvard University Press, April 2018
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 21 halftones, 5 maps, 4 tables
"Give and Take" offers a new history of government in Tokugawa Japan (1600-1868), one that focuses on ordinary subjects: merchants, artisans, villagers, and people at the margins of society such as outcastes and itinerant entertainers. Most of these...
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£35,95
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Hungry Mind The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood
ISBN: PB: 9780674984110, ISBN: HB: 9780674736757, Harvard University Press, February 2018
232 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Despite American education's recent mania for standardized tests, testing misses what really matters about learning: the desire to learn in the first place. Curiosity is vital, but it remains a surprisingly understudied characteristic. "The Hungry Mi...
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Price of Aid The Economic Cold War in India
ISBN: HB: 9780674659599, Harvard University Press, February 2018
512 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 halftones, 1 map, 3 tables
Debates over foreign aid can seem strangely innocent of history. Economists argue about effectiveness and measurement – how to make aid work. Meanwhile, critics in donor countries bemoan what they see as money wasted on corrupt tycoons or unworthy re...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume I: Ennius, Testimonia. Epic Fragments Loeb Classical Library 294
ISBN: HB: 9780674997011, Harvard University Press, February 2018
475 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Quintus Ennius (239-169 BC), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity and inspired major developments in Roman religion, social organization, and popular culture. Brought in 204 to...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume II: Ennius, Dramatic Fragments. Minor Works Loeb Classical Library 537
ISBN: HB: 9780674997141, Harvard University Press, February 2018
450 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Quintus Ennius (239-169 BC), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity and inspired major developments in Roman religion, social organization, and popular culture. Brought in 204 to...
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Epistrophies Jazz and the Literary Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9780674055438, Harvard University Press, June 2017
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 22 halftones
In 1941 Thelonious Monk and Kenny Clarke copyrighted "Epistrophy", one of the best-known compositions of the bebop era. The song's title refers to a literary device – the repetition of a word or phrase at the end of successive clauses – that is echoe...
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New Map of Empire How Britain Imagined America before Independence
ISBN: HB: 9780674972117, Harvard University Press, April 2017
480 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 7 maps
After the Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years' War in 1763, British America stretched from Hudson Bay to the Florida Keys, from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River, and across new islands in the West Indies. To better rule these vast domini...
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