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Comparative Dictionary of Raute and Rawat Tibeto-Burman Languages of the Central Himalayas
ISBN: HB: 9780674984349, Harvard University Press, January 2019
295 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 24 colour illus., 64 line lliustrations, 7 maps
Raute and Rawat are endangered languages belonging to the Raji-Raute language cluster within the large Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken across Asia. The Raute and Rawat people are forest foragers in the central Himalayan region, living by hunt...
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£36,95
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Beyond Greek The Beginnings of Latin Literature
ISBN: PB: 9780674986589, ISBN: HB: 9780674055230, Harvard University Press, December 2018
326 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm
Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Horace, and other authors of ancient Rome are so firmly established in the Western canon today that the birth of Latin literature seems inevitable. Yet, Denis Feeney boldly argues, the beginnings of Latin literature were anythin...
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Wake of the Whale Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic
ISBN: HB: 9780674986374, Harvard University Press, October 2018
352 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 51 photos, 3 maps, 2 illus., 4 tables
Despite declining stocks worldwide and increasing health risks, artisanal whaling remains a cultural practice tied to nature's rhythms. "The Wake of the Whale" presents the art, history, and challenge of whaling in the Caribbean and North Atlantic, b...
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Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 5: Ennead III, Part 2, and Ennead IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 82
ISBN: HB: 9780674974999, Harvard University Press, September 2018
494 pp., 21x14 cm
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. Among his finest accomplishments as a scholar was his 1492 Latin trans...
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£19,95
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Juggler of Notre Dame
ISBN: HB: 9780884024354, Harvard University Press, September 2018
40 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 42 colour illus.
Once upon a time, there lived a humble juggler, Barnaby by name, who was skillful but suffered every winter from poverty. A devotee of the Virgin, he had few failings apart from enjoying drink a little too much. One day he met a monk, who persuaded h...
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Juggler of Our Lady
ISBN: HB: 9780884024347, Harvard University Press, September 2018
78 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 74 colour illus.
Once upon a time, there lived a humble juggler, Barnaby by name, who was skillful but suffered every winter from poverty. A devotee of the Virgin, he had few failings apart from enjoying drink a little too much. One day he met a monk, who persuaded h...
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£14,95
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Economic Statecraft Human Rights, Sanctions, and Conditionality
ISBN: HB: 9780674979635, Harvard University Press, August 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
At least since Athenian trade sanctions helped to spark the Peloponnesian War, economic coercion has been a prominent tool of foreign policy. In the modern era, sovereign states and multilateral institutions have imposed economic sanctions on dictato...
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Inferno An Anatomy of American Punishment
ISBN: PB: 9780674983939, Harvard University Press, June 2018
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
America's criminal justice system is broken. The United States punishes at a higher per capita rate than any other country in the world. In the last twenty years, incarceration rates have risen 500 percent. Sentences are harsh, prisons are overcrowde...
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What Was Literary Impressionism?
ISBN: HB: 9780674980792, Harvard University Press, May 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones
"My task which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel – it is, before all, to make you see. That – and no more, and it is every-thing". So wrote Joseph Conrad in the best-known account of liter...
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Introduction to Chinese Poetry From the Canon of Poetry to the Lyrics of the Song Dynasty
ISBN: PB: 9780674983885, ISBN: HB: 9780674977013, Harvard University Press, April 2018
480 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This innovative textbook for learning classical Chinese poetry moves beyond the traditional anthology of poems translated into English and instead brings readers – including those with no knowledge of Chinese – as close as possible to the texture of...
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