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Taras Shevchenko A Portrait in Four Sittings
ISBN: HB: 9781932650143, Harvard University Press, January 2019
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 colour illus.
Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861), whose bicentennial coincided with the momentous events occurring in Ukraine in 2014, is almost universally acclaimed as the father of the modern Ukrainian nation and the icon of its cultural and political resurgence. Des...
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£28,95
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Still Points
ISBN: HB: 9780873658706, Harvard University Press, October 2018
112 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm, 53 colour illus., 21 halftones
"Still Points" is a collection of remarkable and evocative still photographs taken by award-winning nonfiction filmmaker and author Robert Gardner during his anthropological and filming expeditions around the world. Thousands of his original photogra...
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£36,95
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Second Creation Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era
ISBN: HB: 9780674185043, Harvard University Press, October 2018
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A stunning revision of our founding document's evolving history that forces us to confront anew the question that animated the founders so long ago: What is our Constitution? Americans widely believe that the United States Constitution was created w...
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To See Paris and Die The Soviet Lives of Western Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674980716, Harvard University Press, October 2018
420 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 photos
The Soviet Union was a notoriously closed society until Stalin's death in 1953. Then, in the mid-1950s, a torrent of Western novels, films, and paintings invaded Soviet streets and homes, acquiring heightened emotional significance. "To See Paris and...
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Far & Near Selections from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
ISBN: PB: 9780873658690, Harvard University Press, September 2018
112 pp., 15.2x15.2 cm, 90 colour illus.
Since its founding in 1886, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University has been collecting, caring for, exhibiting, and researching objects produced by human cultures around the world. This handsomely illustrated, highly po...
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Exoplanets Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674976900, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 illus., 2 tables
Astronomers have recently discovered thousands of planets that orbit stars throughout our Milky Way galaxy. With his characteristic wit and style, Donald Goldsmith presents the science of exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life in a way t...
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Adorno and Existence
ISBN: PB: 9780674986862, ISBN: HB: 9780674734784, Harvard University Press, August 2018
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
From the beginning to the end of his career, the critical theorist Theodor W. Adorno sustained an uneasy but enduring bond with existentialism. His attitude overall was that of unsparing criticism, verging on polemic. In Kierkegaard he saw an early p...
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Universe in Creation A New Understanding of the Big Bang and the Emergence of Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674976078, Harvard University Press, May 2018
288 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm, 17 halftones, 4 line illus.
We know the universe has a history, but does it also have a story of self-creation to tell? Yes, in Roy R. Gould's account. He offers a compelling narrative of how the universe – with no instruction other than its own laws – evolved into billions of...
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Empire by Invitation William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America
ISBN: HB: 9780674737495, Harvard University Press, April 2018
330 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 halftones, 3 maps
Michel Gobat traces the untold story of the rise and fall of the first U.S. overseas empire to William Walker, a believer in the nation's manifest destiny to spread its blessings not only westward but abroad as well. In the 1850s Walker and a small...
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End of Sex and Future of Human Reproduction
ISBN: PB: 9780674984011, Harvard University Press, April 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Within twenty, maybe forty, years most people in developed countries will stop having sex for the purpose of reproduction. Instead, prospective parents will be told as much as they wish to know about the genetic makeup of dozens of embryos, and they...
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