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Capital without Borders Wealth Managers and the One Percent
ISBN: PB: 9780674244771, ISBN: HB: 9780674743809, Harvard University Press, July 2020
400 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 2 halftones, 6 line illus., 1 map, 2 tables
How do the one percent hold on to their wealth? And how do they keep getting richer, despite financial crises and the myriad of taxes on income, capital gains, and inheritance? "Capital without Borders" takes a novel approach to these questions by lo...
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Dumbarton Oaks Anthology of Chinese Garden Literature
ISBN: HB: 9780884024651, Harvard University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
"The Dumbarton Oaks Anthology of Chinese Garden Literature" is the first comprehensive collection in English of over two millennia of Chinese writing about gardens and landscape. Its contents range from early poems using plant imagery to represent vi...
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Appendix Ovidiana Latin Poems Ascribed to Ovid in the Middle Ages
ISBN: HB: 9780674238381, Harvard University Press, May 2020
544 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
When does imitation of an author morph into masquerade? Although the Roman writer Ovid died in the first century CE, many new Latin poems were ascribed to him from the sixth until the fifteenth century. Like the "Appendix Vergiliana", these verses re...
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Ruling the Savage Periphery Frontier Governance and the Making of the Modern State
ISBN: HB: 9780674980709, Harvard University Press, May 2020
272 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 11 photos
From the Afghan frontier with British India to the pampas of Argentina to the deserts of Arizona, nineteenth-century empires drew borders with an eye toward placing indigenous people just on the edge of the interior. They were too nomadic and communa...
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Rise of a Japanese Chinatown Yokohama, 1894-1972
ISBN: PB: 9780674244535, ISBN: HB: 9780674491984, Harvard University Press, March 2020
266 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 photos, 2 illus., 3 maps
"Rise of a Japanese Chinatown" is the first English-language monograph on the history of a Chinese immigrant community in Japan. It focuses on the transformations of that population in the Japanese port city of Yokohama from the Sino-Japanese War of...
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Hinduism Before Reform
ISBN: HB: 9780674988224, Harvard University Press, March 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
By the early eighteenth century, the Mughal Empire was in decline, and the East India Company was making inroads into the subcontinent. A century later Christian missionaries, Hindu teachers, Muslim saints, and Sikh rebels formed the colorful religio...
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Specter Haunting Europe The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism
ISBN: PB: 9780674244764, ISBN: HB: 9780674047686, Harvard University Press, February 2020
368 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
The first comprehensive account of the evolution and exploitation of the Judeo-Bolshevik myth, from its origins to the present day. For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. This myth –...
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Baking Emily Dickinson's Black Cake
ISBN: PB: 9780674980099, Harvard University Press, February 2020
56 pp., 15.2x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus.
The Emily Dickinson manuscripts are a cherished part of Houghton Library's collections and – while it is her poems and letters that are most often celebrated – the poet's lesser known lines: "2 Butter. / 19 eggs. / 5 pounds Raisins" are also cause to...
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Virtue Politics Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674237551, Harvard University Press, January 2020
784 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm
Convulsed by a civilizational crisis, the great thinkers of the Renaissance set out to reconceive the nature of society. Everywhere they saw problems. Corrupt and reckless tyrants sowing discord and ruling through fear; elites who prized wealth and s...
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Visualizing Taste How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat
ISBN: HB: 9780674983892, Harvard University Press, November 2019
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 6 photos, 8 colour photos, 5 illus.
The yellow of margarine, the red of meat, the bright orange of "natural" oranges – we live in the modern world of the senses created by business. Ai Hisano reveals how the food industry capitalized on color, and how the creation of a new visual vocab...
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