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Economics of Religion in India
ISBN: HB: 9780674979642, Harvard University Press, September 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 4 photos, 2 maps, 33 illus.
Religion has not been a popular target for economic analysis. Yet the tools of economics can offer deep insights into how religious groups compete, deliver social services, and reach out to potential converts – how, in daily life, religions nurture a...
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Known Citizen A History of Privacy in Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780674737501, Harvard University Press, May 2018
592 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 20 halftones
Every day, Americans make decisions about their privacy: what to share and when, how much to expose and to whom. Securing the boundary between one's private affairs and public identity has become a central task of citizenship. How did privacy come to...
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Thinking Small The United States and the Lure of Community Development
ISBN: PB: 9780674984127, ISBN: HB: 9780674289949, Harvard University Press, February 2018
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 14 halftones, 1 table
"Thinking Small" tells the story of how the United States sought to rescue the world from poverty through small-scale, community-based approaches. And it also sounds a warning: such strategies, now again in vogue, have been tried before, with often d...
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Ordinary Virtues Moral Order in a Divided World
ISBN: HB: 9780674976276, Harvard University Press, September 2017
236 pp., 21x14 cm
What moral values do human beings hold in common? As globalization draws us together economically, are our values converging or diverging? In particular, are human rights becoming a global ethic? These were the questions that led Michael Ignatieff to...
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Kin How We Came to Know Our Microbe Relatives
ISBN: HB: 9780674660403, Harvard University Press, May 2017
304 pp., 21x14 cm , 7 halftones, 6 line illus.
Since Darwin, people have speculated about the evolutionary relationships among dissimilar species, including our connections to the diverse life forms known as microbes. In the 1970s biologists discovered a way to establish these kinships. This new...
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Democracy's Slaves A Political History of Ancient Greece
ISBN: HB: 9780674660076, Harvard University Press, January 2017
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The ancient Greek statesman is a familiar figure in the Western political tradition. Less well known is the administrator who ran the state but who was himself a slave. Challenging the modern belief that democracy and bondage are incompatible, Paulin...
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Early Text on the History of Rwa sgreng Monastery The Rgyal ba'i dben gnas rwa sgreng gi bshad pa nyi ma'i 'od zer of 'Brom Shes rab me lce
ISBN: HB: 9780674975569, Harvard University Press, January 2017
210 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
This monograph is a study of the "Rgyal ba'i dben gnas rwa sgreng gi bshad pa nyi ma'i 'od zer" ("Rays of the Sun: A Statement about Rwa sgreng Monastery, Hermitage of the Victor"), which is a newly discovered hand-written manuscript from the Fifth D...
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Justifying Genocide Germany and the Armenians from Bismarck to Hitler
ISBN: HB: 9780674504790, Harvard University Press, December 2015
446 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm , 24 halftones
The Armenian Genocide and the Nazi Holocaust are often thought to be separated by a large distance in time and space. But Stefan Ihrig shows that they were much more connected than previously thought. Bismarck and then Wilhelm II staked their foreign...
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Neither Peace nor Freedom The Cultural Cold War in Latin America
ISBN: HB: 9780674286047, Harvard University Press, November 2015
336 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm , 18 halftones
During the Cold War, left-wing Latin American artists, writers, and scholars worked as diplomats, advised rulers, opposed dictators, and even led nations. Their competing visions of social democracy and their pursuit of justice, peace, and freedom le...
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Food and the City Histories of Culture and Cultivation
ISBN: HB: 9780884024040, Harvard University Press, April 2015
376 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm , 85 colour illus., 85 halftones, 6 line illus.
"Food and the City" explores the physical, social, and political relations between the production of food and urban settlements. Its thirteen essays discuss the multiple scales and ideologies of productive landscapes – from market gardens in sixteent...
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