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Selected Works Early Modern and Modern Greek Library 4
ISBN: HB: 9780983532248, Harvard University Press, December 2020
176 pp., 20.3x13.5 cm
Writers and scholars from the early nineteenth century to the present day have never ceased to be intrigued by the life and work of Konstantinos Kaisarios Dapontes (1713-1784), a curious and captivating individual who left a lasting mark on the cultu...
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Threat of Dissent A History of Ideological Exclusion and Deportation in the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674976061, Harvard University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 16 photos
Beginning with the Alien Friends Act of 1798, the United States passed laws in the name of national security to bar or expel foreigners based on their beliefs and associations – although these laws sometimes conflict with First Amendment protections...
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Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?
ISBN: HB: 9780674660151, Harvard University Press, June 2020
512 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 1 illus., 11 tables
Every four years, millions of Americans wonder why they choose their presidents through the Electoral College, an arcane institution that permits the loser of the popular vote to become president and narrows campaigns to swing states. Most Americans...
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Ghost Citizens Jewish Return to a Postwar City
ISBN: HB: 9780674984660, Harvard University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 25 photos
In the immediate aftermath of World War II, the lives of Polish Jews were marked by violence and emigration. But some of those who had survived the Nazi genocide returned to their hometowns and tried to start their lives anew. Lukasz Krzyzanowski rec...
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New Despotism
ISBN: HB: 9780674660069, Harvard University Press, May 2020
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
"One day they'll be like us". That was once the West's complacent and self-regarding assumption about countries emerging from poverty, imperial rule, or communism. But many have hardened into something very different from liberal democracy: what the...
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Intellectual Sword Harvard Law School, the Second Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674737327, Harvard University Press, May 2020
832 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm, 64 photos, 11 illus.
By the late nineteenth century, Harvard Law School had transformed legal education and become the preeminent professional school in the nation. But in the early 1900s, HLS came to the brink of financial failure and lagged its peers in scholarly innov...
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Sacred Matter Animacy and Authority in the Americas
ISBN: HB: 9780884024668, Harvard University Press, May 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
"Sacred Matter: Animacy and Authority in the Americas" examines animism in Pre-Columbian America, focusing on the central roles objects and places played in practices that expressed and sanctified political authority in the Andes, Amazon, and Mesoame...
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Anonymous Old English Lives of Saints
ISBN: HB: 9780674244641, Harvard University Press, May 2020
816 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
From the first centuries of Christianity, believers turned to the perfection modeled by saints for inspiration, and a tradition of recounting saints' Lives flourished. The Latin narratives followed specific forms, dramatizing a virgin's heroic resolv...
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Climate Policy Revolution What the Science of Complexity Reveals about Saving Our Planet
ISBN: HB: 9780674972124, Harvard University Press, April 2020
176 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 1 illus., 1 table
The sheer complexity of climate change stops most solutions in their tracks. How do we give up fossil fuels when energy is connected to everything, from great-power contests to the value of your pension? Global economic growth depends on consumption,...
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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Volume 73
ISBN: HB: 9780884024637, Harvard University Press, March 2020
250 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm
Published annually, the journal "Dumbarton Oaks Papers" was founded in 1941 for the publication of articles relating to Byzantine civilization. In this issue: Walter E. Kaegi, "Irfan Shahid (1926-2016)"; Daniel Galadza, "Robert F. Taft, S.J. (1932-2...
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