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Progressive New World How Settler Colonialism and Transpacific Exchange Shaped American Reform
ISBN: HB: 9780674975958, Harvard University Press, December 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The paradox of progressivism continues to fascinate more than one hundred years on. Democratic but elitist, emancipatory but coercive, advanced and assimilationist, Progressivism was defined by its contradictions. In a bold new argument, Marilyn Lake...
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£25,00
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Opera, Society, and Politics in Modern China
ISBN: HB: 9780674987166, Harvard University Press, December 2018
380 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 21 line illus., 6 maps, 1 table
Popular operas in late imperial China were a major part of daily entertainment, and were also important for transmitting knowledge of Chinese culture and values. In the twentieth century, however, Chinese operas went through significant changes. Duri...
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Inventing Edward Lear
ISBN: HB: 9780674971158, Harvard University Press, December 2018
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 17 colour photos, 98 photos
Edward Lear wrote some of the best-loved poems in English, including "The Owl and the Pussycat", but the father of nonsense was far more than a poet. He was a naturalist, a brilliant landscape painter, an experimental travel writer, and an accomplish...
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£23,00
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Legacies of War Enduring Memories, Persistent Patterns
ISBN: PB: 9780674987791, Harvard University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 16 halftones
Wars always harm civilians. How wars are waged – with what means and methods, and with what underlying animus – has great impact on civilian suffering and social memory. Across time frames and cultures, this book examines the various distinct feature...
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£14,00
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Industry of Anonymity Inside the Business of Cybercrime
ISBN: HB: 9780674979413, Harvard University Press, November 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 5 illus., 5 tables
The most extensive account yet of the lives of cybercriminals and the vast international industry they have created, deeply sourced and based on field research in the world's technology-crime hotspots. Cybercrime seems invisible. Attacks arrive out...
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£28,00
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James and Royce Reconsidered Reflections on the Centenary of "Pragmatism"
ISBN: PB: 9780674033054, Harvard University Press, September 2018
250 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
In the first decade of the twentieth century, William James and Josiah Royce, both professors of philosophy at Harvard, towered over American philosophy and exerted wide influence on European thought. Both thinkers delivered Gifford Lectures on Natur...
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£16,00
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Embattled Vote in America From the Founding to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780674972360, Harvard University Press, September 2018
336 pp., 21x14 cm
Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. Yet the world's oldest continuously operating democracy guarantees no one, not even citizens, the opportunity to elect a government. In this rousing work, the best-selling author of "The Case for...
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£20,00
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Singer of Tales Third Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780674975736, Harvard University Press, September 2018
350 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 1 halftone
First published in 1960, Albert B. Lord's "The Singer of Tales" remains the fundamental study of the distinctive techniques and aesthetics of oral epic poetry. Based upon pathbreaking fieldwork conducted in the 1930s and 1950s among oral epic singers...
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History of Rome, Volume XI: Books 38-40 Loeb Classical Library 313
ISBN: HB: 9780674997196, Harvard University Press, July 2018
588 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Livy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at or near Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BCE; he may have lived mostly in Rome but died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE. Livy's only extant work is part of his history of Rome from the foundation o...
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£18,00
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Inquiry into Modes of Existence An Anthropology of the Moderns
ISBN: PB: 9780674984028, ISBN: HB: 9780674724990, Harvard University Press, June 2018
520 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In this new book, Bruno Latour offers answers to questions raised in "We Have Never Been Modern", a work that interrogated the connections between nature and culture. If not modern, he asked, what have we been, and what values should we inherit? Over...
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£31,00
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