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Raising Keynes A Twenty-First-Century General Theory
ISBN: HB: 9780674971028, Harvard University Press, July 2020
720 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 316 illus., 73 tables
John Maynard Keynes's "General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money" was the most influential economic idea of the twentieth century. But, argues Stephen Marglin, its radical implications were obscured by Keynes's lack of the mathematical tools...
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On Not Being Someone Else Tales of Our Unled Lives
ISBN: HB: 9780674238084, Harvard University Press, June 2020
192 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 illus.
We each live one life, formed by paths taken and untaken. Choosing a job, getting married, deciding on a place to live or whether to have children – every decision precludes another. But what if you'd gone the other way? It can be a seductive thought...
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Black Box of Biology A History of the Molecular Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780674281363, Harvard University Press, June 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Since the 1930s, a molecular vision has been transforming biology. Michel Morange provides an incisive and overarching history of this transformation, from the early attempts to explain organisms by the structure of their chemical components, to the...
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Holy Apostles A Lost Monument, a Forgotten Project, and the Presentness of the Past
ISBN: HB: 9780884024644, Harvard University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
Founded by Constantine the Great, rebuilt by Justinian, and redecorated in the ninth, tenth, and twelfth centuries, the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople was the mausoleum of emperors, patriarchs, and saints. It was also a key station in...
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Incitement Anwar al-Awlaki's Western Jihad
ISBN: HB: 9780674979505, Harvard University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 9 photos
Anwar al-Awlaki was, according to one of his followers, "the main man who translated jihad into English". By the time he was killed by an American drone strike in 2011, he had become a spiritual leader for thousands of extremists, especially in the U...
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On Morals or Concerning Education
ISBN: HB: 9780674244634, Harvard University Press, May 2020
320 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"On Morals or Concerning Education" is an exhortation on the importance of education by the prolific late-Byzantine author and statesman Theodore Metochites (1270-1332), who rose to the aristocracy from a middle-class background but fell from favor l...
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Undocumented Lives The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
ISBN: PB: 9780674244832, ISBN: HB: 9780674737037, Harvard University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 6 photos, 5 maps, 3 graphs, 3 tables
In the 1970s the Mexican government acted to alleviate rural unemployment by supporting the migration of able-bodied men. Millions crossed into the United States to find work that would help them survive as well as sustain their families in Mexico. T...
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Injustice Never Leaves You Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas
ISBN: PB: 9780674244825, ISBN: HB: 9780674976436, Harvard University Press, April 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 25 photos, 1 map
A moving account of a little-known period of state-sponsored racial terror inflicted on ethnic Mexicans in the Texas-Mexico borderlands. Between 1910 and 1920, vigilantes and law enforcement – including the renowned Texas Rangers – killed Mexican re...
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What Stars Are Made Of The Life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
ISBN: HB: 9780674237377, Harvard University Press, March 2020
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 58 photos
It was not easy being a woman of ambition in early twentieth-century England, much less one who wished to be a scientist. Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin overcame prodigious obstacles to become a woman of many firsts: the first to receive a PhD in astronomy...
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Wings for the Rising Sun A Transnational History of Japanese Aviation
ISBN: PB: 9780674244429, ISBN: HB: 9780674244412, Harvard University Press, February 2020
380 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 34 photos, 10 colour photos, 3 maps, 4 tables
The history of Japanese aviation offers countless stories of heroic achievements and dismal failures, passionate enthusiasm and sheer terror, brilliant ideas and fatally flawed strategies. In "Wings for the Rising Sun", scholar and former airline pi...
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