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Guardian of a Dying Flame Sariputra (c. 1335-1426) and the End of Late Indian Buddhism
ISBN: HB: 9780674984356, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Arthur McKeown presents the first full-length analysis of the continuation of Buddhism in India after the thirteenth century. This study describes later Indian Buddhism through a detailed examination of the life of Œariputra (c. 1335-1426), the last...
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£36,95
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Worship of Confucius in Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674237261, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 34 photos
How has Confucius, quintessentially and symbolically Chinese, been received throughout Japanese history? "The Worship of Confucius in Japan" provides the first overview of the richly documented and colorful Japanese version of the East Asian ritual t...
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Paternity The Elusive Quest for the Father
ISBN: HB: 9780674980686, Harvard University Press, June 2019
338 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
For most of human history, the notion that paternity was uncertain appeared to be an immutable law of nature. The unknown father provided entertaining plotlines from Shakespeare to the Victorian novelists and lay at the heart of inheritance and child...
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Good Enough The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society
ISBN: HB: 9780674504622, Harvard University Press, June 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 13 colour photos, 18 colour illus., 1 table
Why is the genome of a salamander forty times larger than that of a human? Why does the avocado tree produce a million flowers and only a hundred fruits? Why, in short, is there so much waste in nature? In this lively and wide-ranging meditation on t...
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Age of Responsibility Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State
ISBN: PB: 9780674237674, ISBN: HB: 9780674545465, Harvard University Press, June 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 graph, 3 tables
A novel focus on "personal responsibility" has transformed political thought and public policy in America and Europe. Since the 1970s, responsibility – which once meant the moral duty to help and support others – has come to suggest an obligation to...
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Politics of Mourning Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery
ISBN: PB: 9780674237421, ISBN: HB: 9780674737242, Harvard University Press, May 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 photos
Arlington National Cemetery is America's most sacred shrine, a destination for four million visitors who each year tour its grounds and honor those buried there. For many, Arlington's symbolic importance places it beyond politics. Yet as Micki McElya...
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Women's War Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War
ISBN: HB: 9780674987975, Harvard University Press, April 2019
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 photos
We think of war as a man's world, but women have always played active roles in times of violence and been left to pick up the pieces in societies decimated by war. In this groundbreaking reconsideration of the Civil War, the award-winning author of "...
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In Search of Deeper Learning The Quest to Remake the American High School
ISBN: HB: 9780674988392, Harvard University Press, April 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus., 8 tables
What would it take to transform industrial-era schools into modern organizations capable of supporting deep learning for all? Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine's quest to answer this question took them inside some of America's most innovative schools and clas...
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Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel, Part II The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archaeology
ISBN: PB: 9780873655545, Harvard University Press, April 2019
456 pp., 27x19.7 cm, 164 illus., 39 colour illus., 150 tables
The remains from Skhul, Qafzeh, Amud, and Kebara caves in Israel provide evidence for the possible contemporaneity and eventual replacement of several distinct hominin populations over time: early Archaic-Modern humans by Neanderthals, and Neandertha...
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£54,95
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Thirty-Year Genocide Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924
ISBN: HB: 9780674916456, Harvard University Press, April 2019
636 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 7 maps, 2 tables
Between 1894 and 1924, three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities, who had previously accounted for 20 percent of the population. By 1924, the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks had been reduced to 2 perc...
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