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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, January 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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Remembrances Murty Classical Library of India 22
ISBN: HB: 9780674660298, Harvard University Press, January 2019
400 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is the author of six collections of Urdu poetry and widely regarded as the finest ghazal poet in that language. However, he also wrote one volume of verse and three prose works in Persian, including "Zikr-e Mir", or...
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Selected "Ghazals" and Other Poems Murty Classical Library of India 21
ISBN: HB: 9780674919204, Harvard University Press, January 2019
704 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is widely regarded as the most accomplished poet in the Urdu language. His massive output – six divans – was produced in Delhi and Lucknow during the high tide of Urdu literary culture. "Selected Ghazals and Other P...
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Aesthetic Life Beauty and Art in Modern Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674975163, Harvard University Press, January 2019
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 30 colour illus., 5 halftones
This study of modern Japan engages the fields of art history, literature, and cultural studies, seeking to understand how the "beautiful woman" (bijin) emerged as a symbol of Japanese culture during the Meiji period (1868-1912). With origins in the f...
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Making China Modern From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping
ISBN: HB: 9780674737358, Harvard University Press, December 2018
670 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 photos, 15 maps, 8 illus., 10 tables
A panoramic survey of China's rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine, that rewrites China's history for a new generation. It is tempting to attribute China's recent ascendance to changes in political leadership and economi...
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Strangers in Our Midst The Political Philosophy of Immigration
ISBN: PB: 9780674986787, ISBN: HB: 9780674088900, Harvard University Press, November 2018
212 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
It is not unusual for people in countries with limited job opportunities and economic resources to want to seek a better life in different lands. This is especially so for those who come from countries where they are treated poorly, discriminated aga...
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On Human Worth and Excellence I Tatti Renaissance Library 85
ISBN: HB: 9780674984585, Harvard University Press, September 2018
360 pp., 21x14 cm
Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459) was a celebrated diplomat, historian, philosopher, and humanist scholar of the early Renaissance who mastered ancient Greek and Hebrew as well as classical Latin. In this treatise, dedicated to Alfonso of Aragon, King of...
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Injustice Never Leaves You Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas
ISBN: HB: 9780674976436, Harvard University Press, September 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 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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Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9780674984165, Harvard University Press, September 2018
256 pp., 25.4x17.1 cm, 101 colour illus., 197 halftones, 89 maps, 14 tables
Based on years of field work and the examination of thousands of museum specimens, "The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras" is the final installment of a series of volumes by James R. McCranie documenting the amphibians and reptiles of Hond...
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Illusion and Disillusionment Travel Writing in the Modern Age
ISBN: PB: 9780674984479, Harvard University Press, September 2018
185 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 13 halftones
"Illusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writing in the Modern Age" seeks to understand, expand, and challenge the boundaries of the modern travelogue across several literary traditions. Through an engaging cast of characters – China-bound missionaries,...
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