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Theory of the Gimmick Aesthetic Judgment and Capitalist Form
ISBN: HB: 9780674984547, Harvard University Press, June 2020
384 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 38 photos, 4 illus.
Repulsive and yet strangely attractive, the gimmick is a form that can be found virtually everywhere in capitalism. It comes in many guises: a musical hook, a financial strategy, a striptease, a novel of ideas. Above all, acclaimed theorist Sianne Ng...
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£28,95
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Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours
ISBN: PB: 9780674241688, ISBN: HB: 9780674073401, Harvard University Press, January 2020
672 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 19 illus., 2 photos
The ancient Greeks' concept of "the hero" was very different from what we understand by the term today, Gregory Nagy argues – and it is only through analyzing their historical contexts that we can truly understand Achilles, Odysseus, Oedipus, and Her...
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Newton's Apple and Other Myths about Science
ISBN: PB: 9780674241565, ISBN: HB: 9780674967984, Harvard University Press, January 2020
304 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 1 photo, 2 illus.
A falling apple inspired Isaac Newton's insight into the law of gravity – or so the story goes. Is it true? Perhaps not. But the more intriguing question is why such stories endure as explanations of how science happens. "Newton's Apple and Other Myt...
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Stalin and the Fate of Europe The Postwar Struggle for Sovereignty
ISBN: HB: 9780674238770, Harvard University Press, November 2019
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 photos, 8 maps
Was the division of Europe after World War II inevitable? In this powerful reassessment of the postwar order in Europe, Norman Naimark suggests that Joseph Stalin was far more open to a settlement on the continent than we have thought. Through reveal...
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£23,95
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Theology of Liberalism Political Philosophy and the Justice of God
ISBN: HB: 9780674240940, Harvard University Press, October 2019
224 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
We think of modern liberalism as the novel product of a world reinvented on a secular basis after 1945. In "The Theology of Liberalism", one of the country's most important political theorists argues that we could hardly be more wrong. Eric Nelson co...
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Cosmopolitan Tradition A Noble but Flawed Ideal
ISBN: HB: 9780674052499, Harvard University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The cosmopolitan political tradition in Western thought begins with the Greek Cynic Diogenes, who, when asked where he came from, responded that he was a citizen of the world. Rather than declaring his lineage, city, social class, or gender, he defin...
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VC An American History
ISBN: HB: 9780674988002, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 illus., 2 tables
"VC" tells the riveting story of how the industry arose from the United States' long-running orientation toward entrepreneurship. Venture capital has been driven from the start by the pull of outsized returns through a skewed distribution of payoffs...
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How Girls Achieve
ISBN: HB: 9780674980228, Harvard University Press, April 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 illus.
This bold and necessary book points out a simple and overlooked truth: most schools never had girls in mind to begin with. That is why the world needs what Sally Nuamah calls "feminist schools," deliberately designed to provide girls with achievement...
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Digital Difference Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects
ISBN: PB: 9780674987234, ISBN: HB: 9780674504936, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 line illus., 17 tables
"The Digital Difference" examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life. In the digital age, fund...
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£17,95
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£41,95
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Body, Society, and Nation The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in Shanghai
ISBN: HB: 9780674987173, Harvard University Press, August 2018
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 line illus., 1 map
"Body, Society, and Nation" tells the story of China's unfolding modernity by exploring the changing ideas, practices, and systems related to health and body in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century Shanghai. The pursuit of good health loomed large...
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