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Crime and Forgiveness Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674659841, Harvard University Press, July 2019
560 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 colour photos, 11 black&white photos
The public execution of criminals has been a common practice ever since ancient times. In this wide-ranging investigation of the death penalty in Europe from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, noted Italian historian Adriano Prosperi identifie...
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How to Democratize Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674988088, Harvard University Press, May 2019
176 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus., 2 tables
The European Union is struggling. The rise of Euroskeptic parties in member states, economic distress in the south, the migrant crisis, and Brexit top the news. But deeper structural problems may be a greater long-term peril. Not least is the economi...
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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, April 2019
225 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 475 halftones, 4 maps
Ancient Sardis, the capital of Lydia, was of outstanding importance: in the Lydian period it held the residence of the kings and subsequently, under Persian rule, the satraps. Throughout antiquity it remained an administrative center. Travelers of mo...
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Two Works on Trebizond
ISBN: HB: 9780674986626, Harvard University Press, December 2018
320 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm, 2 maps, 3 charts
In 1204, brothers Alexios and David Komnenos became the unwitting founders of the Empire of Trebizond, a successor state to the Byzantine Empire that emerged after Crusaders sacked Constantinople. Trebizond, which stretched along the coast of the Bla...
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Virtues and Vices of Speech I Tatti Renaissance Library 87
ISBN: HB: 9780674987500, Harvard University Press, December 2018
400 pp., 21x14 cm
Giovanni Pontano, who adopted the academic sobriquet "Gioviano", was prime minister to several kings of Naples and the most important Neapolitan humanist of the quattrocento. Best known today as a Latin poet, he also composed dialogues depicting the...
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On Press The Liberal Values That Shaped the News
ISBN: HB: 9780674976658, Harvard University Press, November 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
In the 1960s and 1970s, the American press embraced a new way of reporting and selling the news. The causes were many: the proliferation of television, pressure to rectify the news media's dismal treatment of minorities and women, accusations of bias...
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Slavery and Social Death A Comparative Study, with a New Preface
ISBN: PB: 9780674986909, Harvard University Press, October 2018
528 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 maps, 8 tables
This is the first full-scale comparative study of the nature of slavery. In a work of prodigious scholarship and enormous breadth, which draws on the tribal, ancient, premodern, and modern worlds, Orlando Patterson discusses the internal dynamics of...
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Japan in the American Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674983649, Harvard University Press, October 2018
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 photos
No nation was more deeply affected by America's rise to world power than Japan. President Franklin Roosevelt's uncompromising policy of unconditional surrender led to the catastrophic finale of the Asia-Pacific War and the most intrusive internationa...
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Colonial Politics of Global Health France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa
ISBN: HB: 9780674980488, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos, 2 tables
In "The Colonial Politics of Global Health", Jessica Lynne Pearson explores the collision between imperial and international visions of health and development in French Africa as decolonization movements gained strength. After World War II, French o...
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Commentaries, Volume 3: Books V-VII I Tatti Renaissance Library 83
ISBN: HB: 9780674058385, Harvard University Press, September 2018
444 pp., 21x14 cm
The Renaissance popes were among the most enlightened and generous patrons of arts and letters in the Europe of their day. The diaries of Pius II give us an intimate glimpse of the life and thought of one of the greatest of the Renaissance popes. Piu...
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