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Naoroji Pioneer of Indian Nationalism
ISBN: HB: 9780674238206, Harvard University Press, May 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 10 photos
Mahatma Gandhi called Dadabhai Naoroji the "father of the nation", a title that today is reserved for Gandhi himself. Dinyar Patel examines the extraordinary life of this foundational figure in India's modern political history, a devastating critic o...
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Dynamism The Values That Drive Innovation, Job Satisfaction, and Economic Growth
ISBN: HB: 9780674244696, Harvard University Press, May 2020
176 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 47 illus., 18 tables
Nobel Laureate Edmund Phelps has long argued that the high level of innovation in the lead nations of the West was never a result of scientific discoveries plus entrepreneurship, as Schumpeter thought. Rather, modern values – particularly the individ...
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Crime and Forgiveness Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674659841, Harvard University Press, May 2020
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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Living Presidency An Originalist Argument against Its Ever-Expanding Powers
ISBN: HB: 9780674987982, Harvard University Press, April 2020
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Liberal scholars and politicians routinely denounce the imperial presidency – a self-aggrandizing executive that has progressively sidelined Congress. Yet the same people invariably extol the virtues of a living Constitution, whose meaning adapts wit...
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Capital and Ideology
ISBN: HB: 9780674980822, Harvard University Press, March 2020
1150 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 158 illus., 9 tables
Thomas Piketty's bestselling "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" galvanized global debate about inequality. In this audacious follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think about politics, ideology, and history. He exposes the ideas...
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Miscellanies, Volume 1 I Tatti Renaissance Library 89
ISBN: HB: 9780674049376, Harvard University Press, March 2020
672 pp., 21x14 cm
Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Italian Renaissance and the leading literary figure of Florence in the age of Lorenzo de' Medici, "il Magnifico". The poet's "Miscellanies", including a "first century" published...
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Miscellanies, Volume 2 I Tatti Renaissance Library 90
ISBN: HB: 9780674244962, Harvard University Press, March 2020
384 pp., 21x14 cm
Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Italian Renaissance and the leading literary figure of Florence in the age of Lorenzo de' Medici, "il Magnifico". The poet's "Miscellanies", including a "first century" published...
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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, January 2020
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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Agamemnon, the Pathetic Despot Reading Characterization in Homer
ISBN: PB: 9780674984455, Harvard University Press, January 2020
275 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Agamemnon led a ten-year-long struggle at Troy only to return home and die a pathetic death at his wife's hands. Yet while Agamemnon's story exerts an outsize influence – rivalled by few epic personalities – on the poetic narratives of the Iliad and...
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Confounding Island Jamaica and the Postcolonial Predicament
ISBN: HB: 9780674988057, Harvard University Press, November 2019
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 14 illus., 8 tables
There are few places more puzzling than Jamaica. Jamaicans claim their home has more churches per square mile than any other country, yet it is one of the most murderous nations in the world. Its reggae superstars and celebrity sprinters outshine mus...
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