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Assembling the Dinosaur Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a Spectacle
ISBN: HB: 9780674737587, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 photos
Although dinosaur fossils were first found in England, a series of dramatic discoveries during the late 1800s turned North America into a world center for vertebrate paleontology. At the same time, the United States emerged as the world's largest ind...
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£21,95
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How We Teach Science What's Changed, and Why It Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780674919341, Harvard University Press, June 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos
Why teach science? The answer to that question will determine how it is taught. Yet despite the enduring belief in this country that science should be taught, there has been no enduring consensus about how or why. This is especially true when it com...
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£25,95
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Shoppers' Paradise How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown
ISBN: HB: 9780674987272, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 photos, 2 maps
Popular culture assumes that women are born to shop and that cities welcome their trade. But for a long time America's downtowns were hardly welcoming to women. Emily Remus turns to Chicago at the turn of the twentieth century to chronicle a largely...
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£28,95
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China Questions Critical Insights into a Rising Power
ISBN: PB: 9780674237520, ISBN: HB: 9780674979406, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 graphs, 2 tables
Many books offer information about China, but few make sense of what is truly at stake. The questions addressed in this unique volume provide a window onto the challenges China faces today and the uncertainties its meteoric ascent on the global horiz...
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£13,95
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Opium's Long Shadow From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control
ISBN: HB: 9780674976306, Harvard University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 photos
The League of Nations Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs, created in 1920, culminated almost eight decades of political turmoil over opium trafficking, which was by far the largest state-backed drug trade in the age...
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£28,95
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Slave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic World
ISBN: HB: 9780674982994, Harvard University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 maps
The success of the English colony of Barbados in the seventeenth century, with its lucrative sugar plantations and enslaved African labor, spawned the slave societies of Jamaica in the western Caribbean and South Carolina on the American mainland. Th...
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People's History of Computing in the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674970977, Harvard University Press, October 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 photos, 4 tables
Silicon Valley gets all the credit for digital creativity, but this account of the pre-PC world, when computing meant more than using mature consumer technology, challenges that triumphalism. The invention of the personal computer liberated users fr...
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£23,95
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Academy of Fisticuffs Political Economy and Commercial Society in Enlightenment Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674976641, Harvard University Press, October 2018
688 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 2 maps, 6 illus.
The terms "capitalism" and "socialism" continue to haunt our political and economic imaginations, but we rarely consider their interconnected early history. Even the eighteenth century had its "socialists", but unlike those of the nineteenth, they pa...
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Accounting for Slavery Masters and Management
ISBN: HB: 9780674972094, Harvard University Press, August 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 halftones, 2 charts, 2 graphs, 2 tables
"Accounting for Slavery" is a unique contribution to the decades-long effort to understand New World slavery's complex relationship with capitalism. Through careful analysis of plantation records, Caitlin Rosenthal explores the development of quantit...
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£27,95
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Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts
ISBN: HB: 9780674984219, Harvard University Press, July 2018
260 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 colour illus., 1 line illus., 1 map
This book presents an in-depth exploration of the administration of justice during Islam's founding period, 632-1250 CE. Inspired by the scholarship of Roy Parviz Mottahedeh and composed in his honor, this volume brings together ten leading scholars...
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£32,95
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