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Dante's Bones How a Poet Invented Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674980839, Harvard University Press, May 2020
384 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 46 photos
Dante, whose "Divine Comedy" gave the world its most vividly imagined story of the afterlife, endured an extraordinary afterlife of his own. Exiled in death as in life, the Florentine poet has hardly rested in peace over the centuries. Like a saint's...
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Christianity A Historical Atlas
ISBN: HB: 9780674242357, Harvard University Press, April 2020
336 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 129 colour maps, 10 illus.
With over two billion practicing believers today, Christianity has taken root in almost all parts of the globe. Its impact on Europe and the Americas in particular has been fundamental. Through more than one hundred beautiful color maps and illustrat...
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Vaikhanasa Mantra Prasna V-VIII (Daivikacatustayam)
ISBN: HB: 9780674245129, Harvard University Press, February 2020
1130 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm
The Vaikhanasas are mentioned in many Vedic texts, and they maintain a close affiliation with the Taittiriya school of the Krsna Yajur Veda. Yet they are Vaisnavas, monotheistic worshipers of Visnu. Generally, Vai?navism is held to be a post-Vedic de...
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Japan's Imperial House in the Postwar Era, 1945-2019
ISBN: PB: 9780674244481, ISBN: HB: 9780674244474, Harvard University Press, February 2020
440 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 photos, 5 illus., 6 colour illus,
With the ascension of a new emperor and the dawn of the Reiwa Era, Kenneth J. Ruoff has expanded upon and updated "The People's Emperor", his study of the monarchy's role as a political, societal, and cultural institution in contemporary Japan. Many...
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In Praise of Annada, Volume 2 Murty Classical Library of India 25
ISBN: HB: 9780674970984, Harvard University Press, January 2020
400 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
In 1752, the Bengali poet Bharatchandra Ray completed a long narrative poem dedicated to the glory of Annada, the consort of Shiva and the divinity who, as her name proclaims, "bestows the bounty of rice". A poet well-versed in Sanskrit, Persian, an...
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Exposed Why Our Health Insurance Is Incomplete and What Can Be Done about It
ISBN: HB: 9780674972162, Harvard University Press, December 2019
224 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 3 illus., 1 table
The toxic battle over how to reshape American health care has overshadowed the underlying bipartisan agreement that health insurance coverage should be incomplete. Both Democrats and Republicans expect patients to bear a substantial portion of health...
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Animal City The Domestication of America
ISBN: HB: 9780674919365, Harvard University Press, December 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 35 photos
Americans once lived alongside animals. They raised them, worked them, ate them, and lived off their products. This was true not just in rural areas but also in cities, which were crowded with livestock and beasts of burden. But as urban areas grew i...
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Accounting for Slavery Masters and Management
ISBN: PB: 9780674241657, ISBN: HB: 9780674972094, Harvard University Press, October 2019
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 photos, 4 illus., 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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Observation and Experiment An Introduction to Causal Inference
ISBN: PB: 9780674241633, ISBN: HB: 9780674975576, Harvard University Press, August 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 illus., 28 tables
In the daily news and the scientific literature, we are faced with conflicting claims about the effects caused by some treatments, behaviors, and policies. A daily glass of wine prolongs life, or so we are told. Yet we are also told that alcohol can...
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Talk Radio's America How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674185012, Harvard University Press, August 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
America's long road to the Trump presidency began on August 1, 1988, when, desperate for content to save AM radio, top media executives stumbled on a new format that would turn the political world upside down. They little imagined that in the coming...
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