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Coming Good Society Why New Realities Demand New Rights
ISBN: HB: 9780674977082, Harvard University Press, June 2020
304 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
A rights revolution is under way. Today the range of nonhuman entities thought to deserve rights is exploding – not just animals but ecosystems and even robots. Changes in norms and circumstances require the expansion of rights: What new rights, for...
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Unreal Houses Character, Gender, and Genealogy in the "Tale of Genji"
ISBN: HB: 9780674244436, Harvard University Press, April 2020
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 illus.
"The Tale of Genji" (ca. 1008), by noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu, is known for its sophisticated renderings of fictional characters' minds and its critical perspectives on the lives of the aristocracy of eleventh-century Japan. "Unreal Houses" radicall...
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In Their Own Best Interest A History of the U.S. Effort to Improve Latin Americans
ISBN: PB: 9780674244924, ISBN: HB: 9780674984141, Harvard University Press, April 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 1 illus.
For over a century, the United States has sought to improve the behavior of the peoples of Latin America. Perceiving their neighbors to the south as underdeveloped and unable to govern themselves, U.S. policy makers have promoted everything from repr...
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Globalists The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism
ISBN: PB: 9780674244849, ISBN: HB: 9780674979529, Harvard University Press, April 2020
400 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 photos, 2 illus., 2 graphs
Neoliberals hate the state. Or do they? In the first intellectual history of neoliberal globalism, Quinn Slobodian follows a group of thinkers from the ashes of the Habsburg Empire to the creation of the World Trade Organization to show that neoliber...
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In Her Own Words The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia
ISBN: PB: 9780674987371, Harvard University Press, March 2020
275 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia" is the first full-length study to examine Eudocia's writings as a unified whole and to situate them within their wider fifth-century literary, social, and religious contexts. Responsible for ov...
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Forgotten Healers Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy
ISBN: PB: 9780674241749, Harvard University Press, March 2020
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 10 photos
In Renaissance Italy women played a more central role in providing health care than historians have thus far acknowledged. Women from all walks of life – from household caregivers and nurses to nuns working as apothecaries – drove the Italian medical...
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Shaken Brain The Science, Care, and Treatment of Concussion
ISBN: HB: 9780674987418, Harvard University Press, March 2020
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 9 illus.
The explosion of attention to sports concussions has many of us thinking about the addled brains of our football and hockey heroes. But concussions happen to everyone, not just elite athletes. Children fall from high chairs, drivers and cyclists get...
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Statelessness A Modern History
ISBN: HB: 9780674976313, Harvard University Press, March 2020
330 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Two world wars left millions stranded in Europe. The collapse of empires and the rise of independent states in the twentieth century produced an unprecedented number of people without national belonging and with nowhere to go. Mira Siegelberg's innov...
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To Shape a New World Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
ISBN: PB: 9780674237834, ISBN: HB: 9780674980754, Harvard University Press, January 2020
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Martin Luther King, Jr., may be America's most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. On the fiftieth anniversary of King's assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public co...
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Lovers of the Soul, Lovers of the Body Philosophical and Religious Perspectives in Late Antiquity
ISBN: PB: 9780674241329, Harvard University Press, January 2020
600 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 12 photos
The relationship between the soul and the body was a point of contentious debate among philosophers and theologians in late antiquity. Modern scholarship has inherited this legacy, but split the study of the relation of body and soul between the disc...
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