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Materials for the Study of Gurung Pe. Volumes I and II
ISBN: HB + DVD: 9780674984325, Harvard University Press, January 2019
754 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm , 16 colour illus., 6 maps
Spoken in the middle hills of Nepal, Gurung is a Tibeto-Burmese language spread along the southern slopes of the Himalayas. The Nepalese Gurung recitations known as pe or pe-da lu-da form a diverse group of oral narratives and invocations, thought to...
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£86,00
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Shrines to Living Men in the Ming Political Cosmos
ISBN: HB: 9780674987142, Harvard University Press, December 2018
330 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 10 line illus., 3 tables
"Shrines to Living Men in the Ming Political Cosmos", the first book focusing on premortem shrines in any era of Chinese history, places the institution at the intersection of politics and religion. When a local official left his post, grateful subje...
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£32,00
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Cyrus the Great Life and Lore
ISBN: PB: 9780674987388, Harvard University Press, December 2018
250 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 20 halftones
The edited volume "Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore" re-contextualizes Cyrus's foundational act and epoch in light of recent scholarship, while examining his later reception in antiquity and beyond. Among the many themes addressed in the volume are: th...
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£17,00
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Lord Cornwallis Is Dead The Struggle for Democracy in the United States and India
ISBN: HB: 9780674983441, Harvard University Press, December 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 10 photos
Do democratic states bring about greater social and economic equality among their citizens? Modern India embraced universal suffrage from the moment it was free of British imperial rule in 1947 – a historical rarity in the West – and yet Indian citiz...
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£28,00
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In Her Own Words The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia
ISBN: PB: 9780674987371, Harvard University Press, December 2018
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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£17,00
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Thinking Off Your Feet How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674986527, Harvard University Press, December 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 10 illus.
Many philosophers believe they can gain knowledge about the world from the comfort of their armchairs, simply by reflecting on the nature of things. But how can the mind arrive at substantive knowledge of the world without seeking its input? Michael...
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£28,00
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Outbreak Culture The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemic
ISBN: HB: 9780674976115, Harvard University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm , 14 photos, 1 map, 1 illus.
The award-winning genetic researcher who helped tame the Ebola epidemic pairs up with a prize-winning journalist to tell the story of what happened and what would have to change to prevent the next outbreak from spiraling out of control. At the heig...
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£18,00
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Calculus of Violence How Americans Fought the Civil War
ISBN: HB: 9780674984226, Harvard University Press, November 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 15 photos
Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg – tens of thousands of soldiers died on these iconic Civil War battlefields, and throughout the South civilians suffered terrible cruelty. At least three-quarters of a million lives were lost during the American C...
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£25,00
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Feminism's Forgotten Fight The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family
ISBN: HB: 9780674986411, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 21 photos
When people discuss feminism, they often lament its failure to deliver on the promise that women can "have it all". But as Kirsten Swinth argues in this provocative book, it is not feminism that has betrayed women, but a society that balked at making...
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£25,00
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Under the Starry Flag How a Band of Irish Americans Joined the Fenian Revolt and Sparked a Crisis over Citizenship
ISBN: HB: 9780674057630, Harvard University Press, October 2018
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 20 photos
The riveting story of forty Irish Americans who set off to fight for Irish independence, only to be arrested by Queen Victoria's authorities and accused of treason: a tale of idealism and justice with profound implications for future conceptions of c...
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£21,00
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