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Statelessness A Modern History
ISBN: HB: 9780674976313, Harvard University Press, July 2019
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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Public Option How to Expand Freedom, Increase Opportunity, and Promote Equality
ISBN: HB: 9780674987333, Harvard University Press, July 2019
236 pp., 21x14 cm
Whenever you go to your local public library, send mail via the post office, or visit Yosemite, you are taking advantage of a longstanding American tradition: the public option. Some of the most useful and beloved institutions in American life are pu...
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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, June 2019
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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Revolution That Wasn't How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives
ISBN: HB: 9780674972339, Harvard University Press, May 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 illus., 13 tables
The internet has been hailed as a leveling force that is reshaping activism. From the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, digital activism seemed cheap, fast, and open to all. Now this celebratory narrative finds itse...
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Policing the Open Road How Cars Transformed American Freedom
ISBN: HB: 9780674980860, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 photos, 2 tables
When Americans think of freedom, they often picture the open road. Yet nowhere are we more likely to encounter the long arm of the law than in our cars. Sarah Seo reveals how the rise of the automobile led us to accept – and expect – pervasive police...
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Japan Rearmed The Politics of Military Power
ISBN: HB: 9780674987647, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 14 photos
Japan has one of Asia's most technologically advanced militaries and yet struggles to use its hard power as an instrument of national policy. The horrors of World War II continue to haunt policymakers in Tokyo, while China and South Korea remain wary...
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Fall of Language Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning
ISBN: HB: 9780674980914, Harvard University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Known largely for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. This early work is famously obscure and considered hopelessly mystical by some. But for Alexander Stern, it contains import...
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Ripples in Spacetime Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy (with a New Afterword)
ISBN: PB: 9780674237742, ISBN: HB: 9780674971660, Harvard University Press, March 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 25 photos
It has already been called the scientific breakthrough of the century: the detection of gravitational waves. Einstein predicted these tiny ripples in the fabric of spacetime nearly a hundred years ago, but they were never perceived directly until now...
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Hattiesburg An American City in Black and White
ISBN: HB: 9780674976351, Harvard University Press, March 2019
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos, 1 map, 1 table
If you really want to understand Jim Crow – what it was and how African Americans rose up to defeat it – you should start by visiting Mobile Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the heart of the historic black downtown. There you can see remnants of t...
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Permanent Revolution The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
ISBN: HB: 9780674987135, Harvard University Press, February 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
The English Reformation began as an evangelical movement driven by an unyielding belief in predestination, intolerance, stringent literalism, political quietism, and destructive iconoclasm. Yet by 1688, this illiberal early modern upheaval would deli...
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