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Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 110
ISBN: HB: 9780674237315, Harvard University Press, May 2019
550 pp., 21.2x14.2 cm, 2 illus., 1 map, 4 tables
This volume includes: Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz, "Half Slave, Half Free: Partial Manumission in the Ancient Near East and Beyond"; Chris Eckerman, "I Weave a Variegated Headband: Metaphors for Song and Communication in Pindar's Odes"; Alexander Nikol...
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£36,95
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Demetrios of Scepsis and His Troikos Diakosmos Ancient and Modern Readings of a Lost Contribution to Ancient Scholarship
ISBN: PB: 9780674237933, Harvard University Press, May 2019
276 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Ancient scholarship had many faces, but most have faded away over time. Demetrios of Scepsis is one of the more shadowy of these lost figures, best known for his commentary on the Trojan Catalogue in Book 2 of the "Iliad". Alexandra Trachsel's work r...
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Boatman Henry David Thoreau's River Years
ISBN: PB: 9780674237414, ISBN: HB: 9780674545090, Harvard University Press, April 2019
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 19 photos, 2 illus., 3 maps
"The Boatman" gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene epoch. As a backyard naturalist and river enthusiast, Thoreau was keenly aware of the way humans had altered the waterways and meadows of his beloved Concord River Valley. And he recognized t...
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Asia Inside Out Itinerant People
ISBN: HB: 9780674987630, Harvard University Press, March 2019
340 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 photos, 2 maps, 1 illus.
In the final volume of "Asia Inside Out", a stellar interdisciplinary team of scholars considers the migration of people – and the ideas, practices, and things they brought with them – to show the ways in which itinerant groups have transformed their...
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News from Germany The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780674988408, Harvard University Press, March 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo, 12 illus.
Information warfare may seem like a new feature of our contemporary digital world. But it was just as crucial a century ago, when the great powers competed to control and expand their empires. In "News from Germany", Heidi Tworek uncovers how Germans...
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Becoming Human A Theory of Ontogeny
ISBN: HB: 9780674980853, Harvard University Press, December 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 illus., 1 table
A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Virtually all theories of how humans h...
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£25,95
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Republican Reversal Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump
ISBN: HB: 9780674979970, Harvard University Press, November 2018
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos, 1 map, 5 illus., 1 table
Not long ago, Republicans could take pride in their party's tradition of environmental leadership. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the GOP helped to create the Environmental Protection Agency, extend the Clean Air Act, and protect endangered speci...
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Natural History of Human Morality
ISBN: PB: 9780674986824, ISBN: HB: 9780674088641, Harvard University Press, October 2018
208 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 6 line illus.
"A Natural History of Human Morality" offers the most detailed account to date of the evolution of human moral psychology. Based on extensive experimental data comparing great apes and human children, Michael Tomasello reconstructs how early humans g...
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Natural History of Human Thinking
ISBN: PB: 9780674986831, Harvard University Press, October 2018
192 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 6 line illus.
Tool-making or culture, language or religious belief: ever since Darwin, thinkers have struggled to identify what fundamentally differentiates human beings from other animals. In this much-anticipated book, Michael Tomasello weaves his twenty years o...
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Secular Age
ISBN: PB: 9780674986916, ISBN: HB: 9780674026766, Harvard University Press, September 2018
896 pp., 23.7x16.9 cm
What does it mean to say that we live in a secular age? Almost everyone would agree that we – in the West, at least – largely do. And clearly the place of religion in our societies has changed profoundly in the last few centuries. In what will be a d...
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