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Lokaprakasa by Ksemendra with the Commentary of Sahaja Bhatta, Volume 2
ISBN: HB: 9780674984363, Harvard University Press, July 2019
500 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
The "Lokaprakasa" by well-known Kashmirian author Ks?emendra (fl. 1050 CE) is a unique Sanskrit text that deals with details of public administration, from the king down to the village level. It includes private sale and mortgage documents as well as...
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£54,95
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Why They Marched Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote
ISBN: HB: 9780674986688, Harvard University Press, May 2019
360 pp., 21x14 cm, 31 photos
For far too long, the history of how American women won the right to vote has been told as the tale of a few iconic leaders, all white and native-born. But Susan Ware uncovered a much broader and more diverse story waiting to be told. "Why They March...
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£19,95
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Economy and Society A New Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780674916548, Harvard University Press, April 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 illus.
Max Weber's "Economy and Society" is the foundational text for the social sciences of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, presenting a framework for understanding the relations among individual action, social action, economic action, and econom...
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£17,95
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American Sutra A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War
ISBN: HB: 9780674986534, Harvard University Press, February 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 34 photos
The mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is not only a tale of injustice; it is a moving story of faith. In this pathbreaking account, Duncan Ryuken Williams reveals how, even as they were stripped of their homes and imprisone...
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£21,95
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Two Oldest Veda Manuscripts Facsimile Edition of Vajasaneyi Sa?hita 1-20 (Samhita- and Padapatha) from Nepal and Western Tibet (c. 1150 CE)
ISBN: HB: 9780674988262, Harvard University Press, February 2019
268 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 247 colour photos
This volume offers unexpected insights into the history of the Veda, the earliest texts of South Asia, and their underlying oral transmission. In side-by-side facsimiles, Michael Witzel and Qinyuan Wu present the two oldest known Veda manuscripts, th...
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£54,95
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No Property in Man Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation's Founding
ISBN: HB: 9780674972223, Harvard University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
A radical reconstruction of the founders' debate over slavery and the Constitution, by the best-selling, award-winning author of "The Rise of American Democracy". Americans revere the Constitution even as they argue fiercely over its original tolera...
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£19,95
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Power, Pleasure, and Profit Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison
ISBN: HB: 9780674976672, Harvard University Press, October 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 photos, 1 table
A provocative history of the changing values that have given rise to our present discontents. We pursue power, pleasure, and profit. We want as much as we can get, and we deploy instrumental reasoning – cost-benefit analysis – to get it. We judge ou...
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£25,95
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Translatability of Revolution Guo Moruo and Twentieth-Century Chinese Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674987180, Harvard University Press, September 2018
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones, 4 line illus.
The first comprehensive study of the lifework of Guo Moruo (1892-1978) in English, this book explores the dynamics of translation, revolution, and historical imagination in twentieth-century Chinese culture. Guo was a romantic writer who eventually b...
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£32,95
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Third Thoughts
ISBN: HB: 9780674975323, Harvard University Press, August 2018
240 pp., 21x14 cm
For more than four decades, one of the most captivating and celebrated science communicators of our time has challenged the public to think carefully about the foundations of nature and the inseparable entanglement of science and society. In "Third T...
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£20,00
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River Cities, City Rivers
ISBN: HB: 9780884024255, Harvard University Press, June 2018
410 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 65 colour illus., 130 halftones, 6 maps
Cities have been built alongside rivers throughout history. These rivers can shape a city's success or cause its destruction. At the same time, city-building reshapes rivers and their landscapes. Cities have harnessed, modified, and engineered rivers...
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£46,95
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