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Lokaprakasa by Ksemendra with the Commentary of Sahaja Bhatta, Volume 2
ISBN: HB: 9780674984363, Harvard University Press, January 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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£54,00
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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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£19,00
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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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£25,00
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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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£32,00
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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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£46,00
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Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar Wilde
ISBN: PB: 9780674984387, Harvard University Press, May 2018
370 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 18 halftones
"And I? May I say nothing, my lord?" With these words, Oscar Wilde's courtroom trials came to a close. The lord in question, High Court justice Sir Alfred Wills, sent Wilde to the cells, sentenced to two years in prison with hard labor for the crime...
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£13,00
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Rise of Working-Class Shareholder Labor's Last Best Weapon
ISBN: HB: 9780674972131, Harvard University Press, April 2018
352 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm , 1 graph
When Steven Burd, CEO of the supermarket chain Safeway, cut wages and benefits, starting a five-month strike by 59,000 unionized workers, he was confident he would win. But where traditional labor action failed, a novel approach was more successful....
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£25,00
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Other Worlds Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions
ISBN: HB: 9780674984295, Harvard University Press, March 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 19 halftones, 15 line illus.
What do modern multiverse theories and spiritualist seances have in common? Not much, it would seem. One is an elaborate scientific theory developed by the world's most talented physicists. The other is a spiritual practice widely thought of as backw...
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£25,00
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Sharing the Prize Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South
ISBN: PB: 9780674980402, Harvard University Press, February 2018
368 pp., 20.9x13.3 cm , 3 maps, 47 graphs, 16 tables, 2 halftones
The civil rights movement was also a struggle for economic justice, one that until now has not had its own history. "Sharing the Prize" demonstrates the significant material gains black southerners made – in improved job opportunities, quality of edu...
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£14,00
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