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Treatise on Dharma Murty Classical Library of India 20
ISBN: HB: 9780674277069, Harvard University Press, December 2018
432 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"A Treatise on Dharma", written in the fourth or fifth century, is the finest example of the genre of dharmasastra – texts on religious, civil, and criminal law and the duties of rulers – that informed Indian life for a thousand years. It illuminates...
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£21,00
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London Fog The Biography
ISBN: PB: 9780674979819, Harvard University Press, January 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 28 colour illus., 63 halftones
In popular imagination, London is a city of fog. The classic London fogs, the thick yellow "pea-soupers", were born in the industrial age of the early nineteenth century. The first globally notorious instance of air pollution, they remained a constan...
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£13,00
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Anime Boom in United States Lessons for Global Creative Industries
ISBN: HB: 9780674976993, Harvard University Press, January 2018
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 colour illus., 4 halftones
"The Anime Boom in the United States" provides a comprehensive and empirically-grounded study of the various stages of anime marketing and commercial expansion into the United States. It also examines the supporting organizational and cultural proces...
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£28,00
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Tokyo Boogie-Woogie Japan's Pop Era and Its Discontents
ISBN: HB: 9780674971691, Harvard University Press, April 2017
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 9 halftones
In this first English-language history of the origins and impact of the Japanese pop music industry, Hiromu Nagahara connects the rise of mass entertainment, epitomized by ryukoka ("popular songs"), with Japan's transformation into a middle-class soc...
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£25,00
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London A History in Verse
ISBN: PB: 9780674088047, Harvard University Press, December 2015
784 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm
Called "the flour of Cities all", London has long been understood through the poetry it has inspired. Now poet Mark Ford has assembled the most capacious and wide-ranging anthology of poems about London to date, from Chaucer to Wordsworth to the pres...
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£17,00
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Amar Akbar Anthony Bollywood, Brotherhood, and the Nation
ISBN: HB: 9780674504486, Harvard University Press, December 2015
330 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 27 halftones
A Bollywood blockbuster when it was released in 1977, "Amar Akbar Anthony" has become a classic of Hindi cinema and a touchstone of Indian popular culture. Delighting audiences with its songs and madcap adventures, the film follows the heroics of thr...
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£34,00
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Three Songs, Three Singers, Three Nations
ISBN: HB: 9780674187085, Harvard University Press, November 2015
164 pp., 18.2x11.7 cm, 6 halftones
Greil Marcus has been one of the most distinctive voices in American music criticism for over forty years. His books, including "Mystery Train" and "The Shape of Things to Come", traverse soundscapes of folk and blues, rock and punk, attuning readers...
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£14,00
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Erin and Iran Cultural Encounters between the Irish and the Iranians
ISBN: PB: 9780674088283, Harvard University Press, October 2015
215 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones, 2 tables
In "Erin and Iran", ten essays by North American and European scholars discuss parallel themes in and interactions between Irish and Iranian cultures. In the first section three essays explore common elements in pre-Christian Irish and pre-Islamic Ir...
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Brahmanical Theories of the Gift A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation of the Danakanda of the Krtyakalpataru
ISBN: HB: 9780674088481, Harvard University Press, September 2015
470 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
This volume constitutes the first critical edition and translation into any modern language of a dananibandha, a classical Hindu legal digest devoted to the culturally and religiously important topic of gifting. Specifically, it is a critical edition...
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£39,00
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Images for Classicists
ISBN: HB: 9780674428362, Harvard University Press, July 2015
184 pp., 16x10.8 cm, 42 colour illus., 20 halftones, 3 line illus., 3 maps
Does the wine god ever drink? Why do artistic depictions of ancient myths sometimes "contradict" the textual versions that we think of as canonical? What caused the Romans to be anxious about decorated ceilings? Can numismatic images solve problems i...
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