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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, January 2020
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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Metternich Strategist and Visionary
ISBN: HB: 9780674743922, Harvard University Press, December 2019
976 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm, 72 photos, 2 illus., 6 tables
Metternich has a reputation as the epitome of reactionary conservatism. Historians treat him as the archenemy of progress, a ruthless aristocrat who used his power as the dominant European statesman of the first half of the nineteenth century to stif...
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Baking Emily Dickinson's Black Cake
ISBN: PB: 9780674980099, Harvard University Press, December 2019
56 pp., 15.2x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus.
The Emily Dickinson manuscripts are a cherished part of Houghton Library's collections and – while it is her poems and letters that are most often celebrated – the poet's lesser known lines: "2 Butter. / 19 eggs. / 5 pounds Raisins" are also cause to...
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Battling Bella The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug
ISBN: HB: 9780674737488, Harvard University Press, December 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 20 photos
Before Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Elizabeth Warren, or Hillary Clinton, there was New York's Bella Abzug. With a fiery rhetorical style forged in the 1960s antiwar movement, Abzug vigorously promoted gender parity, economic justice, and the need to "b...
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Giannozzo Manetti The Life of a Florentine Humanist
ISBN: PB: 9780674238350, Harvard University Press, October 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
A celebrated orator, historian, philosopher, and statesman, Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459) was one of the most remarkable figures of the Italian Renaissance. The son of a wealthy Florentine merchant, he was active in the public life of the Florentine...
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Zwicky The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the Universe
ISBN: HB: 9780674979673, Harvard University Press, October 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 24 photos
Fritz Zwicky was one of the most inventive and iconoclastic scientists of his time. He predicted the existence of neutron stars, and his research pointed the way toward the discovery of pulsars and black holes. He was the first to conceive of the exi...
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant The Complete Annotated Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780674237858, ISBN: HB: 9780674976290, Harvard University Press, July 2019
816 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 1 photo, 8 illus., 2 tables
President Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was one of the most esteemed individuals of the nineteenth century. His two-volume memoirs, sold door-to-door by former Union soldiers, have never gone out of print and were once as ubiquitous in American househ...
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Boatman Henry David Thoreau's River Years
ISBN: PB: 9780674237414, ISBN: HB: 9780674545090, Harvard University Press, May 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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Catherine & Diderot The Empress, the Philosopher, and the Fate of the Enlightenment
ISBN: HB: 9780674737907, Harvard University Press, March 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
In October 1773, after a grueling trek from Paris, the aged and ailing Denis Diderot stumbled from a carriage in wintery St. Petersburg. The century's most subversive thinker, Diderot arrived as the guest of its most ambitious and admired ruler, Empr...
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Path Twice Traveled My Journey as a Historian of China
ISBN: PB: 9780674237292, Harvard University Press, January 2019
316 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 19 photos
In this memoir, Paul A. Cohen, one of the West's preeminent historians of China, traces the development of his work from its inception in the early 1960s to the present, offering fresh perspectives that consistently challenge us to think more deeply...
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