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Life Imprisonment A Global Human Rights Analysis
ISBN: HB: 9780674980662, Harvard University Press, December 2018
428 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 maps, 7 illus., 7 tables
Life imprisonment has replaced capital punishment as the most common sentence imposed for heinous crimes worldwide. As a consequence, it has become the leading issue in international criminal justice reform. In the first global survey of prisoners se...
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£32,00
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Lord Cornwallis Is Dead The Struggle for Democracy in the United States and India
ISBN: HB: 9780674983441, Harvard University Press, December 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos
Do democratic states bring about greater social and economic equality among their citizens? Modern India embraced universal suffrage from the moment it was free of British imperial rule in 1947 – a historical rarity in the West – and yet Indian citiz...
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£28,00
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Making China Modern From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping
ISBN: HB: 9780674737358, Harvard University Press, December 2018
670 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 photos, 15 maps, 8 illus., 10 tables
A panoramic survey of China's rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine, that rewrites China's history for a new generation. It is tempting to attribute China's recent ascendance to changes in political leadership and economi...
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Strangers in Our Midst The Political Philosophy of Immigration
ISBN: PB: 9780674986787, ISBN: HB: 9780674088900, Harvard University Press, November 2018
212 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
It is not unusual for people in countries with limited job opportunities and economic resources to want to seek a better life in different lands. This is especially so for those who come from countries where they are treated poorly, discriminated aga...
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On Press The Liberal Values That Shaped the News
ISBN: HB: 9780674976658, Harvard University Press, November 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
In the 1960s and 1970s, the American press embraced a new way of reporting and selling the news. The causes were many: the proliferation of television, pressure to rectify the news media's dismal treatment of minorities and women, accusations of bias...
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£21,00
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Opium's Long Shadow From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control
ISBN: HB: 9780674976306, Harvard University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 photos
The League of Nations Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs, created in 1920, culminated almost eight decades of political turmoil over opium trafficking, which was by far the largest state-backed drug trade in the age...
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Academy of Fisticuffs Political Economy and Commercial Society in Enlightenment Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674976641, Harvard University Press, October 2018
688 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 2 maps, 6 illus.
The terms "capitalism" and "socialism" continue to haunt our political and economic imaginations, but we rarely consider their interconnected early history. Even the eighteenth century had its "socialists", but unlike those of the nineteenth, they pa...
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£35,00
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Second Creation Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era
ISBN: HB: 9780674185043, Harvard University Press, October 2018
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A stunning revision of our founding document's evolving history that forces us to confront anew the question that animated the founders so long ago: What is our Constitution? Americans widely believe that the United States Constitution was created w...
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£25,00
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Beyond Regimes China and India Compared
ISBN: PB: 9780674987104, Harvard University Press, October 2018
320 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 10 line illus., 15 tables
For many years, China and India have been powerfully shaped by both transnational and subnational circulatory forces. This edited volume explores these local and global influences as they play out in the contemporary era. The analysis focuses on four...
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Japan in the American Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674983649, Harvard University Press, October 2018
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 photos
No nation was more deeply affected by America's rise to world power than Japan. President Franklin Roosevelt's uncompromising policy of unconditional surrender led to the catastrophic finale of the Asia-Pacific War and the most intrusive internationa...
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