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Statelessness A Modern History
ISBN: HB: 9780674976313, Harvard University Press, July 2019
330 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Two world wars left millions stranded in Europe. The collapse of empires and the rise of independent states in the twentieth century produced an unprecedented number of people without national belonging and with nowhere to go. Mira Siegelberg's innov...
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Crime and Forgiveness Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674659841, Harvard University Press, July 2019
560 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 colour photos, 11 black&white photos
The public execution of criminals has been a common practice ever since ancient times. In this wide-ranging investigation of the death penalty in Europe from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, noted Italian historian Adriano Prosperi identifie...
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Paternity The Elusive Quest for the Father
ISBN: HB: 9780674980686, Harvard University Press, June 2019
338 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
For most of human history, the notion that paternity was uncertain appeared to be an immutable law of nature. The unknown father provided entertaining plotlines from Shakespeare to the Victorian novelists and lay at the heart of inheritance and child...
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Hello Girls America's First Women Soldiers
ISBN: PB: 9780674237438, ISBN: HB: 9780674971479, Harvard University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 photos
This is the story of how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France. They were masters of the latest technology: the telephone switchb...
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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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How Girls Achieve
ISBN: HB: 9780674980228, Harvard University Press, April 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 illus.
This bold and necessary book points out a simple and overlooked truth: most schools never had girls in mind to begin with. That is why the world needs what Sally Nuamah calls "feminist schools," deliberately designed to provide girls with achievement...
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Shadows of Doubt Stereotypes, Crime, and the Pursuit of Justice
ISBN: HB: 9780674976597, Harvard University Press, April 2019
384 pp., 21x14 cm, 11 illus., 2 tables
If you're a robber, how do you choose your victims? As a police officer, how afraid are you of the young man you're about to arrest? As a judge, do you think the suspect in front of you will show up in court if released from pretrial detention? As a...
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Shoppers' Paradise How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown
ISBN: HB: 9780674987272, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 photos, 2 maps
Popular culture assumes that women are born to shop and that cities welcome their trade. But for a long time America's downtowns were hardly welcoming to women. Emily Remus turns to Chicago at the turn of the twentieth century to chronicle a largely...
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Policing the Open Road How Cars Transformed American Freedom
ISBN: HB: 9780674980860, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 photos, 2 tables
When Americans think of freedom, they often picture the open road. Yet nowhere are we more likely to encounter the long arm of the law than in our cars. Sarah Seo reveals how the rise of the automobile led us to accept – and expect – pervasive police...
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Color of Money Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
ISBN: PB: 9780674237476, ISBN: HB: 9780674970953, Harvard University Press, March 2019
384 pp., 21x14 cm
When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States' total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. "The Color of Money" pursues the persistence of this...
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