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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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£25,95
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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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Hattiesburg An American City in Black and White
ISBN: HB: 9780674976351, Harvard University Press, March 2019
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos, 1 map, 1 table
If you really want to understand Jim Crow – what it was and how African Americans rose up to defeat it – you should start by visiting Mobile Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the heart of the historic black downtown. There you can see remnants of t...
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Bound in Wedlock Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780674237452, ISBN: HB: 9780674045712, Harvard University Press, February 2019
416 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 17 photos, 4 illus.
Americans have long viewed marriage between a white man and a white woman as a sacred union. But marriages between African Americans have seldom been treated with the same reverence. This discriminatory legacy traces back to centuries of slavery, whe...
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Urban Commons How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities
ISBN: HB: 9780674975293, Harvard University Press, December 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo, 1 map, 21 illus., 19 tables
The future of smart cities has arrived, courtesy of citizens and their phones. To prove it, Daniel T. O'Brien explains the transformative insights gleaned from years researching Boston's 311 reporting system, a sophisticated city management tool that...
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Republicanism in Russia Community Before and After Communism
ISBN: HB: 9780674976726, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
If Marxism was the apparent loser in the Cold War, it cannot be said that liberalism was the winner, at least not in Russia. Oleg Kharkhordin is not surprised that institutions of liberal democracy failed to take root following the dissolution of the...
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£39,95
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Legacies of War Enduring Memories, Persistent Patterns
ISBN: PB: 9780674987791, Harvard University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones
Wars always harm civilians. How wars are waged – with what means and methods, and with what underlying animus – has great impact on civilian suffering and social memory. Across time frames and cultures, this book examines the various distinct feature...
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Slavery and Social Death A Comparative Study, with a New Preface
ISBN: PB: 9780674986909, Harvard University Press, October 2018
528 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 maps, 8 tables
This is the first full-scale comparative study of the nature of slavery. In a work of prodigious scholarship and enormous breadth, which draws on the tribal, ancient, premodern, and modern worlds, Orlando Patterson discusses the internal dynamics of...
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£17,95
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Dark Ghettos Injustice, Dissent, and Reform
ISBN: PB: 9780674984073, Harvard University Press, July 2018
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Why do American ghettos persist? Decades after Moynihan's report on the black family and the Kerner Commission's investigations of urban disorders, deeply disadvantaged black communities remain a disturbing reality. Scholars and commentators today of...
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World Inequality Report 2018
ISBN: PB: 9780674984554, Harvard University Press, June 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 tables and 90 graphs
"World Inequality Report 2018" is the most authoritative and up-to-date account of global trends in inequality. Researched, compiled, and written by a team of the world's leading economists of inequality, it presents – with unrivaled clarity and dept...
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