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Threat of Dissent A History of Ideological Exclusion and Deportation in the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674976061, Harvard University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 16 photos
Beginning with the Alien Friends Act of 1798, the United States passed laws in the name of national security to bar or expel foreigners based on their beliefs and associations – although these laws sometimes conflict with First Amendment protections...
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Urban Legends The South Bronx in Representation and Ruin
ISBN: HB: 9780674238077, Harvard University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 32 Photos
For decades, the South Bronx was America's "inner city". Synonymous with civic neglect, crime, and metropolitan decay, the Bronx became the preeminent symbol used to proclaim the failings of urban places and the communities of color who lived in them...
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History of Rome, Volume VI: Books 23-25 Loeb Classical Library 355
ISBN: HB: 9780674997271, Harvard University Press, June 2020
400 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Livy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BC where after years in Rome he died in AD 12 or 17. Livy's history, composed as the imperial autocracy of Augustus was replacing the republican system that had...
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Holy Apostles A Lost Monument, a Forgotten Project, and the Presentness of the Past
ISBN: HB: 9780884024644, Harvard University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
Founded by Constantine the Great, rebuilt by Justinian, and redecorated in the ninth, tenth, and twelfth centuries, the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople was the mausoleum of emperors, patriarchs, and saints. It was also a key station in...
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Making Civilizations The World before 600
ISBN: HB: 9780674047174, Harvard University Press, June 2020
1136 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm, 84 photos
In this volume of the six-part series "A History of the World", Hans-Joachim Gehrke, a noted scholar of ancient Greece, leads a distinguished group of historians in analyzing prehistory, the earliest human settlements, and the rise of the world's fir...
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Roman History, Volume IV: Civil Wars, Books 1-2 Loeb Classical Library 5
ISBN: HB: 9780674997295, Harvard University Press, June 2020
539 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Appian (Appianus) is among our principal sources for the history of the Roman Republic, particularly in the second and first centuries BC, and sometimes our only source, as for the Third Punic War and the destruction of Carthage. Born circa AD 95, Ap...
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Roman History, Volume V: Civil Wars, Books 3-4 Loeb Classical Library 543
ISBN: HB: 9780674997301, Harvard University Press, June 2020
430 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Appian (Appianus) is among our principal sources for the history of the Roman Republic, particularly in the second and first centuries BC, and sometimes our only source, as for the Third Punic War and the destruction of Carthage. Born circa AD 95, Ap...
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Roman History, Volume VI: Civil Wars, Book 5. Fragments Loeb Classical Library 544
ISBN: HB: 9780674997318, Harvard University Press, June 2020
400 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Appian (Appianus) is among our principal sources for the history of the Roman Republic, particularly in the second and first centuries BC, and sometimes our only source, as for the Third Punic War and the destruction of Carthage. Born circa AD 95, Ap...
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Dante's Bones How a Poet Invented Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674980839, Harvard University Press, May 2020
384 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 46 photos
Dante, whose "Divine Comedy" gave the world its most vividly imagined story of the afterlife, endured an extraordinary afterlife of his own. Exiled in death as in life, the Florentine poet has hardly rested in peace over the centuries. Like a saint's...
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Island on Fire The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780674984301, Harvard University Press, May 2020
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 11 illus., 1 map
For five horrific weeks after Christmas in 1831, Jamaica was convulsed by an uprising of its enslaved people. What started as a peaceful labor strike quickly turned into a full-blown revolt, leaving hundreds of plantation houses smoking ruins. By the...
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