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Lokaprakasa by Ksemendra with the Commentary of Sahaja Bhatta, Volume 2
ISBN: HB: 9780674984363, Harvard University Press, July 2019
500 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
The "Lokaprakasa" by well-known Kashmirian author Ks?emendra (fl. 1050 CE) is a unique Sanskrit text that deals with details of public administration, from the king down to the village level. It includes private sale and mortgage documents as well as...
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£54,95
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Poetic Transformations Eighteenth-Century Cultural Projects on the Mekong Plains
ISBN: HB: 9780674237230, Harvard University Press, July 2019
300 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 2 maps
In the eighteenth century, multiple migratory groups with competing political ambitions converged on the Mekong plains. In the frontier region, literati?officials of a territorially-expanding Vietnamese state crossed paths with a network of diasporic...
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£46,95
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Guardian of a Dying Flame Sariputra (c. 1335-1426) and the End of Late Indian Buddhism
ISBN: HB: 9780674984356, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Arthur McKeown presents the first full-length analysis of the continuation of Buddhism in India after the thirteenth century. This study describes later Indian Buddhism through a detailed examination of the life of Œariputra (c. 1335-1426), the last...
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£36,95
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Appeal to the Ladies of Hyderabad Scandal in the Raj
ISBN: HB: 9780674987654, Harvard University Press, July 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 15 photos
In April 1892, a damning pamphlet circulated in the south Indian city of Hyderabad, the capital of the largest and wealthiest princely state in the British Raj. An anonymous writer charged Mehdi Hasan, an aspiring Muslim lawyer from the north, and El...
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£20,00
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Worship of Confucius in Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674237261, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 34 photos
How has Confucius, quintessentially and symbolically Chinese, been received throughout Japanese history? "The Worship of Confucius in Japan" provides the first overview of the richly documented and colorful Japanese version of the East Asian ritual t...
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£61,95
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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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£28,95
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China and Japan Facing History
ISBN: HB: 9780674916579, Harvard University Press, July 2019
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
China and Japan have cultural and political connections that stretch back fifteen hundred years. But today their relationship is strained. China's military buildup deeply worries Japan, while Japan's brutal occupation of China in World War II remains...
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£28,95
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Bring the War Home The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America
ISBN: PB: 9780674237698, ISBN: HB: 9780674286078, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 halftones
The white power movement in America wants a revolution. It has declared all-out war against the federal government and its agents, and has carried out – with military precision – an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. Its soldi...
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£21,95
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Great Cauldron A History of Southeastern Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674983922, Harvard University Press, June 2019
660 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 41 photos, 7 maps
We often think of the Balkans as a region beset by turmoil and backwardness, but from late antiquity to the present it has been a dynamic meeting place of cultures and religions. Combining deep insight with narrative flair, "The Great Cauldron" invit...
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Neptune's Admiral The Life of Sir Bertram Ramsay, Commander of Dunkirk and D-Day
ISBN: HB: 9780674049826, Harvard University Press, June 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25-30 photos
Admiral Bertram Ramsay may not be the most familiar World War II commander, but he was critical to the Allied victory. He orchestrated the dramatic evacuation of British expeditionary forces at Dunkirk, planned the invasions of North Africa and Sicil...
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£25,95
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