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Power, Pleasure, and Profit Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison
ISBN: HB: 9780674976672, Harvard University Press, October 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 photos, 1 table
A provocative history of the changing values that have given rise to our present discontents. We pursue power, pleasure, and profit. We want as much as we can get, and we deploy instrumental reasoning – cost-benefit analysis – to get it. We judge ou...
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£25,00
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Emerging Modern World 1750-1870
ISBN: HB: 9780674047204, Harvard University Press, May 2018
1020 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 55 halftones, 24 maps
For as long as there have been nations, there has been an "international" – a sphere of cross-border relations. But for most of human history, this space was sparsely occupied. States and regions were connected by long-distance commerce and the spasm...
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£32,00
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Pandora's Box A History of the First World War
ISBN: HB: 9780674545113, Harvard University Press, April 2018
1104 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 61 halftones, 14 maps, 5 graphs, 6 tables
In this monumental history of the First World War, Germany's leading historian of the twentieth century's first great catastrophe explains the war's origins, course, and consequences. With an unrivaled combination of depth and global reach, "Pandora'...
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£28,00
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Once Within Borders Territories of Power, Wealth, and Belonging since 1500
ISBN: HB: 9780674059788, Harvard University Press, October 2016
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 halftones
Throughout history, human societies have been organized preeminently as territories – politically bounded regions whose borders define the jurisdiction of laws and the movement of peoples. At a time when the technologies of globalization are eroding...
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£21,00
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Disaster Drawn Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form
ISBN: HB: 9780674504516, Harvard University Press, December 2015
336 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 35 colour illus., 31 halftones
In hard-hitting accounts of Auschwitz, Bosnia, Palestine, and Hiroshima's Ground Zero, comics display a stunning capacity to bear witness to trauma. Investigating how hand-drawn comics has come of age as a serious medium for engaging history, "Disast...
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£25,00
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Empires and Encounters 1350-1750
ISBN: HB: 9780674047198, Harvard University Press, June 2015
1160 pp., 23.4x16.2 cm, 57 halftones, 32 maps, 1 table
Between 1350 and 1750 – a time of empires, exploration, and exposure to radically different lands and cultures – the world reached a tipping point of global connectedness. In this volume of the acclaimed History of the World series, noted internation...
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£30,00
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Last Blank Spaces Exploring Africa and Australia
ISBN: PB: 9780674503861, Harvard University Press, March 2015
368 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 2 maps, 1 table, 15 halftones
For a British Empire that stretched across much of the globe at the start of the nineteenth century, the interiors of Africa and Australia remained intriguing mysteries. The challenge of opening these continents to imperial influence fell to a proto-...
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£16,00
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Leviathan 2.0 Inventing Modern Statehood
ISBN: PB: 9780674281325, Harvard University Press, April 2014
360 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 15 halftones, 3 maps, 3 tables
Thomas Hobbes laid the theoretical groundwork of the nation-state in Leviathan, his tough-minded treatise of 1651. "Leviathan 2.0" updates this classic account to explain how modern statehood took shape between the mid-nineteenth and mid-twentieth ce...
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£15,00
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Global Markets Transformed 1870-1945
ISBN: PB: 9780674281349, Harvard University Press, April 2014
306 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 12 halftones, 5 maps, 13 tables
Offering a fresh look at trade during the second industrial revolution, "Global Markets Transformed" describes a world of commodities on the move – wheat and rice, coffee and tobacco, oil and rubber, all jostling around the planet through a matrix of...
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£15,00
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Temptation of Despair Tales of the 1940s
ISBN: HB: 9780674052437, Harvard University Press, April 2014
390 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 44 halftones
In Germany, the years immediately following World War II call forward images of obliterated cities, hungry refugees, and ghostly monuments to Nazi crimes. The temptation of despair was hard to resist, and to contemporary observers the road toward dem...
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£25,00
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