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Next Gen PhD A Guide to Career Paths in Science
ISBN: PB: 9780674986794, ISBN: HB: 9780674504653, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 line illus., 13 charts, 7 graphs
For decades, top scientists in colleges and universities pursued a clear path to success: enroll in a prestigious graduate program, conduct research, publish papers, complete the PhD, pursue postdoctoral work. With perseverance and a bit of luck, a t...
Air & Light & Time & Space How Successful Academics Write
ISBN: HB: 9780674737709, Harvard University Press, April 2017
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 line illus., 1 table
From the author of "Stylish Academic Writing" comes an essential new guide for writers aspiring to become more productive and take greater pleasure in their craft. Helen Sword interviewed one hundred academics worldwide about their writing background...
Comprhensive Manchu-English Dictionary
ISBN: HB: 9780674072138, Harvard University Press, February 2013
430 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
Jerry Norman's "Comprehensive Manchu-English Dictionary", a substantial revision and enlargement of his "Concise Manchu-English Lexicon" of 1978, now long out of print, is poised to become the standard English-language resource on the Manchu language...
Dictionary of American Regional English Volume VI: Contrastive Maps, Index to Entry Labels, Questionnaire and Fieldwork Data
ISBN: HB: 9780674066533, Harvard University Press, December 2012
1080 pp., 28.2x21.8 cm, 1702 maps
This companion volume to the "Dictionary of American Regional English" vastly enhances readers' use of the five volumes of "DARE" text. Those who want to investigate the regional synonyms for a rustic, or a submarine sandwich, or that strip of grass...
How To Do Biography A Primer
ISBN: PB: 9780674066151, Harvard University Press, October 2012
400 pp., 17.7x13.9 cm
It is not surprising that biography is one of the most popular literary genres of our day. What is remarkable is that there is no accessible guide for how to write one. Now, following his recent "Biography: A Brief History", award-winning biographer...
Am I Making Myself Clear? A Scientist's Guide to Talking to the Public
ISBN: PB: 9780674066052, Harvard University Press, October 2012
288 pp., 18x11 cm
What we don't know can hurt us – and does so every day. Climate change, health care policy, weapons of mass destruction, an aging infrastructure, stem cell research, endangered species, space exploration – all affect our lives as citizens and human b...
New Literary History of America
ISBN: PB: 9780674064102, Harvard University Press, May 2012
1128 pp., 25.4x16.5 cm, 27 halftones
America is a nation making itself up as it goes along – a story of discovery and invention unfolding in speeches and images, letters and poetry, unprecedented feats of scholarship and imagination. In these myriad, multiform, endlessly changing expres...
Dictionary of American Regional English Volume V: SL-Z
ISBN: HB: 9780674047358, Harvard University Press, March 2012
1296 pp., 28.2x21.8 cm, 682 maps
With this fifth volume of the "Dictionary of American Regional English", readers now have the full panoply of American regional vocabulary, from Adam's housecat to Zydeco. Like the first four volumes, the fifth is filled with words that reflect our o...
Field Notes on Science and Nature
ISBN: HB: 9780674057579, Harvard University Press, May 2011
320 pp., 23.6x17 cm
Once in a great while, as the "New York Times" noted recently, a naturalist writes a book that changes the way people look at the living world. John James Audubon's "Birds of America", published in 1838, was one. Roger Tory Peterson's 1934 "Field Gui...
Voice and Vision A Guide to Writing History and Other Serious Nonfiction
ISBN: PB: 9780674060425, Harvard University Press, May 2011
336 pp., 20.2x13.4 cm
It has become commonplace these days to speak of "unpacking" texts. Voice and Vision is a book about packing that prose in the first place. While history is scholarship, it is also art – that is, literature. And while it has no need to emulate fictio...