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More than Medicine The Broken Promise of American Health
ISBN: HB: 9780674975903, Harvard University Press, December 2018
196 pp., 21x14 cm, 11 illus., 4 tables
Stanford's pioneering behavioral scientist draws on a lifetime of research and experience guiding the NIH to make the case that America needs to radically rethink its approach to health care if it wants to stop overspending and overprescribing and im...
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£21,00
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Girls Next Door Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines
ISBN: HB: 9780674986381, Harvard University Press, December 2018
340 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 photos
The story of the intrepid young women who volunteered to help and entertain American servicemen fighting overseas, from World War I through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The emotional toll of war can be as debilitating to soldiers as hunger, dis...
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Progressive New World How Settler Colonialism and Transpacific Exchange Shaped American Reform
ISBN: HB: 9780674975958, Harvard University Press, December 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The paradox of progressivism continues to fascinate more than one hundred years on. Democratic but elitist, emancipatory but coercive, advanced and assimilationist, Progressivism was defined by its contradictions. In a bold new argument, Marilyn Lake...
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£25,00
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, November 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
Most Americans believe that a civilized state does not resort to torture, and yet, as W. Fitzhugh Brundage reveals in this essential and disturbing study, there is a long American tradition of excusing as well as decrying its use. The pilgrims and m...
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£25,00
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Long Emancipation The Demise of Slavery in the United States
ISBN: PB: 9780674986558, ISBN: HB: 9780674286085, Harvard University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 18.2x11.7 cm
Perhaps no event in American history arouses more impassioned debate than the abolition of slavery. Answers to basic questions about who ended slavery, how, and why remain fiercely contested more than a century and a half after the passage of the Thi...
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£12,00
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£16,00
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Calculus of Violence How Americans Fought the Civil War
ISBN: HB: 9780674984226, Harvard University Press, November 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 photos
Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg – tens of thousands of soldiers died on these iconic Civil War battlefields, and throughout the South civilians suffered terrible cruelty. At least three-quarters of a million lives were lost during the American C...
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£25,00
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Slave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic World
ISBN: HB: 9780674982994, Harvard University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 maps
The success of the English colony of Barbados in the seventeenth century, with its lucrative sugar plantations and enslaved African labor, spawned the slave societies of Jamaica in the western Caribbean and South Carolina on the American mainland. Th...
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£28,00
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People's History of Computing in the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674970977, Harvard University Press, October 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 photos, 4 tables
Silicon Valley gets all the credit for digital creativity, but this account of the pre-PC world, when computing meant more than using mature consumer technology, challenges that triumphalism. The invention of the personal computer liberated users fr...
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Global Interior Mineral Frontiers and American Power
ISBN: HB: 9780674984257, Harvard University Press, October 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 photos, 4 maps
When one thinks of the history of U.S. global expansion, the Department of the Interior rarely comes to mind. Its very name declares its narrow portfolio. Yet "The Global Interior" reveals that a government organ best known for managing domestic natu...
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No Property in Man Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation's Founding
ISBN: HB: 9780674972223, Harvard University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
A radical reconstruction of the founders' debate over slavery and the Constitution, by the best-selling, award-winning author of "The Rise of American Democracy". Americans revere the Constitution even as they argue fiercely over its original tolera...
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£19,00
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