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Japan in the American Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674983649, Harvard University Press, October 2018
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 photos
No nation was more deeply affected by America's rise to world power than Japan. President Franklin Roosevelt's uncompromising policy of unconditional surrender led to the catastrophic finale of the Asia-Pacific War and the most intrusive internationa...
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£25,95
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Sentinel The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty
ISBN: HB: 9780674975606, Harvard University Press, October 2018
592 pp., 22.9x14 cm, 25 colour photos, 22 photos
The story of the improbable campaign that created America's most enduring monument. The Statue of Liberty is an icon of freedom, a monument to America's multiethnic democracy, and a memorial to Franco-American friendship. That much we know. But the...
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£27,95
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Under the Starry Flag How a Band of Irish Americans Joined the Fenian Revolt and Sparked a Crisis over Citizenship
ISBN: HB: 9780674057630, Harvard University Press, October 2018
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 photos
The riveting story of forty Irish Americans who set off to fight for Irish independence, only to be arrested by Queen Victoria's authorities and accused of treason: a tale of idealism and justice with profound implications for future conceptions of c...
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£21,95
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Shen Gua's Empiricism
ISBN: HB: 9780674987111, Harvard University Press, October 2018
348 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 5 line illus., 6 tables
Shen Gua (1031-1095) is a household name in China, known as a distinguished renaissance man and the author of "Brush Talks from Dream Brook", an old text whose remarkable "scientific" discoveries make it appear curiously ahead of its time. In this fi...
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£35,95
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Slavery and Social Death A Comparative Study, with a New Preface
ISBN: PB: 9780674986909, Harvard University Press, October 2018
528 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 maps, 8 tables
This is the first full-scale comparative study of the nature of slavery. In a work of prodigious scholarship and enormous breadth, which draws on the tribal, ancient, premodern, and modern worlds, Orlando Patterson discusses the internal dynamics of...
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£17,95
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Democracy's Detectives The Economics of Investigative Journalism
ISBN: PB: 9780674986817, ISBN: HB: 9780674545502, Harvard University Press, October 2018
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 line illus., 38 tables
In democratic societies, investigative journalism holds government and private institutions accountable to the public. From firings and resignations to changes in budgets and laws, the impact of this reporting can be significant – but so too are the...
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Our American Israel The Story of an Entangled Alliance
ISBN: HB: 9780674737624, Harvard University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 photos
An essential account of America's most controversial alliance that reveals how the United States came to see Israel as an extension of itself, and how that strong and divisive partnership plays out in our own time. "Our American Israel" tells the st...
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£21,95
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Wake of the Whale Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic
ISBN: HB: 9780674986374, Harvard University Press, October 2018
352 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 51 photos, 3 maps, 2 illus., 4 tables
Despite declining stocks worldwide and increasing health risks, artisanal whaling remains a cultural practice tied to nature's rhythms. "The Wake of the Whale" presents the art, history, and challenge of whaling in the Caribbean and North Atlantic, b...
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£22,95
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Churches and States Studies on the History of Christianity in Ukraine
ISBN: PB: 9781932650068, Harvard University Press, September 2018
440 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This book collects nine articles that originally appeared in the journal Harvard Ukrainian Studies and that arose from the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute's Millennium Project, an initiative launched in the 1980s to celebrate one thousand years...
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£21,95
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Illusion and Disillusionment Travel Writing in the Modern Age
ISBN: PB: 9780674984479, Harvard University Press, September 2018
185 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 13 halftones
"Illusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writing in the Modern Age" seeks to understand, expand, and challenge the boundaries of the modern travelogue across several literary traditions. Through an engaging cast of characters – China-bound missionaries,...
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£14,95
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