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Values at the End of Life The Logic of Palliative Care
ISBN: HB: 9780674545175, Harvard University Press, June 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
America's health care system was built on the principle that life should be prolonged whenever possible, regardless of the costs. This commitment has often meant that patients spend their last days suffering from heroic interventions that extend thei...
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£32,95
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Paternity The Elusive Quest for the Father
ISBN: HB: 9780674980686, Harvard University Press, June 2019
338 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
For most of human history, the notion that paternity was uncertain appeared to be an immutable law of nature. The unknown father provided entertaining plotlines from Shakespeare to the Victorian novelists and lay at the heart of inheritance and child...
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Good Enough The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society
ISBN: HB: 9780674504622, Harvard University Press, June 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 13 colour photos, 18 colour illus., 1 table
Why is the genome of a salamander forty times larger than that of a human? Why does the avocado tree produce a million flowers and only a hundred fruits? Why, in short, is there so much waste in nature? In this lively and wide-ranging meditation on t...
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Age of Responsibility Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State
ISBN: PB: 9780674237674, ISBN: HB: 9780674545465, Harvard University Press, June 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 graph, 3 tables
A novel focus on "personal responsibility" has transformed political thought and public policy in America and Europe. Since the 1970s, responsibility – which once meant the moral duty to help and support others – has come to suggest an obligation to...
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VC An American History
ISBN: HB: 9780674988002, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 illus., 2 tables
"VC" tells the riveting story of how the industry arose from the United States' long-running orientation toward entrepreneurship. Venture capital has been driven from the start by the pull of outsized returns through a skewed distribution of payoffs...
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Assembling the Dinosaur Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a Spectacle
ISBN: HB: 9780674737587, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 photos
Although dinosaur fossils were first found in England, a series of dramatic discoveries during the late 1800s turned North America into a world center for vertebrate paleontology. At the same time, the United States emerged as the world's largest ind...
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How We Teach Science What's Changed, and Why It Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780674919341, Harvard University Press, June 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos
Why teach science? The answer to that question will determine how it is taught. Yet despite the enduring belief in this country that science should be taught, there has been no enduring consensus about how or why. This is especially true when it com...
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To Shape a New World Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
ISBN: PB: 9780674237834, ISBN: HB: 9780674980754, Harvard University Press, June 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Martin Luther King, Jr., may be America's most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. On the fiftieth anniversary of King's assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public co...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume III: Oratory, Part 1 Loeb Classical Library 540
ISBN: HB: 9780674997233, Harvard University Press, June 2019
580 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Loeb Classical Library series "Fragmentary Republican Latin" continues with oratory, an important element of Roman life from the earliest times, essential to running public affairs and for advancing individual careers long before it acquired lite...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume IV: Oratory, Part 2 Loeb Classical Library 541
ISBN: HB: 9780674997240, Harvard University Press, June 2019
485 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The Loeb Classical Library series "Fragmentary Republican Latin" continues with oratory, an important element of Roman life from the earliest times, essential to running public affairs and for advancing individual careers long before it acquired lite...
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