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Spirit of Trust A Reading of Hegel's "Phenomenology"
ISBN: HB: 9780674976818, Harvard University Press, May 2019
768 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 illus., 3 tables
In this much-anticipated work, Robert Brandom presents a completely new retelling of the romantic rationalist adventure of ideas that is Hegel's classic "The Phenomenology of Spirit". Connecting analytic, Continental, and historical traditions, Brand...
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£32,95
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Hello Girls America's First Women Soldiers
ISBN: PB: 9780674237438, ISBN: HB: 9780674971479, Harvard University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 photos
This is the story of how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France. They were masters of the latest technology: the telephone switchb...
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£12,95
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£21,95
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Age of Addiction How Bad Habits Became Big Business
ISBN: HB: 9780674737372, Harvard University Press, May 2019
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 24 photos
We live in an age of addiction, from compulsive gaming and shopping to binge eating and opioid abuse. Sugar can be as habit-forming as cocaine, researchers tell us, and social media apps are hooking our kids. But what can we do to resist temptations...
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£20,00
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Gravity's Century From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes
ISBN: HB: 9780674974968, Harvard University Press, May 2019
176 pp., 21x14 cm, 10 photos, 10 illus.
Albert Einstein did nothing of note on May 29, 1919, yet that is when he became immortal. On that day, astronomer Arthur Eddington and his team observed a solar eclipse and found something extraordinary: gravity bends light, just as Einstein predicte...
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£19,95
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Becoming Taiwanese Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s-1950s
ISBN: HB: 9780674237209, Harvard University Press, May 2019
376 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 25 photos, 3 illus., 7 maps, 4 tables
What does it mean to be Taiwanese? This question sits at the heart of Taiwan's modern history and its place in the world. In contrast to the prevailing scholarly focus on Taiwan after 1987, "Becoming Taiwanese" examines the important first era in the...
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£46,95
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Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter
ISBN: HB: 9780674983700, Harvard University Press, May 2019
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos; 4 illus.
Facebook makes us lonely. Selfies breed narcissism. On Twitter and comment boards, hostility reigns. Pundits and psychologists warn us that digital technologies substantially alter our emotional states. But in this lively and surprising account, we l...
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£25,00
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John Rawls The Path to a Theory of Justice
ISBN: HB: 9780674976474, Harvard University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
It is hard to overestimate the influence of John Rawls on political philosophy and theory over the last half-century. His books have sold millions of copies worldwide, and he is one of the few philosophers whose work is known in the corridors of powe...
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£32,95
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Church in the Wild Evangelicals in Antebellum America
ISBN: HB: 9780674919372, Harvard University Press, May 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 illus.
We have long credited Emerson and his fellow Transcendentalists with revolutionizing religious life in America and introducing a new appreciation of nature. Breaking with Protestant orthodoxy, these New Englanders claimed that God could be found not...
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£32,95
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Architrenius
ISBN: HB: 9780674988156, Harvard University Press, May 2019
576 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"Architrenius", a satirical allegory in dactylic hexameters completed in 1184 by the Norman poet Johannes de Hauvilla, follows the journey of its eponymous protagonist, the "arch-weeper," who stands in for an emerging class of educated professionals...
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£19,95
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How to Democratize Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674988088, Harvard University Press, May 2019
176 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus., 2 tables
The European Union is struggling. The rise of Euroskeptic parties in member states, economic distress in the south, the migrant crisis, and Brexit top the news. But deeper structural problems may be a greater long-term peril. Not least is the economi...
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£17,95
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