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Korean Buddhist Empire A Transnational History, 1910-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780674987197, Harvard University Press, November 2018
358 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 16 line illus.
In the first part of the twentieth century, Korean Buddhists, despite living under colonial rule, reconfigured sacred objects, festivals, urban temples, propagation – and even their own identities – to modernize and elevate Korean Buddhism. By focusi...
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£32,00
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Opium's Long Shadow From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control
ISBN: HB: 9780674976306, Harvard University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 23 photos
The League of Nations Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs, created in 1920, culminated almost eight decades of political turmoil over opium trafficking, which was by far the largest state-backed drug trade in the age...
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£28,00
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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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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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Feminism's Forgotten Fight The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family
ISBN: HB: 9780674986411, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 21 photos
When people discuss feminism, they often lament its failure to deliver on the promise that women can "have it all". But as Kirsten Swinth argues in this provocative book, it is not feminism that has betrayed women, but a society that balked at making...
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£25,00
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Our Friends the Enemies The Occupation of France after Napoleon
ISBN: HB: 9780674972315, Harvard University Press, November 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 18 photos, 5 maps
The Napoleonic wars did not end with Waterloo. That famous battle was just the beginning of a long, complex transition to peace. After a massive invasion of France by more than a million soldiers from across Europe, the Allied powers insisted on a lo...
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£28,00
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Outbreak Culture The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemic
ISBN: HB: 9780674976115, Harvard University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm , 14 photos, 1 map, 1 illus.
The award-winning genetic researcher who helped tame the Ebola epidemic pairs up with a prize-winning journalist to tell the story of what happened and what would have to change to prevent the next outbreak from spiraling out of control. At the heig...
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£18,00
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Aquinas and the Market Toward a Humane Economy
ISBN: HB: 9780674986404, Harvard University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 2 tables
Economists and theologians usually inhabit different intellectual worlds. Economists investigate the workings of markets and tend to set ethical questions aside. Theologians, anxious to take up concerns raised by market outcomes, often dismiss econom...
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£35,00
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Legacies of War Enduring Memories, Persistent Patterns
ISBN: PB: 9780674987791, Harvard University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 16 halftones
Wars always harm civilians. How wars are waged – with what means and methods, and with what underlying animus – has great impact on civilian suffering and social memory. Across time frames and cultures, this book examines the various distinct feature...
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£14,00
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Digital Difference Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects
ISBN: PB: 9780674987234, ISBN: HB: 9780674504936, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 16 line illus., 17 tables
"The Digital Difference" examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life. In the digital age, fund...
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£17,00
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£35,00
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