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Emotional Mind The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition
ISBN: HB: 9780674980556, Harvard University Press, April 2019
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 illus., 1 table
Many accounts of the human mind concentrate on the brain's computational power. Yet, in evolutionary terms, rational cognition emerged only the day before yesterday. For nearly 200 million years before humans developed a capacity to reason, the emoti...
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Idea of the Muslim World A Global Intellectual History
ISBN: PB: 9780674238176, ISBN: HB: 9780674050372, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
When President Barack Obama visited Cairo in 2009 to deliver an address to Muslims worldwide, he followed in the footsteps of countless politicians who have taken the existence of a unified global Muslim community for granted. But as Cemil Aydin expl...
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Rationing the Constitution How Judicial Capacity Shapes Supreme Court Decision-Making
ISBN: HB: 9780674986954, Harvard University Press, April 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Compared with the vast machinery surrounding Congress and the president, the Supreme Court is a tiny institution that can resolve only a small fraction of the constitutional issues that arise in any given year. "Rationing the Constitution" shows that...
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Numbers and the Making of Us Counting and the Course of Human Cultures
ISBN: PB: 9780674237810, ISBN: HB: 9780674504431, Harvard University Press, April 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 photos, 1 illus.
Carved into our past, woven into our present, numbers shape our perceptions of the world and of ourselves much more than we commonly think. "Numbers and the Making of Us" is a sweeping account of how numbers radically enhanced our species' cognitive...
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Ritual Speech in the Himalayas Oral Texts and Their Contexts
ISBN: HB: 9780674237902, Harvard University Press, April 2019
218 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 45 photos, 15 tables
The traditions of oral ritual speech in the Himalayas have a lively existence alongside the written "great" traditions that predominate. However, as Martin Gaenszle shows, the oral traditions are still little known and even less understood. This coll...
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Ordinary Virtues Moral Order in a Divided World
ISBN: PB: 9780674237490, ISBN: HB: 9780674976276, Harvard University Press, April 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
What moral values do human beings hold in common? As globalization draws us together economically, are our values converging or diverging? In particular, are human rights becoming a global ethic? These were the questions that led Michael Ignatieff to...
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Romanland Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium
ISBN: HB: 9780674986510, Harvard University Press, April 2019
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 maps
Was there ever such a thing as Byzantium? Certainly no emperor ever called himself "Byzantine". And while the identities of minorities in the eastern empire are clear – contemporaries speak of Slavs, Bulgarians, Armenians, Jews, and Muslims – that of...
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Whistleblowing Toward a New Theory
ISBN: HB: 9780674975798, Harvard University Press, April 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
Despite their substantial contribution to society, whistleblowers are considered martyrs more than heroes. When people expose serious wrongdoing in their organizations, they are often punished or ignored. Many end up isolated by colleagues, their pro...
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Women's War Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War
ISBN: HB: 9780674987975, Harvard University Press, April 2019
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 photos
We think of war as a man's world, but women have always played active roles in times of violence and been left to pick up the pieces in societies decimated by war. In this groundbreaking reconsideration of the Civil War, the award-winning author of "...
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In Search of Deeper Learning The Quest to Remake the American High School
ISBN: HB: 9780674988392, Harvard University Press, April 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus., 8 tables
What would it take to transform industrial-era schools into modern organizations capable of supporting deep learning for all? Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine's quest to answer this question took them inside some of America's most innovative schools and clas...
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