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Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel, Part II The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archaeology
ISBN: PB: 9780873655545, Harvard University Press, April 2019
456 pp., 27x19.7 cm, 164 illus., 39 colour illus., 150 tables
The remains from Skhul, Qafzeh, Amud, and Kebara caves in Israel provide evidence for the possible contemporaneity and eventual replacement of several distinct hominin populations over time: early Archaic-Modern humans by Neanderthals, and Neandertha...
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£54,95
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Thirty-Year Genocide Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924
ISBN: HB: 9780674916456, Harvard University Press, April 2019
636 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 7 maps, 2 tables
Between 1894 and 1924, three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities, who had previously accounted for 20 percent of the population. By 1924, the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks had been reduced to 2 perc...
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How Girls Achieve
ISBN: HB: 9780674980228, Harvard University Press, April 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 illus.
This bold and necessary book points out a simple and overlooked truth: most schools never had girls in mind to begin with. That is why the world needs what Sally Nuamah calls "feminist schools," deliberately designed to provide girls with achievement...
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£17,95
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Shadows of Doubt Stereotypes, Crime, and the Pursuit of Justice
ISBN: HB: 9780674976597, Harvard University Press, April 2019
384 pp., 21x14 cm, 11 illus., 2 tables
If you're a robber, how do you choose your victims? As a police officer, how afraid are you of the young man you're about to arrest? As a judge, do you think the suspect in front of you will show up in court if released from pretrial detention? As a...
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£20,95
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Shoppers' Paradise How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtown
ISBN: HB: 9780674987272, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 photos, 2 maps
Popular culture assumes that women are born to shop and that cities welcome their trade. But for a long time America's downtowns were hardly welcoming to women. Emily Remus turns to Chicago at the turn of the twentieth century to chronicle a largely...
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£28,95
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China Questions Critical Insights into a Rising Power
ISBN: PB: 9780674237520, ISBN: HB: 9780674979406, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 graphs, 2 tables
Many books offer information about China, but few make sense of what is truly at stake. The questions addressed in this unique volume provide a window onto the challenges China faces today and the uncertainties its meteoric ascent on the global horiz...
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Policing the Open Road How Cars Transformed American Freedom
ISBN: HB: 9780674980860, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 photos, 2 tables
When Americans think of freedom, they often picture the open road. Yet nowhere are we more likely to encounter the long arm of the law than in our cars. Sarah Seo reveals how the rise of the automobile led us to accept – and expect – pervasive police...
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Japan Rearmed The Politics of Military Power
ISBN: HB: 9780674987647, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 14 photos
Japan has one of Asia's most technologically advanced militaries and yet struggles to use its hard power as an instrument of national policy. The horrors of World War II continue to haunt policymakers in Tokyo, while China and South Korea remain wary...
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Fall of Language Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning
ISBN: HB: 9780674980914, Harvard University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Known largely for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. This early work is famously obscure and considered hopelessly mystical by some. But for Alexander Stern, it contains import...
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Boatman Henry David Thoreau's River Years
ISBN: PB: 9780674237414, ISBN: HB: 9780674545090, Harvard University Press, April 2019
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 19 photos, 2 illus., 3 maps
"The Boatman" gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene epoch. As a backyard naturalist and river enthusiast, Thoreau was keenly aware of the way humans had altered the waterways and meadows of his beloved Concord River Valley. And he recognized t...
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