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No Property in Man Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation's Founding
ISBN: HB: 9780674972223, Harvard University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
A radical reconstruction of the founders' debate over slavery and the Constitution, by the best-selling, award-winning author of "The Rise of American Democracy". Americans revere the Constitution even as they argue fiercely over its original tolera...
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This Vast Southern Empire Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy
ISBN: PB: 9780674986770, ISBN: HB: 9780674737259, Harvard University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 7 halftones, 3 maps, 3 tables
When the United States emerged as a world power in the years before the Civil War, the men who presided over the nation's triumphant territorial and economic expansion were largely southern slaveholders. As presidents, cabinet officers, and diplomats...
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Not All Dead White Men Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age
ISBN: HB: 9780674975552, Harvard University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm
A disturbing expose of how today's Alt-Right men's groups use ancient sources to promote a new brand of toxic masculinity online. A virulent strain of antifeminism is thriving online that treats women's empowerment as a mortal threat to men and to t...
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Academy of Fisticuffs Political Economy and Commercial Society in Enlightenment Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674976641, Harvard University Press, October 2018
688 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 33 photos, 2 maps, 6 illus.
The terms "capitalism" and "socialism" continue to haunt our political and economic imaginations, but we rarely consider their interconnected early history. Even the eighteenth century had its "socialists", but unlike those of the nineteenth, they pa...
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£35,00
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To See Paris and Die The Soviet Lives of Western Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674980716, Harvard University Press, October 2018
420 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 17 photos
The Soviet Union was a notoriously closed society until Stalin's death in 1953. Then, in the mid-1950s, a torrent of Western novels, films, and paintings invaded Soviet streets and homes, acquiring heightened emotional significance. "To See Paris and...
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£25,00
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Second Creation Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era
ISBN: HB: 9780674185043, Harvard University Press, October 2018
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A stunning revision of our founding document's evolving history that forces us to confront anew the question that animated the founders so long ago: What is our Constitution? Americans widely believe that the United States Constitution was created w...
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Habsburg Empire A New History
ISBN: PB: 9780674986763, ISBN: HB: 9780674047761, Harvard University Press, October 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 40 halftones, 7 maps
In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal, Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much, for so long, to millions of Central Europeans. Across divides of language, religion, region, and history, ordinary women and men felt a common at...
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£17,00
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Magdalene in the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780674979994, Harvard University Press, October 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 9 photos
Prostitute, apostle, evangelist – the conversion of Mary Magdalene from sinner to saint is one of the Christian tradition's most compelling stories, and one of the most controversial. The identity of the woman – or, more likely, women – represented b...
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£23,00
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Power, Pleasure, and Profit Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison
ISBN: HB: 9780674976672, Harvard University Press, October 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 13 photos, 1 table
A provocative history of the changing values that have given rise to our present discontents. We pursue power, pleasure, and profit. We want as much as we can get, and we deploy instrumental reasoning – cost-benefit analysis – to get it. We judge ou...
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Beyond Regimes China and India Compared
ISBN: PB: 9780674987104, Harvard University Press, October 2018
320 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 10 line illus., 15 tables
For many years, China and India have been powerfully shaped by both transnational and subnational circulatory forces. This edited volume explores these local and global influences as they play out in the contemporary era. The analysis focuses on four...
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