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Architecture as Signs and Systems For a Mannerist Time
ISBN: HB: 9780674015715, Harvard University Press, December 2004
256 pp., 22.4x22.3 cm , 333 colour illus., 45 halftones, 14 line drawings
Robert Venturi exploded onto the architectural scene in 1966 with a radical call to arms in "Complexity and Contradiction". Further accolades and outrage ensued in 1972 when Venturi and Denise Scott Brown (along with Steven Izenour) analyzed the Las...
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History of the Florentine People, Volume 2: Books V-VIII I Tatti Renaissance Library 16
ISBN: HB: 9780674010666, Harvard University Press, November 2004
608 pp., 21x14 cm
Leonardo Bruni (1370-1444), the leading civic humanist of the Italian Renaissance, served as apostolic secretary to four popes (1405-1414) and chancellor of Florence (1427-1444). He was famous in his day as a translator, orator, and historian, and wa...
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Chronic Pain and the Family A New Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780674016668, Harvard University Press, October 2004
176 pp., 21x14 cm , 20 tables
Chronic pain is the leading cause of disability in the United States, affecting as many as 48 million people in this country alone. It can demoralize and depress both patient and family, especially when there is no effective pain control and no hope...
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Moralia, Volume XVI: Index Loeb Classical Library 499
ISBN: HB: 9780674996113, Harvard University Press, October 2004
640 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Plutarch (Plutarchus), ca. 45-120 CE, was born at Chaeronea in Boeotia in central Greece, studied philosophy at Athens, and, after coming to Rome as a teacher in philosophy, was given consular rank by the emperor Trajan and a procuratorship in Greece...
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Stroke and the Family A New Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780674016675, Harvard University Press, October 2004
288 pp., 21x14 cm , 5 halftones, 14 line illus.
A young woman suffers a stroke; she rebuilds her career and personal life, but not before her marriage falls apart. An eighty-year-old man dies unexpectedly of stroke, leaving his grown sons to wonder whether they are genetically predisposed to strok...
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Juvenal and Persius Loeb Classical Library 91
ISBN: HB: 9780674996120, Harvard University Press, October 2004
560 pp., 16x10.8 cm
The bite and wit of two of antiquity's best satirists are captured here in a new Loeb Classical Library edition, a vivid and vigorous translation facing the Latin text. Persius (34-62 CE) and Juvenal (writing maybe 60 years later) were heirs to the...
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Handel as Orpheus Voice and Desire in the Chamber Cantatas
ISBN: PB: 9780674015982, Harvard University Press, September 2004
448 pp., 24.4x16.4 cm , 135 musical examples, 9 halftones, 9 tables
Handel wrote over 100 cantatas, compositions for voice and instruments that describe the joy and pain of love. In "Handel as Orpheus", the first comprehensive study of the cantatas, Ellen Harris investigates their place in Handel's life as well as th...
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Platonic Theology, Volume 4: Books XII-XIV I Tatti Renaissance Library 13
ISBN: HB: 9780674014824, Harvard University Press, July 2004
384 pp., 21x14 cm
"The Platonic Theology" is a visionary work and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A student of the Neoplatonic scho...
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Short Epics I Tatti Renaissance Library 15
ISBN: HB: 9780674014831, Harvard University Press, July 2004
256 pp., 21x14 cm
Maffeo Vegio (1407-1458) was the outstanding Latin poet of the first half of the fifteenth century. This volume includes Book XIII of Vergil's "Aeneid", Vegio's famous continuation of the Roman epic, which was extremely popular in the later Renaissan...
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Silvae I Tatti Renaissance Library 14
ISBN: HB: 9780674014800, Harvard University Press, July 2004
240 pp., 21x14 cm
Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Renaissance and a leading figure in the circle of Lorenzo de'Medici "il Magnifico" in Florence. His "Silvae" are poetical introductions to his courses in literature at the Univers...
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