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Writer of Modern Life Essays on Charles Baudelaire
ISBN: PB: 9780674022874, Harvard University Press, November 2006
320 pp., 20.6x14.5 cm
Walter Benjamin's essays on the great French lyric poet Charles Baudelaire revolutionized not just the way we think about Baudelaire, but our understanding of modernity and modernism as well. In these essays, Benjamin challenges the image of Baudelai...
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£17,00
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Rome from the Ground Up
ISBN: PB: 9780674022638, Harvard University Press, October 2006
368 pp., 22.8x14.8 cm , 110 colour illus., 30 halftones, 10 maps
Rome is not one city but many, each with its own history unfolding from a different center: now the trading port on the Tiber; now the Forum of antiquity; the Palatine of imperial power; the Lateran Church of Christian ascendancy; the Vatican; the Qu...
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£25,00
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Walter Benjamin Selected Writings, Volume 4: 1938-1940
ISBN: PB: 9780674022294, Harvard University Press, October 2006
496 pp., 23x16 cm , 4 halftones
"Every line we succeed in publishing today... is a victory wrested from the powers of darkness". So wrote Walter Benjamin in January 1940. Not long afterward, he himself would fall prey to those powers, a victim of suicide following a failed attempt...
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£21,00
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Homosexuality and Civilization
ISBN: PB: 9780674022331, Harvard University Press, October 2006
648 pp., 23.3x14.7 cm , 108 halftones
How have major civilizations of the last two millennia treated people who were attracted to their own sex? In a narrative tour de force, Louis Crompton chronicles the lives and achievements of homosexual men and women alongside a darker history of pe...
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£22,00
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Studio Works 11
ISBN: PB: 9780935617962, Harvard University Press, September 2006
256 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm , 400 black&white illus., 100 colour illus.
"Studio Works 11" features outstanding Harvard Graduate School of Design student work from the school years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005, along with material documenting exhibitions, research seminars, and thesis projects. For nearly four decades, the so...
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£24,00
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God's Universe
ISBN: HB: 9780674023703, Harvard University Press, September 2006
160 pp., 18.7x12.1 cm , 4 halftones
We live in a universe with a very long history, a vast cosmos where things are being worked out over unimaginably long ages. Stars and galaxies have formed, and elements come forth from great stellar cauldrons. The necessary elements are present, the...
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£14,00
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Enrique Norten A House in the City
ISBN: PB: 9780935617436, Harvard University Press, September 2006
72 pp., 23.7x18.8 cm , 100 black&white and colour illus.
Shim: Throughout modern architecture, the house has been a laboratory for invention. It has been a testing ground for architects to explore new ideas using the ordinary program of kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, living space. How is this house used to pu...
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£24,00
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Carlos Jimenez House and Studio
ISBN: PB: 9780935617702, Harvard University Press, September 2006
96 pp., 23.7x18.8 cm , 100 black&white and colour illus.
Since 1983, when work on my house and studio began, the project has undergone a variety of transformations, expansions, assimilations – simply put, it has followed a path of growth and discovery. My proximity to this path's every turn puts me much to...
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£24,00
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Other Insect Societies
ISBN: HB: 9780674021631, Harvard University Press, September 2006
812 pp., 24.9x17.1 cm , 24 colour illus., 45 line illus.
Asked to name an insect society, most of us – whether casual or professional students of nature – quickly point to one of the so-called eusocial marvels: the ant colony, the beehive, the termite mound, the wasp nest. Each is awe-inspiring in its divi...
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£63,00
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Letters, Volume 1: Books I-IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 21
ISBN: HB: 9780674021969, Harvard University Press, June 2006
384 pp., 21x14 cm
Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Italian Renaissance and the leading literary figure of the Age of Lorenzo de' Medici, "il Magnifico". His correspondence gives us an intimate glimpse of the revival of classical l...
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£19,00
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