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Commentaries, Volume 2: Books III-IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 29
ISBN: HB: 9780674024892, Harvard University Press, November 2007
416 pp., 21x14 cm
The Renaissance popes were among the most enlightened and generous patrons of arts and letters in the Europe of their day. The diaries of Pius II give us an intimate glimpse of the life and thought of one of the greatest of the Renaissance popes. Piu...
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Islamic Law in Contemporary Indonesia Ideas and Institutions
ISBN: HB: 9780674025080, Harvard University Press, November 2007
325 pp., 24.3x16.3 cm
Although often neglected in the literature on Islamic law, contemporary Indonesia is an especially rich source of insight into the diverse understandings and uses of the Islamic legal tradition in the modern world. Indonesian Muslims are engaged in v...
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History of the Florentine People, Volume 3: Books IX-XII. Memoirs I Tatti Renaissance Library 27
ISBN: HB: 9780674016828, Harvard University Press, November 2007
512 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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History of Venice, Volume 1: Books I-IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 28
ISBN: HB: 9780674022836, Harvard University Press, November 2007
384 pp., 21x14 cm
Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), a Venetian nobleman, later a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, was the most celebrated Latin stylist of his day and was widely admired for his writings in Italian as well. His early dialogue on the subject of love great...
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Smaller Majority
ISBN: PB: 9780674025622, Harvard University Press, October 2007
288 pp., 23.6x23.4 cm , 450 colour illus.
Smaller, on average, than a human finger, creatures climbing, scampering, and flying out of sight make up 99 percent of all animal life visible to the naked eye. This is the "smaller majority" that we meet eye-to-eye, often for the first time and cer...
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Virtual Life of Film
ISBN: PB: 9780674026988, Harvard University Press, October 2007
216 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm , 18 halftones
As almost (or, truly, virtually) every aspect of making and viewing movies is replaced by digital technologies, even the notion of "watching a film" is fast becoming an anachronism. With the likely disappearance of celluloid film stock as a medium, a...
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Predator upon a Flower Life History and Fitness in a Crab Spider
ISBN: HB: 9780674024809, Harvard University Press, June 2007
392 pp., 23x16 cm , 49 line illus.
In the crab spider, Misumena vatia, Douglass H. Morse and his colleagues found an ideal species on which to test basic questions associated with lifetime fitness. From the moment a female crab spider selects a flower on which to sit and wait for her...
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Sand Wasps Natural History and Behavior
ISBN: HB: 9780674024625, Harvard University Press, May 2007
360 pp., 23x16 cm , 23 halftones, 18 line illus., 21 tables
Howard Evans was a brilliant ethologist and systematist for whom the joy of science included lying on his belly in some remote location, digging out and diagramming a wasp's nest. During his career, Evans described over 900 species and authored more...
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Ciceronian Controversies I Tatti Renaissance Library 26
ISBN: HB: 9780674025202, Harvard University Press, April 2007
336 pp., 21x14 cm
The most important literary dispute of the Renaissance pitted those writers of Neo-Latin who favored imitation of Cicero alone, as the single best exemplar of Latin prose, against those who preferred to follow an eclectic array of literary models. Th...
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Baldo, Volume 1: Books I-XII I Tatti Renaissance Library 25
ISBN: HB: 9780674025219, Harvard University Press, April 2007
496 pp., 21x14 cm
Teofilo Folengo (1491-1544) was born in Mantua and joined the Benedictine order, but became a runaway monk and a satirist of monasticism. In 1517 he published, under the pseudonym Merlin Cocaio, the first version of his macaronic narrative poem "Bald...
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