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Letters from an American Farmer and Other Essays
ISBN: HB: 9780674051812, Harvard University Press, December 2012
416 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
"Letters from an American Farmer" was published in London in 1782, just as the idea of an "American" was becoming a reality. Those epistolary essays introduced the European public to America's landscape and customs and have since served as the iconic...
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£28,95
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Economic Foundations of International Law
ISBN: HB: 9780674066991, Harvard University Press, December 2012
384 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 4 tables, 2 line illus.
The ever-increasing exchange of goods and ideas among nations, as well as cross-border pollution, global warming, and international crime, pose urgent questions for international law. Here, two respected scholars provide an intellectual framework for...
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£52,95
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Closing the Cancer Divide An Equity Imperative
ISBN: PB: 9780982914403, Harvard University Press, December 2012
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 maps, 15 tables, 15 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Cancer has become a leading cause of death and disability and a serious yet unforeseen challenge to health systems in low-and middle-income countries. A protracted and polarized cancer transition is under way and fuels a concentration of preventable...
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£17,95
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Collected Papers on Monetary Theory
ISBN: HB: 9780674066878, Harvard University Press, December 2012
568 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 53 graphs, 11 tables
Robert Lucas is one of the outstanding monetary theorists of the past hundred years. Along with Knut Wicksell, Irving Fisher, John Maynard Keynes, James Tobin, and Milton Friedman (his teacher), Lucas revolutionized our understanding of how money int...
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£52,95
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Rules, Reason, and Self-Knowledge
ISBN: HB: 9780674067080, Harvard University Press, December 2012
384 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
Julia Tanney offers a sustained criticism of today's canon in philosophy of mind, which conceives the workings of the rational mind as the outcome of causal interactions between mental states that have their bases in the brain. With its roots in phys...
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£39,95
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Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume X: Uncollected Prose Writings
ISBN: HB: 9780674049581, Harvard University Press, December 2012
1104 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
With the appearance of the tenth and final volume of "Collected Works", a project fifty years in the making reaches completion: the publication of critically edited texts of all of Ralph Waldo Emerson's works published in his lifetime and under his s...
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£76,95
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Behavior of Federal Judges A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice
ISBN: HB: 9780674049895, Harvard University Press, December 2012
440 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 20 graphs, 100 tables
Judges play a central role in the American legal system, but their behavior as decision-makers is not well understood, even among themselves. The system permits judges to be quite secretive (and most of them are), so indirect methods are required to...
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£39,95
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Courtly Encounters Translating Courtliness and Violence in Early Modern Eurasia
ISBN: HB: 9780674067059, Harvard University Press, December 2012
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 maps, 18 halftones
Cross-cultural encounters in Europe and Asia in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries brought the potential for bafflement, hostility, and admiration. The court was the crucial site where expanding Eurasian states and empires met and were forced to...
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£24,95
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Marble Faun
ISBN: PB: 9780674050280, Harvard University Press, December 2012
460 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Marble Faun" mingles fable with fact in a mysterious tale of American artists liberated from New England mores in Rome. In his introduction, Andrew Delbanco remarks that Hawthorne's novel is ultimately less about freedom th...
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£10,95
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Trent What Happened at the Council
ISBN: HB: 9780674066977, Harvard University Press, December 2012
352 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 1 map, 3 halftones
The Council of Trent (1545-1563), the Catholic Church's attempt to put its house in order in response to the Protestant Reformation, has long been praised and blamed for things it never did. Now, in this first full one-volume history in modern times,...
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£20,00
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