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Literature in the First Media Age Britain between the Wars
ISBN: HB: 9780674073159, Harvard University Press, December 2013
330 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 halftones, 2 line illus.
The period between the World Wars was one of the richest and most inventive in the long history of British literature. Interwar literature, David Trotter argues, stood apart by virtue of the sheer intelligence of the enquiries it undertook into the t...
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£24,95
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After the Holodomor The Enduring Impact of the Great Famine on Ukraine
ISBN: PB: 9781932650105, Harvard University Press, December 2013
400 pp., 23.1x16.3 cm, 2 maps, 4 tables, 11 line illus.
Over the last twenty years, a concerted effort has been made to uncover the history of the Holodomor, the Great Famine of 1932-1933 in Ukraine. Now, with the archives opened and the essential story told, it becomes possible to explore in detail what...
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£21,95
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Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 32: 2012
ISBN: HB: 9780674726819, Harvard University Press, December 2013
260 pp., 21.8x15.2 cm, 1 map, 2 halftones, 3 line illus.
"The Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium" has in its purview all aspects of culture, language, and history of the Celtic peoples, from ancient to modern times. "PHCC", 32 is largely focused on the culture and literature of medieval Ireland,...
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Metaphysics and Ethics of Relativism
ISBN: HB: 9780674725713, Harvard University Press, December 2013
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
Relativism is a hotly contested doctrine among philosophers, some of whom regard it as neither true nor false but simply incoherent. As Carol Rovane demonstrates in this analytical tour-de-force, the way to defend relativism is not initially by estab...
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£32,95
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Ferdowsi's Shahnama Millennial Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780674726802, Harvard University Press, December 2013
120 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 13 halftones
"Ferdowsi's Shaپhnaپma: Millennial Perspectives" celebrates the ongoing reception, over the last thousand years, of a masterpiece of classical Persian poetry. The epic of the "Shahnaپma" or "Book of Kings" glorifies the spectacular achievements of Ir...
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£12,95
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Modern Archaics Continuity and Innovation in the Chinese Lyric Tradition, 1900-1937
ISBN: HB: 9780674726673, Harvard University Press, December 2013
488 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 halftones
After the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1911 and the rise of a vernacular language movement, most scholars and writers declared the classical Chinese poetic tradition to be dead. But how could a longstanding high poetic form simply grind to a halt,...
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£35,95
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Well-Laden Ship
ISBN: HB: 9780674051270, Harvard University Press, November 2013
384 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"The Well-Laden Ship" ("Fecunda ratis") is an early eleventh-century Latin poem composed of ancient and medieval proverbs, fables, and folktales. Compiled by Egbert of Liأ¨ge, it was planned as a first reader for beginning students. This makes it one...
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£27,95
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Returns Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674724921, Harvard University Press, November 2013
376 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 35 halftones, 1 line illus.
"Returns" explores homecomings – the ways people recover and renew their roots. Engaging with indigenous histories of survival and transformation, James Clifford opens fundamental questions about where we are going, separately and together, in a glob...
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Aristotle's Modal Syllogistic
ISBN: HB: 9780674724549, Harvard University Press, November 2013
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 18 tables, 46 line illus.
Aristotle was the founder not only of logic but also of modal logic. In the "Prior Analytics" he developed a complex system of modal syllogistic which, while influential, has been disputed since antiquity – and is today widely regarded as incoherent....
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Fruit of Liberty Political Culture in the Florentine Renaissance, 1480-1550
ISBN: HB: 9780674724525, Harvard University Press, November 2013
382 pp., 23.6x16.3 cm, 22 halftones
In the middle decades of the sixteenth century, the republican city-state of Florence – birthplace of the Renaissance – failed. In its place the Medici family created a principality, becoming first dukes of Florence and then grand dukes of Tuscany. "...
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