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Paying for the Party How College Maintains Inequality
ISBN: PB: 9780674088023, Harvard University Press, December 2015
344 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 15 tables, 2 line illus.
Two young women, dormitory mates, embark on their education at a big state university. Five years later, one is earning a good salary at a prestigious accounting firm. With no loans to repay, she lives in a fashionable apartment with her fiance. The...
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£14,95
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Disaster Drawn Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form
ISBN: HB: 9780674504516, Harvard University Press, December 2015
336 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 35 colour illus., 31 halftones
In hard-hitting accounts of Auschwitz, Bosnia, Palestine, and Hiroshima's Ground Zero, comics display a stunning capacity to bear witness to trauma. Investigating how hand-drawn comics has come of age as a serious medium for engaging history, "Disast...
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£25,95
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Divergent Paths The Academy and the Judiciary
ISBN: HB: 9780674286030, Harvard University Press, December 2015
350 pp., 21x13.9 cm, 5 tables
Judges and legal scholars talk past one another, if they have any conversation at all. Academics couch their criticisms of judicial decisions in theoretical terms, which leads many judges – at the risk of intellectual stagnation – to dismiss most aca...
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From Pompeii The Afterlife of a Roman Town
ISBN: PB: 9780674088092, Harvard University Press, December 2015
328 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 40 halftones, 1 map
When Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE, the force of the explosion blew the top right off the mountain, burying nearby Pompeii in a shower of volcanic ash. Ironically, the calamity that proved so lethal for Pompeii's inhabitants preserved the city for centur...
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Arjuna and the Hunter Murty Classical Library of India 9
ISBN: HB: 9780674504967, Harvard University Press, December 2015
480 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"Kiratarjuniya, or Arjuna and the Hunter", is one of the great court epics of the Sanskrit literary canon. Written by the sixth-century poet Bharavi, it is also the first and most remarkable reinterpretation of a pivotal episode in the "Mahabharata",...
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Why Torture Doesn't Work The Neuroscience of Interrogation
ISBN: HB: 9780674743908, Harvard University Press, December 2015
290 pp., 21x13.9 cm
Torture is banned because it is cruel and inhumane. But as Shane O'Mara writes in this account of the human brain under stress, another reason torture should never be condoned is because it does not work the way torturers assume it does.;In countless...
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£23,95
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Napalm An American Biography
ISBN: PB: 9780674088085, Harvard University Press, December 2015
352 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 1 table, 41 halftones
Napalm, incendiary gel that sticks to skin and burns to the bone, came into the world on Valentine's Day 1942 at a secret Harvard war research laboratory. On March 9, 1945, it created an inferno that killed over 87,500 people in Tokyo – more than die...
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£15,95
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Road from Mont Pelerin The Making of the Neoliberal Thought Collective, With a New Preface
ISBN: PB: 9780674088344, Harvard University Press, December 2015
496 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm
What exactly is neoliberalism, and where did it come from? This volume attempts to answer these questions by exploring neoliberalism's origins and growth as a political and economic movement. Although modern neoliberalism was born at the "Colloque Wa...
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£18,95
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General Equilibrium and Game Theory Ten Papers
ISBN: HB: 9780674728738, Harvard University Press, December 2015
204 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 18 line illus.
Andreu Mas-Colell revolutionized our understanding of competitive markets, price formation, and the behavior of market participants. "General Equilibrium and Game Theory" offers readers a compendium of his most important scholarly contributions, gath...
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£38,95
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Writing Technology in Meiji Japan A Media History of Modern Japanese Literature and Visual Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674088412, Harvard University Press, December 2015
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 33 halftones
"Writing Technology in Meiji Japan" boldly rethinks the origins of modern Japanese language, literature, and visual culture from the perspective of media history. Drawing upon methodological insights by Friedrich Kittler and extensive archival resear...
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£28,95
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