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Appeal to the Ladies of Hyderabad Scandal in the Raj
ISBN: HB: 9780674987654, Harvard University Press, July 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 15 photos
In April 1892, a damning pamphlet circulated in the south Indian city of Hyderabad, the capital of the largest and wealthiest princely state in the British Raj. An anonymous writer charged Mehdi Hasan, an aspiring Muslim lawyer from the north, and El...
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Arithmetic
ISBN: PB: 9780674237513, ISBN: HB: 9780674972230, Harvard University Press, July 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm, 58 line illus.
Because evolution endowed humans with a complement of ten fingers, a grouping size of ten seems natural to us, perhaps even ideal. But from the perspective of mathematics, groupings of ten are arbitrary, and can have serious shortcomings. Twelve woul...
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Automating the News How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media
ISBN: HB: 9780674976986, Harvard University Press, June 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 photos; 8 illus.
Amid the push for self-driving cars and the roboticization of industrial economies, automation has proven one of the biggest news stories of our time. Yet the wide-scale automation of the news itself has largely escaped attention. In this lively expo...
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Age of Responsibility Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State
ISBN: PB: 9780674237674, ISBN: HB: 9780674545465, Harvard University Press, June 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 graph, 3 tables
A novel focus on "personal responsibility" has transformed political thought and public policy in America and Europe. Since the 1970s, responsibility – which once meant the moral duty to help and support others – has come to suggest an obligation to...
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Assembling the Dinosaur Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a Spectacle
ISBN: HB: 9780674737587, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 photos
Although dinosaur fossils were first found in England, a series of dramatic discoveries during the late 1800s turned North America into a world center for vertebrate paleontology. At the same time, the United States emerged as the world's largest ind...
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Antitrust Paradigm Restoring a Competitive Economy
ISBN: HB: 9780674975781, Harvard University Press, May 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The U.S. economy is growing less competitive. Large businesses increasingly profit by taking advantage of their customers and suppliers. These firms can also use sophisticated pricing algorithms and customer data to secure substantial and persistent...
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Audible Punctuation Performative Pause in Homeric Prosody
ISBN: PB: 9780674237957, Harvard University Press, May 2019
350 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"Audible Punctuation" focuses on the pause in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, both as a compositional feature and as a performative aspect of delivery, arguing for the possibilities and limits of expressing phrases in performance. Ronald Blankenborg's ana...
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Age of Addiction How Bad Habits Became Big Business
ISBN: HB: 9780674737372, Harvard University Press, May 2019
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 24 photos
We live in an age of addiction, from compulsive gaming and shopping to binge eating and opioid abuse. Sugar can be as habit-forming as cocaine, researchers tell us, and social media apps are hooking our kids. But what can we do to resist temptations...
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Architrenius
ISBN: HB: 9780674988156, Harvard University Press, May 2019
576 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"Architrenius", a satirical allegory in dactylic hexameters completed in 1184 by the Norman poet Johannes de Hauvilla, follows the journey of its eponymous protagonist, the "arch-weeper," who stands in for an emerging class of educated professionals...
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As If Idealization and Ideals
ISBN: PB: 9780674237711, ISBN: HB: 9780674975002, Harvard University Press, March 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
Idealization is a fundamental feature of human thought. We build simplified models in our scientific research and utopias in our political imaginations. Concepts like belief, desire, reason, and justice are bound up with idealizations and ideals. Lif...
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