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Baking Emily Dickinson's Black Cake
ISBN: PB: 9780674980099, Harvard University Press, July 2019
56 pp., 15.2x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus.
The Emily Dickinson manuscripts are a cherished part of Houghton Library's collections and – while it is her poems and letters that are most often celebrated – the poet's lesser known lines: "2 Butter. / 19 eggs. / 5 pounds Raisins" are also cause to...
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Bring the War Home The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America
ISBN: PB: 9780674237698, ISBN: HB: 9780674286078, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 halftones
The white power movement in America wants a revolution. It has declared all-out war against the federal government and its agents, and has carried out – with military precision – an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. Its soldi...
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Black Kingdom of Nile
ISBN: HB: 9780674986671, Harvard University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 colour photos, 40 colour illus., 11 illus., 1 table
For the past fifty years, Charles Bonnet has been excavating sites in present-day Sudan and Egypt that point to the existence of a sophisticated ancient black African civilization thriving alongside the Egyptians. In "The Black Kingdom of the Nile",...
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Becoming Taiwanese Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s-1950s
ISBN: HB: 9780674237209, Harvard University Press, May 2019
376 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 25 photos, 3 illus., 7 maps, 4 tables
What does it mean to be Taiwanese? This question sits at the heart of Taiwan's modern history and its place in the world. In contrast to the prevailing scholarly focus on Taiwan after 1987, "Becoming Taiwanese" examines the important first era in the...
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£46,95
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Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter
ISBN: HB: 9780674983700, Harvard University Press, May 2019
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos; 4 illus.
Facebook makes us lonely. Selfies breed narcissism. On Twitter and comment boards, hostility reigns. Pundits and psychologists warn us that digital technologies substantially alter our emotional states. But in this lively and surprising account, we l...
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Boatman Henry David Thoreau's River Years
ISBN: PB: 9780674237414, ISBN: HB: 9780674545090, Harvard University Press, April 2019
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 19 photos, 2 illus., 3 maps
"The Boatman" gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene epoch. As a backyard naturalist and river enthusiast, Thoreau was keenly aware of the way humans had altered the waterways and meadows of his beloved Concord River Valley. And he recognized t...
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Basic Income A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy
ISBN: PB: 9780674237469, ISBN: HB: 9780674052284, Harvard University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 8 graphs, 1 table
It may sound crazy to pay people an income whether or not they are working or looking for work. But the idea of providing an unconditional basic income to every individual, rich or poor, active or inactive, has been advocated by such major thinkers a...
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Boston's Massacre
ISBN: PB: 9780674237384, ISBN: HB: 9780674048331, Harvard University Press, March 2019
384 pp., 21x14 cm, 24 halftones, 5 maps
On the night of March 5, 1770, British soldiers fired into a crowd gathered in front of Boston's Custom House, killing five people. Denounced as an act of unprovoked violence and villainy, the event that came to be known as the Boston Massacre is one...
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Butterfly Politics Changing the World for Women (with a New Preface)
ISBN: PB: 9780674237667, ISBN: HB: 9780674416604, Harvard University Press, March 2019
512 pp., 21x14 cm
The minuscule motion of a butterfly's wings can trigger a tornado half a world away, according to chaos theory. Under the right conditions, small simple actions can produce large complex effects. In this timely and provocative book, Catharine A. MacK...
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Bound in Wedlock Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780674237452, ISBN: HB: 9780674045712, Harvard University Press, February 2019
416 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 17 photos, 4 illus.
Americans have long viewed marriage between a white man and a white woman as a sacred union. But marriages between African Americans have seldom been treated with the same reverence. This discriminatory legacy traces back to centuries of slavery, whe...
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