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Baking Emily Dickinson's Black Cake
ISBN: PB: 9780674980099, Harvard University Press, January 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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Becoming Human A Theory of Ontogeny
ISBN: HB: 9780674980853, Harvard University Press, December 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 24 illus., 1 table
A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Virtually all theories of how humans h...
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Beyond Greek The Beginnings of Latin Literature
ISBN: PB: 9780674986589, ISBN: HB: 9780674055230, Harvard University Press, December 2018
326 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm
Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Horace, and other authors of ancient Rome are so firmly established in the Western canon today that the birth of Latin literature seems inevitable. Yet, Denis Feeney boldly argues, the beginnings of Latin literature were anythin...
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Beyond Regimes China and India Compared
ISBN: PB: 9780674987104, Harvard University Press, October 2018
320 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 10 line illus., 15 tables
For many years, China and India have been powerfully shaped by both transnational and subnational circulatory forces. This edited volume explores these local and global influences as they play out in the contemporary era. The analysis focuses on four...
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Body, Society, and Nation The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in Shanghai
ISBN: HB: 9780674987173, Harvard University Press, August 2018
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 15 line illus., 1 map
"Body, Society, and Nation" tells the story of China's unfolding modernity by exploring the changing ideas, practices, and systems related to health and body in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century Shanghai. The pursuit of good health loomed large...
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£32,00
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Beginning at the End Decadence, Modernism, and Postcolonial Poetry
ISBN: HB: 9780674984431, Harvard University Press, June 2018
330 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 24 halftones
During the struggle for decolonization, Frantz Fanon argued that artists who mimicked European aestheticism were "beginning at the end", skipping the inventive phase of youth for a decadence thought more typical of Europe's declining empires. Robert...
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£28,00
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Bannermen Tales (Zidishu) Manchu Storytelling and Cultural Hybridity in the Qing Dynasty
ISBN: HB: 9780674975194, Harvard University Press, May 2018
330 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 4 colour illus., 20 halftones, 1 line illustration, 4 tables
"Bannermen Tales" is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive study of zidishu (bannermen tales) – a popular storytelling genre created by the Manchus in early eighteenth-century Beijing. Contextualizing zidishu in Qing dynasty Beijing, thi...
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£35,00
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Blockchain and the Law The Rule of Code
ISBN: HB: 9780674976429, Harvard University Press, May 2018
250 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 5 graphs
Since Bitcoin appeared in 2009, the digital currency has been hailed as an Internet marvel and decried as the preferred transaction vehicle for all manner of criminals. It has left nearly everyone without a computer science degree confused: Just how...
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Business of State Commerce, Politics, and the Birth of the East India Company
ISBN: HB: 9780674984561, Harvard University Press, May 2018
370 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
At the height of its power around 1800, the English East India Company controlled half of the world's trade and deployed a vast network of political influencers at home and abroad. Yet the story of the Company's beginnings in the early seventeenth ce...
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Bring the War Home The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America
ISBN: HB: 9780674286078, Harvard University Press, April 2018
330 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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