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Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter
ISBN: PB: 9780674244726, ISBN: HB: 9780674983700, Harvard University Press, July 2020
472 pp., 20.9x13.9 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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Black Box of Biology A History of the Molecular Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780674281363, Harvard University Press, June 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Since the 1930s, a molecular vision has been transforming biology. Michel Morange provides an incisive and overarching history of this transformation, from the early attempts to explain organisms by the structure of their chemical components, to the...
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Being Property Once Myself Blackness and the End of Man
ISBN: HB: 9780674980303, Harvard University Press, April 2020
208 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Throughout U.S. history, black people have been configured as sociolegal nonpersons, a subgenre of the human. "Being Property Once Myself" delves into the literary imagination and ethical concerns that have emerged from this experience. Each chapter...
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Baking Emily Dickinson's Black Cake
ISBN: PB: 9780674980099, Harvard University Press, February 2020
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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Blood Libel On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth
ISBN: HB: 9780674240933, Harvard University Press, January 2020
304 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 30 black&white images
Accusations that Jews ritually killed Christian children emerged in the mid-twelfth century, following the death of twelve-year-old William of Norwich, England, in 1144. Later, continental Europeans added a destructive twist: Jews murdered Christian...
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Bridge Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674987951, Harvard University Press, January 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 4 maps, 8 tables
Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet empire, the West faces a new era of East-West tensions. Any vision of a modern Russia integrated into the world economy and aligned in peaceful partnership with a reunited...
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Battling Bella The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug
ISBN: HB: 9780674737488, Harvard University Press, November 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 20 photos
Before Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Elizabeth Warren, or Hillary Clinton, there was New York's Bella Abzug. With a fiery rhetorical style forged in the 1960s antiwar movement, Abzug vigorously promoted gender parity, economic justice, and the need to "b...
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Bitter Reckoning Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators
ISBN: HB: 9780674988149, Harvard University Press, October 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 14 photos
In December 1945, a Polish-born commuter on a Tel Aviv bus recognized a fellow rider as the former head of a town council the Nazis had established to manage the Jews. When he denounced the man as a collaborator, the rider leapt off the bus, pursued...
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Bloc by Bloc How to Build a Global Enterprise for the New Regional Order
ISBN: HB: 9780674979499, Harvard University Press, October 2019
224 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 5 illus., 2 photos
Globalization has taken a hit as trade wars and resistance to mass migrations dominate headlines. Are we returning to the old world of stand-alone nations? Political economist Steven Weber argues that we are heading toward something new. Global conne...
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Blockchain and the Law The Rule of Code
ISBN: PB: 9780674241596, ISBN: HB: 9780674976429, Harvard University Press, September 2019
312 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 5 illus.
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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