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Comparative Dictionary of Raute and Rawat Tibeto-Burman Languages of the Central Himalayas
ISBN: HB: 9780674984349, Harvard University Press, January 2019
295 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 24 colour illus., 64 line lliustrations, 7 maps
Raute and Rawat are endangered languages belonging to the Raji-Raute language cluster within the large Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken across Asia. The Raute and Rawat people are forest foragers in the central Himalayan region, living by hunt...
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£36,95
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Challenging the Code Essays on Ukrainian Literature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781932650181, Harvard University Press, January 2019
570 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Drawn from a festschrift honoring George G. Grabowicz, the essays in this collection examine central issues in Ukrainian literature and culture with special attention to the comparative and deconstructive approaches that reflect the honoree's own wor...
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Critique of Forms of Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674737754, Harvard University Press, December 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
For many liberals, the question "Do others live rightly?" feels inappropriate. Liberalism seems to demand a follow-up question: "Who am I to judge?" Peaceful coexistence, in this view, is predicated on restraint from morally evaluating our peers. But...
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£35,95
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Cyrus the Great Life and Lore
ISBN: PB: 9780674987388, Harvard University Press, December 2018
250 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
The edited volume "Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore" re-contextualizes Cyrus's foundational act and epoch in light of recent scholarship, while examining his later reception in antiquity and beyond. Among the many themes addressed in the volume are: th...
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£17,95
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, November 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
Most Americans believe that a civilized state does not resort to torture, and yet, as W. Fitzhugh Brundage reveals in this essential and disturbing study, there is a long American tradition of excusing as well as decrying its use. The pilgrims and m...
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Calculus of Violence How Americans Fought the Civil War
ISBN: HB: 9780674984226, Harvard University Press, November 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 photos
Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg – tens of thousands of soldiers died on these iconic Civil War battlefields, and throughout the South civilians suffered terrible cruelty. At least three-quarters of a million lives were lost during the American C...
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£25,95
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Churches and States Studies on the History of Christianity in Ukraine
ISBN: PB: 9781932650068, Harvard University Press, September 2018
440 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This book collects nine articles that originally appeared in the journal Harvard Ukrainian Studies and that arose from the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute's Millennium Project, an initiative launched in the 1980s to celebrate one thousand years...
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£21,95
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Colonial Politics of Global Health France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa
ISBN: HB: 9780674980488, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos, 2 tables
In "The Colonial Politics of Global Health", Jessica Lynne Pearson explores the collision between imperial and international visions of health and development in French Africa as decolonization movements gained strength. After World War II, French o...
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£39,95
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Commentaries, Volume 3: Books V-VII I Tatti Renaissance Library 83
ISBN: HB: 9780674058385, Harvard University Press, September 2018
444 pp., 21x14 cm
The Renaissance popes were among the most enlightened and generous patrons of arts and letters in the Europe of their day. The diaries of Pius II give us an intimate glimpse of the life and thought of one of the greatest of the Renaissance popes. Piu...
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Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 5: Ennead III, Part 2, and Ennead IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 82
ISBN: HB: 9780674974999, Harvard University Press, September 2018
494 pp., 21x14 cm
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. Among his finest accomplishments as a scholar was his 1492 Latin trans...
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