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Crime and Forgiveness Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674659841, Harvard University Press, July 2019
560 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 colour photos, 11 black&white photos
The public execution of criminals has been a common practice ever since ancient times. In this wide-ranging investigation of the death penalty in Europe from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, noted Italian historian Adriano Prosperi identifie...
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China and Japan Facing History
ISBN: HB: 9780674916579, Harvard University Press, July 2019
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
China and Japan have cultural and political connections that stretch back fifteen hundred years. But today their relationship is strained. China's military buildup deeply worries Japan, while Japan's brutal occupation of China in World War II remains...
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Converts to the Real Catholicism and the Making of Continental Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674988378, Harvard University Press, May 2019
504 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Of all modern schools of thought, phenomenology has the strongest claim to the mantle of "continental" philosophy. In the first half of the twentieth century, phenomenology expanded from a few German towns into a movement spanning Europe. Edward Bari...
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Crucible of Islam
ISBN: PB: 9780674237728, ISBN: HB: 9780674057760, Harvard University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 18.4x11.1 cm, 5 halftones, 2 maps
Little is known about Arabia in the sixth century CE. Yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched from the Iberian peninsula to India. Today, Muslims account for nearly a quarter of the global population. G. W. B...
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Church in the Wild Evangelicals in Antebellum America
ISBN: HB: 9780674919372, Harvard University Press, May 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 illus.
We have long credited Emerson and his fellow Transcendentalists with revolutionizing religious life in America and introducing a new appreciation of nature. Breaking with Protestant orthodoxy, these New Englanders claimed that God could be found not...
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China Questions Critical Insights into a Rising Power
ISBN: PB: 9780674237520, ISBN: HB: 9780674979406, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 graphs, 2 tables
Many books offer information about China, but few make sense of what is truly at stake. The questions addressed in this unique volume provide a window onto the challenges China faces today and the uncertainties its meteoric ascent on the global horiz...
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Color of Money Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
ISBN: PB: 9780674237476, ISBN: HB: 9780674970953, Harvard University Press, March 2019
384 pp., 21x14 cm
When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States' total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. "The Color of Money" pursues the persistence of this...
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Cypria
ISBN: PB: 9780674237919, Harvard University Press, March 2019
210 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The "Cypria", so named because its poet supposedly came from the island of Cyprus, was an early Greek epic that is known to us primarily through quotations and references to passages by later authors, as well as through a prose summary of its plot an...
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Cold War Democracy The United States and Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674976344, Harvard University Press, March 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 photos
Is American foreign policy a reflection of a desire to promote democracy, or is it motivated by America's economic interests and imperial dreams? Jennifer Miller argues that democratic ideals were indeed crucial in the early days of the U.S.-Japanese...
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Conscious Experience A Logical Inquiry
ISBN: HB: 9780674987784, Harvard University Press, February 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus.
The role of experience in cognition is a central and ancient philosophical concern. How, theorists ask, can our private experiences guide us to knowledge of a mind-independent reality? Exploring topics in logic, philosophy of mind, and epistemology,...
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