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Capital without Borders Wealth Managers and the One Percent
ISBN: PB: 9780674244771, ISBN: HB: 9780674743809, Harvard University Press, July 2020
400 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 2 halftones, 6 line illus., 1 map, 2 tables
How do the one percent hold on to their wealth? And how do they keep getting richer, despite financial crises and the myriad of taxes on income, capital gains, and inheritance? "Capital without Borders" takes a novel approach to these questions by lo...
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Chinese Ways of Seeing and Open-Air Painting
ISBN: PB: 9780674244450, ISBN: HB: 9780674244443, Harvard University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 18 photos, 67 colour photos
How did modern Chinese painters see landscape? Did they depict nature in the same way as premodern Chinese painters? What does the artistic perception of modern Chinese painters reveal about the relationship between artists and the nation-state? Coul...
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Coming Good Society Why New Realities Demand New Rights
ISBN: HB: 9780674977082, Harvard University Press, June 2020
304 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
A rights revolution is under way. Today the range of nonhuman entities thought to deserve rights is exploding – not just animals but ecosystems and even robots. Changes in norms and circumstances require the expansion of rights: What new rights, for...
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Crime and Forgiveness Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674659841, Harvard University Press, May 2020
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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Cabinet George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution
ISBN: HB: 9780674986480, Harvard University Press, April 2020
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 11 photos
On November 26, 1791, George Washington convened his department secretaries – Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Knox, and Edmund Randolph – for the first cabinet meeting. Why did he wait two and a half years into his presidency to call his...
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Christian The Politics of a Word in America
ISBN: PB: 9780674244917, ISBN: HB: 9780674737631, Harvard University Press, April 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Religious diversity has long been a defining feature of the United States. But what may be even more remarkable than the sheer range of faiths is the diversity of political visions embedded in those religious traditions. Matthew Bowman delves into th...
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Christianity A Historical Atlas
ISBN: HB: 9780674242357, Harvard University Press, April 2020
336 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 129 colour maps, 10 illus.
With over two billion practicing believers today, Christianity has taken root in almost all parts of the globe. Its impact on Europe and the Americas in particular has been fundamental. Through more than one hundred beautiful color maps and illustrat...
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Climate Policy Revolution What the Science of Complexity Reveals about Saving Our Planet
ISBN: HB: 9780674972124, Harvard University Press, April 2020
176 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 1 illus., 1 table
The sheer complexity of climate change stops most solutions in their tracks. How do we give up fossil fuels when energy is connected to everything, from great-power contests to the value of your pension? Global economic growth depends on consumption,...
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: PB: 9780674244702, ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, March 2020
416 pp., 20.9x13.9 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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Creativity Code Art and Innovation in the Age of AI
ISBN: PB: 9780674244719, Harvard University Press, March 2020
320 pp., 22.8x14.7 cm
Can a well-programmed machine do anything a human can – only better? Complex algorithms are choosing our music, picking our partners, and driving our investments. They can navigate more data than a doctor or lawyer and act with greater precision. For...
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