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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Volume 72
ISBN: HB: 9780884024378, Harvard University Press, December 2018
352 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm
Published annually, the journal Dumbarton Oaks Papers was founded in 1941 for the publication of articles relating to Byzantine civilization. In this issue: Audrey Becker, "Verbal and Nonverbal Diplomatic Communication at the Imperial Court of Const...
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Digital Difference Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects
ISBN: PB: 9780674987234, ISBN: HB: 9780674504936, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 line illus., 17 tables
"The Digital Difference" examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life. In the digital age, fund...
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Discovering Retroviruses Beacons in the Biosphere
ISBN: HB: 9780674971707, Harvard University Press, October 2018
192 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 36 colour illus., 2 tables
Approximately eight percent of our DNA contains retroviral sequences that are millions of years old. Through engaging stories of scientific discovery, Anna Marie Skalka explains our evolving knowledge of these ancient denizens of the biosphere and ho...
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Du Bois's Telegram Literary Resistance and State Containment
ISBN: HB: 9780674986961, Harvard University Press, October 2018
256 pp., 21x14 cm
In 1956 W. E. B. Du Bois was denied a passport to attend the Presence Africaine Congress of Black Writers and Artists in Paris. So he sent the assembled a telegram. "Any Negro-American who travels abroad today must either not discuss race conditions...
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Democracy's Detectives The Economics of Investigative Journalism
ISBN: PB: 9780674986817, ISBN: HB: 9780674545502, Harvard University Press, October 2018
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 line illus., 38 tables
In democratic societies, investigative journalism holds government and private institutions accountable to the public. From firings and resignations to changes in budgets and laws, the impact of this reporting can be significant – but so too are the...
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Dark Ghettos Injustice, Dissent, and Reform
ISBN: PB: 9780674984073, Harvard University Press, July 2018
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Why do American ghettos persist? Decades after Moynihan's report on the black family and the Kerner Commission's investigations of urban disorders, deeply disadvantaged black communities remain a disturbing reality. Scholars and commentators today of...
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Dignity Its History and Meaning
ISBN: PB: 9780674984059, Harvard University Press, May 2018
200 pp., 19x13.5 cm
Dignity plays a central role in current thinking about law and human rights but there is sharp disagreement about its meaning. Combining conceptual precision with a broad historical background, Michael Rosen puts these controversies in context and of...
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Disciplining the Empire Politics, Governance, and the Rise of the British Navy
ISBN: HB: 9780674976207, Harvard University Press, May 2018
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 halftones, 1 table
"Rule Britannia! Britannia rule the waves", goes the popular lyric. The fact that the British built the world's greatest empire on the basis of sea power has led many to assume that the Royal Navy's place in British life was unchallenged. Yet, as Sar...
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Dante The Story of His Life
ISBN: PB: 9780674984066, ISBN: HB: 9780674504868, Harvard University Press, May 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 line illus.
Marco Santagata's "Dante: The Story of His Life" illuminates one of the world's supreme poets from many angles – writer, philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan. Santagata brings together a vast body of Italian scholarship on Dante's mediev...
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Devil's Music How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock 'n' Roll
ISBN: HB: 9780674980846, Harvard University Press, March 2018
330 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 halftones
When rock 'n' roll emerged in the 1950s, ministers denounced it from their pulpits and Sunday school teachers warned of the music's demonic origins. The big beat, said Billy Graham, was "ever working in the world for evil". Yet by the early 2000s Chr...
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