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End of Forgetting Growing Up with Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780674976696, Harvard University Press, July 2019
180 pp., 21x14 cm
Until recently, the awkward moments of growing up could be forgotten. But today we may be on the verge of losing the ability to leave our pasts behind. In "The End of Forgetting", Kate Eichhorn explores what happens when images of our younger selves...
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£16,95
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Ethnic Chrysalis China's Orochen People and the Legacy of Qing Borderland Administration
ISBN: HB: 9780674237193, Harvard University Press, May 2019
360 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 3 photos, 1 map, 10 tables
"Ethnic Chrysalis" is the first book in English to cover the early modern history of the Orochen, an ethnic group that has for centuries inhabited areas now belonging to the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China. The Qing dynasty (164...
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£54,95
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Emotional Mind The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition
ISBN: HB: 9780674980556, Harvard University Press, April 2019
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 illus., 1 table
Many accounts of the human mind concentrate on the brain's computational power. Yet, in evolutionary terms, rational cognition emerged only the day before yesterday. For nearly 200 million years before humans developed a capacity to reason, the emoti...
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£21,95
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Economy and Society A New Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780674916548, Harvard University Press, April 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 illus.
Max Weber's "Economy and Society" is the foundational text for the social sciences of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, presenting a framework for understanding the relations among individual action, social action, economic action, and econom...
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£17,95
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Erased The Untold Story of the Panama Canal
ISBN: HB: 9780674984448, Harvard University Press, February 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 photos, 2 maps
The Panama Canal set a new course for the modern development of Central America. Cutting a convenient path from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans, it hastened the currents of trade and migration that were already reshaping the Western hemisphere. Ye...
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£25,95
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Education and the Commercial Mindset
ISBN: PB: 9780674986848, ISBN: HB: 9780674049178, Harvard University Press, October 2018
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 charts, 20 tables
America's commitment to public schooling once seemed unshakable. But today the movement to privatize K–12 education is stronger than ever. A veteran teacher and administrator, Samuel Abrams examines the rise of market forces in public education and r...
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£17,95
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£28,95
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Economics of Religion in India
ISBN: HB: 9780674979642, Harvard University Press, September 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 photos, 2 maps, 33 illus.
Religion has not been a popular target for economic analysis. Yet the tools of economics can offer deep insights into how religious groups compete, deliver social services, and reach out to potential converts – how, in daily life, religions nurture a...
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£39,95
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Embattled Vote in America From the Founding to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780674972360, Harvard University Press, September 2018
336 pp., 21x14 cm
Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. Yet the world's oldest continuously operating democracy guarantees no one, not even citizens, the opportunity to elect a government. In this rousing work, the best-selling author of "The Case for...
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£20,95
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Exoplanets Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674976900, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 illus., 2 tables
Astronomers have recently discovered thousands of planets that orbit stars throughout our Milky Way galaxy. With his characteristic wit and style, Donald Goldsmith presents the science of exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life in a way t...
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£17,95
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Economic Statecraft Human Rights, Sanctions, and Conditionality
ISBN: HB: 9780674979635, Harvard University Press, August 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
At least since Athenian trade sanctions helped to spark the Peloponnesian War, economic coercion has been a prominent tool of foreign policy. In the modern era, sovereign states and multilateral institutions have imposed economic sanctions on dictato...
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£31,95
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