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Feminism's Forgotten Fight The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family
ISBN: HB: 9780674986411, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 21 photos
When people discuss feminism, they often lament its failure to deliver on the promise that women can "have it all". But as Kirsten Swinth argues in this provocative book, it is not feminism that has betrayed women, but a society that balked at making...
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Far & Near Selections from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
ISBN: PB: 9780873658690, Harvard University Press, September 2018
112 pp., 15.2x15.2 cm , 90 colour illus.
Since its founding in 1886, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University has been collecting, caring for, exhibiting, and researching objects produced by human cultures around the world. This handsomely illustrated, highly po...
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Forget English! Orientalisms and World Literatures
ISBN: PB: 9780674986893, Harvard University Press, August 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm , 1 halftone
The idea of world literature has garnered much attention recently as a discipline that promises to move humanistic study beyond postcolonial theory and antiquated paradigms of "national" literary traditions. In "Forget English!" Aamir Mufti scrutiniz...
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First in Fly Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery
ISBN: HB: 9780674971011, Harvard University Press, March 2018
270 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 22 line illus., 1 table
A single species of fly, Drosophila melanogaster, has been the subject of scientific research for more than one hundred years. Why does this tiny insect merit such intense scrutiny? Drosophila's importance as a research organism began with its short...
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France's Long Reconstruction In Search of the Modern Republic
ISBN: HB: 9780674976412, Harvard University Press, February 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 15 halftones
At the end of World War II, France's greatest challenge was to repair a civil society torn asunder by Nazi occupation and total war. Recovery required the nation's complete economic and social transformation. But just what form this "new France" shou...
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From Byron to bin Laden A History of Foreign War Volunteers
ISBN: HB: 9780674979567, Harvard University Press, February 2018
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
What makes people fight and risk their lives for countries other than their own? Why did diverse individuals such as Lord Byron, George Orwell, Che Guevara, and Osama bin Laden all volunteer for ostensibly foreign causes? Nir Arielli helps us underst...
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Feminist in a Software Lab Difference + Design
ISBN: PB: 9780674728943, Harvard University Press, February 2018
286 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm , 120 colour illus., 7 halftones, 7 line illus.
For over a dozen years, the Vectors lab has experimented with digital scholarship through its online publication, "Vectors", and through Scalar, a multimedia authoring platform. The history of this software lab intersects a much longer tale about com...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume I: Ennius, Testimonia. Epic Fragments Loeb Classical Library 294
ISBN: HB: 9780674997011, Harvard University Press, February 2018
475 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Quintus Ennius (239-169 BC), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity and inspired major developments in Roman religion, social organization, and popular culture. Brought in 204 to...
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Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume II: Ennius, Dramatic Fragments. Minor Works Loeb Classical Library 537
ISBN: HB: 9780674997141, Harvard University Press, February 2018
450 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Quintus Ennius (239-169 BC), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity and inspired major developments in Roman religion, social organization, and popular culture. Brought in 204 to...
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From Site to Sight Anthropology, Photography, and the Power of Imagery (Thirtieth Anniversary Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780873658676, Harvard University Press, January 2018
144 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 32 colour illus., 115 halftones, 14 line illus., 1 map
In 1986 the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard mounted "From Site to Sight", a groundbreaking traveling exhibition on the historic and contemporary uses of photography in anthropology. Using visual materials from the vast photogra...
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