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Guardian of a Dying Flame Sariputra (c. 1335-1426) and the End of Late Indian Buddhism
ISBN: HB: 9780674984356, Harvard University Press, January 2019
450 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Arthur McKeown presents the first full-length analysis of the continuation of Buddhism in India after the thirteenth century. This study describes later Indian Buddhism through a detailed examination of the life of Œariputra (c. 1335-1426), the last...
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£36,00
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Girls Next Door Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines
ISBN: HB: 9780674986381, Harvard University Press, December 2018
340 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 18 photos
The story of the intrepid young women who volunteered to help and entertain American servicemen fighting overseas, from World War I through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The emotional toll of war can be as debilitating to soldiers as hunger, dis...
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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, November 2018
225 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 475 halftones, 4 maps
Ancient Sardis, the capital of Lydia, was of outstanding importance: in the Lydian period it held the residence of the kings and subsequently, under Persian rule, the satraps. Throughout antiquity it remained an administrative center. Travelers of mo...
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Global Interior Mineral Frontiers and American Power
ISBN: HB: 9780674984257, Harvard University Press, October 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 25 photos, 4 maps
When one thinks of the history of U.S. global expansion, the Department of the Interior rarely comes to mind. Its very name declares its narrow portfolio. Yet "The Global Interior" reveals that a government organ best known for managing domestic natu...
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Greek and Latin Poetry I Tatti Renaissance Library 86
ISBN: HB: 9780674984578, Harvard University Press, September 2018
250 pp., 21x14 cm
Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Renaissance and a leading figure in Florence during the Age of the Medici. His poetry, composed in a variety of meters, includes epigrams, elegies, and verse epistles, as well as...
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Guilty Aesthetic Pleasures
ISBN: HB: 9780674986466, Harvard University Press, September 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the wake of radical social movements in the 1960s and 1970s, literary studies' embrace of politics entailed a widespread rejection of aesthetic considerations. For scholars invested in literature's role in supporting or challenging dominant ideolo...
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£25,00
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Globalization and Inequality
ISBN: HB: 9780674984608, Harvard University Press, August 2018
232 pp., 21x14 cm , 17 illus., 6 tables
One of the world's leading experts on international trade explains that we must look beyond globalization to explain rising inequality. Globalization is not the primary cause of rising inequality. This may come as a surprise. Inequality within natio...
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Great Rift Literacy, Numeracy, and the Religion-Science Divide
ISBN: HB: 9780674983632, Harvard University Press, May 2018
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 23 halftones, 38 line illus., 13 tables
In their search for truth, contemporary religious believers and modern scientific investigators hold many values in common. But in their approaches, they express two fundamentally different conceptions of how to understand and represent the world. Mi...
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Give and Take Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674983878, Harvard University Press, April 2018
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 21 halftones, 5 maps, 4 tables
"Give and Take" offers a new history of government in Tokugawa Japan (1600-1868), one that focuses on ordinary subjects: merchants, artisans, villagers, and people at the margins of society such as outcastes and itinerant entertainers. Most of these...
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Global Inequality A New Approach for the Age of Globalization
ISBN: PB: 9780674984035, ISBN: HB: 9780674737136, Harvard University Press, April 2018
320 pp., 21x14 cm , 1 map. 1 chart, 49 graph, 3 tables
One of the world's leading economists of inequality, Branko Milanovic presents a bold new account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale. Drawing on vast data sets and cutting-edge research, he explains the benign and malign forces t...
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