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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, July 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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£36,95
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Great Cauldron A History of Southeastern Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674983922, Harvard University Press, June 2019
660 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 41 photos, 7 maps
We often think of the Balkans as a region beset by turmoil and backwardness, but from late antiquity to the present it has been a dynamic meeting place of cultures and religions. Combining deep insight with narrative flair, "The Great Cauldron" invit...
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Good Enough The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society
ISBN: HB: 9780674504622, Harvard University Press, June 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 13 colour photos, 18 colour illus., 1 table
Why is the genome of a salamander forty times larger than that of a human? Why does the avocado tree produce a million flowers and only a hundred fruits? Why, in short, is there so much waste in nature? In this lively and wide-ranging meditation on t...
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Great Convergence Information Technology and the New Globalization
ISBN: PB: 9780674237841, ISBN: HB: 9780674660489, Harvard University Press, May 2019
344 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 photos, 70 illus., 9 tables
Between 1820 and 1990, the share of world income going to today's wealthy nations soared from twenty percent to almost seventy. Since then, that share has plummeted to where it was in 1900. As Richard Baldwin explains, this reversal of fortune reflec...
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Gravity's Century From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes
ISBN: HB: 9780674974968, Harvard University Press, May 2019
176 pp., 21x14 cm, 10 photos, 10 illus.
Albert Einstein did nothing of note on May 29, 1919, yet that is when he became immortal. On that day, astronomer Arthur Eddington and his team observed a solar eclipse and found something extraordinary: gravity bends light, just as Einstein predicte...
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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, April 2019
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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£64,95
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Growth and Distribution Second Edition
ISBN: HB: 9780674986428, Harvard University Press, March 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 85 illus., 34 tables
Authors Duncan Foley, Thomas Michl, and Daniele Tavani present Classical and Keynesian approaches to growth theory, in parallel with Neoclassical ones, and introduce students to advanced tools of intertemporal economic analysis through carefully deve...
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£43,95
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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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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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