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History of Akbar, Volume 5 Murty Classical Library of India 19
ISBN: HB: 9780674983953, Harvard University Press, December 2018
784 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"Akbarnama", or "The History of Akbar", by Abu'l-Fazl (d. 1602), is one of the most important works of Indo-Persian history and a touchstone of prose artistry. Marking a high point in a long, rich tradition of Persian historical writing, it served as...
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Homeric Imagery and the Natural Environment
ISBN: PB: 9780674987357, Harvard University Press, December 2018
310 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 6 colour illus., 1 table
Responding to George Lakoff's and Mark Johnson's analysis of metaphor, William Brockliss explores the Homeric poets' use of concrete concepts drawn from the Greek natural environment to aid their audiences' understanding of abstract concepts. In part...
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Hesiod, Volume I: Theogony. Works and Days. Testimonia Loeb Classical Library 57
ISBN: HB: 9780674997202, Harvard University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Hesiod describes himself as a Boeotian shepherd who heard the Muses call upon him to sing about the gods. His exact dates are unknown, but he has often been considered a younger contemporary of Homer. This volume of the new Loeb Classical Library edi...
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Hesse The Wanderer and His Shadow
ISBN: HB: 9780674737884, Harvard University Press, November 2018
800 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 40 photos
A deftly crafted biography of the author of "Siddhartha", whose critique of consumer culture continues to inspire millions of readers. Against the horrors of Nazi dictatorship and widespread disillusionment with the forces of mass culture and consum...
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Hippocrates, Volume XI: Diseases of Women 1-2 Loeb Classical Library 538
ISBN: HB: 9780674996571, Harvard University Press, November 2018
528 pp., 16x10.8 cm
This is the eleventh and final volume in the Loeb Classical Library's complete edition of Hippocrates' invaluable texts, which provide essential information about the practice of medicine in antiquity and about Greek theories concerning the human bod...
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Habsburg Empire A New History
ISBN: PB: 9780674986763, Harvard University Press, October 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 halftones, 7 maps
In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal, Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much, for so long, to millions of Central Europeans. Across divides of language, religion, region, and history, ordinary women and men felt a common at...
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Haunted by Chaos China's Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping
ISBN: HB: 9780674977099, Harvard University Press, July 2018
286 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm
Before the Chinese Communist Party came to power, China lay broken and fragmented. Today it is a force on the global stage, and yet its leaders have continued to be haunted by the past. Drawing on an array of sources, Sulmaan Wasif Khan chronicles th...
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History of Rome, Volume XI: Books 38-40 Loeb Classical Library 313
ISBN: HB: 9780674997196, Harvard University Press, July 2018
588 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Livy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at or near Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BCE; he may have lived mostly in Rome but died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE. Livy's only extant work is part of his history of Rome from the foundation o...
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History and Presence
ISBN: PB: 9780674984592, Harvard University Press, June 2018
318 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones
Beginning with metaphysical debates in the sixteenth century over the nature of Christ's presence in the host, the distinguished historian and scholar of religion Robert Orsi imagines an alternative to the future of religion that early moderns procla...
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Halberd at Red Cliff Jian'an and the Three Kingdoms
ISBN: HB: 9780674977037, Harvard University Press, May 2018
425 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The turn of the third century CE – known as the Jian'an era or Three Kingdoms period – holds double significance for the Chinese cultural tradition. Its writings laid the foundation of classical poetry and literary criticism. Its historical personage...
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