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Imperiled Destinies The Daoist Quest for Deliverance in Medieval China
ISBN: HB: 9780674237247, Harvard University Press, May 2019
370 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 16 photos
"Imperiled Destinies" examines the evolution of Daoist beliefs about human liability and redemption over eight centuries and outlines ritual procedures for rescuing an ill?starred destiny. From the second through the tenth century CE, Daoism emerged...
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£54,95
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Idea of the Muslim World A Global Intellectual History
ISBN: PB: 9780674238176, ISBN: HB: 9780674050372, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
When President Barack Obama visited Cairo in 2009 to deliver an address to Muslims worldwide, he followed in the footsteps of countless politicians who have taken the existence of a unified global Muslim community for granted. But as Cemil Aydin expl...
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£12,95
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£21,95
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In Search of Deeper Learning The Quest to Remake the American High School
ISBN: HB: 9780674988392, Harvard University Press, April 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus., 8 tables
What would it take to transform industrial-era schools into modern organizations capable of supporting deep learning for all? Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine's quest to answer this question took them inside some of America's most innovative schools and clas...
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£21,95
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In Her Own Words The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia
ISBN: PB: 9780674987371, Harvard University Press, December 2018
275 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia" is the first full-length study to examine Eudocia's writings as a unified whole and to situate them within their wider fifth-century literary, social, and religious contexts. Responsible for ov...
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£17,95
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Inventing Edward Lear
ISBN: HB: 9780674971158, Harvard University Press, December 2018
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour photos, 98 photos
Edward Lear wrote some of the best-loved poems in English, including "The Owl and the Pussycat", but the father of nonsense was far more than a poet. He was a naturalist, a brilliant landscape painter, an experimental travel writer, and an accomplish...
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£23,95
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Industry of Anonymity Inside the Business of Cybercrime
ISBN: HB: 9780674979413, Harvard University Press, November 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 illus., 5 tables
The most extensive account yet of the lives of cybercriminals and the vast international industry they have created, deeply sourced and based on field research in the world's technology-crime hotspots. Cybercrime seems invisible. Attacks arrive out...
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£28,95
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Illusion and Disillusionment Travel Writing in the Modern Age
ISBN: PB: 9780674984479, Harvard University Press, September 2018
185 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 13 halftones
"Illusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writing in the Modern Age" seeks to understand, expand, and challenge the boundaries of the modern travelogue across several literary traditions. Through an engaging cast of characters – China-bound missionaries,...
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£14,95
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Injustice Never Leaves You Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas
ISBN: HB: 9780674976436, Harvard University Press, September 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 photos, 1 map
A moving account of a little-known period of state-sponsored racial terror inflicted on ethnic Mexicans in the Texas-Mexico borderlands. Between 1910 and 1920, vigilantes and law enforcement – including the renowned Texas Rangers – killed Mexican re...
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£25,95
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In Their Own Best Interest A History of the U.S. Effort to Improve Latin Americans
ISBN: HB: 9780674984141, Harvard University Press, August 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus.
For over a century, the United States has sought to improve the behavior of the peoples of Latin America. Perceiving their neighbors to the south as underdeveloped and unable to govern themselves, U.S. policy makers have promoted everything from repr...
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£25,95
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Inferno An Anatomy of American Punishment
ISBN: PB: 9780674983939, Harvard University Press, June 2018
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
America's criminal justice system is broken. The United States punishes at a higher per capita rate than any other country in the world. In the last twenty years, incarceration rates have risen 500 percent. Sentences are harsh, prisons are overcrowde...
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£14,95
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