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Inky Fingers The Making of Books in Early Modern Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674237179, Harvard University Press, June 2020
352 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
From Francis Bacon to Barack Obama, thinkers and political leaders have denounced humanists as obsessively bookish and allergic to labor. In this celebration of bookmaking in all its messy and intricate detail, renowned historian Anthony Grafton invi...
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Incitement Anwar al-Awlaki's Western Jihad
ISBN: HB: 9780674979505, Harvard University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 9 photos
Anwar al-Awlaki was, according to one of his followers, "the main man who translated jihad into English". By the time he was killed by an American drone strike in 2011, he had become a spiritual leader for thousands of extremists, especially in the U...
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Intellectual Sword Harvard Law School, the Second Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674737327, Harvard University Press, May 2020
832 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm, 64 photos, 11 illus.
By the late nineteenth century, Harvard Law School had transformed legal education and become the preeminent professional school in the nation. But in the early 1900s, HLS came to the brink of financial failure and lagged its peers in scholarly innov...
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Island on Fire The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780674984301, Harvard University Press, May 2020
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 11 illus., 1 map
For five horrific weeks after Christmas in 1831, Jamaica was convulsed by an uprising of its enslaved people. What started as a peaceful labor strike quickly turned into a full-blown revolt, leaving hundreds of plantation houses smoking ruins. By the...
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In Their Own Best Interest A History of the U.S. Effort to Improve Latin Americans
ISBN: PB: 9780674244924, ISBN: HB: 9780674984141, Harvard University Press, April 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 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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Injustice Never Leaves You Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas
ISBN: PB: 9780674244825, ISBN: HB: 9780674976436, Harvard University Press, April 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 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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In Her Own Words The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia
ISBN: PB: 9780674987371, Harvard University Press, March 2020
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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Italian Renaissance of Machines
ISBN: PB: 9780674984394, Harvard University Press, February 2020
220 pp., 24.7x15.5 cm, 107 colour illus.
When we celebrate the achievements of the Renaissance, we instinctively refer, above all, to its artistic and literary masterpieces. During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, however, the Italian peninsula was the stage of a no-less-impressive re...
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India's Founding Moment The Constitution of a Most Surprising Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9780674980877, Harvard University Press, February 2020
240 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Britain's justification for colonial rule in India stressed the impossibility of Indian self-government. And the empire did its best to ensure this was the case, impoverishing Indian subjects and doing little to improve their socioeconomic reality. S...
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In Praise of Annada, Volume 2 Murty Classical Library of India 25
ISBN: HB: 9780674970984, Harvard University Press, January 2020
400 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
In 1752, the Bengali poet Bharatchandra Ray completed a long narrative poem dedicated to the glory of Annada, the consort of Shiva and the divinity who, as her name proclaims, "bestows the bounty of rice". A poet well-versed in Sanskrit, Persian, an...
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