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James and Royce Reconsidered Reflections on the Centenary of "Pragmatism"
ISBN: PB: 9780674033054, Harvard University Press, March 2020
250 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
In the first decade of the twentieth century, William James and Josiah Royce, both professors of philosophy at Harvard, towered over American philosophy and exerted wide influence on European thought. Both thinkers delivered Gifford Lectures on Natur...
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£18,95
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Japan's Imperial House in the Postwar Era, 1945-2019
ISBN: PB: 9780674244481, ISBN: HB: 9780674244474, Harvard University Press, February 2020
440 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 photos, 5 illus., 6 colour illus,
With the ascension of a new emperor and the dawn of the Reiwa Era, Kenneth J. Ruoff has expanded upon and updated "The People's Emperor", his study of the monarchy's role as a political, societal, and cultural institution in contemporary Japan. Many...
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£25,95
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Justice in Transactions A Theory of Contract Law
ISBN: HB: 9780674237599, Harvard University Press, January 2020
560 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Can we account for contract law on a moral basis that is acceptable from the standpoint of liberal justice? To answer this question, Peter Benson develops a theory of contract that is completely independent of – and arguably superior to – long-domina...
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£68,95
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John Rawls The Path to a Theory of Justice
ISBN: HB: 9780674976474, Harvard University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
It is hard to overestimate the influence of John Rawls on political philosophy and theory over the last half-century. His books have sold millions of copies worldwide, and he is one of the few philosophers whose work is known in the corridors of powe...
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£32,95
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Japan Rearmed The Politics of Military Power
ISBN: HB: 9780674987647, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 14 photos
Japan has one of Asia's most technologically advanced militaries and yet struggles to use its hard power as an instrument of national policy. The horrors of World War II continue to haunt policymakers in Tokyo, while China and South Korea remain wary...
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£23,95
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Just a Song Chinese Lyrics from the Eleventh and Early Twelfth Centuries
ISBN: HB: 9780674987128, Harvard University Press, December 2018
350 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"Song Lyric", ci, remains one of the most loved forms of Chinese poetry. From the early eleventh century through the first quarter of the twelfth century, song lyric evolved from an impromptu contribution in a performance practice to a full literary...
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£39,95
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Japan in the American Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674983649, Harvard University Press, October 2018
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 photos
No nation was more deeply affected by America's rise to world power than Japan. President Franklin Roosevelt's uncompromising policy of unconditional surrender led to the catastrophic finale of the Asia-Pacific War and the most intrusive internationa...
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£28,95
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Juggler of Notre Dame
ISBN: HB: 9780884024354, Harvard University Press, September 2018
40 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 42 colour illus.
Once upon a time, there lived a humble juggler, Barnaby by name, who was skillful but suffered every winter from poverty. A devotee of the Virgin, he had few failings apart from enjoying drink a little too much. One day he met a monk, who persuaded h...
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£11,95
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Juggler of Our Lady
ISBN: HB: 9780884024347, Harvard University Press, September 2018
78 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 74 colour illus.
Once upon a time, there lived a humble juggler, Barnaby by name, who was skillful but suffered every winter from poverty. A devotee of the Virgin, he had few failings apart from enjoying drink a little too much. One day he met a monk, who persuaded h...
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Juggling the Middle Ages A Medieval Coloring Book
ISBN: PB: 9780884024385, Harvard University Press, September 2018
32 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 23 line illus.
Once upon a time, there lived in France a humble juggler, Barnaby by name, who was skillful but suffered every winter from poverty. A devotee of the Virgin, he had few failings apart from enjoying drink a little too much. One day he met a monk, who p...
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