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Korean Buddhist Empire A Transnational History, 1910-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780674987197, Harvard University Press, November 2018
358 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 16 line illus.
In the first part of the twentieth century, Korean Buddhists, despite living under colonial rule, reconfigured sacred objects, festivals, urban temples, propagation – and even their own identities – to modernize and elevate Korean Buddhism. By focusi...
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£32,00
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Known Citizen A History of Privacy in Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780674737501, Harvard University Press, May 2018
592 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 20 halftones
Every day, Americans make decisions about their privacy: what to share and when, how much to expose and to whom. Securing the boundary between one's private affairs and public identity has become a central task of citizenship. How did privacy come to...
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Knowing Bodies, Passionate Souls Sense Perceptions in Byzantium
ISBN: HB: 9780884024217, Harvard University Press, February 2018
342 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 59 colour illus., 3 halftones, 9 line illus., 1 table
How does sense perception contribute to human cognition? How did the Byzantines understand that contribution? Byzantine culture in all its domains showed deep appreciation for sensory awareness and sensory experience. The senses were reckoned as mode...
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Kinyras The Divine Lyre
ISBN: PB: 9780674972322, Harvard University Press, July 2017
775 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 48 line illus.
Kinyras, in Greco-Roman sources, is the central culture-hero of early Cyprus: legendary king, metallurge, Agamemnon's (faithless) ally, Aphrodite's priest, father of Myrrha and Adonis, rival of Apollo, ancestor of the Paphian priest-kings (and much m...
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Kin How We Came to Know Our Microbe Relatives
ISBN: HB: 9780674660403, Harvard University Press, May 2017
304 pp., 21x14 cm , 7 halftones, 6 line illus.
Since Darwin, people have speculated about the evolutionary relationships among dissimilar species, including our connections to the diverse life forms known as microbes. In the 1970s biologists discovered a way to establish these kinships. This new...
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£21,00
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Killing of Shishupala Murty Classical Library of India 11
ISBN: HB: 9780674660397, Harvard University Press, January 2017
832 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Magha's "The Killing of Shishupala", written in the seventh century, is a celebrated example of the Sanskrit genre known as mahakavya, or great poem. This adaptation from the epic "Mahabharata" tells the story of Shishupala, who disrupts Yudhishthira...
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Korean Economy From a Miraculous Past to a Sustainable Future
ISBN: HB: 9780674417182, Harvard University Press, February 2015
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 35 line illus., 4 halftones, 48 tables
South Korea has been held out as an economic miracle – as a country that successfully completed the transition from underdeveloped to developed country status – and as an example of how a middle-income country can continue to move up the technology l...
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Korean Political and Economic Development Crisis, Security, and Institutional Rebalancing
ISBN: HB: 9780674726741, Harvard University Press, November 2013
232 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 16 tables, 6 line illus.
How do poor nations become rich, industrialized, and democratic? And what role does democracy play in this transition? To address these questions, Jongryn Mo and Barry R. Weingast study South Korea's remarkable transformation since 1960. The authors...
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Keats Brothers The Life of John and George
ISBN: PB: 9780674725959, Harvard University Press, September 2013
536 pp., 23.4x16 cm , 65 halftones
John and George Keats – Man of Genius and Man of Power, to use John's words – embodied sibling forms of the phenomenon we call Romanticism. George's 1818 move to the western frontier of the United States, an imaginative leap across four thousand mile...
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Knowing the Amorous Man A History of Scholarship on "Tales of Ise"
ISBN: HB: 9780674073357, Harvard University Press, June 2013
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 5 tables, 21 halftones
"Tales of Ise" ("Ise monogatari") is traditionally identified as one of the most important Japanese literary texts of the Heian period (794-1185). Since its enshrinement in the classical literary canon as early as the eleventh century, the work has a...
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