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Lokaprakasa by Ksemendra with the Commentary of Sahaja Bhatta, Volume 2
ISBN: HB: 9780674984363, Harvard University Press, January 2019
500 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
The "Lokaprakasa" by well-known Kashmirian author Ks?emendra (fl. 1050 CE) is a unique Sanskrit text that deals with details of public administration, from the king down to the village level. It includes private sale and mortgage documents as well as...
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£54,95
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Life Imprisonment A Global Human Rights Analysis
ISBN: HB: 9780674980662, Harvard University Press, December 2018
428 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 maps, 7 illus., 7 tables
Life imprisonment has replaced capital punishment as the most common sentence imposed for heinous crimes worldwide. As a consequence, it has become the leading issue in international criminal justice reform. In the first global survey of prisoners se...
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Lives of the Milanese Tyrants I Tatti Renaissance Library 88
ISBN: HB: 9780674987524, Harvard University Press, December 2018
304 pp., 21x14 cm
"Lives of the Milanese Tyrants" brings together two biographies by the most important Milanese humanist of the early fifteenth century. Pier Candido Decembrio (1399-1477) served as secretary and envoy to the bizarre and powerful Filippo Maria Viscont...
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£19,95
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Lord Cornwallis Is Dead The Struggle for Democracy in the United States and India
ISBN: HB: 9780674983441, Harvard University Press, December 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos
Do democratic states bring about greater social and economic equality among their citizens? Modern India embraced universal suffrage from the moment it was free of British imperial rule in 1947 – a historical rarity in the West – and yet Indian citiz...
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£28,95
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Limits of Blame Rethinking Punishment and Responsibility
ISBN: HB: 9780674980778, Harvard University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo
Faith in the power and righteousness of retribution has taken over the American criminal justice system. Approaching punishment and responsibility from a philosophical perspective, Erin Kelly challenges the moralism behind harsh treatment of criminal...
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£25,95
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Long Emancipation The Demise of Slavery in the United States
ISBN: PB: 9780674986558, ISBN: HB: 9780674286085, Harvard University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 18.2x11.7 cm
Perhaps no event in American history arouses more impassioned debate than the abolition of slavery. Answers to basic questions about who ended slavery, how, and why remain fiercely contested more than a century and a half after the passage of the Thi...
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£12,95
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£16,95
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Legacies of War Enduring Memories, Persistent Patterns
ISBN: PB: 9780674987791, Harvard University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones
Wars always harm civilians. How wars are waged – with what means and methods, and with what underlying animus – has great impact on civilian suffering and social memory. Across time frames and cultures, this book examines the various distinct feature...
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£14,95
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Lokaprakasa by Kemendra with the Commentary of Sahaja Bhatta, Volume 1
ISBN: HB: 9780674980389, Harvard University Press, October 2018
532 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
The Lokaprakasa by well-known Kashmirian author Ks?emendra (fl. 1050 CE) is a unique Sanskrit text that deals with details of public administration, from the king down to the village level. It includes private sale and mortgage documents as well as m...
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£68,95
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Little Juggler
ISBN: HB: 9780884024361, Harvard University Press, September 2018
52 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 19 colour illus., 14 black and white illus.
Like many others who have retold the tale of the juggler, the American children's book author and illustrator Barbara Cooney (1917-2000) dropped clues about her sources of inspiration. In the foreword to the first edition of 1961, she reported having...
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£10,95
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Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras Systematics, Distribution, and Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9780674984165, Harvard University Press, September 2018
256 pp., 25.4x17.1 cm, 101 colour illus., 197 halftones, 89 maps, 14 tables
Based on years of field work and the examination of thousands of museum specimens, "The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras" is the final installment of a series of volumes by James R. McCranie documenting the amphibians and reptiles of Hond...
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