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Materials for the Study of Gurung Pe. Volumes I and II
ISBN: HB + DVD: 9780674984325, Harvard University Press, January 2019
754 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm , 16 colour illus., 6 maps
Spoken in the middle hills of Nepal, Gurung is a Tibeto-Burmese language spread along the southern slopes of the Himalayas. The Nepalese Gurung recitations known as pe or pe-da lu-da form a diverse group of oral narratives and invocations, thought to...
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£86,00
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More than Medicine The Broken Promise of American Health
ISBN: HB: 9780674975903, Harvard University Press, December 2018
196 pp., 21x14 cm , 11 illus., 4 tables
Stanford's pioneering behavioral scientist draws on a lifetime of research and experience guiding the NIH to make the case that America needs to radically rethink its approach to health care if it wants to stop overspending and overprescribing and im...
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£21,00
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Making China Modern From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping
ISBN: HB: 9780674737358, Harvard University Press, December 2018
670 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 20 photos, 15 maps, 8 illus., 10 tables
A panoramic survey of China's rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine, that rewrites China's history for a new generation. It is tempting to attribute China's recent ascendance to changes in political leadership and economi...
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£28,00
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Marvellous Thieves Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights
ISBN: PB: 9780674986596, ISBN: HB: 9780674545052, Harvard University Press, December 2018
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 26 halftones
Although many of its stories originated centuries ago in the Middle East, the "Arabian Nights" is regarded as a classic of world literature by virtue of the seminal French and English translations produced in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries....
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£14,00
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£21,00
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Magdalene in the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780674979994, Harvard University Press, October 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 9 photos
Prostitute, apostle, evangelist – the conversion of Mary Magdalene from sinner to saint is one of the Christian tradition's most compelling stories, and one of the most controversial. The identity of the woman – or, more likely, women – represented b...
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£23,00
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Makina/Medina On Cultural Heritage and Urban Development in the Historic City of Fez
ISBN: PB: 9781934510193, Harvard University Press, September 2018
160 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm , 10 halftones, 60 colour illus.
How can a cultural event help ameliorate the conditions of a historic city? Through a series of essays by urban historians, economists, and designers, "Makina/Medina" examines the potential impact of cultural events on the revitalization of historic...
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£17,00
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Moving toward Integration The Past and Future of Fair Housing
ISBN: HB: 9780674976535, Harvard University Press, May 2018
608 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 22 graphs, 82 tables
Reducing residential segregation is the best way to reduce racial inequality in the United States. African American employment rates, earnings, test scores, even longevity all improve sharply as residential integration increases. Yet far too many par...
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£28,00
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Medieval Latin Lives of Muhammad
ISBN: HB: 9780674980730, Harvard University Press, May 2018
712 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Throughout the Middle Ages, Christians wrote about Islam and the life of Muhammad. These stories, ranging from the humorous to the vitriolic, both informed and warned audiences about what was regarded as a schismatic form of Christianity. "Medieval L...
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£19,00
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Markets, Morals, Politics Jealousy of Trade and the History of Political Thought
ISBN: HB: 9780674976337, Harvard University Press, March 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
When Istvan Hont died in 2013, the world lost a giant of intellectual history. A leader of the Cambridge School of Political Thought, Hont argued passionately for a global-historical approach to political ideas. To better understand the development o...
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£39,00
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Minds on Fire How Role-Immersion Games Transform College
ISBN: PB: 9780674984097, Harvard University Press, March 2018
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 8 halftones, 1 map, 12 tables
Why are so many students intellectually disengaged? Faculty, administrators, and tuition-paying parents have been asking this question for nearly two centuries. And the answer is always more or less the same: students are so deeply absorbed in compet...
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£13,00
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