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Poetic Transformations Eighteenth-Century Cultural Projects on the Mekong Plains
ISBN: HB: 9780674237230, Harvard University Press, July 2019
300 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 2 maps
In the eighteenth century, multiple migratory groups with competing political ambitions converged on the Mekong plains. In the frontier region, literati?officials of a territorially-expanding Vietnamese state crossed paths with a network of diasporic...
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Public Option How to Expand Freedom, Increase Opportunity, and Promote Equality
ISBN: HB: 9780674987333, Harvard University Press, July 2019
236 pp., 21x14 cm
Whenever you go to your local public library, send mail via the post office, or visit Yosemite, you are taking advantage of a longstanding American tradition: the public option. Some of the most useful and beloved institutions in American life are pu...
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant The Complete Annotated Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780674237858, ISBN: HB: 9780674976290, Harvard University Press, June 2019
816 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 1 photo, 8 illus., 2 tables
President Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was one of the most esteemed individuals of the nineteenth century. His two-volume memoirs, sold door-to-door by former Union soldiers, have never gone out of print and were once as ubiquitous in American househ...
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Paternity The Elusive Quest for the Father
ISBN: HB: 9780674980686, Harvard University Press, June 2019
338 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
For most of human history, the notion that paternity was uncertain appeared to be an immutable law of nature. The unknown father provided entertaining plotlines from Shakespeare to the Victorian novelists and lay at the heart of inheritance and child...
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Politics of Mourning Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery
ISBN: PB: 9780674237421, ISBN: HB: 9780674737242, Harvard University Press, May 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 photos
Arlington National Cemetery is America's most sacred shrine, a destination for four million visitors who each year tour its grounds and honor those buried there. For many, Arlington's symbolic importance places it beyond politics. Yet as Micki McElya...
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Policing the Open Road How Cars Transformed American Freedom
ISBN: HB: 9780674980860, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 photos, 2 tables
When Americans think of freedom, they often picture the open road. Yet nowhere are we more likely to encounter the long arm of the law than in our cars. Sarah Seo reveals how the rise of the automobile led us to accept – and expect – pervasive police...
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Prisoners of Politics Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration
ISBN: HB: 9780674919235, Harvard University Press, March 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The United States has the world's highest rate of incarceration, a form of punishment that ruins lives and makes a return to prison more likely. As awful as that truth is for individuals and their families, its social consequences – recycling offende...
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Privileged Poor How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students
ISBN: HB: 9780674976894, Harvard University Press, March 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 illus., 1 table
The Ivy League looks different than it used to. College presidents and deans of admission have opened their doors – and their coffers – to support a more diverse student body. But is it enough just to admit these students? In "The Privileged Poor", A...
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Policy State An American Predicament
ISBN: PB: 9780674237872, ISBN: HB: 9780674728745, Harvard University Press, March 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Policy is government's ready response to changing times, the key to its successful adaptation. It tackles problems as they arise, from foreign relations and economic affairs to race relations and family affairs. Karen Orren and Stephen Skowronek take...
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Permanent Revolution The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
ISBN: HB: 9780674987135, Harvard University Press, March 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
The English Reformation began as an evangelical movement driven by an unyielding belief in predestination, intolerance, stringent literalism, political quietism, and destructive iconoclasm. Yet by 1688, this illiberal early modern upheaval would deli...
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