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Remembrances Murty Classical Library of India 22
ISBN: HB: 9780674660298, Harvard University Press, January 2019
400 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is the author of six collections of Urdu poetry and widely regarded as the finest ghazal poet in that language. However, he also wrote one volume of verse and three prose works in Persian, including "Zikr-e Mir", or...
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£21,95
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Railroads and the Transformation of China
ISBN: HB: 9780674368170, Harvard University Press, December 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 photos, 9 maps, 6 tables
As a vehicle to convey both the history of modern China and the complex forces still driving the nation's economic success, rail has no equal. "Railroads and the Transformation of China" is the first comprehensive history, in any language, of railroa...
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Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics
ISBN: HB: 9780674051683, Harvard University Press, December 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In "Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics", Cora Diamond follows two major European philosophers as they think about thinking, as well as about our ability to respond to thinking that has miscarried or gone astray. Acting as both wit...
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Republican Reversal Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump
ISBN: HB: 9780674979970, Harvard University Press, November 2018
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos, 1 map, 5 illus., 1 table
Not long ago, Republicans could take pride in their party's tradition of environmental leadership. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the GOP helped to create the Environmental Protection Agency, extend the Clean Air Act, and protect endangered speci...
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Republicanism in Russia Community Before and After Communism
ISBN: HB: 9780674976726, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
If Marxism was the apparent loser in the Cold War, it cannot be said that liberalism was the winner, at least not in Russia. Oleg Kharkhordin is not surprised that institutions of liberal democracy failed to take root following the dissolution of the...
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Rage for Order The British Empire and the Origins of International Law, 1800-1850
ISBN: PB: 9780674986855, ISBN: HB: 9780674737464, Harvard University Press, September 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 halftones
International law burst on the scene as a new field in the late nineteenth century. Where did it come from? "Rage for Order" finds the origins of international law in empires – especially in the British Empire's sprawling efforts to refashion the imp...
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River Cities, City Rivers
ISBN: HB: 9780884024255, Harvard University Press, June 2018
410 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 65 colour illus., 130 halftones, 6 maps
Cities have been built alongside rivers throughout history. These rivers can shape a city's success or cause its destruction. At the same time, city-building reshapes rivers and their landscapes. Cities have harnessed, modified, and engineered rivers...
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£46,95
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Ransom of the Soul Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity
ISBN: PB: 9780674983977, ISBN: HB: 9780674967588, Harvard University Press, June 2018
288 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 1 map, 2 tables
Marking a departure in our understanding of Christian views of the afterlife from 250 to 650 CE, "The Ransom of the Soul" explores a revolutionary shift in thinking about the fate of the soul that occurred around the time of Rome's fall. Peter Brown...
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Right of Publicity Privacy Reimagined for a Public World
ISBN: HB: 9780674980983, Harvard University Press, May 2018
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 halftones
Who controls how one's identity is used by others? This legal question, centuries old, demands greater scrutiny in the Internet age. Jennifer Rothman uses the right of publicity – a little-known law, often wielded by celebrities – to answer that ques...
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Root-Cause Regulation Protecting Work and Workers in the Twenty-First Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674979604, Harvard University Press, May 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 tables
Work is now more deadly than war, killing approximately 2.3 million people a year worldwide. The United States, with its complex regulatory system, has one of the highest rates of occupational fatality in the developed world, and deteriorating workin...
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