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Revolutionary Constitutions Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of Law
ISBN: HB: 9780674970687, Harvard University Press, May 2019
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
Populism is a threat to the democratic world, fuel for demagogues and reactionary crowds – or so its critics would have us believe. But in his award-winning trilogy "We the People", Bruce Ackerman showed that Americans have repeatedly rejected this v...
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Revolution That Wasn't How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives
ISBN: HB: 9780674972339, Harvard University Press, May 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 illus., 13 tables
The internet has been hailed as a leveling force that is reshaping activism. From the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, digital activism seemed cheap, fast, and open to all. Now this celebratory narrative finds itse...
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Rationing the Constitution How Judicial Capacity Shapes Supreme Court Decision-Making
ISBN: HB: 9780674986954, Harvard University Press, April 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Compared with the vast machinery surrounding Congress and the president, the Supreme Court is a tiny institution that can resolve only a small fraction of the constitutional issues that arise in any given year. "Rationing the Constitution" shows that...
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Ritual Speech in the Himalayas Oral Texts and Their Contexts
ISBN: HB: 9780674237902, Harvard University Press, April 2019
218 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 45 photos, 15 tables
The traditions of oral ritual speech in the Himalayas have a lively existence alongside the written "great" traditions that predominate. However, as Martin Gaenszle shows, the oral traditions are still little known and even less understood. This coll...
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Romanland Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium
ISBN: HB: 9780674986510, Harvard University Press, April 2019
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 maps
Was there ever such a thing as Byzantium? Certainly no emperor ever called himself "Byzantine". And while the identities of minorities in the eastern empire are clear – contemporaries speak of Slavs, Bulgarians, Armenians, Jews, and Muslims – that of...
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Ripples in Spacetime Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy (with a New Afterword)
ISBN: PB: 9780674237742, ISBN: HB: 9780674971660, Harvard University Press, March 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 25 photos
It has already been called the scientific breakthrough of the century: the detection of gravitational waves. Einstein predicted these tiny ripples in the fabric of spacetime nearly a hundred years ago, but they were never perceived directly until now...
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Right to Do Wrong Morality and the Limits of Law
ISBN: HB: 9780674368255, Harvard University Press, March 2019
512 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
Much of what we could do, we shouldn't – and we don't. We have a free-speech right to be offensive, but we know we will face outrage in response. We may declare bankruptcy, but not without stigma. Moral norms constantly demand more of us than the law...
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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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Renaissance in 19th Century: Revision, Revival, and Return I Tatti Research Series 1
ISBN: PB: 9780674981027, Harvard University Press, December 2018
552 pp., 23.5x16.5 cm, 105 colour illus., 29 photos
"The Renaissance in the 19th Century" examines the Italian Renaissance revival as a Pan-European critique: a commentary on and reshaping of a nineteenth-century present that is perceived as deeply problematic. The revival, located between historical...
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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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