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Selected "Ghazals" and Other Poems Murty Classical Library of India 21
ISBN: HB: 9780674919204, Harvard University Press, January 2019
704 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is widely regarded as the most accomplished poet in the Urdu language. His massive output – six divans – was produced in Delhi and Lucknow during the high tide of Urdu literary culture. "Selected Ghazals and Other P...
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£21,00
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Story of Myth
ISBN: HB: 9780674185074, Harvard University Press, December 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 14 photos, 2 charts
Greek myths have long been admired as beautiful, thrilling stories but dismissed as serious objects of belief. For centuries scholars have held that Greek epics, tragedies, and the other compelling works handed down to us obscure the "real" myths tha...
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Shrines to Living Men in the Ming Political Cosmos
ISBN: HB: 9780674987142, Harvard University Press, December 2018
330 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 10 line illus., 3 tables
"Shrines to Living Men in the Ming Political Cosmos", the first book focusing on premortem shrines in any era of Chinese history, places the institution at the intersection of politics and religion. When a local official left his post, grateful subje...
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Specter Haunting Europe The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism
ISBN: HB: 9780674047686, Harvard University Press, November 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
The first comprehensive account of the evolution and exploitation of the Judeo-Bolshevik myth, from its origins to the present day. For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. This myth –...
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Strangers in Our Midst The Political Philosophy of Immigration
ISBN: PB: 9780674986787, ISBN: HB: 9780674088900, Harvard University Press, November 2018
212 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
It is not unusual for people in countries with limited job opportunities and economic resources to want to seek a better life in different lands. This is especially so for those who come from countries where they are treated poorly, discriminated aga...
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Slave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic World
ISBN: HB: 9780674982994, Harvard University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 5 maps
The success of the English colony of Barbados in the seventeenth century, with its lucrative sugar plantations and enslaved African labor, spawned the slave societies of Jamaica in the western Caribbean and South Carolina on the American mainland. Th...
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£28,00
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Still Points
ISBN: HB: 9780873658706, Harvard University Press, October 2018
112 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm , 53 colour illus., 21 halftones
"Still Points" is a collection of remarkable and evocative still photographs taken by award-winning nonfiction filmmaker and author Robert Gardner during his anthropological and filming expeditions around the world. Thousands of his original photogra...
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£36,00
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Second Creation Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era
ISBN: HB: 9780674185043, Harvard University Press, October 2018
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A stunning revision of our founding document's evolving history that forces us to confront anew the question that animated the founders so long ago: What is our Constitution? Americans widely believe that the United States Constitution was created w...
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Sentinel The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty
ISBN: HB: 9780674975606, Harvard University Press, October 2018
592 pp., 22.9x14 cm , 25 colour photos, 22 photos
The story of the improbable campaign that created America's most enduring monument. The Statue of Liberty is an icon of freedom, a monument to America's multiethnic democracy, and a memorial to Franco-American friendship. That much we know. But the...
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Shen Gua's Empiricism
ISBN: HB: 9780674987111, Harvard University Press, October 2018
348 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 5 line illus., 6 tables
Shen Gua (1031-1095) is a household name in China, known as a distinguished renaissance man and the author of "Brush Talks from Dream Brook", an old text whose remarkable "scientific" discoveries make it appear curiously ahead of its time. In this fi...
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