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Selected Works Early Modern and Modern Greek Library 4
ISBN: HB: 9780983532248, Harvard University Press, December 2020
176 pp., 20.3x13.5 cm
Writers and scholars from the early nineteenth century to the present day have never ceased to be intrigued by the life and work of Konstantinos Kaisarios Dapontes (1713-1784), a curious and captivating individual who left a lasting mark on the cultu...
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Singer of Tales Third Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780674975736, Harvard University Press, December 2020
350 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
First published in 1960, Albert B. Lord's "The Singer of Tales" remains the fundamental study of the distinctive techniques and aesthetics of oral epic poetry. Based upon pathbreaking fieldwork conducted in the 1930s and 1950s among oral epic singers...
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Smellosophy What the Nose Tells the Mind
ISBN: HB: 9780674983694, Harvard University Press, July 2020
352 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 8 photos, 9 illus., 1 table
Decades of cognition research have shown that external stimuli "spark" neural patterns in particular regions of the brain. This has fostered a view of the brain as a space that we can map: here the brain responds to faces, there it perceives a sensat...
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Science under Fire Challenges to Scientific Authority in Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780674987913, Harvard University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Americans today are often skeptical of scientific authority. Many conservatives dismiss climate change and Darwinism as liberal fictions, arguing that "tenured radicals" have coopted the sciences and other disciplines. Some progressives, especially i...
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£31,95
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Sacred Matter Animacy and Authority in the Americas
ISBN: HB: 9780884024668, Harvard University Press, May 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
"Sacred Matter: Animacy and Authority in the Americas" examines animism in Pre-Columbian America, focusing on the central roles objects and places played in practices that expressed and sanctified political authority in the Andes, Amazon, and Mesoame...
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Savage Exchange Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780674244528, ISBN: HB: 9780674417199, Harvard University Press, April 2020
380 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 photos, 2 illus., 1 map, 1 table
"Savage Exchange" explores the politics of representation during the Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE) at a pivotal moment when China was asserting imperialist power on the Eurasian continent and expanding its local and long-distance ("Silk Road") markets...
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£39,95
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Scientific Method An Evolution of Thinking from Darwin to Dewey
ISBN: HB: 9780674976191, Harvard University Press, April 2020
352 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
The idea of a single scientific method, shared across specialties and teachable to ten-year-olds, is just over a hundred years old. For centuries prior, science had meant a kind of knowledge, made from facts gathered through direct observation or ded...
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Shooting Cameras for Peace / Disparando Camaras para la Paz Youth, Photography, and the Colombian Armed Conflict / Juventud, Fotografia y el Conflicto Armado Colombiano
ISBN: PB: 9780873658713, Harvard University Press, April 2020
252 pp., 27.3x23.5 cm, 152 photos, 36 colour photos, 2 maps
As a young Fulbright scholar in Bogota determined to democratize the photographic gaze and bring new visions and voices to public debate about Colombia's armed conflict, Alexander L. Fattal founded Disparando Camaras para la Paz (Shooting Cameras for...
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Spacefarers How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
ISBN: HB: 9780674984486, Harvard University Press, April 2020
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 22 photos, 1 illus., 1 table
More than fifty years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, why is there so little human presence in space? Will we ever reach Mars? What will it take to become a multiplanet species, colonizing the solar system and traveling to other stars? "Spacefarer...
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Stewards of the Market How the Federal Reserve Made Sense of the Financial Crisis
ISBN: HB: 9780674980785, Harvard University Press, March 2020
192 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
The financial crisis of 2008 led to the collapse of several major banks and thrust the U.S. economy into the deepest recession since the Great Depression. The Federal Reserve was the agency most responsible for maintaining the nation's economic stabi...
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